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Student reportedly sexually abused in Tech

Elise Foley

November 8, 2009

Filed under Crime

A female Northwestern student was sexually abused Monday at about 9 p.m. in Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road, according to a report on the Northwestern Web site.The student was reportedly approached by a man in a hal...

Blotter: SPAC thieves and bike-riding robbers

Grace Johnson

November 3, 2009

Filed under Crime

Two men reportedly take construction materials from SPACTwo men have repeatedly been taking scrap materials from a construction project at the Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center, police said.A contractor working at SPAC, 2311 ...

Blotter: Tree stolen, iPod robbery, student seizure

Katie Park

November 3, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Tree stolen outside Sherman Ave. buildingAn unknown person stole a tree from outside a building on the 1900 block of Sherman Avenue earlier this week, police said.An Evanston resident called police at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday to report th...

Blotter: Tires slashed, vehicle shot, harassing phone calls

Grace Johnson

November 1, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Eight taxi tires slashed by unknown subjectsAn unknown number of people slashed taxi tires during the weekend, police said.Eight tires were slashed on four vehicles in a taxi fleet stationed at 1241 Pitner Ave., Evanston Poli...

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...