The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Feb. 13

Hal Jin, Reporter

February 12, 2015

Man steals power washer from Home Depot A man stole equipment Wednesday from a Home Depot by attempting to return merchandise he never bought and leaving the store with a replacement for the product, police said. The man...

Evanston teenager arrested in connection with credit card theft

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2015

An Evanston teenager was arrested Friday in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in January, police said. Investigators identified the 14-year-old through the use of a credit card that had been stolen from...

Police Blotter: Jan. 22

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Rental car lent to relative, not returned A 31-year-old Evanston resident gave a rental car to a relative to use temporarily, but his relative never returned it, police said. The car, a 2014 Hyundai, was rented from E...

Evanston woman suffers life-threatening injuries in UPS truck crash

Paige Leskin, Reporter

December 22, 2014

An Evanston woman who was struck by a delivery truck Monday night is in critical condition, police said. A United Parcel Service truck hit the 30-year-old woman at about 5 p.m. as she crossed Ashland Avenue at its intersection...

Child hit by car near Evanston elementary school

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 12, 2014

A child was hit by a car Wednesday near an Evanston elementary school, police said. According to a tweet from the Evanston Police Department’s account at about 4 p.m., a vehicle struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Lee Street and Ashland Ave...