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The Daily Northwestern

June 19, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

Oct. 27, 2009: 6 painted men streak past Tech, one vomits Six men ran without any clothes past the Technological Institute on Friday afternoon, police said. Officers on patrol saw the six men, five of whom were Northwester...

Evanston police cite 4 businesses for underage tobacco sales

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police issued citations Thursday to four city businesses for selling tobacco to minors. The department’s check of 40 businesses licensed to sell tobacco found Babylon Discount Food, 1618 Emerson St., and Evanston...

Davis Street viaduct repair starts Monday

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

May 19, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Chicago Transit Authority on Monday will start repairing the viaduct on Davis Street between Benson and Elmwood avenues. The project will carry on from mornings to evenings on weekdays and affect vehicle traffic and pede...

Power outage affects 800 Evanston homes

Ciara McCarthy and Jia You

May 14, 2013

Filed under City, Local

A power outage hit hundreds of customers in downtown Evanston on Tuesday, canceling movies at the local theater. The outage began about 1:45 p.m. and impacted 800 customers at its peak, Commonwealth Edison spokeswoman Noelle...

Evanston police arrest, charge convicted felon in drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 7, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police arrested and charged a convicted felon in connection with a drug bust early Tuesday morning on the city's west side. The department's Special Operations Group raided the apartment of Andre S. Stinnette, 33, at abou...

Evanston ranks 10th in country for green commuting

Rachel Janik and Jia You

April 17, 2013

Filed under City, Local

Evanston ranks 10th in the nation for green commuting, according to a new survey by a personal finance website. Financial advice website Nerdwallet.com published the ranking Monday after studying the commuting habits of 439 cities as part of a se...