The Daily Northwestern

University Police receives four sexual assault reports in nine days

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

April 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety

University Police has received reports of four sexual assaults in the last nine days, though three reportedly occurred longer ago, Deputy Chief Daniel McAleer said. A female student told police on April 6 that she had been...

Fire breaks out at Sigma Chi fraternity house during recruitment

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

A small fire broke out in the Sigma Chi fraternity house Tuesday evening. No injuries occurred and only minor property damage was sustained, University Police Deputy Chief Dan McAleer told The Daily in an email. The fir...

Police: Dillo Day citations down due to weather, cancelation

Tori Latham, City Editor

June 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Dillo Day 2015, Latest Stories, Local

Police handed out 19 citations on Dillo Day, a number lower than in previous years, officials said. No one was arrested for the second year in a row, police said. Evanston and University police gave out tickets for offenses...

Northwestern student held at gunpoint by police

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Police held a Northwestern student at gunpoint and briefly detained him Friday morning. Weinberg senior Daniel Ngai said he was riding in an Uber back to his apartment around 3 a.m. Friday when the car was pulled over by...

Cook County provides lighting for Northwestern nighttime football games

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management provided additional lighting during Northwestern football night games this season to help prevent any accidents between cars and pedestrians leaving the...

Police: 26 citations, no arrests on Dillo Day

Marshall Cohen and Patrick Svitek

June 3, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Dillo Day 2014, Latest Stories

There were no Dillo Day arrests this year, but 26 people received citations, police said. Northwestern students received 18 of the citations, a typical amount compared to that of recent years. Evanston and University police...

Blotter: May 19

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

May 18, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Sodexo workers fight at Norris Two Sodexo workers got into a fight last week at Norris University Center, police said. Three workers were talking and joking on May 12 at about 3:45 p.m. when one, a man, became agitated ...

Northwestern police officer alleges sexual harassment, gender discrimination in federal lawsuit

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

March 28, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, City, Latest Stories

A University Police officer is suing Northwestern for sexual harassment and gender discrimination, claiming the University Police Department assigned her to an unfavorable shift when she returned from maternity leave, among other...

Evanston, University police: Protocols in place for Northwestern in case of shooting

Paige Leskin, Reporter

January 24, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

In light of recent campus shootings, University Police and the Evanston Police Department officials said they have adequate training and procedures in place to respond to incidents on Northwestern's campus. Unlike other schools,...