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The Daily Northwestern

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


Fire crews stand on beach by lake.

Evanston authorities say ‘misreport’ likely after calling off search for swimmer

June 3, 2024

Evanston authorities called off an hourslong search near Lee Street Beach after receiving a report of a missing swimmer on Monday afternoon. At about 3:15 p.m. fire and police personnel responded to...

EFD and assisting fire departments brought the fire under control by 1 a.m. on Monday. There were no reports of civilian or firefighter injuries.

Greenleaf Street fire ravages mixed-use building, displaces all residents

January 29, 2024

A fire Sunday night destroyed a mixed-use commercial building at 1402 Greenleaf St. and displaced all building residents, according to an Evanston Fire Department news release. EFD responded to reports...

The four firefighters injured at Florence Ave. have been discharged from the hospital.

Four firefighters injured in Florence Avenue fire

January 22, 2024

A basement fire at 1143 Florence Ave. displaced three residents and left four firefighters injured Monday.  First responders arrived at the scene around 9:45 a.m. as the fire expanded to additional...

The Evanston Fire Department said the Purple and Red Lines will be shut down for a “prolonged period” following Thursday mornings crash.

CTA Yellow Line train crash at Howard station injures 38

November 16, 2023

A Chicago Transit Authority Yellow Line train crashed in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood Thursday morning, injuring 38 people and halting Purple, Red and Yellow Line services. According to the...

The lawsuit alleges the city terminated Bird in retaliation for personal statements sympathetic to the Palestinian people in Gaza.

City Council tables Rebuild Ryan Field approval, introduces 2024 budget

November 14, 2023

Evanston City Council put a momentary pause on Northwestern’s plans to rebuild Ryan Field Monday night, tabling three ordinances related to the stadium’s construction until a special meeting on Nov....

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