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Granite boulders stolen from yard on Bennett

10 hours 32 min ago

Some eight granite boulders were reported stolen from the yard of a home in the 2700 block of Bennett Avenue. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Artist seeks public input on Crown sculpture

13 hours 17 min ago

Artist Blessing Hancock, selected through a call for artists process by the City of Evanston in partnership with the city's Arts Council, will create a public art installation for the new Robert Crown Community Center and is seeking publ

Soccer team wraps up regular season with 2-0 win

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 22:59

Evanston’s senior soccer class has refused to lose for the past 4 years.

So it was no surprise when the Wildkits wrapped up one of the most successful regular seasons in program history Thursday at Lazier Field.

Break-in at downtown Target

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 15:06

Burglars broke a window to enter the Target department store on Sherman Avenue after midnight last night. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Northlight offers world premiere

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:23

Northlight Theatre will offer the World Premiere of "The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley," written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Jessica Thebus.

Graffiti found at home on Ashland

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 13:12

Graffiti appeared on the garage of a home in the 1000 block of Ashland Avenue yesterday morning. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Board clears Braithwaite of ethics complaint

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 05:19

Evanston's Board of Ethics cleared Alderman Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward, Tuesday night of charges brought by two residents who claimed he'd violated the city's Code of Ethics in comments he made during Call of the Wards at a July City Council meeting.

Skirmish on bus leads to battery arrest

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:03

A 49-year-old Evanston man was arrested and charged with battery after a Chicago Transit Authority bus driver told police the man hit him during an argument on the bus. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Playoff pays off with trip to State for golfer Wagener

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 21:39

Campbell Wagener needed a playoff just to make the postseason lineup for Evanston’s golf team a couple of weeks ago.

Live: City Council

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 18:45

Here's our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting at which aldermen will get their first chance to discuss the proposed budget for next year released by city staff earlier this month.

Live: Planning and Development Committee

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:45

Here's our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting, at which aldermen are scheduled to discuss a new ordinance that would allow cannabis dispensaries in certain zoning district.

Live: Administration and Public Works Committee

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 16:41

Here's our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Adiminstration and Public Works Committee meeting at which aldermen are scheduled to vote on a contract award to begin engineering work for upgrades to Green Bay Road from McCormick Boulevard to Isabella Street.

License plate stolen from Honda on Oakton.

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:50

Someone removed the front license plate from a 2008 Honda while it was parked in the 1500 block of Oakton Street. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

City seeks fix for buckled flooring at Fleetwood

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:31

Evanston aldermen tonight are scheduled to approve a $26,600 contract with a consultant to come up with a solution to problems that have caused the gymnasium floor to buckle at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center.

City plans pumpkin composting event

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:06

Evanston residents can keep their Halloween pumpkins out of the landfill by participating the the city's 4th annual “It's the Great Pumpkin Compost” collection event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Civic Center parking lot.

Police probe 'inappropriate behavior' report at Haven

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 10:50

Evanston Police say it may be several more days before they wrap up an investigation into a report by a student at Haven Middle School that a staff member engaged in inappropriate behavior toward the student at the school.

City won't spend to promote census count

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 10:43

While the State of Illinois and City of Chicago are allocating substantial sums to promote a complete count in next year's U.S. Census, Evanston officials haven't budgeted any funds for that purpose.

Rollover crash blocks McCormick at Golf

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 16:02

Evanston and Skokie fire and police units are on the scene of a rollover accident at Golf Road and McCormick Boulevard that happened around 3:45 this afternoon.

City to discuss limits on cannabis dispensaries

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:45

Evanston aldermen Monday are scheduled to discuss a new ordinance that would permit cannabis dispensaries in Evanston as special uses in business-related districts but bar their location within 750 feet of an elementary, middle or high school.

Loss knocks Wildkits out of IHSA playoff picture

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 00:09

Any loss to arch-rival New Trier is painful for anyone who puts on an Evanston uniform.

But the Trevians poured salt in the wound on a chilly night Friday at Lazier Field.