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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

An exterior shot of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red-brick building with a tan stone entryway, big silver lettering and a black door with a curved windowpane.

Lionel Jean-Baptiste honored with new street name for aldermanic, judicial career

December 21, 2021

The city recognized former 2nd Ward alderperson Judge Lionel Jean-Baptiste with an honorary street renaming last week for his decades of public service.  The portion of McDaniel Avenue between Crain...

The exterior of the Hilton/Orrington Evanston.

Hilton Orrington/Evanston owners receive $50 million foreclosure suit

March 1, 2021

The Hilton Orrington/Evanston’s owners are slated to give up possession of the hotel in the wake of a $50 million lawsuit. The hotel, owned by New York-based real estate firm Olshan Properties, was...

City clerk Devon Reid at a City Council meeting. Reid appeared in court on Tuesday after his arrest for driving on a suspended license in February.

City clerk appears in court on driver’s license suspension charge

March 7, 2018

City clerk Devon Reid appeared in court Tuesday after he was arrested in February in connection with driving on a suspended license and ticketed for a traffic violation. He was also issued a city ordinance...

Alstory Simon talks to reporters as he is released from the Jacksonville Correctional Center in Jacksonville, Illinois in 2014. Paul Ciolino filed a lawsuit earlier this month alleging Simon engaged in a “conspiracy” to discredit his work and that of the Medill Innocence Project.

Former Medill Innocence Project private investigator files defamation lawsuit

January 18, 2018

A second lawsuit has been filed after investigations into a high-profile murder case led to two exonerations, the repeal of the death penalty in Illinois and the fall of one of Northwestern’s most distinguished...

Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave. On Nov. 21, Daniel Romain brought forth his own lawsuit against former teacher Bruce Siewerth, ETHS and the District 202 Board of Education.

Third ETHS graduate files lawsuit tying former teacher to sexual abuse allegations

December 21, 2017

In light of allegations that a former Evanston Township High School drama teacher sexually abused students, Daniel Romain — one of the claimants — wanted to put a name and face to the legal complaints. Romain...

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