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Defund demonstrators protest at alderman's home

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 18:45

A dozen protesters gathered in front of the home of First Ward Alderman Judy Fiske demanding that she agree to a proposal to defund the Evanston Police Department.

Live: City Council

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 18:38

Here's our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting.

Recap: Planning and Development Committee

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 18:07

Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting.

Cash, phone taken in robbery on Chicago Ave.

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 17:29

Cash and a cell phone were taken during a sidewalk robbery in the 200 block of Chicago Avenue yesterday. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Recap: Administration and Public Works Committee

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 16:32

Here's a recap of our live coverage of this afternoon's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting.

Three new COVID-19 cases in Evanston, 883 across state

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 15:47

Evanston officials reported three new COVID-19 cases in the city today raising the case count to 820. Across Illinois officials reported 883 new cases, bringing the state total to 154,799.

Debate over police in schools comes to ETHS

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 15:07

The nationwide debate about whether police officers should work in school buildings made it to Evanston this morning, with some citizens questioning the practice, but with the ETHS administration vigorously defending it -- at least the way it’s do

ETHS to mix on-site and remote learning this fall

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 13:20

Evanston Township High School will have a “hybrid” learning system this fall as Evanston and the nation cope with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Three new COVID-19 cases in Evanston, 954 across state

Sun, 07/12/2020 - 15:47

Evanston health officials reported three new COVID-19 cases among city residents today, raising the total cases here to 817. Meanwhile the state reported 954 new cases, reversing a trend of rising case counts over the last few days.

Attic fire displaces family from home

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 19:44

Evanston fire companies responded shortly after 4:30 this afternoon to a report of heavy smoke coming from the roof of a two-story single-family home in the 3200 block of Park Place.

Two new COVID-19 cases here, 1,195 across Illinois

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 19:21

Evanston officials reported two new COVID-19 cases today and one additional death, while the case count across Illinois receded a bit from the high reached on Friday.

Legion seeks to serve liquor to public

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:43

American Legion Evanston Post 42 will seek City Council approval Monday to expand liquor service at the post on Central Street to serve the general public.

Two month extension of COVID emergency sought

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 17:18

Evanson aldermen are scheduled to vote Monday on a resolution that would extend the city's state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for another two months.

Faculty to quiz NU officials about return to classes

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 17:15

Northwestern University plans to hold a series of virtual town hall meetings, where faculty members can ask questions about policies for the reopening of school in September.

Burglar enters unlocked Honda on Marcy

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 16:46

Several items were taken from an unlocked Honda in the 2500 block of Marcy Avenue.This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Three new COVID-19 cases in Evanston, 1,317 across state

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 15:13

Evanston health officials reported three new COVID-19 cases among city residents today while the state reported 1,317 new cases, its highest total in more than a month and more than double the low point reached just four days ago.

CTA planning for a changed future

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 19:38

In addition to buying candy bars and chips, you may soon be able to purchase personal protective equipment, masks, from vending machines at Chicago Transit Authority “L” stations.

Big 10 goes conference only, 3 NU homes games cut

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 17:41

Citing concerns over the ongoing coronovarius pandemic, the Big Ten Conference today said fall sports will be restricted to conference games only.  For Northwestern, that means three non-conference football games, all at home, are wiped out.

No new COVID-19 cases in Evanston, but 1,018 across state

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 15:04

Evanston health officials reported no new COVID-19 cases among city residents today leaving the case count at 809 and no new deaths leaving the death toll at 70.

Library to reopen computer access, launch park visits

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 13:32

The Evanston Public Library this month plans to gradually restore some services disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic -- including offering access to computers at the main library starting Tuesday, July 14.