The Daily Northwestern

Health experts recommend Evanston raise age to buy tobacco

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston Health Advisory Council is asking aldermen to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, a move the group says will make the city a "health leader" in Illinois. Dr. Timothy Sanborn made the group...

City invites residents to apply to animal control board

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 1, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The city announced Thursday that residents could apply for a spot on the newly created Board of Animal Control. The board will be in charge of looking over monthly reports from the city's chief animal warden Linda Teckler a...

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Filed under City, Crime

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...