Two bottles of cognac and a carton of cigarettes have disappeared off the shelves of Evanston retailers in apparent shopliftings. Those stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: September 12, 2017 - 1:38pm

A 16-year-old youth from Des Plaines is facing felony firearms charges after a traffic stop Monday night on Emerson Street in Evanston.

Post date: September 12, 2017 - 11:27am

Evanston Township High School received two plaques commemorating excellence in the way it reports and presents its annual budget to taxpayers.

Post date: September 12, 2017 - 11:21am

Evanston aldermen voted 7-2 Monday night to introduce a contract to sell the city parking lot at 1714-1718 Chicago Ave. for development as an 11-story office building.

The sale still needs a two-thirds vote at the Council's Sept. 25 meeting to win final approval.

Aldeman Robin Rue Simmons, 5th Ward, this morning said she still has more questions to ask about the project before she'd be prepared to give final approval for the sale.

Post date: September 12, 2017 - 10:35am

The Evanston Public Libary Board will hold a hearing Wednesdayon its proposed 2018 budget -- a budget that shows a big increase in spending.

Post date: September 12, 2017 - 8:21am

Evanston officials plan to roll out a new tool for immobilizing the cars of parking ticket scofflaws, after aldermen Monday approved cutting the number of tickets required to trigger booting from five to three.

Post date: September 12, 2017 - 5:42am

When you take into consideration Evanston’s walkability, access to cultural institutions, and cost of living, it ranks tops in the nation as “a place for Mom,” according to a national blog that rates such factors.

Post date: September 11, 2017 - 4:15pm

Location: Northwestern University, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., Evanston, IL 60208

Northwestern University's Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) Presents: THE CIERA 9th ANNUAL PUBLIC LECTURE

Post date: September 11, 2017 - 2:48pm

Evanston police responded to reports of gunshots on Monroe, Greenleaf, and Mulford streets. These are among the stories in today’s weekend crime roundup.

Post date: September 11, 2017 - 1:13pm

A new memo from Evanston city staff suggests that if Northwestern University's property could be added to the tax roles, it might yield as much as $5.9 million a year in additional property tax revenue for the city.

Post date: September 11, 2017 - 7:54am