The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Lincolnwood man charged with domestic battery outside Harold’s Chicken

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 7, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A 23-year-old Lincolnwood man was arrested Tuesday in connection with domestic battery outside Harold’s Chicken. The man and his ex-girlfriend drove to the restaurant at 337 Howard St. from her house at about 4:30 p.m., Evanston...

Police Blotter: Gang member arrested in connection with handgun possession

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 19-year-old known gang member from Skokie was arrested in south Evanston on Monday evening, police said. At about 7 p.m., officers in the 700 block of Howard Street recognized the man from previous encounters and saw that...

Niles moves forward in plan for Evanston water purchase

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 30, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Evanston will begin negotiating a contract to sell water to Niles, Illinois, after the North Shore suburb voted to approve the next step in diverting its water purchase from the increasingly expensive Chicago supply. The village...

Plans to extend Evanston water reach accelerate

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 28, 2015

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston’s long-time goal of selling more water to surrounding cities is gaining traction as suburbs are hit with the rising price of Chicago’s supply. The cost of Chicago water has reached $3.81 per thousand gallons, compared...

Evanston aldermen pass panhandling amendment, discuss water sale plan

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

February 12, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amendment on Monday night to the city code limiting hours for legal panhandling. The amendment, which passed unanimously, will limit panhandling — the practice of asking for money, loans or gifts i...