The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Two men shot on Dewey Avenue, attempted theft at Whole Foods

Natalie Chun, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Two 35-year-old men were shot near the 2100 block of Dewey Ave. around 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Officers responded to 911 calls reporting shots fired near the 1700 block of Payne Street, according to Perry Polinski, Evanston police...

Blotter: Man arrested for assault after threatening ex-girlfriend with gun, man arrested for possession of cannabis

Natalie Chun, Reporter

October 27, 2019

A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an assault on the 1100 block of Emerson Street. A 21-year-old woman reported the incident around 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday. She said that she was walking with a friend...

Blotter: Wallet taken from nursing home, vodka taken from Jewel-Osco

Samantha Handler, City Editor

October 24, 2019

A 58-year-old Evanston man reported a wallet and purse stolen from his room at a nursing home on Wednesday, Evanston police said. Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said the items were reported missing at 3:20 p.m. but that the...

Blotter: Man caught stealing alcohol from Jewel-Osco, car tires slashed outside of Buffalo Joe’s

Natalie Chun, Reporter

October 23, 2019

A 21-year-old manager at the Jewel-Osco located at 1128 Chicago Ave. reported a theft of $31.98 in alcohol around 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. The manager told the officer who responded that she observed a man wearing a backpack taking...

Blotter: Oak Avenue construction site burgled

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Several thousand dollars’ worth of building materials were reported stolen Monday morning. Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said officers responded Monday at 11:40 a.m. to a construction site in the 1700 block of Oak Avenue....