The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Phone taken at Evanston Hospital, power tools stolen in Home Depot parking lot, woman arrested for revoked license

Molly Burke, Reporter

January 16, 2020

A phone was stolen from Evanston Hospital between Tuesday at midnight and Wednesday at 7 p.m., Evanston police said. The owner of the phone, valued at around $500, was not in possession of the device at the time, Evanston police...

Illinois House approves bill for Senate to phase out cancer-causing ethylene oxide

Emma Edmund, Assistant City Editor

November 3, 2019

The Illinois House on Wednesday approved a bill for the Senate that would require the phaseout of cancer-causing ethylene oxide. The gas, which is primarily used to make other chemicals or as a pesticide or sterilizing agent,...

Blotter: Two men shot on Dewey Avenue, attempted theft at Whole Foods

Natalie Chun, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Two 35-year-old men were shot near the 2100 block of Dewey Ave. around 12:30 p.m. on Friday. Officers responded to 911 calls reporting shots fired near the 1700 block of Payne Street, according to Perry Polinski, Evanston police...

Blotter: Liquor stolen from Target

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 13, 2019

A loss prevention agent for Target reported Tuesday that a man stole $20 worth of liquor from the store’s location on Sherman Avenue. The security officer told Evanston Police Department officers that he observed a man place...