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Know your rights: What Northwestern students can do when dealing with police

Ali Elkin

February 8, 2010

Filed under Crime

Instead of a ticket for a fake ID or for public urination, one Medill junior received a citation earlier this year from University Police for emitting "a heavy sigh."The student, who asked to remain anonymous due to "ongoing ...

Blotter: Feb. 10

Grace Johnson

February 8, 2010

Filed under Crime

Female student collapses in Tech, refuses treatmentA female Northwestern student suffered severe abdominal cramps Monday afternoon in the Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd., police said.The student became disoriented and fe...

Blotter: Jan. 19

Grace Johnson

January 16, 2010

Filed under Crime

Trespasser plagues NU basketball gameA man repeatedly trespassed at the Northwestern-Purdue basketball game Saturday evening, police said.The suspect, Colin Ryan, an Evanston resident, was in the Northeast corner of Welsh-Ryan Arena...

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Grace Johnson

January 11, 2010

Filed under Crime

Police pull over man with bloody nose at traffic stopNorthwestern police pulled over a Chicago resident early Monday morning in Evanston for a traffic violation and discovered he had been involved in a domestic fight, police said....

Blotter: Jan. 14

Rebecca Cohen

January 11, 2010

Filed under City, Crime

Person throws cinderblock through fraternity windowAn unknown individual threw a cinderblock through the window of the Pi Kappa Alpha house Tuesday, University Police said.The fraternity's president said he was watching a movie in t...

Blotter: Jan. 11

Grace Johnson

January 10, 2010

Filed under Crime

Mysterious man follows NU studentAn unknown man followed a female Northwestern student for the second time Saturday morning, police said.The student was walking from her residence, Ayers College of Commerce and Industry, 2324 Ca...

Blotter: Jan. 8

Rebecca Cohen

January 6, 2010

Filed under Crime

Laptop, camera and Bluetooth stolen from Forest storage unit A laptop, a camera and a Bluetooth apparatus were stolen from a storage unit on the 900 block of Forest Avenue Thursday, police said.The owner of the electronics said he ...

Blotter: A roundup of crimes over winter break

Grace Johnson

January 3, 2010

Filed under Crime

View Blotter 1/5 in a larger mapEvanston resident, dog rescued from NU Retention PondA female Evanston resident and her dog fell through the ice into the Northwestern Retention Pond early Sunday morning, Evanston fire officials said.A bystander reported the incident using a blue-lig...

Blotter: Jan. 6

Grace Johnson

January 3, 2010

Filed under Crime

View Blotter 1/6 in a larger mapPolice thwart potential dispute between NU employee, wifeThe wife of a Northwestern employee made threats to her husband's female co-worker Monday, police said.The suspect, who has been diagnosed with psychological problems, falsely believed her husband a...

Blotter: NU student suffers seizure after SPAC; Evanston home burglarized Wednesday

Grace Johnson

November 18, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

NU student suffers seizure after SPAC A female Northwestern student had a seizure Tuesday evening, police said.The student had just returned to her room in Sargent Hall, 2245 Sheridan Rd., after working out at Sports Pavilion an...

Blotter: Taxi driver punched, student faints

Katie Park

November 16, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Taxi driver punched at Shell gas stationA man attacked a taxi driver at a gas station Tuesday morning, police said.The taxi driver tried to reverse his cab toward what he thought was an unoccupied gas pump at a Shell gas station, ...

Blotter: Chapel door ajar, missing heirloom bike

Grace Johnson

November 15, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Chapel door left open, officials investigate for suspicious activityOfficers on patrol early Monday morning found a door to the Alice Millar Chapel wide open, police said.The southeast door of the chapel, 1870 Sheridan Rd., wa...