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Teen charged after car crash

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 15, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An 18-year-old Wilmette resident was charged with underage consumption of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after a car crash Friday, police said. The teenager was driving in the 800 block of Brummel...

Chicago man charged in shooting of two Evanston men

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago man who allegedly shot two Evanston men was arrested Tuesday after police found the vehicle he was in during the shooting, police said. Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway Terrace in Chicago, wa...

Missing Chicago man last seen in Evanston

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 14, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident who has been missing since Dec. 31 was last seen in Evanston, police said. Walter Smith, who lives in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue, was last seen near Presence Saint Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge...

Police Blotter: Jan. 6

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

January 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint A Chicago taxi driver was robbed early Saturday morning by three passengers he was driving through Evanston, police said. The passengers entered the taxi at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday ne...

Man, 27, stabbed in south Evanston

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 27-year-old man was stabbed Tuesday morning in south Evanston. The man, an Evanston resident, was in a rear alley at about 11:20 a.m. in the 400 block of Ridge Avenue when he was stabbed in the arm by a person he knew, Evanston...

Updated: Man killed, two others wounded after shooting near Howard Street CTA station

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 8, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A man was killed and two others were wounded when they were shot Monday evening inside a convenience store near the Howard Street CTA station, according to police. The shooting happened at about 7:40 p.m. in the 1600 block...

Updated: Wilmette woman charged after 3 hit-and-run crashes

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 8, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 63-year-old woman was charged with three felonies after a series of car crashes in Evanston on Sunday morning that injured four people, including the driver. The woman, a Wilmette resident, was driving the 2007 Toyota which...

Police arrest Evanston teen held on $350K bail in connection with armed robbery

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 24, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested an Evanston teenager this weekend in connection with robbing a Chicago couple at gunpoint earlier this month. He was given a $350,000 bond in court Monday, police said. Police say the boy, 17, robbed a husb...

Blotter: Feb. 18

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 17, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Northwestern students arrested in connection with alcohol ordinance violation Police arrested two Northwestern undergraduates early Friday morning in connection with violation of the city's alcohol ordinance. The studen...

Blotter: Jan. 29

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 28, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Man arrested in Saint Francis Hospital Police arrested an Evanston man Monday at Saint Francis Hospital in connection with disorderly conduct and assault. An Evanston man was fighting with a security guard near the emerge...

Police: Teen sexually assaulted, robbed near Chicago-Evanston border

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 7, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A man sexually assaulted and robbed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday morning near the Chicago-Evanston border, police said. Police are still looking for the man, who they say grabbed the woman around the waist while she was walking...