The Daily Northwestern

Skokie man shot in Evanston alley

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Skokie man was shot in the midsection Tuesday night in an Evanston alley. At approximately 6:50 p.m., Evanston police responded to several 911 calls reporting shots fired at the corner of Mulford St. and Custer Ave. Officers...

Police Blotter: Armed robber makes off with $1,600 from grocery store

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An armed robber stole approximately $1,600 from an Aldi store at 2211 Oakton St. on Saturday night. The suspect – described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing 165 pounds – approached a cashier as if...

Police Blotter: Traffic stop leads to obstruction of justice charge

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 11, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 34-year-old man was arrested the morning of Jan. 7 in connection with obstruction of justice for providing a false name during a traffic stop, police said. The man — a Chicago resident — was pulled over in the 1200 block...

Body found on Lake Michigan shoreline

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 8, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A man was found dead in Lake Michigan Friday at approximately 1:10 p.m., Evanston police said. Chicago police were searching for a suicidal man who had been reported missing when their officers discovered a body, clothes and...