The Daily Northwestern

Evanston issues most same-sex marriage licenses of any Cook County suburb

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 18, 2015

Evanston has issued more marriage licenses to same-sex couples than any other suburb in Cook County, according to a report released Wednesday by the county’s clerk. Evanston issued 142 marriage licenses in Cook County’s...

Erin’s Law to mandate sexual abuse curriculum in Illinois public schools

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

January 30, 2013

Three years ago, Erin Merryn quit her job to try to pass a law that legislators told her no one would touch: child sexual assault. Today, Erin’s Law has been passed in five states and is spreading quickly around the count...