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Blotter: Man charged with domestic battery

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 6, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 25-year-old Evanston man was arrested Monday in connection with a report of domestic battery in south Evanston. Police responded to an unidentified caller in the 100 block of Ashland Avenue who was crying, Evanston police...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated assault

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 56-year-old Chicago man was charged Saturday in south Evanston with aggravated assault. A 62-year-old Evanston man called police at around 12:55 p.m. Saturday after being stabbed in the neck, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with fleeing, eluding police after traffic accident

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 12, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested Friday night after a five-vehicle traffic accident in downtown Evanston. Officers were near the intersection of Foster Street and Ashland Avenue when they noticed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop...

Blotter: Man charged with retail theft in south Evanston

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 44-year-old Chicago man was charged Saturday in south Evanston with retail theft. An employee at a Walgreens in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue noticed a man in a gray coat and Chicago Bears hat take several cosmetics items...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with handgun recovery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

October 11, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 33-year-old Evanston man was arrested in west Evanston on Monday night in connection with three felonies and a misdemeanor, including one count of unlawful use of a weapon. Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1700 block...

Blotter: Microphone system, label maker stolen from unlocked vehicle in south Evanston

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

September 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A wireless microphone system and a label maker were stolen between Monday night and Tuesday morning from a vehicle in south Evanston. The vehicle’s owner, an Evanston resident, called police after she noticed her car —...

16-year-old Evanston resident shot in chest

Khadrice Rollins, Summer Editor

June 18, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 16-year-old boy was shot late Saturday afternoon in central Evanston, police said. Officers discovered the Evanston teen with a gunshot wound to his chest at about 4:40 p.m. near Lyons Street and Ashland Avenue — about...

Police Blotter: Armed robbery reported at Davis Street Metra station

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 43-year-old Chicago resident reported that he was robbed at knifepoint at the Davis Street Metra station Saturday morning, police said. The man told police he was exiting the Metra station, 901 Davis St., at approximately...

Police Blotter: Elderly woman charged with retail theft

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 3, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 73-year-old woman was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with retail theft. The security guard at the Whole Foods Market in the 2700 block of Green Bay Road told police he saw the Evanston woman unpackage several makeup...

Police Blotter: Driver crashes stolen van while fleeing

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 21, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The driver of a stolen van was arrested Saturday evening after deserting the vehicle, allowing it to roll into a Northwestern stop sign. Earlier that day, an Evanston woman reported her van had been stolen from her home ...

Police Blotter: Burglar charged with felony after turning himself in to police

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 7, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 20-year-old man admitted Friday that he perpetrated an unsolved burglary case from the end of June. The man was arrested Thursday in connection with trespassing in central Evanston, which led him to return to the police...

Police Blotter: May 18

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 17, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

South Evanston street sign stolen Someone stole part of a street sign last week in south Evanston, police said. The electronic crosswalk sign and solar panel used to power it were taken from the intersection of Main Street and A...