The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated assault

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old Evanston man was charged with aggravated assault Monday evening after threatening a 55-year-old man with a metal bat. Around 6:30 p.m., the 55-year-old man and his son were pulling into their driveway in the 1800...

Blotter: Woman reports windshield broken, fender dented

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Winthrop Harbor resident reported damage to her vehicle Tuesday afternoon. The 48-year-old female reported that the front windshield of her 2013 Ford had been broken and the fender dented while it was parked on the 700 block...

Summer resurfacing work to affect traffic on four street segments

David Fishman, Summer Assistant Editor

June 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Summertime marks a period of improvement for many, and Evanston is no exception. Beginning the week of June 27, the city will contract resurfacing work on four street segments, affecting traffic along portions of Brown Avenue,...

Police Blotter: Four Evanston residents arrested during mob fight outside La Macchina Cafe

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 23, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A large fight broke out early Sunday morning at La Macchina Cafe, 1620 Orrington Ave., leading to the arrest of four Evanston residents. Evanston police arrived outside the restaurant at 2 a.m. to break up a mob of people f...

Police Blotter: Elmwood Park man arrested for marijuana possession

Joanne Lee, Reporter

October 19, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday night in connection with marijuana possession. The man was in the backseat of a car stopped by police on Oct. 15 at about 8:30 p.m. for a traffic violation near the intersection of As...

Police Blotter: Man charged with possessing more than 2.5 pounds of marijuana

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning in connection with possessing approximately 2.7 pounds of marijuana. Police used a search warrant to enter Charles Kendall’s home at about 8 a.m. in the 300 block of Florence...

Police Blotter: Group fights erupt outside two nearby Evanston residences

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Three people were arrested Sunday evening as police tried to break up a string of fights on the same block in central Evanston. Two separate gatherings of about 30 to 50 total people escalated into several fights in the 1900...

Police Blotter: Man robbed over missing drug payment

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 1, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 57-year-old man was robbed early Wednesday morning in central Evanston over an alleged narcotics debt. The Evanston resident was standing with a 25-year-old acquaintance at the corner of Brown Avenue and Lake Street at...

Police Blotter: May 14

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 13, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston resident arrested in connection with Home Depot theft Police charged a 46-year-old man Monday with stealing more than $675 worth of goods from a Home Depot in Evanston, officials said. Officers were called to the...

Police Blotter: April 21

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Woman robbed Sunday near Evanston-Chicago border A Chicago woman was robbed Sunday after getting into an argument with two of her acquaintances, police said. Officers responded to the 900 block of South Boulevard around...

Man arrested in Evanston in 2013 sentenced to 12 years in prison

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 19, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Cook County judge sentenced a Skokie resident Friday to 12 years in state prison after Evanston police arrested him in 2013. Blair Aikens, 28, was arrested in Evanston in July 2013 in connection with weapons possession,...

Evanston man killed during overnight shooting

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

June 28, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A man was killed and another man wounded early Saturday morning in two separate shootings that occurred several blocks from Evanston Township High School, police said. Police responded to shots in the 1900 Block of Brown Avenue...