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Blotter: Man arrested in connection with retail theft at Walgreens

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A man was arrested in connection with misdemeanor retail theft in south Evanston on Friday afternoon. The 47-year-old man filled up a black bag at the Walgreens on the 600 block of Chicago Avenue and left the store without paying, Evanston police...

Blotter: Des Plaines man arrested in connection with felony aggravated battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Des Plaines resident was arrested Wednesday night in connection with aggravated battery after inappropriately touching a woman in south Evanston. The woman called the police after the man tried touching her arm and speaking...

Blotter: Chicago woman arrested in connection with DUI in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident was arrested Monday in connection with driving under the influence of alcohol in south Evanston. A traffic officer observed the woman remaining stationary after the light changed from red to green at the...

Police Blotter: Canoe stolen in south Evanston

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston Police Department officers are investigating a stolen canoe. A 69-year-old Evanston resident reported to the police Tuesday she had noticed her 17-foot canoe missing from her backyard in south Evanston on Sunday,...

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...

8-year-old Evanston boy hit by CTA Purple Line train

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

An 8-year-old boy was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train Saturday afternoon and remains in critical condition, police said. Evanston police officers responded to the report of a juvenile struck by a CTA train at a...

Police Blotter: Gang member arrested in connection with handgun possession

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 19-year-old known gang member from Skokie was arrested in south Evanston on Monday evening, police said. At about 7 p.m., officers in the 700 block of Howard Street recognized the man from previous encounters and saw that...

Police Blotter: Woman charged with retail theft from CVS Pharmacy

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 6, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with retail theft at CVS Pharmacy, 1711 Sherman Ave. The woman was spotted putting items from the store’s shelves in her purse, said Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan....