The Daily Northwestern

Man arrested for setting fire in Chicago Avenue apartment building

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 19, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

The Evanston Fire Department responded to a fire at an apartment building on the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston at around 3:30 a.m. on Monday. A man located in the area “made statements implicating himself”...

Police arrest three in connection with armed robbery

David Fishman, Reporter

September 1, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police arrested three people on Tuesday night in an attempted armed robbery near an ATM in south Evanston. Police received a 911 call at about 9:10 p.m. regarding a possible robbery near an ATM at the Bank of America...

Man sentenced to 46 years in prison for 1992 Evanston murder

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant Summer Editor

June 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago man was sentenced to 46 years in prison on Wednesday for murdering an Evanston woman in 1992. On April 23, 1992, police discovered Deeondra Dawson, 25, “brutally murdered” in her apartment in the 600 block of...