The Daily Northwestern

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...

Evanston family remembers fatal shooting victim Blake Ross

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2013

A few months ago, Blake Ross changed his niece’s diaper for the first time. His sister, Samantha Miles, remembered it with a smile. “He did a good job,” she said laughing. Miles said her younger brother, 20, was...

Police: Evanston man killed in Chicago may have ties to local gun violence

Ciara McCarthy and Edward Cox

May 15, 2013

Police say an Evanston man killed Sunday on the South Side of Chicago may have been the intended target of a shooting last week in west Evanston. Blake Ross, 20, was shot dead Sunday in the 2800 block of East 76th Street. Ros...

Evanston man, 20, killed in Chicago

Jia You, City Editor

May 14, 2013

An Evanston man was shot dead on the South Side of Chicago early Sunday morning, police said. Police found Blake Ross, 20, in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in Chicago with multiple gunshot wounds to his head and body,...