Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin told the crowd at the Democratic Party of Evanston's party at Temperance Beer Company moments ago that he expects Gov. Quinn to pull off a victory thanks to the turnout of his supporters in suburban Cook County.
Officials with the Cook County Clerk's office say the Evanston Civic Center turned out to be one of the most popular locations today for the new program that allows people to register and vote on election day.
An Evanston man, who has previously faced drug charges, was arrested at his home on Davis Street Sunday evening and charged with cannabis possession. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
School officials say Washington Elementary School underwent a thorough cleaning over the weekend after an unusally large number of students and staff fell ill on Halloween at the Evanston school with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea.