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Five vehicles stolen from Evanston car dealership

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 5, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Five cars were stolen from a car dealership in south Evanston early Friday morning, police said. Evanston police were dispatched to the dealership in the 1000 block of Chicago Avenue just after midnight over complaints of several...

Chase bank in south Evanston robbed

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 4, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Chase Bank in south Evanston was robbed Saturday afternoon, police said. A 27-year-old Chicago man is in custody after the bank was robbed at about 12:45 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. No weapon was used in...

Police Blotter: Evanston man charged with domestic violence

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 31, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 25-year-old Evanston woman called police Wednesday after her ex-boyfriend became violent when she asked him to vacate her south Evanston residence. At about 8:45 a.m., police responded to a domestic disturbance at the front...

Police Blotter: Evanston woman arrested in connection with domestic battery

Sophie Mann, Copy Chief

January 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 19-year-old Evanston resident was arrested in connection with domestic battery at her family home in south Evanston Tuesday, police said. The woman called the police at about 11:40 a.m. after a verbal argument between her...

Police Blotter: Cash box stolen from School of Thai Massage

Sydney Stone, Reporter

January 24, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

The owner of Thai Bodywork School of Thai Massage, 537 Custer Ave., reported a cash box stolen from their location in south Evanston, police said. The owner noticed that the box was missing from the reception area at around...

Police Blotter: Items stolen from house overnight

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 23, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston resident reported a computer and wallet stolen from her north Evanston home Friday morning, police said. The 46-year-old woman was alerted by a neighbor who found a backpack containing papers bearing her name in...

Police Blotter: CVS employee arrested after altercation

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A CVS employee was arrested Thursday after an altercation with another employee. Officers were called to the store, 1711 Sherman Ave., just after midnight by two other employees, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The...

Woman charged with driving under the influence after traffic collision

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

January 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 39-year-old Skokie resident was taken to the hospital Saturday after her car flipped in a traffic collision. The woman was driving west on Central Street at about 5:05 p.m. when she made a left-hand turn onto Crawford Street....

Police Blotter: Nichols Middle School employee charged with battery

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 11, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Nichols Middle School employee was arrested Monday on misdemeanor battery charges related to an incident in late December at the school. On Dec. 23, a 13-year-old student was playing basketball when he accidentally fell on...

Police Blotter: Police investigate string of car part robberies

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a string of car part robberies that occurred in Evanston over the past week. In three separate incidents, the catalytic converter — a part of the exhaust pipe that is responsible for filtering out...

Teenage girl flees attempted abduction in south Evanston

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 6, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police are investigating an attempted abduction of a teenage girl that occurred Thursday night in south Evanston. At about 9:45 p.m., police said a 16-year-old female Chicago resident was walking home in the 1500 block...