The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston woman charged with obstructing traffic

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old Evanston resident was charged with obstructing traffic and disobeying police in public Wednesday afternoon after being arrested at the Evanston Fourth of July parade. The woman was arrested near Central Street...

Blotter: Police investigate shots fired

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 25, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers reported two shots fired and recovered one shell casing following the shots Saturday around 6:50 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with possession of controlled substance

Nikki Baim, Reporter

June 1, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Evanston man was arrested Wednesday in connection with possession of a controlled substance in south Evanston. Police responded to an attempted apartment robbery in the 100 block of Elmwood Avenue at 3:22 a.m.,...

Blotter: Police respond to possible false reports of shots fired

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 31, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police responded to possibly false reports of shots fired Sunday night in south Evanston. An anonymous caller alerted the Evanston Police Department after claiming to hear two shots fired near the intersection of Ridge Avenue...

EPD investigating arson after structure fire at Rice Education Center

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 29, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department is investigating reports of arson after a fire broke out at Rice Education Center on Sunday night. The Evanston Fire Department called EPD to the building in the 1100 block of Washington Street...