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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

Five-year-old Willard Elementary student dead after shooting in Roger’s Park

September 2, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of gun violence. A five-year-old Willard Elementary School student died Thursday evening after being shot in the head earlier this week, police and the...

Man shot on Dempster Street Thursday afternoon

September 2, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of gun violence. A man was shot in the McDonald’s parking lot on Dempster Street Thursday afternoon.  The 23-year-old victim was shot just after 4...

A person speaks into a microphone at a table with a large yellow pad that lists “problems on table.” The pad reads: “(A) arson, murder, nooses, uptick, “OH my” all except no lions, tigers + bears real honking issues. (B) 30 (approx) officers keep transferring out. (C) internal & external leadership.” At the other end of the table sits another resident.

Evanston residents provide input at town hall as new police chief search continues

May 19, 2022

Evanston residents said they hope to see responsiveness, empathy, approachability and community engagement as key traits of the new Evanston police chief at a Wednesday Police Chief Town Hallas the role...

The underside of a car is shown with a hand reaching for a catalytic converter with a scared expression.

EPD hosts catalytic converter marking event to deter theft

May 15, 2022

To curb the recent rise in catalytic converter thefts, Evanston Police Department got creative this weekend.  With bright orange spray paint and a stencil, EPD officers marked “EPD” on around 300...

A picture of Evanston Township High School’s exterior.

ETHS lockdown concludes: 2 handguns found, 8 students detained

December 16, 2021

Evanston Township High School was under lockdown for about three hours after police found two guns in the school Thursday morning. An Evanston Police Department School Resource Officer and ETHS safety...

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