The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Nov. 13

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 12, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Homeless man grabs woman’s arm Friday An Evanston woman reported to police that a homeless man grabbed her arm Friday as she passed him on the street, authorities said. The 55-year-old woman was walking in the 1300 block ...

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 ...

Blotter: Nov. 11

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 10, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man takes woman's wallet at CTA station A man struck up a conversation with a woman and then stole her wallet Thursday evening at the Main Street CTA station, according to police. While the woman was waiting on the El platfo...

Blotter: Oct. 28

October 27, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Laptop stolen from World of Beer A laptop was stolen Thursday morning from World of Beer in downtown Evanston, according to police. Between 6 and 6:20 a.m., the computer as well as an iPad were taken from the kitchen insi...

Blotter: Oct. 25

Tanner Maxwell and Patrick Svitek

October 24, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Northwestern student punched in face at party A Northwestern student punched another student early Saturday morning at an off-campus party, according to police. The students, who appear to be friends, were drinking at a pa...

With gang conflict ‘heating up,’ Evanston police find bullet holes in car

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 10, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police said a call of shots fired led them to a car with bullet holes Tuesday evening, possibly the latest flashpoint in a gang conflict near the Chicago-Evanston border. Officers responded to the report at about 6:45 p.m....

Blotter: Oct. 4

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 3, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police, fire officials investigate apartment fire Authorities are investigating an apartment fire Tuesday night near Main Street. At about 8:30 p.m., the Evanston fire department responded to the blaze in a 45-year-old resident's...