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Blotter: Chicago man charged in connection with attempted murder

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested last Tuesday night in connection with an attempted first-degree murder in north Evanston. The incident took place at an apartment building in the 2300 block of Noyes Court — one block north of the...

Evanston Civic Center sees most ballots during first week of early voting in Cook County

Syd Stone, Reporter

March 27, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center had the most ballots in Cook County during the first week of early voting, according to a tweet from Cook County Clerk David Orr. Orr wrote in the tweet that 1,837 ballots had been cast at the Civic Center since early voting opened March 20. Evans...

Editorial: We must keep local officials accountable in response to Crosby’s violent arrest

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

January 30, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As racial bias in policing roils cities across the country, it may be tempting for some to imagine Evanston as immune. Our city consistently brands itself as progressive and welcoming, and Northwestern students in particular may...

Sullivan: Pedestrians, cyclists and drivers must work together to ensure safety

Noelle Sullivan, Op-Ed Contributor, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Global Health Studies and Anthropology

January 24, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

I’m a year-long bike commuter with a 3.5-mile commute. According to a new Illinois state law that took effect Jan. 1, my bike has the same right-of-way as other vehicles so, legally, cars must change lanes to pass me. The law...

Less than 10 percent of Evanston voters cast ballot for Donald Trump

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 11, 2016

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics

Although the results of the presidential election stunned many, voting margins in Evanston were as expected for a predominantly-Democratic city. About 7 percent of Evanston residents voted for president-elect Donald Trump,...

Aggravated robbery turns into car chase from Evanston to Chicago

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An attempted aggravated robbery on Monroe Street turned into a car chase and concluded with three teenagers arrested by Chicago police on Thursday. At about 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street...