The Daily Northwestern

Sugar poured into gas tank of vehicle

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 37-year-old Evanston woman reported Saturday that she saw a person intentionally damage her vehicle outside of her residence in the 2400 block of Emerson Street. The woman said she saw the person approach her car and pour...

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...