The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Des Plaines 16-year-old arrested in connection with handgun recovery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 12, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Des Plaines juvenile was arrested Monday in connection with two felonies and a misdemeanor in central Evanston, according to a news release. The vehicle the juvenile was in was stopped in the 1300 block of Emerson Street...

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...

Evanston issues most same-sex marriage licenses of any Cook County suburb

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 18, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston has issued more marriage licenses to same-sex couples than any other suburb in Cook County, according to a report released Wednesday by the county’s clerk. Evanston issued 142 marriage licenses in Cook County’s...

Local governments approve Evanston to supply Des Plaines with water

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Four village boards voted Monday night to approve an agreement for Evanston to supply Des Plaines with up to 5 million gallons of potable water a day starting in 2015. The Illinois village boards of Palatine, Arlington Heights,...

Sam’s Club recognizes Evanston police officer who saved young boy

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 9, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston police officer has been honored again for rescuing a young boy from the Des Plaines River while off duty, a heroic act that has earned him accolades from the Chicago area to the nation's capital. The latest recognition...

Body found in Evanston park could be missing Des Plaines woman

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 6, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The body found washed up on the shoreline of Lake Michigan in south Evanston on Sunday could be that of a Des Plaines resident who has been missing since February, police said. A person walking along the shore of the lake near...

Des Plaines man shot in possible gang-related incident

Susan Du, City Editor

September 15, 2012

Filed under Around Town

A 20-year-old Des Plaines resident was shot Saturday afternoon in west Evanston during what police are calling a gang-related incident. The man was walking with three others when an unknown gunman shot him and then fled from...