The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston woman arrested in connection with hit-and-run

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 3, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston woman was arrested on Sunday in connection with a hit-and-run incident. Police received calls reporting the incident at the intersection of Emerson Street and Dodge Avenue on Saturday at 8:55 p.m., Evanston police...

Blotter: Burglary reported at Wheel and Sprocket on Monday

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

April 3, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

Officers responded to a burglar alarm set off at Wheel and Sprocket bike shop, 1027 Davis St., early Monday morning. Evanston police communications coordinator Perry Polinski told The Daily in an email that when officers arrived...

Man charged with attempted murder at McDonald’s

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 32-year-old homeless man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a stabbing that occurred Saturday at a McDonald’s in south Evanston, according to an Evanston Police Department news release. The man was in the restaurant...

EPD investigating shots fired at Emerson and Maple

Nora Shelly, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Update: Reports of man with gun on campus determined to be hoax, “swatting incident” Evanston Police officers are responding to reports of shots fired at Emerson Street and Maple Avenue, the department tweeted Wednesday afternoon. Evansto...

Blotter: Burglary reported at childcare facility

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee of Childtime daycare reported a burglary at the facility Wednesday. The Skokie resident said she arrived at the daycare in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue about 6:10 a.m. and found a camera and laptop missing from...

Blotter: Tip jar stolen from Bagel Art Cafe

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 6, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating two suspects who stole a tip jar from Bagel Art Cafe on Sunday morning. Two men entered the cafe at 615 Dempster St. around 11 a.m. and lingered near the register, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said....

Blotter: Burglary reported in west Evanston

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

March 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Officers found a cash register missing from a gas station after its window was broken by a brick in west Evanston on Monday morning. A patrol officer observed a broken window at the Road Ready in the 2400 block of Dempster...

Blotter: Chicago man’s life threatened at McDonald’s

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 4, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

A 49-year-old Chicago man reported to police Thursday his life was threatened by a boy with a gun at a south Evanston McDonald’s. The man and his 7-year-old daughter were eating at a McDonald’s in the 1100 block of Howard...

Blotter: Laptop stolen from car near downtown Evanston

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 21-year-old Evanston resident reported to police Wednesday that her laptop was stolen from her unlocked vehicle. The woman left her car parked at the intersection of Lyons Street and Asbury Avenue overnight, Evanston police...

Blotter: Evanston man charged in cell phone theft

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 27, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police charged a 23-year-old Evanston man in connection with theft in south Evanston on Friday. An Evanston resident was walking and talking on his cell phone in the 400 block of Sherman Avenue when another man walked up, knocked...