The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Gang member arrested in connection with handgun possession

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 17, 2016

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

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

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...