The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Police investigate shots fired

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 25, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers reported two shots fired and recovered one shell casing following the shots Saturday around 6:50 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons...

Blotter: Police investigating $1,400 worth of stolen cell phones

Nikki Baim, Reporter

April 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating $1,400 worth of cell phones stolen from Cricket Wireless on Wednesday in south Evanston. A man entered the store at 313 Howard St. around 5 p.m. and expressed interest in cell service, Evanston police...

EPD investigating shots fired at Emerson and Maple

Nora Shelly, Editor in Chief

March 14, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Update: Reports of man with gun on campus determined to be hoax, “swatting incident” Evanston Police officers are responding to reports of shots fired at Emerson Street and Maple Avenue, the department tweeted Wednesday afternoon. Evansto...

Fire breaks out in Northwestern students’ home Monday

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under City

Evanston Fire Department extinguished a fire that broke out in a residence on the 700 block of Emerson Street on Monday. EFD responded to reports of a fire at the house around 9:08 p.m. Firefighters arrived on the scene a...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated assault

Sophie Mann, Reporter

October 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago man was arrested Thursday in downtown Evanston in connection with aggravated assault. After receiving a call about an alleged altercation in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue, officers met a 28-year-old Evanston man...

Blotter: Skokie man charged in west Evanston with driving under the influence

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 29-year-old Skokie man was arrested Monday in west Evanston in connection with driving under the influence. Officers observed a vehicle driving with tinted windows near the intersection of Emerson Street and Dodge Avenue,...

Blotter: Woman arrested near downtown Evanston after failing sobriety test

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

September 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 56-year-old woman was arrested early Tuesday morning near downtown Evanston in connection with driving under the influence of drugs. Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said the woman, a resident of Round Lake Beach in Lake...

Blotter: Three arrested after driving without valid driver’s licenses

Rishika Dugyala, City Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago woman was arrested Thursday evening after police found her driving without a valid driver’s license in west Evanston. An officer assigned to investigate a traffic accident at Main Street and Dodge Avenue found that...

Blotter: Bottle of vodka stolen from Jewel-Osco in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 13, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A bottle of Grey Goose vodka was stolen from the Jewel-Osco in south Evanston on Tuesday night. A security guard observed a man who had previously stolen from the store — located in the 2400 block of Howard Street — enter,...