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Amelia Langas

Audubon Society

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Amelia:

The Mystery of the Missing John James Audubon Self-Portrait

The artist snuck himself into his original "Birds of America" Golden Eagle painting, but his likeness was later removed. What happened? → Read More

Blotter: Watch, money stolen from residence, purse taken

A 61-year-old Evanston man reported Wednesday that belongings were stolen from his residence in the 200 block of Ridge Avenue. The man told Evanston Police Department officers that he woke up Wednesday morning and found personal items placed on the foot of the bed where he was sleeping. The items had been in his closet... → Read More

Martha Logan to retire as Evanston’s community engagement manager

Martha Logan’s first day working for Evanston was unremarkable. But she was glad to be there, and is glad she stayed. Nearly three decades later, Logan is now the community engagement manager, a position she will retire from at the end of the year. Logan said she started off working as a public information specialist... → Read More

Blotter: Burglary and criminal damage to property in Evanston

Around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, the Evanston Police Department responded to a call regarding a stolen bicycle in the 2500 block of McDaniel Avenue in northwest Evanston. Responding officers talked to the 67-year-old man who is the resident of the location. The man said that his Trek bicycle — valued at around $1,200 — was... → Read More

Blotter: Man arrested for criminal sexual assault

A 41-year-old Evanston man was arrested for criminal sexual assault and home invasion Sunday in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue. At 9:10 p.m. on the date, the Evanston woman who reported the incident told responding officers that she was in her apartment when the smoke alarm went off. When she opened the door to... → Read More

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks, woman arrested for speeding

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing about $40, Evanston Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers responded to the call and... → Read More

Blotter: Retail theft reported from Gigi Bottega

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a call regarding a theft at Gigi Bottega in the 600 block of Davis Street at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. The 35-year-old store manager, an Evanston resident, reported the incident, said Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew. At the scene, officers spoke to the manager who said a woman had... → Read More

Blotter: Evanston man arrested for possession of cannabis

An Evanston man was arrested Monday in the 1300 block of Wilder Street for possession of marijuana. An Evanston Police Department officer was running speed enforcement at Crain Street and Ridge Avenue around 3:37 p.m. Monday when a car passed at a speed of 38 mph in a 25 mph zone, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan... → Read More

Evanston blotter: Woman arrested, viola stolen

A 62-year-old woman was arrested south of downtown Evanston Wednesday after she crashed her car in the 1500 block of Dempster Street. At 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, the Evanston Police Department responded to a car crash. The responding officer saw the Evanston resident attempting to drive away in her vehicle, a 2010 black Dodge, Evanston... → Read More

Blotter: Theft reported at YMCA

At around 5:35 p.m. Monday, the Evanston Police Department received a call about a theft at the McGaw YMCA in the 1000 block of Grove Street. Officers responded to the call and met with the 35-year-old woman Evanston resident whose backpack was stolen, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The woman told police that she... → Read More

Blotter: Evanston man charged with domestic battery

An Evanston man was arrested and charged with domestic battery after an incident early Wednesday morning. At around 1:40 a.m., Evanston Police Department officers responded to a call of a disturbance in the 500 block of Elmwood Avenue in south Evanston. Officers were told a woman had been screaming inside the residence for about five... → Read More

Blotter: Items stolen from AT&T store, Uncle Dan’s

A Chicago resident stole a product from the AT&T store in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue Wednesday evening. The Evanston Police Department received a call from an AT&T store employee shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The employee told EPD that a pair of Beats headphones valued at $200... → Read More

Evanston resident charged with assault

An Evanston resident was arrested and charged with assault at around 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Evanston Police Department responded to a call of a disturbance in the 2100 block of Darrow Avenue in west Evanston at 9:43 a.m. Tuesday, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The 21-year-old male had a two-by-four in his hands, and... → Read More

Blotter: iPhone 8 reported stolen

An iPhone 8 was reported stolen on Friday from an Evanston Township High School sporting event. The Evanston Police Department dispatched an officer at 8:30 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of Church Street to speak with the juvenile who owned the phone and the juvenile’s mother, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. Glew said... → Read More

J.B. Pritzker speaks at Celtic Knot for campaign event

Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker spoke at the Celtic Knot on Tuesday, outlining his views on policy issues such as health care and Illinois’ tax system. The campaign event, presented by the Evanston chapter of Action for a Better Tomorrow, drew a crowd of about 60 people. Pritzker also answered questions from attendees and discussed... → Read More

Medill journalism school, Denison University co-host Between Coasts Forum

The Medill School of Journalism partnered with Denison University to co-host the third Between Coasts Forum, gathering journalists to discuss how to promote underreported stories, according to a Monday news release. The forum was held May 4 and 5 at Medill’s Chicago campus, and nearly 80 local and national journalists were invited, the release said.... → Read More

Gotta B Crepes to open on Central Street in October

It’s been 13 years since Ryan Jones and his wife Kathia Jones met working at the now-closed Magic Pan Crepe Stand in Northbrook. Since then, the couple has gone from making crepes at the national creperie chain to owning their own local crepe business, Gotta B Crepes. Although Gotta B Crepes has been serving up... → Read More

District 65 to propose changes to dress code, follow ETHS’ example

The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board Policy Committee decided at a Monday meeting to propose changes to the district’s dress code policy and follow in the footsteps of Evanston Township High School. In the beginning of the school year, ETHS implemented a policy highlighting marginalized communities and favoring dialogue surrounding dress code. Soon after, a... → Read More

Bomani McClendon contributes to ‘Shrumen Lumen’ artwork at Smithsonian

Bomani McClendon (McCormick ’17) had yet to graduate from Northwestern when he was brought on board the “Shrumen Lumen” art project as a software programmer. Then an intern at the design company IDEO, McClendon was hand-picked by Joerg Student, executive design director at the company and lead artist for “Shrumen Lumen,” to help with coding... → Read More

Rauner wins primary to set up billionaire showdown for governor in November

Incumbent Bruce Rauner survived a scare from challenger Jeanne Ives to win the Republican gubernatorial primary, taking just over 51 percent of the vote on Tuesday. Rauner and Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti will face off against the Democratic ticket of J.B. Pritzker and Juliana Stratton in the November general election. As votes came in, Ives... → Read More