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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

Headliner Tasha Viets-VanLear sings an original song during her performance at Evanston’s Juneteenth celebration Tuesday. The event was the latest in the Evanston’s summer Starlight Concerts in the Park series.

Evanston celebrates Juneteenth at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center

June 20, 2018

“No more shackles, no more chains, no more bondage, I am free.” Rounds of the gospel song “Freedom” filled the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Tuesday during Evanston’s Juneteenth celebration....

Evanston resident James Davis fills out paperwork at the city’s second gun buyback event in June 2013. The city has since changed the gun buyback format to allow residents to trade guns for money on a daily basis.

Gun buyback activist questions efficacy of program after recent shootings

October 23, 2015

Less than three years after Evanston resident Carolyn Murray’s son was gunned down on the city’s West Side, Murray stood before City Council speaking again to aldermen about how the gun buyback program...

Cardereon Preister, 21, poses with his baby daughter. A funeral service for Preister was held Friday morning at Christ Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 1711 Simpson St.

Family members, friends mourn ‘loving, funny’ Cardereon Preister

September 22, 2013

Hundreds of family members and friends filled a west Evanston church Friday morning to remember Cardereon Preister, recalling his upbeat attitude and contagious smile. "Cardereon gave a little bit of...

Carolyn Murray, whose 19-year-old son Justin was shot dead in November, organized a meeting for the Evanston Police and families of homicide victims to discuss unsolved cases in Evanston Thursday night.

Evanston Police promise greater communication with homicide victims’ families

April 25, 2013

Evanston Police Department will take steps to increase communication with families of homicide victims following criticism from some residents, Chief Richard Eddington announced at a community meeting...

Updated: Targeted murder in west Evanston latest in bloody family feud

December 12, 2012

Update, 7 p.m. Wednesday: In a statement this evening, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl called the recent shootings "unacceptable." "While we grieve with our local families over their losses, the...

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