The Daily Northwestern

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...

CTA announces 4G service on subways

Tanner Maxwell, Video Editor

October 3, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The CTA announced Thursday it is working to bring 4G service to its underground wireless network. The plan will offer reliable voice, data and Web service as part of the city's goal to modernize its infrastructure, the CTA said. Th...

Blotter: Sept. 26

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 25, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Woman robbed at gunpoint near CTA station An Evanston woman was robbed at gunpoint Monday night near the South Boulevard CTA station, according to police. At about 10:25 p.m., two teens approached the 33-year-old woman after ...

Updated: Police: Man shot near Chicago-Evanston border

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 10, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A 24-year-old man was shot early this morning near the Chicago-Evanston border, according to police. The man was shot once in the arm at about 1:15 a.m. in the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police Department News...

Davis Street viaduct repair starts Monday

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

May 19, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Chicago Transit Authority on Monday will start repairing the viaduct on Davis Street between Benson and Elmwood avenues. The project will carry on from mornings to evenings on weekdays and affect vehicle traffic and pede...