The Daily Northwestern

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...

Blotter: 19-year-old Evanston man reports sidewalk robbery

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Evanston man reported being robbed of his phone and $800 in south Evanston. The Evanston resident said he was walking in the 300 block of Asbury Avenue toward the Red Line at 2:45 p.m. Saturday when four men approached...

Blotter: Stolen storage unit property valued at $500

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

A 66-year-old Evanston man reported to police Thursday that his storage unit had been burglarized. The man found the hinges removed from the door of his unit in the 700 block of Oakton Street at 11:30 a.m., Evanston police...