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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

The Joseph E. Hill Early Childhood Center, a red brick building, on a cloudy day.

Evanston receives almost $250,000 to improve sidewalks near schools

May 25, 2022

Evanston received $249,951 from the Illinois Department of Transportation to improve sidewalks near Evanston/Skokie School District 65 schools and along certain routes to the schools.  Funds from IDOT’s...

An EPD officer in a navy blue uniform, seen from behind, leans against a cop car and watches a group of protestors in the background.

New EPD transparency dashboard to undergo updates amid data concerns

October 27, 2021

Five years after its inception, Evanston Police Department’s online transparency dashboard will enter its third iteration next month. As resident demands for departmental accountability have adapted...

Evanston Police Department releases Fourth of July enforcement numbers

July 9, 2020

Evanston Police Department released enforcement numbers Thursday from the recent Fourth of July state-wide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” safety campaigns. EPD issued...

An Evanston Police Department vehicle. Evanston police Cmdr. Brian Henry said EPD phased out its “Stop and Frisk” policy, but advocates said pat downs can be traumatic.

EPD phases out Stop and Frisk policy, but pat down data shows racial disparity

March 6, 2020

The Evanston Police Department has phased out its stop and frisk policy, Evanston Police Cmdr. Brian Henry said, but EPD’s data shows racial disparities in pat downs. In 2013, former police chief...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Pritzker announced an infrastructure plan that allocates some money to Evanston.

Pritzker announces $23.5 billion multi-year road and bridge plan as part of Rebuild Illinois

October 28, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Oct. 21 that the government intends to dedicate $23.5 billion over the next five years to improving the state’s network of roads and bridges, including $5.5 million for pavement...

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