The Daily Northwestern

D65 slates public forums on superintendent search

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 21, 2013

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced Wednesday it has scheduled four community forums to solicit public input on its next superintendent. The meetings are the next step in D65's quest to replace Hardy Murphy, who...

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...

Man shot, man stabbed during unusually violent weekend in Evanston

Tanner Maxwell and Patrick Svitek

November 11, 2013

A man was shot and another man was stabbed during an unusually violent weekend in Evanston. The three-day period starting Friday also saw two men rob a CTA employee at gunpoint near the Chicago-Evanston border. The string...

Blotter: Nov. 5

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 4, 2013

Witness reports too many shots to count in west Evanston A report of gunfire Sunday night in west Evanston led police to a witness who told them he lost count of the shots. When officers responded to the report at about ...