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Blotter: Electronics stolen, car vandalized

Grace Johnson

October 28, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Flatscreen TV, Mac computer stolen during daytime burglaryAn Evanston resident reported a burglary Wednesday, police said.The burglary, which occurred on the 1400 block of Dempster Street, occurred between 9 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., sai...

City preps for fans, trick-or-treaters

Katie Park

October 28, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

This Halloween, trick-or-treaters may not be the only people swarming the streets.Since this week's football game against Pennsylvania State University coincides with Halloween, city and University officials have planned extra me...

Security alert e-mail delayed because of glitch in system

Katie Park

October 27, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Eighteen hours after a reported sexual assault on a Northwestern student was deemed "not a bona fide case," University officials informed the NU community with a security alert e-mail.The delay in the e-mail alert was due to a ...

Blotter: Fog machine sets of Shepard fire alarm; Police think string of burglaries are related

Katie Park

October 27, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Fog machine sets off Shepard fire alarmA fog machine at a student party set off the fire alarm in Shepard Residential College Tuesday, police said.Police responded to a fire alarm at Shepard, 626 University Place, at 9:35 p.m...

Blotter: Juveniles suspected of damaging house

Grace Johnson

October 26, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston resident's home damaged by suspected juvenilesAn Evanston resident reported damage to her house and vehicle Monday, police said.The woman heard a loud noise at 9 p.m. Sunday night and her dog started barking, but she ...

Sexual assault of student determined ‘not a bona fide incident’

Grace Johnson

October 25, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Updated Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.The sexual assault of a Northwestern student reported Tuesday was determined "not a bona fide incident," said Sargeant Antoinette Ursitti of the Chicago Police Department.The student reported she was f...

Evanston man sentenced to 30 years in jail for rape of NU student

Katie Park

October 21, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston man who sexually assaulted a Northwestern student two years ago was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday.Darryl Preston, 26, pled guilty to two felony counts of sexual assault, according to the Cook County Circuit C...

Blotter: Suspicious man arrested, student seizure, stamps stolen

Katie Park

October 19, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Suspicious man seen, arrested near SeaburyA suspicious man caught trespassing on Northwestern's campus was arrested Monday, police said.An NU student saw the man at the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary , 2122 Sheridan Rd., aro...

Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 19, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Student reports several threatening e-mails, callsA male Northwestern student reported an incident of harassment, police said.The student, a resident of Communications Residential College, 1855 Sheridan Rd., received more than ...

Student robbed near campus, second in one-week period

Katie Park

October 18, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was robbed while walking on Foster Street on Sunday evening, according to an e-mail from University officials.According to the e-mail, the student was on the 800 block of Foster Street around 7:55 p.m. when...

Blotter

Katie Park

October 18, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Possible connection in three battery casesThree incidents of battery that occurred Friday night may be connected, police said.A man was walking toward the corner of Chicago Avenue and Clark Street around 8:30 p.m. when a group of ...

Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 14, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Vehicle tires punctured in campus parking lotAn individual slashed a vehicle's tires in a Northwestern parking garage Wednesday night, police said.The victim, who was not affiliated with the university, found two flat tires on her 2004 ...