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Bannister: Donald Trump’s campaign against American civil society threatens the very institutions that hold the presidency accountable

Edmund Bannister, Columnist

January 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

The American experiment would not be possible without individuals who strive to understand our society through research, analysis and a careful consideration of nuance and detail. Although everyone has their personal biases, objective...

Evanston woman charged with felony for deathly substance threat

Stavros Agorakis, A&E Editor

September 29, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 28-year-old Evanston woman was charged with a felony after she allegedly mailed an envelope to the Illinois State Tollway Authority containing a granular substance. Authorities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation were...

NU campuses in Evanston, Chicago to remain open following UChicago gun threat

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

November 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern announced Sunday evening that both Evanston and Chicago campuses would operate as normal on Monday, following an online gun violence threat at the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus. After receiving inform...

Matney: Anonymity, security are divided while intertwined

Lucas Matney, Columnist

October 13, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In an interview Sunday on "60 Minutes," FBI Director James Comey attacked Apple’s most recent iPhone software security improvement as a development that would protect pedophiles and kidnappers from prosecution. His concerns reg...

Updated: Evanston police fatally shoot suspected bank robber

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

December 17, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police shot and killed an Evanston resident and suspected bank robber Monday afternoon in downtown Evanston, officials said. Police identified the man Tuesday as Kevin Ross, 29. Officers responded to a reported robbery at...

PIN pad tampered with at Evanston Barnes & Noble

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 24, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston's Barnes & Noble is among dozens of stores across the country that the bookseller says have had their PIN pads hacked. "We have detected a sophisticated criminal effort to steal credit and debit card information...

Day-by-day timeline: The Harsha Maddula case

Marshall Cohen and Patrick Svitek

October 3, 2012

Filed under Campus, Harsha Maddula

The following timeline is based off news releases, official statements and Daily interviews with the law enforcement and Northwestern officials involved in the search for Harsha Maddula. Since the McCormick sophomore's body was...