The Washington Post released its annual national public school ranking called “America's Most Challenging High Schools,” placing Evanston Township High School (ETHS) as 14th in the state and in the top 2 percent in the nation.
The Illinois Senate today approved a bill introduced by Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston that would require law enforcement officers to obtain a warrant before using a remote-controlled aircraft or drone to gather information.
The founder of Teach for America told an Evanston audience Wednesday that naivete and inexperience were largely responsible for helping her create an organization of college graduates to make a difference for inner city kids.
Update 2:05 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms faded away to drizzle this afternoon across Evanston after over four inches of rain fell overnight and into the morning. City officials reported reported dozens of flooded basements.
An employee of a store on Howard Street says he approached an apparent shoplifter who pulled out a knife and threatened to pepper spray him. This and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Some merchants are objecting to plans for a bike lane in the 500 block of Davis Street in downtown Evanston because it will eliminate diagonal parking there -- reducing by 10 the number of on-street parking spaces.
The new pedestrian lights installed along Church Street downtown came under attack from some aldermen Tuesday night as the Evanston City Council debated whether to expand the lighting project to Davis Street.