The Daily Northwestern

Evanston construction projects to resume as planned

Jerry Lee, Summer Managing Editor

July 4, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Two Evanston construction projects will no longer be cancelled as officials had previously expected now that Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a stopgap budget approved Thursday by the Illinois House and Senate. The Dodge Avenue Protected...

Evanston joins campaign to buckle up

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 13, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Evanston police will be cracking down on drivers and passengers this week who fail to wear their seat belt for a statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign, the city announced. The Illinois Department of Transportation, the...

Evanston awarded $88K grant to encourage safe routes to schools

Paige Leskin, City Editor

December 2, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Evanston will receive $88,000 in federal funding as part of a state program to create a safer environment for children to walk and bike to school, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday. The money awarded to Evanston will...

Evanston police enact safety measures for Memorial Day weekend

Julian Gerez and Sophia Bollag

May 22, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local, State

The Evanston Police Department will be conducting several campaigns in order to ensure citizen safety over Memorial Day weekend. The "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" traffic enforcement campaign seeks to reduce alcohol-related...

EPD starts campaign to more strongly enforce seat belt laws

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

May 11, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department is working with two state organizations and hundreds of local law enforcement agencies for a campaign to strongly enforce seat belt laws, particularly on Memorial Day weekend. EPD Cmdr. Jay...