The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Woman charged with battery after spitting at police

Joanne Lee, Reporter

October 29, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 31-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with spitting on police after officers approached her at the Chicago Transit Authority station in downtown Evanston. Police said the woman was verbally abusing p...

City Council approves Beacon Academy move to larger space

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 27, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics

Aldermen granted a private high school permission Monday to move its classrooms to a larger downtown Evanston location. City Council voted unanimously to allow Beacon Academy, a Montessori-method school, to move from its current...

Northwestern student assaulted outside CVS

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

October 26, 2015

Filed under Campus

A female Northwestern student reported being assaulted outside CVS Pharmacy, 1711 Sherman Ave., on Friday morning, police said. University Police were dispatched to the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Davis Street at approximately...

Police Blotter: Man spotted trying to cut bicycle lock with hacksaw

Joanne Lee, Reporter

October 15, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 58-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in connection with attempting to steal a bicycle. A witness saw a man at about 5 p.m. trying to cut a bicycle lock with a hacksaw in the 900 block of Davis Street, Evanston police...

Police Blotter: Vehicle burglaries reach seven in one week

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 23, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two boys were arrested early Thursday morning in connection with two vehicle burglaries, the sixth and seventh arrests for that crime in the past week. An officer patrolling in the 1000 block of Hinman Avenue at about 2:15...

Police Blotter: May 12

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Four people charged in connection with interfering in arrest Police arrested four people early Sunday morning in connection with interfering in an arrest, officials said. The people, ranging in age from 25 to 26, were c...

Evanston teenager arrested in connection with credit card theft

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston teenager was arrested Friday in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in January, police said. Investigators identified the 14-year-old through the use of a credit card that had been stolen from...

Evanston replacing newspaper racks with consolidated boxes

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Publications can now apply to use Evanston's recently consolidated newspaper display boxes, city officials announced Tuesday. Evanston has installed consolidated newspaper display boxes on public sidewalks in seven locations...