Genevieve Bookwalter,

Genevieve Bookwalter

Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Genevieve:

Top environment stories of 2021: A paltry number of lead pipe replacements, pollution next door and trillions of invasive mussels blanketing Lake Michigan

The Tribune sent reporters into Chicago neighborhoods, across state lines and even on boats in the Great Lakes to bring readers along. → Read More

Despite surge in online attention, Skokie synagogue that serves deaf community struggling during pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, leaders of a Skokie synagogue serving the deaf community hope the online outreach they grew will translate into funding. → Read More

Evanston’s Chef Q, hailed as pandemic hero, looks to keep up her fight against food insecurity

Chef Q. Ibraheem looks toward the future after finding a new calling during the pandemic. → Read More

Evanston blotter: Arson, stolen cars, brick through car window

Evanston police blotter. → Read More

Skokie blotter: DUI, hit and run, assault

Skokie police blotter. → Read More

Evanston City Council rejects retroactive pandemic hazard pay measure

Evanston City Council members rejected a proposal to require large employers within the city to retroactively pay their pandemic essential workers an additional stipend. → Read More

Evanston blotter: BMW mirrors stolen, car burglaries

Evanston police blotter. → Read More

Skokie blotter: DUI, battery, burglary

Skokie police blotter. → Read More

Evanston names veteran member of Police Department interim chief

Deputy Police Chief Aretha Barnes was named interim chief of the city’s police department. → Read More

New Trier High School student dies after fall on Evanston CTA tracks

A 16-year-old New Trier High School sophomore died early Wednesday morning after she fell on the CTA purple line tracks in Evanston. → Read More

‘Explosive device’ thrown through window of Evanston home late Tuesday night

Evanston police are investigating after a house explosion was reported late Tuesday night. → Read More

Evanston-Skokie District 65 names Marquise Weatherspoon new board member

Evanston resident Marquise Weatherspoon was appointed to fill the latest vacancy on the Evanston-Skokie District 65 School Board, district officials announced. → Read More

Evanston blotter: Jaguar stolen, battery charges

Evanston police blotter. → Read More

Skokie blotter: DUIs, stolen car

Skokie blotter. → Read More

Evanston police chief announces retirement, effective immediately

Evanston police Chief Demitrous Cook on June 7 announced his retirement from the department, effective immediately. → Read More

Evanston City Council considers requiring stores to fund retroactive pandemic hazard pay

Members of the Evanston City Council will consider whether to require large retail employers to pay 15 weeks of retroactive hazard pay to essential workers as a result of the pandemic. → Read More

Evanston to consult with community members and nonprofits on how to spend federal COVID-19 relief funds

Evanston received the first half of its $43.2 million in COVID-19 relief funds this month as part of the federal government’s American Rescue Plan Act. → Read More

Evanston blotter: Burglary, battery, theft

Evanston police blotter. → Read More

Skokie blotter: DUI, carjacking, hit-and-run

Skokie police blotter. → Read More

Those who took a ‘leap of faith’ on solar power anxiously await passage of a bill that could determine the future of renewable energy in Illinois

Business owners who planned to build a career on Illinois’ solar panels say they are waiting to see whether the state legislature will pass a new bill with additional funding so they can start work on the backlog of projects left in limbo. → Read More