The Daily Northwestern

Five vehicles stolen from Evanston car dealership

Nora Shelly, City Editor

February 5, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Five cars were stolen from a car dealership in south Evanston early Friday morning, police said. Evanston police were dispatched to the dealership in the 1000 block of Chicago Avenue just after midnight over complaints of several...

Evanston man killed in Chicago shooting

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 17, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was shot to death early Monday morning in Chicago's northwest Ukranian Village neighborhood, police said. Marlon Pollard, 36, was killed in the 2200 block of West Chicago Avenue while standing in the street....

Juvenile arrested in connection with robbery of Northwestern student

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 26, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 17-year-old Chicago resident was charged Monday in connection with an early morning robbery of a Northwestern student near a CTA station last month, police said. On Oct. 7, the student was approached by three people near...

Man killed near Evanston’s southern border

Marissa Page, Features Editor

March 26, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon just south of Howard Street, the border between Evanston and Chicago, police said. Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said the shooting occurred in the 7400 block of...

Man found in Lake Michigan identified as University of Chicago student

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 11, 2016

Filed under City, Local

A man found dead in Lake Michigan on Friday has been identified as Pengjun Shen, Evanston police said. Shen, 28, was a University of Chicago graduate student, said Evanston Police Department spokesman Perry Polinski. He ha...

Body found on Lake Michigan shoreline

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 8, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A man was found dead in Lake Michigan Friday at approximately 1:10 p.m., Evanston police said. Chicago police were searching for a suicidal man who had been reported missing when their officers discovered a body, clothes and...

Three injured in gang-related shooting on Evanston-Chicago border

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant city editor

October 15, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A gang-related drive-by shooting Tuesday night on the Evanston-Chicago border left three people injured, Chicago police said. Three men, all documented gang members, were standing on the sidewalk at about 8:30 p.m. in the 2000...

Window washer injured from fall off Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A window washer was seriously injured Wednesday morning when he fell six stories while on the job at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in north Chicago. The 30-year-old man fell at about 8 a.m. from scaffolding outside the building...