The Daily Northwestern

ETHS, District 65 stand to lose millions from state budget proposal

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

Evanston schools could lose up to almost $9 million in state assets if a bill passes that reforms funding for Illinois schools. The losses — about $6.6 million for Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and $2.2 million for School...

RTA system ranks highly nationally despite aging vehicles

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 19, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local, State

Nearly one-third of the state’s northeastern region’s transportation vehicles under the Regional Transportation Authority had reached the end of their minimum useful life in 2013 but still ranked highly in the nation, the...

Evanston woman guilty of giving heroin to teen who reportedly overdosed

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 21, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston woman was found guilty Wednesday afternoon of giving heroin to a teen who reportedly died of an overdose. A Lake County jury deliberated for two hours before convicting Michelle Lee, 21, of one count of unlawful de...

Website analyzes homicides in decade prior to abolition of Illinois death penalty

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 9, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

A database developed by the Northwestern School of Law cites statistics about murder in Illinois between 2000 and 2010, according to a University release. Leigh Bienen, a senior lecturer at the School of Law, collected the...