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Bill to allow for dissolution of certain Illinois townships

Billy Kobin, Reporter

April 6, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Illinois residents would be able to vote on local government consolidation and township dissolution under a bill passed in the Illinois House of Representatives last month. State representatives voted March 29 overwhelmingly...

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, state Rep. Robyn Gabel hold onto seats

Nora Shelly and Ben Winck

November 9, 2016

Filed under City, Election 2016, Local, National, Politics

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) were both re-elected by large margins Tuesday night. Gabel and Schakowsky celebrated their victory’s at Tommy Nevin’s Pub, 1450 Sherman Ave. Schakow...

Know your ballot: Former Winnetka village president Jessica Tucker challenges Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 28, 2016

Filed under City, Election 2016, Politics, State

Fiscal responsibility, gun control and protecting the environment are at the top of the election platforms for both Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) and her opponent former Winnetka village president Jessica Tucker. Gabel...

Cook County Circuit Court will allow juvenile hearings on weekends

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 11, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Juveniles arrested over the weekend in Cook County will no longer have to wait until Monday for a hearing, after the Circuit Court of Cook County ordered last week that juvenile hearings be conducted on weekends. Currently,...