House Democrats will advance a package of legislation next week that includes stricter regulation of gun dealers, restrictions on the purchase of military-style assault rifles, and stronger laws to keep individuals with a history of mental illness from obtaining guns.
Kristen Mitchell, who has taught kindergarteners the last 10 years at Evanston’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School, is one of 30 finalists for the 2018 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
For the third time this month, someone removed all four wheels of a Honda parked in Evanston. This time it was in the 700 block of Wesley Avenue and is one of the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Some affordable housing advocates here are saying the city should impose rent control, and Evanston's gubernatorial candidate, Daniel Biss, is pushing legislation that would repeal a state-wide ban on the concept.