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Robbers grab 2 cell phones and strike victim downtown

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:14

A robbery trio grabbed their victim’s two cell phones and struck him in the face in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Bullets hit home, vehicles on Pratt Court

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:48

Evanston police say someone sprayed bullets along the 2000 block of Pratt Court shortly before midnight Thursday.

Police seek caller in NU shooting hoax

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:09

Evanston police are seeking to identify the person who placed a hoax call to the department Wednesday that triggered a massive police response on the Northwestern University campus.

Package of jewelry stolen on Ashland

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:59

A package containing jewelry that was delivered to a home in the 1400 block of Ashland Avenue was reported stolen. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Sienna residents object to building across street

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:10

Several residents of the Sienna condominium complex in Evanston objected at a Plan Commission hearing Wednesday night to a proposal to build a 17-story "active adult" development on a parking lot across the street at 1727 Oak Ave.

Desai returns to city as CFO

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:37

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz has announced the appointment of Hitesh D. Desai as the city’s chief financial officer and city treasurer.

Schapiro comments on shooting hoax incident

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:27

Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro issued a statement this morning thanking police and other public safety officials for their swift response to a hoax call of a shooting incident on campus Wednesday.

Plan Commission splits on coach houses

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 07:04

Evanston's Plan Commission Wednesday night narrowly approved a zoning change requested by aldermen that would loosen restrictions on coach house rentals.

Two hurt in rollover on Sherman

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 23:09

Two people were transported to Evanston Hospital by fire department paramedics following an accident this evening on Sherman Avenue at Colfax Street.

Homegrown coaches help Kits find path to success

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 22:35

When Mike Ellis came in from Peoria Richwoods to take over the Evanston Township basketball program, his first order of business was to make sure Evanston’s homegrown players remained in the ETHS program.

Family Focus landmarking decision postponed

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:44

Evanston's Preservation Commission Tuesday evening granted a four-month delay on a proposal to landmark the Family Focus building at 2010 Dewey Ave.

Pitching depth a plus for Wildkit baseball squad

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 15:16

If Mother Nature cooperates --- not that she ever does 100 percent during the spring baseball season --- Evanston’s diamond squad could play 13 games in 13 days beginning with Friday’s opener at Notre Dame.

Bilingual ‘coffee with a cop’ set

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 14:58

Evanston Police Department’s next “Coffee with a Cop” event will be conducted in English and Spanish on March 21 at Amanecer Taco Shop.

Police: NU shooting call was a hoax

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 14:32

Evanston police responded to what was reported as a possible shooting incident this afternoon at Northwestern University's Engelhart Hall graduate dorm.

Ford truck stolen on Dempster

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 14:12

A white 2005 Ford truck was stolen from the 1500 block of Dempster Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

ETHS protesters pack the football stadium

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:27

An estimated 1,000 students at Evanston Township High School jammed the stands at the school’s football stadium Wednesday morning to participate in the nationwide student protest against guns.

Students walk out to protest gun violence

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:46

Students and others protesting gun violence gathered this morning at Fountain Square in downtown Evanston and other locations.

Plan Commission to review 1727 Oak

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 07:27

Evanston's Plan Commission tonight is scheduled to review a proposal for a 17-story "active adult" development at 1727 Oak Ave.

Wildkits take next step to Final Four in Peoria

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:28

This win was for Nojel --- and Malcolm --- and Elyjah and Chris and all of the seniors on one of the best teams in Evanston’s basketball history, who couldn’t quite get the job done last year but showed the younger players how to compete at a high

Goren: I will never recommend arming teachers

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:47

Superintendent Paul Goren told members of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education last night that he is firmly against arming teachers and staff members in the district’s schools.