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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...

Blotter: Window broken, items stolen from Evanston woman’s car

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

Evanston Police alerted an Evanston woman that her car had a broken window Thursday morning. Officers observed a car with a broken-out window parked in the 700 block of South Boulevard at 5:30 a.m. Thursday. They alerted the...

Blotter: $10 worth of quarters stolen from car

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 60-year-old Evanston man reported a theft from his car Tuesday morning. The resident said he left his car parked in the 800 block of Madison Street at 10 p.m. Monday and returned 9 a.m. Tuesday to find his car unlocked and...

Blotter: Evanston resident’s car tires taken from driveway

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

A 57-year-old Evanston man said he found his car sitting on pavers, missing its tires and wheels Tuesday morning. The man said he saw the car in his driveway in the 700 block of Wesley Avenue with the tires at 11 p.m. Monday...

Evanston to host community forum on gun violence Thursday

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Mayor Steve Hagerty will host a community forum to discuss Evanston residents’ concerns about gun violence on Thursday. The event, which will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, is intended to gathe...

Blotter: Items stolen from car in south Evanston

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

A 52-year-old man reported items were stolen from his car in south Evanston between 10:45 p.m. on Sunday and 10:15 a.m. on Monday. The man, a resident of La Grange Highlands, Illinois, left his vehicle unlocked on the fifth ...

EPD charges two men in connection with three robberies

Amelia Langas, Copy Chief

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local, Police

Evanston Police Department charged two men on Feb.16 and Feb. 19 in connection with three robberies from early February. Nineteen-year-old Mario Rucker and 26-year-old Daniel Jones, both Evanston residents, were charged se...

Blotter: Evanston man, once arrested for murder, charged with domestic battery

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man charged with murder more than 20 years ago was arrested at a hospital Thursday in connection with domestic battery. The 41-year-old man and his 50-year-old girlfriend were drinking alcohol at her friend's apartment...

Blotter: Ten bottles of alcohol stolen from Jewel-Osco in south Evanston

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 18, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

A man stole 10 bottles of Jack Daniel’s whiskey from Jewel-Osco in south Evanston early Friday morning. A 40-year-old male who works at the grocery store reported the theft to police at 2:25 a.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Gle...

15-year-old boy arrested in connection with Evanston carjacking

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police arrested a 15-year-old Chicago resident Tuesday and charged him with felony aggravated vehicular hijacking relating to a car theft Feb. 1. Detectives from another jurisdiction took the boy into custody Tuesday in connectio...