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Evanston man found dead in Michigan, son charged with homicide

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 30

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 70-year-old Evanston man was found dead in northern Michigan on Friday, the local sheriff's office said. The man's son, Luke Milton Hanson, was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with one count of homicide-open...

Police Blotter: Gunshots reported on Ridge Avenue

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 27

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police investigated reported gunshots on Ridge Avenue early Thursday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue at about 12:45 a.m. after an anonymous caller reported that she heard ten shots fired...

Juvenile arrested in connection with robbery of Northwestern student

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 26

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 17-year-old Chicago resident was charged Monday in connection with an early morning robbery of a Northwestern student near a CTA station last month, police said. On Oct. 7, the student was approached by three people near...

Police blotter: Hair extensions stolen from Howard Beauty Supplies

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 26

Filed under City, Crime

Police are investigating a case of retail theft at a beauty salon in south Evanston on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to Howard Beauty Supply, in the 1100 block of Howard Street at about 3 p.m. after the store’s...

Police Blotter: Man steals more than $850 in merchandise from CVS

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 25

Filed under City, Crime

A man stole more than $850 in merchandise from CVS Pharmacy, 101 Asbury St., on Monday, police said. Police said an employee knew his name from a previous theft, so detectives will follow up on the case, Cmdr. Joseph Dugan...

Police Blotter: $300 stolen from restaurant

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 24

Filed under City, Crime

A man broke a glass door and stole $300 in cash from a restaurant at about 4 a.m. Sunday, police said. An employee at El Pueblito Mexican Grill No. 2, 1805 Howard St., reported to police at about 7:45 a.m. Sunday that the front...

Evanston police officer hit by truck

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 22

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston police officer is in stable condition after being hit by a dump truck Saturday morning. The officer was putting out stop signs at the intersection of Dodge Avenue and Emerson Street at about 9:40 a.m.because the...

Police Blotter: Evanston residents shot at with paintball, BB guns from passing vehicles

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

October 20

Filed under City, Crime

A group of teenagers were shot at with a BB gun from a passing car Wednesday evening while outside Washington Elementary School — one of four similar instances that same night. Among the group of kids, all between 13 and...

Police Blotter: Woman breaks window to retrieve mail

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 19

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police investigated a case of criminal damage that occurred in a residence near campus Tuesday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Garnett Place at about 9:30 a.m. after a building engineer reported that...

Man arrested in connection with shotgun possession

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 19

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after police searched his backpack to find a shotgun Monday. At about 10:45 a.m. Monday, an Evanston police officer saw the 20-year-old man walking on a sidewalk in...

Police Blotter: Men steal lottery tickets

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 19

Filed under City, Crime

Two men stole nearly $500 in lottery tickets from a store in September. On Sept. 28 just before 5 a.m., Evanston police officers were dispatched to New Lucky Main Pantry, 510 Main St., after a burglar alarm was tripped. The...