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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


Advocates say that implementation of the Pretrial Fairness Act has been an overall success.

Illinois justice system begins to see impacts four months after eliminating cash bail

January 18, 2024

In September, Illinois became the first state in the country to eliminate cash bail. Four months later, advocates, researchers, and the public are seeing the reform’s effects.  The state legislature...

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New year, new laws: Nine laws affecting Evanston residents in 2023

January 6, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of violence and miscarriages. More than 180 new laws went into effect in Illinois on Jan. 1. Here are nine of the most impactful laws for Evanston residents...

A blue illustrated Illinois with money and pencils coming out of it.

Illinois politicians raise big, self-fund ahead of midterm elections

November 10, 2022

Midterm election results are in for Illinois — and Democratic politicians have successfully held on to power in both Springfield and Washington, D.C. Democrats outpaced their Republican counterparts...

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Incumbent Gov. J.B. Pritzker projected to win gubernatorial race

November 8, 2022

After an embattled campaign, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been re-elected to his role for a second term, according to the Associated Press.  With 69% of votes reported, Pritzker received 54.7% of...

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How to cast a ballot in Evanston’s Nov. 8 midterm elections

October 26, 2022

Evanston residents and Northwestern students alike can head to the polls on Nov. 8 to vote in the 2022 midterm elections for state and federal candidates, as well as key local referendums. At the state...

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