The Daily Northwestern

Fair housing group amends federal lawsuit to include Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 18, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Fair housing activists announced Thursday they have added Evanston to their federal lawsuit against Bank of America, claiming the bank does not look after foreclosed homes in black and Latino neighborhoods the same way it does...

Man convicted in Evanston fatal attack fires attorney

Danny Kelleher, Reporter

October 22, 2013

Filed under City, Crime

A Hazel Crest, Ill., man convicted of fatally striking a mentally disabled Evanston man fired his attorney Tuesday morning, delaying his sentencing at least another 30 days. Brandon Hinton, 28, who was found guilty of first-degree...

Ald. Ann Rainey applauds murder conviction in Evanston man’s death

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) on Monday called the long-awaited conviction of a Hazel Crest, Ill., man in the fatal beating of Evanston resident a "wonderful ending to a horrible situation." At a City Council meeting, Rainey said...

Police: Robbery suspect’s driver swiped stolen credit card

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston police said they caught a robbery suspect Tuesday night after his driver used a stolen credit card at a gas station. At about 11:40 p.m., officers responded to a robbery near the intersection of Mulford Street and...

OfficeMax to open in downtown Evanston

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

OfficeMax is coming to downtown Evanston, a city official confirmed Wednesday afternoon. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz said the office supply store will open in Sherman Plaza, located on Sherman Avenue between Church and Davis...

Updated: Quinn announces state funding for Evanston bridge

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 18, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday announced a $2.4 million project to repair an Evanston bridge built more than a century ago. Illinois Constructors Corporation of Elburn, Ill., will rehabilitate the Bridge Street bridge...