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Police Blotter: Man falls asleep in car with handgun, cocaine inside vehicle

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 5, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 25-year-old Calumet City man was arrested Tuesday morning after falling asleep at the wheel in downtown Evanston, police said. Officers were called to the 1800 block of Chicago Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. after receiving reports...

Evanston man caught after stealing thousands from Skokie bank

Marissa Page, Managing Editor

December 15, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was charged Wednesday with bank robbery after making off with nearly $10,000 from a Skokie bank, police said. Skokie police responded to an armed robbery on Tuesday just before 6 p.m. at First Bank and Trust,...

Woman charged with child endangerment after car accident

Nora Shelly, City Editor

December 8, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston woman was charged with misdemeanor child endangerment on last month following a car accident. The woman was driving with her 6-year-old daughter when she allegedly rear-ended another car at the intersection of...

Evanston Public Library books related to Quran defaced

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Seven Evanston Public Library books about Islam and the Quran were found defaced with "racist language and imagery" as well as graffiti, library officials said in a statement Tuesday. EPL officials said the books were being...

Police Blotter: Man arrested after 31 grams of marijuana found in car

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police arrested a Chicago man Sunday after officers found 31 grams of marijuana in his car, police said. At about 11:55 p.m., police stopped a driver after he made a right turn without using his turn signal, Evanston police...

20-year-old Evanston resident injured in car crash

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 20, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 20-year-old Evanston resident was injured Sunday afternoon in a car crash. The teenager was leaning into a car through the driver’s side window on the corner of Pitner Avenue and Nathaniel Place at about 2:40 p.m. when...

Police Blotter: Woman charged with child endangerment

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 20, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested a 32-year-old Evanston woman in connection with child endangerment Tuesday morning. The woman was taken by ambulance to Evanston Hospital at about 2:15 p.m. on Monday due to high levels of intoxication, Evans...

Police Blotter: Woman charged with possession of ammunition, alcohol

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 20-year-old Skokie woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with possessing alcohol and ammunition without a license. Officers stopped a vehicle in south Evanston after officers on patrol noticed the car did not have a...

Man wanted in connection with Evanston homicide taken into custody

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Illinois man sought in connection with the January murder of Benjamin "Bo" Bradford-Mandujano has been taken into custody in Texas, police said. Ronald Kyle III, of Country Club Hills, Illinois, was arrested on Nov. 3 at...

Police Blotter: Parking meters stolen from Oak Avenue

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Six parking meters were taken from Oak Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Oak Avenue at about 12:25 p.m. after a city employee reported the missing meters, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph...

Police Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with home repair fraud

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston contractor was arrested yesterday in connection with neglecting a client since February. The client, a 74-year-old Evanston man, hired the 48-year-old contractor in October 2015 to renovate his residence in th...

Evanston teens arrested in connection with motor vehicle thefts

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police arrested three juveniles in two separate motor vehicle thefts that occurred this weekend. In the first incident, a pizza delivery driver left his car running in southwest Evanston to deliver a pizza to a residence at...