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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

Two parked Evanston police cars. The Evanston Police Department in partnership with University Police received a grant to implement body cameras.

Evanston police begin summer-long body camera test

June 2, 2017

Evanston Police Department officers and supervisors began testing body-worn cameras Friday in a pilot program expected to last through the summer. In a news release, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan...

Two parked Evanston police cars. The Evanston Police Department kicked off a “Click It or Ticket” campaign Monday to encourage the use of seatbelts.

EPD begins ‘zero-tolerance’ campaign to encourage seatbelt use

May 16, 2017

The Evanston Police Department, in coordination with the Illinois Department of Transportation, kicked off a “Click It or Ticket” campaign Monday to remind drivers and passengers to buckle their seat...

Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave. The school dropped 12 places in its state ranking in this year’s “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” list.

ETHS slips in Illinois, national high school rankings

May 9, 2017

Though still the top ranked high school on the North Shore, Evanston Township High School slipped to 22nd place in Illinois and 746th in the nation, according to The Washington Post’s annual “America’s...

Stores lined up along Sherman Avenue in downtown Evanston. Some local business owners expressed doubts about a proposed bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Evanston officials, businesses mixed on proposed minimum wage hike

April 30, 2017

Local officials and business owners had mixed reactions to a bill in the Illinois House that would raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $15 an hour by 2022. The effort is part of a national campaign...

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) attends a council meeting. Fiske has previously opposed construction of 831 Emerson, saying that she would rather preserve smaller communities.

Progress remains stalled on 831 Emerson development

April 25, 2017

Evanston residents and officials discussed the proposed planned development project at 831 Emerson during Monday’s City Council meeting. The developers of the project, Focus Development, Inc. and...

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