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Police blotter: Burglars break into home in south Evanston

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 20, 2016

Police are investigating a home break-in that occurred early on Sunday. A burglary alarm at the home, in the 700 block of Forest Avenue, was tripped at 4:30 a.m., prompting a response from Evanston Police Department officers....

Violent crime in 2015 down overall in Evanston Police Department statistics

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

March 31, 2016

Violent crime in Evanston for 2015 decreased compared to 2014, according to crime statistics released Thursday by Evanston Police Department. The report — which listed the amount of “Part I” crimes, which include murder,...

Evanston teenager robbed at gunpoint

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

December 5, 2015

An Evanston teenager was robbed Friday night by two people armed with a handgun. The 17-year-old boy was approached in the 1700 block of Ashland Avenue at about 7:40 p.m. by the two males, who took $320 in cash from him after...

Delivery driver robbed at knifepoint near Evanston Township High School

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

December 3, 2015

A 22-year-old man was arrested Monday evening in connection with robbing a delivery driver at knifepoint one block from Evanston Township High School, police said. The 54-year-old male delivery driver from a Chicago restaurant...

Police Blotter: Man breaks into Evanston residence, found hiding in basement

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 23, 2015

A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with breaking into a home. The man allegedly broke into a home in the 1800 block of Brummel Street at about 9:30 a.m. Police found the man hiding in the basement,...