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Blotter: Police recover stolen handgun during traffic stop

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

February 27, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police recovered a stolen handgun Monday during a traffic stop in south Evanston. At about 1 a.m., patrol officers stopped a vehicle for an expired registration at the intersection of Howard Street and Western Avenue, Evanston...

Police Blotter: Bikes stolen from 2 Evanston homes

Syd Stone, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston man reported his bike had been stolen from his residence in west Evanston on Wednesday, police said. The 19-year-old man left his black bike locked to a metal clothesline pole in the backyard of his residence in...

Police blotter: Vehicle damaged, purse stolen in north Evanston

Sophie Mann, Copy Chief

February 23, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 57-year-old Evanston woman found her vehicle’s front passenger window broken and her purse stolen from the front seat on Tuesday, police said. At 4 p.m., she parked her car in the parking lot of Lovelace Park, 2700 Gross...

Police Blotter: Man charged with misdemeanor battery

Syd Stone, Reporter

February 21, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston man reported Friday that he had been punched in the Davis Street Metra Station on Friday. The 65-year-old man said he was walking in the tunnel by the Metra station on Friday at 2:30 p.m. when a man that he did...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with alleged domestic battery

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Officers responded to a report of domestic battery Thursday in west Evanston, police said. At noon, responding officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue after receiving a call about a domestic battery, Evanston...

Police Blotter: Laptop, tablet, cell phone stolen from apartment

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

About $2,800 worth of technology and cash was stolen from an apartment in south Evanston after the resident, a 23-year-old woman, left her apartment at about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, police said. When she returned around noon,...

Police Blotter: Two men charged with felony burglary

Zoe Miller, Reporter

February 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Des Plaines and a Chicago resident were charged with felony burglary Thursday. Evanston received a call reporting the burglary around 5:18 a.m. on Thursday. The caller reported that two people had broken the glass door of...

Police Blotter: Hospital employee’s items stolen from bag

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

February 15, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A St. Francis Hospital employee reported her Samsung Tablet and credit card stolen from her backpack Tuesday morning, police said. The 41-year-old Kenosha, Wisconsin, resident left her bag in the employee common area in the...

Police Blotter: More than $300 worth of alcohol stolen from Jewel-Osco

Syd Stone, Reporter

February 14, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Skokie man was arrested Monday in connection with stealing more than $300 worth of alcohol from the Jewel-Osco supermarket in southwest Evanston, police said. At 1:10 p.m., a security guard observed the 27-year-old man placing...

Police Blotter: Hubcap stolen from Jewel-Osco parking lot

Syd Stone, Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Chicago resident reported a hubcap missing from her car in the Jewel-Osco parking lot in southwest Evanston, police said. The 63-year-old woman parked her car in the grocery store’s parking lot, 2485 Howard St., at 6 p.m....

Man shot in west Evanston while sitting in car

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 13, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 24-year-old Skokie man was shot in the wrist while sitting in a car in west Evanston early Monday morning, police said. Evanston police officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 2100 block of Darrow Avenue just...