The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Public Library’s North Branch to temporarily close in August for repairs

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 3, 2016

The Evanston Public Library’s North Branch will close throughout the month of August as part of a 2016 plan to improve and repair its dated building, city officials announced last week. The North Branch, located on 2026 Central...

Man arrested after attempted theft at Evanston CVS, charged with four offenses

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

June 23, 2016

A 47-year-old man was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection with attempting to steal a wallet from a shopper at a CVS store in Evanston. A 43-year-old Glenview resident said she confronted the man now identified as Elmo...

Central Street Art Walk to kick off Friday

Ben Winck, Reporter

May 12, 2016

Evanston artists and businesses are collaborating to highlight the local arts scene through the inaugural Central Street Art Walk starting on Friday afternoon. The art show will showcase more than 15 local artists specializing...

Police Blotter: Laptop, cash stolen from Central Street cafe

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 25, 2016

A man was caught on video stealing a laptop and cash from an Evanston cafe, police said. A 61-year-old female employee at Leonidas Chocolate Cafe, 1907 Central St., reported the burglary at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, Eva...

Police Blotter: Taxi driver charged with simple battery after punching another driver

Joanne Lee, Reporter

October 28, 2015

A 53-year-old taxi driver was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with punching another taxi driver in the face. The 53-year-old taxi driver backed his taxi into the other driver’s vehicle that was parked in the 300 block...