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Evanston Public Library connects residents to Affordable Care Act resources

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under City, Local

Affordable Care Act navigator Laura Jones Macknin has worked with Evanston Public Library for over a year, and said she has altered outreach and marketing efforts this year due to a shorter ACA open enrollment period. Open...

Officers respond to, investigate shots fired incident

Rishika Dugyala, City Editor

October 29, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

Officers responded to a shots fired incident Thursday night in south Evanston. At approximately 10:04 p.m., police arrived in the area of Howard Street and Dodge Avenue, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said in a Friday news...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with domestic battery of minor

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 11, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston man was arrested in downtown Evanston on Saturday afternoon in connection with domestic battery. At 4:07 p.m., a 17-year-old girl approached an officer at the Davis Street CTA Station in the 1600 block of Benson...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with use of false identification

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 7, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

On Thursday morning, a man was arrested in connection with the use of false identification in west Evanston. The original incident occurred on May 24, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Detectives stopped a vehicle in...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested after driving car into a tree

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 18, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested in connection with driving while under the influence on Thursday morning in south Evanston. After the 44-year-old struck an oak tree, the vehicle came to rest against a building on Sheridan Road near...

Police Blotter: Middle school sign defaced

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police officers are investigating the defacement of a sign at Nichols Middle School, 800 Greenleaf St. Illegible green spray paint markings were discovered Thursday at about 12:30 p.m. on a sign near the school’s playground,...

Evanston doctor loses medical license after buying $1 million of imported cancer medicine

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston doctor agreed to relinquish her medical license to settle charges by state officials after allegedly buying and dispensing $1 million worth of non-approved imported cancer drugs to her patients, The Associated Press ...

Police Blotter: Evanston resident assaulted on south Evanston street

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 2, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston resident was assaulted during an attempted robbery Sunday morning in south Evanston. The 32-year-old man reported that he was walking in the 300 block of Howard Street at about 3:40 a.m. when a man dressed in all...

Police Blotter: Man shot Wednesday night on Howard Street after traffic altercation

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 11, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 45-year-old Chicago man was shot in the arm in the 900 block of Howard Street on Wednesday night, police said. The man told police he pulled into a parking lot at approximately 8:50 p.m. when another man whom he recognized fro...

Man non-fatally shot in Evanston

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 2, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 33-year-old man suffered multiple non-life threatening gunshot wounds Tuesday afternoon, Evanston police said in a news release. The man drove himself to Presence Saint Francis Hospital at the same time police were invest...