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...

Chicago man arrested for murder of cab driver in Evanston sentenced to 35 years

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 5, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 24-year-old Chicago man accused of murdering a taxi cab driver in Evanston almost five years ago pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder in court. Darien Marquez-Connerly, 24, was sentenced to 35 years in the Illinois Depart...

Client of School of Law’s wrongful convictions center cleared of 1980 murder and attempted rape

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Daniel Andersen, a client of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth and The University of Chicago’s Exoneration Project, was cleared Thursday of murder and attempted rape convictions for w...

Man exposed himself to children, police say

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police arrested a Chicago man in connection with exposing himself to two girls at the McGaw YMCA, officials said Monday. Tony Allen, 33, was charged with three felonies, including two counts of sexually exploiting a child,...

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...

Evanston man arrested in connection with sexual abuse of 14-year-old

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 27, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested an Evanston man Friday morning in connection with multiple counts related to aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The man engaged in sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy, police said. Officers arrested Jonath...