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Police probe rash of bike thefts

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:52:34 +0000

Several recent bicycle thefts are under investigation by Evanston police. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin.

Police complaint working group gathers

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:18:02 +0000

About three dozen Evanston residents turned out for a session Thursday evening to discuss potential improvements to how complaints about police conduct are handled.

New 831 Emerson plan up for review

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:38:22 +0000

A new proposal to develop the 831 Emerson St. site in Evanston is scheduled for review by the city's Design and Project Review Committee next Wednesday.

Wildkit girls can't find range in season-ending loss

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:11:21 +0000

Dreams die hard at the end of a basketball season.

3 laptops taken in burglary on Brummel

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:25:07 +0000

A home in the 800 block of Brummel Street that was visited by burglars yesterday is now missing three laptop computers, plus cash and jewelry. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Schakowsky: Trump deportation plan 'cruel, heartless'

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:07:32 +0000

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) says President Trump’s plans to target millions of immigrants with his deportation force is "cruel and heartless."

Biographies of the mayoral candidates

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:45:13 +0000

Evanston Now has written a lot in recently days about where the five candidates in next Tuesday's mayoral primary stand on the issues. But here's a look at what they did before deciding to run for mayor.

What will our new mayor do first?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:33:05 +0000

Evanston’s five candidates for mayor offered hints Wednesday night about the actions they would be most likely to support early on in their term if elected to succeed the current mayor.

Panel OKs $50K aid to Kabul House

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:20:19 +0000

Members of Evanston's Economic Development Committee voted 5-1 Wednesday night in favor of a plan to rebate $50,000 in sales and liquor tax revenue to the Kabul House restaurant under construction at 2424 Dempster St.

Kits wrap up perfect home season with Showcase win

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:45:05 +0000

Nojel Eastern will finish his high school basketball career as the only player in Evanston’s history to rack up more than 1,300 points, 500 rebounds and 300 assists.