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Police Blotter: Graduate student arrested for choking wife

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 10, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern graduate student was arrested for choking his wife following a dispute at their Evanston residence early Monday morning, police said. The 29-year-old husband turned himself in to University Police an hour and... Read more »

Local nanobrewery to open new tap room

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

An Evanston nanobrewery announced plans last week to expand into a new space next to its current location in the city’s Main-Chicago district. Sketchbook Brewing Co., 825 Chicago Ave., aims to open its new location, a tap ro... Read more »

Ornua Foods president to speak in Evanston

Rachel Silverstein, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The president of the North American branch of an international dairy marketing company will speak at the Rotary Club of Evanston on Thursday about the company and its place in the Evanston community. Roisin Hennerty, president of the North Amer... Read more »

Accuity moves global headquarters to Evanston

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2016

Filed under Business, City

Financial services firm Accuity moved its global headquarters from Skokie to Evanston on Monday for better access to potential recruits from Northwestern and transportation to Chicago, company officials said. The company hosted a r... Read more »

Police Blotter: Wallet, iPhone stolen from NU off-campus house

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A wallet and an iPhone were allegedly stolen early Sunday morning from a coat at a party in the 1000 block of Garnett Place, police said. The victim, an 18-year-old Chicago woman, reported the theft around 4 p.m. Sunday aft... Read more »

Negro Leagues baseball player Ray Knox receives key to city

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl presented Monday night a key to the city to Ray Knox, a former Negro Leagues baseball player. Knox began playing in the Negro Leagues at age 14 in 1949, and is one of just a few dozen former players who are still alive. The Negro Leagues originated in 1... Read more »

Police Blotter: Wallet, cash reported stolen on Emerson Street

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 8, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 66-year-old Evanston woman reported Thursday that her wallet containing $180 in cash was stolen from her apartment in the 1600 block of Emerson Street, police said. The woman said she believes the burglar entered her apartment... Read more »

Social media campaign launches in Evanston to limit violence

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Local residents and community organizers launched last week a social media campaign designed to give Evanston residents a platform to voice their thoughts on violence in the city. Leadership Evanston, a program created by th... Read more »

Police Blotter: Evanston man arrested for pawning stolen watch

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 32-year-old Evanston man was arrested Wednesday for pawning a watch stolen from a house in the 1400 block of Lincoln Street in August, police said. The Evanston resident had to be physically restrained while in jail because... Read more »