"All the taxpayers in Evanston should help with affordable housing," former township assessor Bonnie Wilson told a group of about 50 people who turned out for an inclusionary housing workshop at the Civic Center Monday night.
Evanston police say a suspect in last week's shooting incident on Leland Avenue has been released after the victim -- who initially identified the suspect -- refused to continue to participate in the investigation.
Evanston police say two large groups of people started fighting in the 1900 block of Brown Avenue about 6 p.m. this evening. The confrontation brought all available Evanston police units to the scene as well as several from Skokie.
A 49-year-old Evanston man was jumped by two men and hit with a baseball bat, resulting in broken bones in the right leg and arm, near Greenleaf Street and Dodge Avenue. This among stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Evanston police reported that three burglars broke a glass door at Virag Jewelers, in the 700 block of Main Street, a little before midnight yesterday and made off with an estimated $9 thousand in jewelry from the store’s display cases.