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Police blotter: Vehicle damaged by BB gun on Brummel Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police are investigating a case in which a vehicle was shot with a BB gun between Tuesday and Thursday afternoon in south Evanston. The vehicle’s owner, a 51-year-old man, parked his car at about 9 p.m. on Tuesday and retur...

Aggravated robbery turns into car chase from Evanston to Chicago

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An attempted aggravated robbery on Monroe Street turned into a car chase and concluded with three teenagers arrested by Chicago police on Thursday. At about 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street...

Police blotter: Cigars stolen from 7-Eleven on Davis Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A case of cigars was stolen from the 7-Eleven near campus Evanston early Thursday morning, police said. Officers were dispatched to the 7-Eleven, 817 Davis St., at about 2:30 a.m. after the store’s 22-year-old clerk reported...

Police Blotter: Man charged with domestic battery

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 2, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A couple got into a physical altercation after seeing a movie at Cinemark Century theaters, 1715 Maple Ave. at around 12:53 a.m. Tuesday. A 22-year-old Evanston woman told police she wanted to go home after the movie, but ...

Police blotter: Criminal damage to vehicle on Lake Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Officers are investigating a case of criminal damage to a vehicle in west Evanston that occurred between Sunday evening and Monday morning.   A 65-year-old Evanston woman parked a gray Chrysler sedan in front of her residence ...

Police Blotter: Northwestern student charged with retail theft

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 31, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was caught stealing a hooded jacket from The North Face on Sherman Avenue on Wednesday. The woman went into a dressing room with three items, but only came out with two, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Duga...

Evanston man found dead in Michigan, son charged with homicide

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 30, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...