The Daily Northwestern

Local massage therapists say proposed licensing ordinance misrepresents industry

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Aldermen voted Monday to introduce an ordinance to license massage establishments, which some local massage therapists fear will perpetuate stereotypes of the massage industry. The ordinance would require massage establishments...

Recent gun violence prompts discussion about community policing efforts

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Recent episodes of gun violence in Evanston have spurred conversation about the efficacy of the city’s community policing initiative, particularly among 5th Ward residents. Evanston Police Department’s Problem Solving...

EPD’s gun-focused initiative recovers 15 firearms in two months

Jerry Lee, Copy Chief

November 20, 2015

Filed under City

Evanston police have recovered a total of 15 guns as part of an initiative to reduce violence in the city that began about two months ago. The program began after two fatal shootings occurred within a block of each other on Aug...