The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man turns self in, charged in connection with 2 counts of aggravated battery

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 15, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man turned himself in to Evanston police Tuesday afternoon for a battery investigation. The 47-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated...

Shirola: Constant changing of Trump’s senior officials is worrying

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

April 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I can’t recall any recent presidential administration that saw as many changes to its cabinet and senior staff during its first year as President Donald Trump’s did. In fact, during this past month, five senior officials within...

Despite new upgrades in July, Illinois state IDs will not be federally compliant

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 17, 2016

Filed under City, Politics, State

Illinois IDs will be upgraded with anti-counterfeiting and identity theft features starting in July, but the cards will still not be compliant with federal standards. The issue has prevented Illinois residents from using their IDs ...

US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to stop issuing visas to the citizens of African countries that have been affected by the Ebola virus. In order to stop further spread and outbr...

Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

August 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

President Barack Obama addressed the execution of Medill alumnus James Foley on Wednesday calling his killing “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” Foley (Medill ‘08), a freelance photojournalist,...

FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver talks political predictions to Chicago audience

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 19, 2013

Filed under City, Local

CHICAGO — Nate Silver, the much-discussed journalist behind The New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog, revealed at a Sunday talk topics for a potential new book and made predictions about the 2016 presidential race. Silver...