The Daily Northwestern

Cook County task force to identify techniques for reducing gun violence casualties

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

February 22, 2016

Cook County has convened a new gun violence task force directed at recommending realistic policies on gun violence reduction. The first meeting, on Tuesday, was focused on data sharing between law enforcement entities. One...

Police: Botched drug deal leads to teen stripping at knifepoint

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 20, 2014

A plan by two Skokie teens to rob an Evanston drug dealer backfired when the dealer ran after one of them and stole his clothes at knifepoint, police said Monday. The incident led to the arrests Thursday of the two teens,...

Bail set at $210K for Wilmette woman accused of Evanston crashes

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 10, 2014

A Wilmette woman has been ordered to be held on a $210,000 bond following her arrest in connection with a series of hit-and-run crashes in Evanston, according to the Cook County sheriff's office. Annemarie T. O'Shaughnessy,...

Person in custody in fatal shooting in west Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 12, 2013

Police said this evening they have identified a person of interest in connection with the shooting death of an Evanston man. Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott confirmed an earlier report that police have the person in custody...