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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

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a ban on semi-automatic weapons, high-capacity magazines and other devices into law in Jan. 2023.

Deadline passes for Illinois residents to register assault weapons

January 2, 2024

Content warning: This article contains mentions of death and gun violence. Monday was the deadline for Illinois residents to register semi-automatic weapons, high-capacity magazines and other devices...

After last year’s Highland Park shooting, Evanston Police Department bumped up officer presence at the parade.

Residents celebrate Independence Day amongst increased police presence as Highland Park shooting looms

July 5, 2023

Decked out in red, white and blue, three children danced along the sidewalk of Central Street during Tuesday’s Independence Day parade. The children, ranging from four to eight years old, waited excitedly...

Five students in custody after Highland Park High School enters lockdown

April 4, 2023

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. Highland Park High School went into lockdown following an anonymous report of a student with a gun Tuesday morning, according to Highland...

A woman wearing glasses, a black coat and purple scarf looks at the camera while standing outside in the snow.

‘If I can save one life’: Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering discusses next steps on gun control

February 2, 2023

Content warning: This article contains discussions of gun violence. On July 11, Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering stood in the Oval Office and spoke with President Joe Biden about the need for a federal...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, wearing a gray jacket, speaks at a meeting in front of a blue screen.

Illinois becomes ninth state to ban assault weapons

January 10, 2023

Content warning: this article mentions gun violence and death. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday banning the sale and distribution of assault weapons in Illinois, effective immediately. Illinois...

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