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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

Evanston aldermen approve funds for police body cameras

February 24, 2015

Aldermen on Monday gave the city manager’s office permission to apply for a grant to help fund body-worn cameras for Evanston police. If the city secures the grant, which would provide federal funding...

Evanston police say they will consider adopting body cameras once such cameras are made explicitly legal in Illinois. Police departments across the country are considering body-worn cameras in the aftermath of a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

Awaiting legislation, Evanston police consider body cameras

January 11, 2015

In the wake of national debate over law enforcement practices, Evanston police say they will consider adopting body cameras for officers when such cameras are explicitly legalized in Illinois. “I...

Illinois Senate rejects Biss bill for pension reform, approves less ambitious plan

March 20, 2013

A watered down pension reform bill squeezed through the Illinois Senate on Wednesday after lawmakers rejected a more comprehensive proposal from  state Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston. Lawmakers approved...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks earlier this month at Northwesterns Political Union. Biss has proposed a bill to reform Illinois pension system that may see a vote on Tuesday.

State Sen. Daniel Biss’ pension reform bill could get vote Tuesday

March 18, 2013

The Illinois General Assembly may vote Tuesday on three bills to repair the state's broken pension system, including one proposed by Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston. Illinois faces a $95 billion deficit...

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (left) speaks to an attendee of President Barack Obama’s post-State of the Union speech at Hyde Park Academy. Quinn proposed steep cuts and pension reform during his Fiscal Year 2014 budget address Wednesday.

Gov. Quinn proposes pension reform, education cuts in budget address

March 7, 2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (Ill.) delivered the state's "most difficult budget" during his Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Address on Wednesday. The Democratic governor proposed steep budget cuts and called for immediate...

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