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Evanston police find missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s

Evanston police find missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 18, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police have located an elderly man with Alzheimer's who went missing this morning. Carlos Rodriguez, 80, was found at a Chicago-area hospital, police said tonight. Rodriguez's family last saw him at about 5:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Callan Avenue, near the Chicago-Evanston border. — Man...

‘The Reporters’: Week of May 11

‘The Reporters’: Week of May 11

The Daily Northwestern

May 18, 2013


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

In this week's episode of "The Reporters," Evanston journalists speak with Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain Evanston teen Justin Murray. This week's program features Daily assistant City editor Ciara McCarthy. ...

Death of construction worker hit by falling beam ruled accident

Death of construction worker hit by falling beam ruled accident

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 17, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The death of a construction worker struck by a falling beam on campus Thursday has been ruled an accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Michael Kerr, 57, died from multiple injuries after he was hit by the 16-foot, 70-pound beam at the lakefront construction site of the new...

Updated: Lakefront construction worker dies on campus, officials say

Updated: Lakefront construction worker dies on campus, officials say

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 16, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

A construction worker died this morning after he was struck by a falling beam at the lakefront construction site of the new Music and Communication Building, officials said. The 57-year-old man was hit in the chest and head by a 16-foot, 70-pound beam after a crane knocked it off the sixth floor shortly...

Evanston police recover handgun, marijuana after raid

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 16, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police arrested two convicted felons and a Florida man this morning in a weapons search warrant. Special Operations officers executed the warrant at about 6:40 a.m. in the 2900 block of Church Street. Police found a semi-automatic handgun, ammunition and cannabis. Police charged Michael ...