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Chicago EPA office denies rumors of closing

Aidan Markey, Web Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Chicago office has rejected speculation it will be closing as part of proposed budget cuts by President Donald Trump’s administration. Robert Kaplan, director of the Region 5 Chicago...

Evanston Civic Center sees most ballots during first week of early voting in Cook County

Syd Stone, Reporter

March 27, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center had the most ballots in Cook County during the first week of early voting, according to a tweet from Cook County Clerk David Orr. Orr wrote in the tweet that 1,837 ballots had been cast at the Civic Center since early voting opened March 20. Evans...

Editorial: We must keep local officials accountable in response to Crosby’s violent arrest

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

January 30, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As racial bias in policing roils cities across the country, it may be tempting for some to imagine Evanston as immune. Our city consistently brands itself as progressive and welcoming, and Northwestern students in particular may...

Bannister: Donald Trump uses Chicago as a symbol of lawlessness, but proposes no effective policies

Edmund Bannister, Columnist

January 27, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Tuesday, Donald Trump tweeted, in his typically aggressive yet vague style, about Chicago’s alarming homicide rate — and threatened to send in “the Feds” in order to stop the violence. Trump vowed that, “If Chicago do...

Phillips: After Women’s March, white feminists must recommit to intersectionality

Ruby Phillips, Columnist

January 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Millions of people united and marched all over the world to stand in solidarity against the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Saturday. I, too, proudly participated in the women’s march in Chicago with an estimated 250,000...

Teenage girl flees attempted abduction in south Evanston

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 6, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police are investigating an attempted abduction of a teenage girl that occurred Thursday night in south Evanston. At about 9:45 p.m., police said a 16-year-old female Chicago resident was walking home in the 1500 block...

Patterson: A call for NU students to reject Trump’s rhetoric demonizing Chicago

Sky Patterson, Op-Ed Contributor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“Look at what’s going on in Chicago. It’s horrible.” This statement, made in an interview with Bill O’Reilly, was not Donald J. Trump’s only instance of oversimplifying and demonizing the city miles from Northwestern’s campus. Throughout the curre...

Aggravated robbery turns into car chase from Evanston to Chicago

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An attempted aggravated robbery on Monroe Street turned into a car chase and concluded with three teenagers arrested by Chicago police on Thursday. At about 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street...