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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Councilmembers turn towards a speaker at left with a person in a short-sleeved collared shirt in the foreground.

City Council debates underage drinking, public drunkenness laws at Monday meeting

July 27, 2022

City Council debated two ordinances related to underage drinking and public drunkenness, which were both ultimately referred to the Alternatives to Arrest Committee, at Monday’s meeting. The first...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite speaks into a microphone with one hand pointing.

City Council says goodbye to Peter Braithwaite and Kelley Gandurski at Monday meeting

July 12, 2022

Monday’s City Council meeting was full of goodbyes.  Councilmembers and Evanston residents honored Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) and interim city manager Kelley Gandurski, in their final meeting before...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. Last May, City Council passed an ordinance and a resolution regarding restorative justice practices.

Evanston makes progress on restorative justice implementation

October 15, 2019

Evanston is encouraging an increase in the use of restorative justice when handling juvenile cases, following the approval of an ordinance and resolution last May. Restorative justice practices offer...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) speaks at Monday’s City Council meeting. The council unanimously approved an ordinance that allows for the automatic expungement of juvenile criminal records.

Council approves ordinance to expunge juvenile criminal records

May 15, 2018

Aldermen voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that allows for the automatic expungement of juvenile criminal records at Monday’s City Council meeting. The ordinance requires the city to automatically...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) attends a city meeting. Braithwaite chairs the city’s Alternatives to Arrest committee that recommended the council discuss an ordinance requiring the city to expunge law enforcement records for juveniles.

Aldermen to consider ordinance to expunge juvenile criminal records

May 13, 2018

Aldermen will consider an ordinance that would amend city code to allow for automatic expungement of juvenile criminal records at Monday’s City Council meeting. If passed, the ordinance will require...

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