The Daily Northwestern

Convenience store restricts number of young customers allowed inside

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

October 10, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Crime, Local

A sign posted outside a south Evanston convenience store limiting the number of children allowed inside has some questioning the restriction's legality. Sam Syed, owner of the Open Pantry Food Mart, 821 Dempster St., said nine y...

Evanston aldermen delay vote on landlord licensing ordinance

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council chamber was standing room only on Monday as city officials debated a controversial rental licensing ordinance that would require Evanston landlords to obtain special licenses to operate. Property...

Aldermen postpone vote on landlord-licensing ordinance

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 8, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council delayed action Monday night on an ordinance that would require special licensing for landlords and is expected to impact Northwestern students living off campus. The council chamber was filled to capacity...

Evanston aldermen consider $50,000 grant for tech incubator

Rachel Janik, Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council met to discuss disbursement of $50,000 in grant funds to Technology Innovation Center Monday, following which members of the council expressed their shock and grief at the recent shooting death of Evanston...

Evanston Police mistakenly detain Northwestern professor’s son, 13, after burglary

Susan Du, City Editor

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston Police officer is under investigation this week after he handcuffed and detained the 13-year-old son of a longtime Northwestern professor while searching for a nearby burglar. Medill Prof. Ava Thompson Greenwell...

Evanston Police release 911 call that led to handcuffing of Northwestern prof’s son

Susan Du, City Editor

September 9, 2012

Filed under Around Town

The Evanston Police Department released Friday an audio recording of the 911 call that led officers to mistakenly detain the 13-year-old son of a Northwestern journalism professor. Earlier this week, officers handcuffed Diwani...