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Chicago man arrested for murder of cab driver in Evanston sentenced to 35 years

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 5, 2016

A 24-year-old Chicago man accused of murdering a taxi cab driver in Evanston almost five years ago pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder in court. Darien Marquez-Connerly, 24, was sentenced to 35 years in the Illinois Depart...

Police Blotter: Two Skokie residents arrested for attempted theft

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

March 2, 2016

Two Skokie residents were arrested Tuesday after attempting to steal $200 worth of electrical switches from a Home Depot located in the 2200 block of Oakton Street, police said. Loss Prevention agents reported the incident...

Illinois social services cuts to continue with lack of state budget

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2016

Illinois Budget Crisis Putting pressure on the governor to pass the state budget is the only way to prevent further cuts to state social services, local and state officials said. As the Illinois budget crisis continues...

Accuity moves global headquarters to Evanston

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2016

Financial services firm Accuity moved its global headquarters from Skokie to Evanston on Monday for better access to potential recruits from Northwestern and transportation to Chicago, company officials said. The company hosted a r...