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Evanston man shot, Niles man killed in early morning shooting

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

August 31, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A 23-year-old Niles man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting early Monday morning in north Evanston. Police, responding to multiple calls reporting shots fired in the area of the 1800 block of Dodge Ave. ... Read more »

Police Blotter: Woman arrested after charging hospital security guard

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 29, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 34-year-old woman was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the aggravated assault of a hospital security guard. The security guard told police the woman returned to the Presence Saint Francis Hospital em... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man arrested after lunging at officer

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 25, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 22-year-old man was arrested Saturday evening after continuing to advance toward a police officer despite warnings to step back. Police were called to the 1800 block of Lyons Street at about 7:30 p.m. for a disturbance in... Read more »

Police Blotter: Driver crashes stolen van while fleeing

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 21, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The driver of a stolen van was arrested Saturday evening after deserting the vehicle, allowing it to roll into a Northwestern stop sign. Earlier that day, an Evanston woman reported her van had been stolen from her home ... Read more »

Evanston to consolidate Public Works and Utilities departments

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 21, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Evanston’s Public Works and Utilities Departments will merge into one agency by the end of the year, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced Friday. Though there will be no employees from the public services union laid off foll... Read more »

Police Blotter: Man charged with possessing more than 2.5 pounds of marijuana

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning in connection with possessing approximately 2.7 pounds of marijuana. Police used a search warrant to enter Charles Kendall’s home at about 8 a.m. in the 300 block of Florence... Read more »

Deputy city manager Joe McRae to leave Evanston

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 13, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Evanston’s Deputy City Manager Joe McRae will depart next month after seven years of service, leaving his legacy in the city’s 311 information service, a project he spearheaded in 2010. McRae will leave Sept. 11. He also... Read more »