The Daily Northwestern

D65 school board petitions for change in concealed carry law

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, State

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board members and parents are petitioning the Illinois General Assembly to ask that having a concealed gun be illegal anywhere on school grounds. "We believe that all school property, including...

State deadline set for City Council to pass assault weapons ban

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

July 10, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

With the passage of Illinois’ long-awaited concealed-carry bill Tuesday, Evanston aldermen have 10 days to pass a citywide ban on assault weapons. City Council chose to delay a vote on the assault weapons ban Monday and...

City Council to introduce assault weapons ban

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

June 20, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston aldermen will start weighing an assault weapons ban Monday as they seek to pass gun control legislation before a state proposal possibly prevents them from doing so. City Council will consider an ordinance to ban the...