The Daily Northwestern

Cook County task force to identify techniques for reducing gun violence casualties

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

February 22, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Cook County has convened a new gun violence task force directed at recommending realistic policies on gun violence reduction. The first meeting, on Tuesday, was focused on data sharing between law enforcement entities. One...

Recent gun violence prompts discussion about community policing efforts

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Recent episodes of gun violence in Evanston have spurred conversation about the efficacy of the city’s community policing initiative, particularly among 5th Ward residents. Evanston Police Department’s Problem Solving...

Downtown Evanston streets closed for three hours due to falling debris hazard

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 19, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Four street sections in the square block around 807 Davis St. were closed temporarily Friday to pedestrians and automobile traffic due to falling debris from high wind speeds, city officials said. Sustained winds that reached...

Recent gun violence prompts Evanston Police Department to heighten patrolling, social media efforts

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 18, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

In response to a recent string of gun violence, Evanston police Chief Richard Eddington announced plans to beef up police patrolling in specific areas with the hope of deterring such crimes. Eddington detailed the plan, which...

Fellow aldermen acknowledge Jane Grover’s contributions to Evanston at her final Council meeting

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under City, Politics

City Council members thanked Ald. Jane Grover (7th) on Monday for her six years of service at her final council meeting ahead of her resignation at the end of the year. Council also heard updates on the nuisance premises ordinance,...