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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

Updated: Targeted murder in west Evanston latest in bloody family feud

December 12, 2012

Update, 7 p.m. Wednesday: In a statement this evening, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl called the recent shootings "unacceptable." "While we grieve with our local families over their losses, the...

Slain Evanston teenager Justin Murray is pictured in a funeral program distributed Saturday. Justin was affectionately called Babycakes by his mother, according to an obituary in the program.

Evanston remembers ‘always smiling’ Justin Murray at slain teen’s funeral

December 8, 2012

They were supposed to see each other's weddings. And yet, Tyrone Gibbs Jr. peered down as he waited for the appropriate words to describe Justin Murray, the Evanston teenager who was gunned down last...

Justin Murray killing not random, Evanston Police say

December 1, 2012

Evanston Police do not believe the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Justin Murray was random. Murray, a 2011 graduate of Evanston Township High School, was shot dead Thursday night near ETHS. In a news...

Organizers look to expand Evanston’s gun buyback program

November 7, 2012

With the city's gun buyback event officially scheduled for Dec. 15, the initiative's fund has reached a total of $19,050, including a $10,000 donation from Northwestern. Citizens concerned about local...

Evanston working to develop gun buyback program

October 5, 2012

The city is partnering with the Evanston Community Foundation and other local groups to implement a gun buyback program to reduce the number of operable weapons and ammunition available on the streets. Carolyn...

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