Police Blotter: Group fights erupt outside two nearby Evanston residences

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Three people were arrested Sunday evening as police tried to break up a string of fights on the same block in central Evanston. Two separate gatherings of about 30 to 50 total people escalated into several fights in the 1900... Read more »

First instances of West Nile mosquitoes in North Shore this year prompt regional spraying

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 4, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston’s first instance of mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus was confirmed Thursday by the city’s Health and Human Services Department. The first mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in the North Shore were... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man robbed over missing drug payment

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 1, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 57-year-old man was robbed early Wednesday morning in central Evanston over an alleged narcotics debt. The Evanston resident was standing with a 25-year-old acquaintance at the corner of Brown Avenue and Lake Street at... Read more »

Niles moves forward in plan for Evanston water purchase

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 30, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Evanston will begin negotiating a contract to sell water to Niles, Illinois, after the North Shore suburb voted to approve the next step in diverting its water purchase from the increasingly expensive Chicago supply. The village... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with battery of teenage girl

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 30, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested Friday in connection with the battery of a 12-year-old girl in a south Evanston neighborhood. The girl’s mother reported to police that her daughter was walking in the 500 block of Greenleaf Street... Read more »

Evanston man injured in drive-by shooting

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 28, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 32-year-old man was shot in central Evanston on Wednesday night when a car drove by while he was sitting in his own vehicle. The man told police his car was parked in the 1800 block of Leland Avenue when a gold vehicle pulled... Read more »