The Daily Northwestern

Two injured in drive-by shooting

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Two men were injured early Saturday morning in a drive-by shooting in south Evanston, police said. The two men — a 23-year-old resident of Waukegan, Illinois, and a 22-year-old resident of Round Lake Beach, Illinois — sustained...

Fair housing group amends federal lawsuit to include Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 18, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Fair housing activists announced Thursday they have added Evanston to their federal lawsuit against Bank of America, claiming the bank does not look after foreclosed homes in black and Latino neighborhoods the same way it does...

Blotter: Oct. 3

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 2, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Flower pots overturned on back porch Someone knocked over flower pots on an Evanston woman's porch Monday night or Tuesday morning, according to police. The 43-year-old woman reported the pots were overturned between 6 p.m. ...

Study: Evanston police stand out for ‘upfront’ use of stop and frisk

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 26, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A new report by the Better Government Association says the Evanston Police Department's use of stop and frisk is one of the most transparent in the Chicago area. The Chicago-based watchdog's study, published Tuesday, found that EPD has publicized the controversial tactic more than at least 10 other police departments in...

GreekBuild hosts winter games to raise money, awareness

Jared Gilmour, Reporter

March 3, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

As Bienen sophomore Kristina Choo prepared for the GreekBuild Winter Olympics on Saturday with fellow members of Pi Beta Phi, she said she was not too worried about her competition. “I’ve been scoping it out, and I think...