The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Jan. 6

Grace Johnson

January 3, 2010

Filed under Crime

View Blotter 1/6 in a larger mapPolice thwart potential dispute between NU employee, wifeThe wife of a Northwestern employee made threats to her husband's female co-worker Monday, police said.The suspect, who has been diagnosed with psychological problems, falsely believed her husband a...

Blotter: A roundup of crimes over winter break

Grace Johnson

January 3, 2010

Filed under Crime

View Blotter 1/5 in a larger mapEvanston resident, dog rescued from NU Retention PondA female Evanston resident and her dog fell through the ice into the Northwestern Retention Pond early Sunday morning, Evanston fire officials said.A bystander reported the incident using a blue-lig...

Blotter: NU student suffers seizure after SPAC; Evanston home burglarized Wednesday

Grace Johnson

November 18, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

NU student suffers seizure after SPAC A female Northwestern student had a seizure Tuesday evening, police said.The student had just returned to her room in Sargent Hall, 2245 Sheridan Rd., after working out at Sports Pavilion an...

Blotter: Taxi driver punched, student faints

Katie Park

November 16, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Taxi driver punched at Shell gas stationA man attacked a taxi driver at a gas station Tuesday morning, police said.The taxi driver tried to reverse his cab toward what he thought was an unoccupied gas pump at a Shell gas station, ...

Blotter: Chapel door ajar, missing heirloom bike

Grace Johnson

November 15, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Chapel door left open, officials investigate for suspicious activityOfficers on patrol early Monday morning found a door to the Alice Millar Chapel wide open, police said.The southeast door of the chapel, 1870 Sheridan Rd., wa...

Blotter: Cable man robbed of wallet on Jackson Ave.; Two suspects punch male Evanston resident

Grace Johnson

November 11, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Cable man robbed of wallet on Jackson Ave.A juvenile suspect and accomplices robbed a cable company employee at gunpoint Wednesday, police said.The victim was in the alley of the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue when he was approa...

Blotter: Harassing phone call, bike stolen

Katie Park

November 9, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Student loan office employee reports harassing phone callSomeone harassed an employee of Northwestern's Student Loan Office over the phone Monday afternoon, NU police said.The person called the Student Loan Office, 555 Clark St...

Officials heighten Tech security after sexual assault incident

Grace Johnson

November 9, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Northwestern officials said they will implement extra security measures around the Technological Institute after a man sexually assaulted an NU student there Monday evening."Today, the University is reviewing security procedure...

Blotter: NU student takes tumble down library stairwell, hits head; Evanston apartment burglarized

Grace Johnson

November 9, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

NU student takes tumble down library stairwell, hits headA female Northwestern student fell down six stairs in the second floor stairwell of the University Library, hitting her head on the way down, police said.The student la...

Blotter: Police stop student with beer cup on Ridge; Firefighters break down Chi Psi frat door

Katie Park

November 8, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Police stop student with beer cup on RidgeA Northwestern student spotted with a red plastic cup Saturday morning walked away from police despite being ordered to stop, police said.A patrol car with a University Police officer ...

Student reportedly sexually abused in Tech

Elise Foley

November 8, 2009

Filed under Crime

A female Northwestern student was sexually abused Monday at about 9 p.m. in Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road, according to a report on the Northwestern Web site.The student was reportedly approached by a man in a hal...

Blotter: SPAC thieves and bike-riding robbers

Grace Johnson

November 3, 2009

Filed under Crime

Two men reportedly take construction materials from SPACTwo men have repeatedly been taking scrap materials from a construction project at the Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center, police said.A contractor working at SPAC, 2311 ...