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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

In mid-2022, EPD had a high of 27 vacancies in the department. As of Jan. 10, there were 17 vacancies.

Vacancies down in the Evanston Police Department amid discussion of new station

February 18, 2024

After severe staffing cuts during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Evanston Police Department has been taking measures to fill its vacancies.  In mid-2022, EPD had a high of 27 vacancies in the department....

Public commenters weighed in on whether City Council should pass a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza on Monday. The meeting also saw increased police presence.

Residents comment on Gaza ceasefire resolution at City Council amid heightened police presence

January 9, 2024

About 50 public commenters spoke at City Council’s Monday meeting about an Evanston resolution drafted by residents calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. About 30 commenters spoke in favor of a potential...

An illustration depicting types of phones on the left, with an outline of Illinois to the right. Pins on Illinois mark out 988 Lifeline crisis centers.

‘There’s no one-size-fits-all solution’: Over a year after the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s national implementation, local and statewide measures lag behind

November 8, 2023

Content warning: This article has mentions of suicidal ideation.  The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, launched nationally in July 2022...

A person wears a blue shirt with a police badge attached to the shirt pocket.

Illinois bill to allow DACA recipients to become police officers

May 10, 2023

Amid staffing shortages in police departments across the country, a new bill in Illinois will clear the path for DACA recipients looking to become police officers. State Rep. Barbara Hernandez (D-Aurora)introduced...

Evanston and Chicago flags both hang from a tall white federal building in a grassy field with blue skies.

‘A region rather than separate municipalities’: Evanston aims to revitalize relationship with Chicago

May 3, 2023

With Chicago’s newly elected mayor, Brandon Johnson, set to be sworn in on May 15, Evanston Mayor Daniel Biss said he hopes the relationship between Evanston and Chicago's local governments will have...

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