The Daily Northwestern

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...

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office sued for not complying with FOIA request

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 9, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office is being sued by a Chicago activist who claims it refused to comply with his request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act.   The lawsuit was filed Thursday against...

Missing Chicago man last seen in Evanston

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 14, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident who has been missing since Dec. 31 was last seen in Evanston, police said. Walter Smith, who lives in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue, was last seen near Presence Saint Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge...

Police: Latest shooting near Evanston-Chicago border gang-related

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 8, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston police are calling a shooting early Saturday morning near the Howard Street CTA station the latest result of gang activity near the Chicago-Evanston border. A 20-year-old man was walking just after 1 a.m. in the 7700 ...