The Daily Northwestern

Body identified as missing Evanston man

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under City, Local

A body found Monday night near O’Hare International Airport has been identified as an Evanston resident who was reported missing Sept. 8. The body was confirmed as Keith Tomaszewsky, 55, according to a report from the Cook County medical examiner. An autopsy is pending. ...

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 ...

Updated: Man killed, two others wounded after shooting near Howard Street CTA station

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 8, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A man was killed and two others were wounded when they were shot Monday evening inside a convenience store near the Howard Street CTA station, according to police. The shooting happened at about 7:40 p.m. in the 1600 block...

12 arrested in undercover drug sting near Chicago-Evanston border

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 24, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Chicago police said they arrested 12 people Thursday as a result of an undercover investigation into drug dealing near the Evanston border. A "series of shootings and complaints of narcotics sales" near the intersection of...

Man shot, man stabbed during unusually violent weekend in Evanston

Tanner Maxwell and Patrick Svitek

November 11, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A man was shot and another man was stabbed during an unusually violent weekend in Evanston. The three-day period starting Friday also saw two men rob a CTA employee at gunpoint near the Chicago-Evanston border. The string...

Blotter: Nov. 6

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 5, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

2 charged in CVS theft Two Chicago teens have been charged with stealing several items early Monday morning from a CVS in south Evanston. Tarek Rahman and Leyla Sada, both 18, were part of a group of four people who...

Police: Robbery suspect’s driver swiped stolen credit card

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston police said they caught a robbery suspect Tuesday night after his driver used a stolen credit card at a gas station. At about 11:40 p.m., officers responded to a robbery near the intersection of Mulford Street and...