The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Oct. 11

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 10, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Church stripped of gutters An unknown offender stole three copper gutters from a Catholic church in the 1100 block of Washington Street, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The theft occurred sometime between 3 p.m. F...

Convenience store restricts number of young customers allowed inside

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Crime, Local

A sign posted outside a south Evanston convenience store limiting the number of children allowed inside has some questioning the restriction's legality. Sam Syed, owner of the Open Pantry Food Mart, 821 Dempster St., said nine y...

Blotter: Oct. 10

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston juvenile attacked A 16-year-old Evanston boy was attacked by four teenagers in the 1800 block of Dodge Avenue on Saturday. The teenagers, all either 15 or 16 years old, approached the teen and his friend and demand...

Blotter: Oct. 8

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 7, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago resident threatened with gun A 26-year-old Chicago resident was threatened with a gun on the south side of Evanston on Thursday night. Around 10:20 p.m., the Chicago resident was at an auto service station in the 1...

Evanston working to develop gun buyback program

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 5, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Local

The city is partnering with the Evanston Community Foundation and other local groups to implement a gun buyback program to reduce the number of operable weapons and ammunition available on the streets. Carolyn Murray, co-chair...

Blotter: Oct. 5

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Gas stolen from tank of parked car An unknown offender siphoned gas from a car parked on the 400 block of Florence Avenue sometime between 1 p.m. Tuesday and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Evanston Police Department spokesman Cmdr. Jay Parrot...

Blotter: Oct. 4

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 3, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston resident's house ransacked  A 42-year-old Evanston resident reported that his house was broken into sometime between 5 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, Evanston Police spokesman Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. When he returned...

Blotter: Oct. 3

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 2, 2012

Filed under City, Crime

Burglar steals $100 from Evanston Car Wash Someone broke into Evanston Car Wash through the rear window on the overhead door early Monday morning. A car wash employee reported to police that an unknown person entered the busi...

Northwestern, Evanston stand together in time of grief

Susan Du, City Editor

October 2, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Harsha Maddula, Local

Northwestern and Evanston were simultaneously thrust into the national spotlight last week when two young people — McCormick sophomore Harsha Maddula and Evanston Township High School freshman Dajae Coleman — died unexpectedly....

Blotter: Oct. 2

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 1, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Paintings stolen from apartment building  A set of paintings in a brown box was stolen from the lobby of an apartment building in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue. The package was stolen sometime between 11 a.m. Friday a...