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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

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New students, new leaders: Get to know Evanston politics

August 12, 2022

With a population of just over 78,000, Evanston’s midsize political landscape is marked by a contrasting combination of big-city issues and small-town relationships.  The city’s history is shaped...

Evanston Township High Schools exterior.

Evanston Township High School under lockdown after two guns found

December 16, 2021

Evanston Township High School is under lockdown after police found two guns in the school Thursday morning. No one can enter or exit the school at this time. There is no active shooter in the school,...

Ald. Devon Reid (8th), a Black man, sits wearing a black suit with a red tie and a white lapel pin. There is a projector screen in the background and a green plastic drink bottle next to him.

Last July, former City Clerk Devon Reid implemented a police transparency policy. Almost a year later, the city has yet to follow it.

June 25, 2021

Last July, Devon Reid, Evanston’s city clerk at the time, announced a policy he claimed would increase police transparency: publishing Evanston Police Department misconduct and use of force records on...

Sexual assault report made to EPD, suspect still at large

May 18, 2021

A report of an attempted sexual assault involving an NU student was made to Evanston Police Department, who informed University Police. On Tuesday around 6:30 a.m.,between Clark Street and Orrington...

Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook, a Black man in a white police uniform.

Citizen Police Review Commission discusses officer’s alleged racial bias

April 8, 2021

The Evanston Citizen Police Review Commission concluded Wednesday that an investigation into an allegation of race-based preferential treatment by an Evanston Police Department officer was insufficient...

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