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Guns, drugs, confiscated in arrest on Dewey - Evanston Now

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:06

Evanston Now

Guns, drugs, confiscated in arrest on Dewey
Evanston Now
Evanston police confiscated two handguns and several grams of cannabis as they arrested two suspects in the 2100 block of Dewey Avenue yesterday afternoon. Officers were dispatched at about 4:22 p.m. to check on a report that two persons were in a ...

Weed Report Leads To Two Loaded Guns: EPD - Patch.com

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:46

Patch.com

Weed Report Leads To Two Loaded Guns: EPD
Patch.com
EVANSTON, IL — Two men were arrested and charged with gun crimes after Evanston police saw them exit a vehicle that contained two loaded handguns Thursday, police said. Around 4:22 p.m., cops were called to the 2100 block of Dewey Avenue for a ...
Men face gun charges after Evanston arrestChicago Sun-Times

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Man charged with breaking into taxi in Evanston - Chicago Sun-Times

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 12:54

Chicago Sun-Times

Man charged with breaking into taxi in Evanston
Chicago Sun-Times
A man has been charged with stealing a tablet from a parked taxi early Thursday in north suburban Evanston. Someone flagged down an officer at 1:42 a.m. to report that he'd just seen a man break the window of a cab parked near Howard Street and Seeley ...

Pay cops to live in town? - Evanston Now

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:51

Evanston Now

Pay cops to live in town?
Evanston Now
Some Illinois communities have responded to what's become a frequent complaint in Evanston -- that the city's police don't live in town -- by paying officers to move into troubled neighborhoods. As described by Governing magazine this month, the idea ...

Dwight Hamilton joins NU as first associate vice president of equity, stresses campus outreach - The Daily Northwestern

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 09:45

Dwight Hamilton joins NU as first associate vice president of equity, stresses campus outreach
The Daily Northwestern
When Dwight Hamilton, the former vice president of inclusion, diversity and equity at Smith College, heard from a Northwestern job recruiter in late January, he didn't consider himself on the market. The commitment he saw from the University to ...

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'Brick bomb' promotion raises $1K an hour - Evanston Now

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 06:15

Evanston Now

'Brick bomb' promotion raises $1K an hour
Evanston Now
Friends of the Robert Crown Center and seven allied groups supporting the construction of the new library, turf park and community center sold enough $500 personalized bricks in their initial “Brick Bomb” campaign this week to raise $61,000 in just 61 ...

Private dollars help pay for public basketball court improvements - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 00:04

Chicago Tribune

Private dollars help pay for public basketball court improvements
Chicago Tribune
The Twiggs Park basketball court was recently renovated, and an official unveiling of it is scheduled for July 17. (City of Evanston / Handout). Genevieve BookwalterContact ReporterPioneer Press. Renovations to the Twiggs Park basketball court in ...

Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with child endangerment - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 22:49

Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with child endangerment
Daily Northwestern
Officers received a call regarding a seven-year-old child alone at the park in the 1500 block of Lake Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The child said her mom left her home alone when she went to work. Officers walked the child home and ...

As Harley Clarke acquisition process is extended, local nonprofit remains confident in bid - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 22:49

Daily Northwestern

As Harley Clarke acquisition process is extended, local nonprofit remains confident in bid
Daily Northwestern
The Harley Clarke Mansion. Evanston Lakehouse & Gardens remains confident in its proposal to manage the facility despite hurdles from City Council. Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor July 13, 2017. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Share via ...

Benjamin Schapiro elected to succeed Tannen as new EPL board president - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 18:05

Daily Northwestern

Benjamin Schapiro elected to succeed Tannen as new EPL board president
Daily Northwestern
Evanston Public Library. The library, embroiled in controversy leading up to the eventual resignation of popular librarian Lesley Williams last month, announced new officers for its Board of Trustees on Thursday. Kristina Karisch, Reporter July 13, 2017.

Omar Brown resigns from D65 Board - Evanston Now

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 15:02

Evanston Now

Omar Brown resigns from D65 Board
Evanston Now
Shown at his swearing-in to the board in August, 2014, Brown is flanked by Tracy Quattrocki, board president at the time (at left) and Suni Kartha, current board president. Omar A. Brown, who was appointed to the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 ...

Purse taken from Lexus on Callan - Evanston Now

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 13:49

Evanston Now

Purse taken from Lexus on Callan
Evanston Now
A purse was stolen from a 1995 Lexus in the 300 block of Callan Avenue. This among stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Burglary. 300 Callan. A purse was taken from an unlocked 1995 Lexus in the 300 block of Callan Avenue ...

Panel OKs parking cuts near transit - Evanston Now

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 05:57

Evanston Now

Panel OKs parking cuts near transit
Evanston Now
Evanston's Plan Commission Wednesday night recommended reducing the amount of parking required in new multi-family residential developments located near transit stations to 0.55 spaces per bedroom. That would bring the city's zoning code in line with ...

Preliminary review for Howard Street dinner theater receives positive recommendation - Daily Northwestern

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 19:22

Daily Northwestern

Preliminary review for Howard Street dinner theater receives positive recommendation
Daily Northwestern
A rendering for the new Theo Ubique dinner theater that was presented Wednesday. The Chicago-based cabaret theater hopes to renovate a much-discussed vacant storefront at 721 Howard Street. Ben Pope, Summer Editor July 12, 2017. Share on ...

Sell-out crowd raises funds for Evanston work programs - Evanston Now

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:48

Evanston Now

Sell-out crowd raises funds for Evanston work programs
Evanston Now
More than 350 persons—officially a sell-out—graced the grounds of the Charles Gates Dawes mansion Sunday for the third annual Taste of Evanston, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse, to raise funds for three employment-oriented ...

Northwestern's loss of Niall Cunningham is Goodman's gain - Chicago Sun-Times

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:46

Chicago Sun-Times

Northwestern's loss of Niall Cunningham is Goodman's gain
Chicago Sun-Times
Niall Cunningham and Ayssette Munoz in a scene from "Ah, Wilderness" at the Goodman Theatre. | Provided Photo. Bill Zwecker · @billzwecker | email. Sign-Up for our Entertainment Newsletter Sign-Up. Niall Cunningham's college application may not have ...

Equity plan held amid complaints - Evanston Now

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:51

Evanston Now

Equity plan held amid complaints
Evanston Now
Evanston's Equity and Empowerment Plan needs more work, aldermen on the Human Services Committee concluded this week after listening to criticism of the plan from several community activists. The committee plans to hear further comments about the ...

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Evanston under flash flood warning - Evanston Now

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 09:07

Evanston Now

Evanston under flash flood warning
Evanston Now
Evanston is among the areas in northern Illinois that are included in a flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service that's in effect until 10:45 this morning. Heavy thunderstorms are passing through the area, and city officials say two ...
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Flash flood warning issued for ChicagoChicago Tribune
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Blotter: Indiana man arrested in connection with DUI, 3 hit-and-run incidents - The Daily Northwestern

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 22:57

The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Indiana man arrested in connection with DUI, 3 hit-and-run incidents
The Daily Northwestern
A man from La Porte, Indiana, was arrested Monday night in south Evanston in connection with a DUI after striking three parked vehicles with his car, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The 70-year-old man ran into the three cars in the 500 block ...

Evanston City Council Delays Action On Drone Restrictions - Patch.com

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 19:02

Patch.com

Evanston City Council Delays Action On Drone Restrictions
Patch.com
A proposed ordinance to control "city airspace" risks inviting lawsuits from drone hobbyists who say aircraft regulation is the FAA's job. By Jonah Meadows (Patch Staff) - Updated July 11, 2017 8:03 pm ET. Evanston City Council Delays Action On Drone ...

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