The Daily Northwestern

Election-season signage on public property irks local residents

Marissa Page, City Editor

March 4, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

As the March 15 state and national primary elections draw nearer, Evanston residents and city officials noted an influx of campaign signage cropping up on public property — a violation of state law. Bonnie Schindler (Medill...

Former Evanston attorney reappointed to Circuit Court of Cook County

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

December 19, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Judge Jerry Esrig has been reappointed to fill a vacancy on the Circuit Court of Cook County after failing to win the election for a seat last March, the former Evanston attorney wrote in an email to supporters Friday. The...

Evanston, nonprofit continue partnership to expunge records of residents with criminal pasts

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 25, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City officials will continue to give residents with criminal records the opportunity to enter the workforce with a clean slate. Aldermen approved Monday a renewal of an agreement with the James B. Moran Center for Youth...

Four plead not guilty in shooting death of Skokie high school student

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The four men arrested in connection with the September shooting of two Skokie high school students pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of first degree murder and attempted murder. The four men, all 19, are charged with the...

Evanston woman shot in Rogers Park, alderman says

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 20, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the shooting of an Evanston woman in her car, a Chicago alderman said police told him. Police charged Stevon Browner, 20, with aggravated battery and the unlawful discharge...

State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 8, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) is suing his opponent in the upcoming election — an Evanston doctor — and others, claiming they advertised and published defamatory and false information about him to the public. Dr....

Blotter: Feb. 26

Julian Gerez, Reporter

February 25, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrest Evanston man in connection with possession of stolen firearm Police arrested an Evanston man Sunday night after finding a stolen, unlicensed firearm in his vehicle. While conducting a traffic stop in the 1100...