The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: April 21

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Woman robbed Sunday near Evanston-Chicago border A Chicago woman was robbed Sunday after getting into an argument with two of her acquaintances, police said. Officers responded to the 900 block of South Boulevard around...

Anti-conversion therapy activism in Illinois gains momentum alongside national movement

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 17, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics, State

Illinois activists and politicians are ramping up efforts to gain votes for a state ban on so-called conversion therapy for LGBT youth in the hopes of passing the bill out of the state’s House of Representatives by next Friday’s...

Baseball: Wildcats hope to recover against streaking Flames

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

April 14, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Baseball Northwestern will get a wonderful view of the Chicago skyline Wednesday when the team heads to Curtis Granderson Stadium for a midweek matchup with UIC. NU has defeated UIC four consecutive times dating back to 2...

Police Blotter: April 14

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 13, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston man charged with disobedience to police, battery Police arrested an Evanston man twice Friday in connection with not following police orders and hitting another man, officials said. The 18-year-old was charged with t...

Healthy restaurant Freshii plans to open in Evanston in two weeks

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 10, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

The cluster of high-rise office and residential buildings in downtown Evanston sold David Grossman on the idea that the city would be an ideal location in which to expand his franchise of healthy dining restaurants. Grossman...

First female Evanston mayor dies after battle with leukemia

Tori Latham, City Editor

March 23, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Former Mayor Joan Barr-Smith died Saturday at the age of 75, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz told Evanston media in an email. Her cause of death is believed to be leukemia, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl said. Barr-Smith was born...

Pret A Manger closes Evanston location

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

February 13, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Pret A Manger, a London-based grab-and-go cafe, unexpectedly closed its Evanston location Thursday. The company announced the closure on its U.S. Twitter account Feb. 12, stating, “Today we sadly close the doors of our Evanston...

Police: Man arrested in connection with mail thefts was Northwestern employee

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 12, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The man arrested Tuesday in connection with thefts from campus mailrooms was a Northwestern contract employee, University Police said Thursday. The Chicago man, 29, was contracted by the University for pest control, UP Deputy ...