The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Chicago man’s life threatened at McDonald’s

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 4, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

A 49-year-old Chicago man reported to police Thursday his life was threatened by a boy with a gun at a south Evanston McDonald’s. The man and his 7-year-old daughter were eating at a McDonald’s in the 1100 block of Howard...

15-year-old boy arrested in connection with Evanston carjacking

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police arrested a 15-year-old Chicago resident Tuesday and charged him with felony aggravated vehicular hijacking relating to a car theft Feb. 1. Detectives from another jurisdiction took the boy into custody Tuesday in connectio...

Blotter: Man charged with battery

Nikki Baim, Reporter

January 30, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 31-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with battery in south Evanston. Police responded to reports of two men in their 30s fighting in the 700 block of Mulford Street at 4:12 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr....

Police Blotter: Burglary reported at Evanston apartment

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston police investigated a burglary report Sunday at an apartment in the 300 block of Callan Avenue. During the burglary, which likely happened between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, a laptop valued at about $1500 was stolen...

Police Blotter: Evanston resident stabbed, hit Tuesday in south Evanston

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 11, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 27-year-old man was attacked Tuesday morning in south Evanston. The Evanston resident told police he was at the intersection of Howard Street and Callan Avenue at 1:30 a.m. when a man began to fight him, Evanston police Cmd...

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: March 31

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston resident arrested in connection with unlawful use of a weapon Police charged a 19-year-old Evanston man Thursday with unlawful use of weapon by felon, officials said. The man was arrested in the 200 block of Cal...

Police Blotter: Oct. 29

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Three arrested Sunday in connection with disturbance Police arrested three people on Sunday, one in connection with obstruction of justice, authorities said. Officers responded around 3 a.m. to reports of a disturbanc...

Police Blotter: Sept. 26

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Juvenile put in headlock during attempted robbery Three young men attempted to rob a juvenile Wednesday in the 600 block of Sheridan Road, police said. The boy had previously planned to meet up with one of the offenders...

Residents weigh in on preliminary bike plan

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 3, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A consulting firm presented the latest draft of a citywide bike plan on Saturday that would add features to make bike travel safer on some streets and prohibit it on others. The plan would add safety features to eight “corridors,”...