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Police Blotter: Evanston residents shot at with paintball, BB guns from passing vehicles

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

October 20, 2016

A group of teenagers were shot at with a BB gun from a passing car Wednesday evening while outside Washington Elementary School — one of four similar instances that same night. Among the group of kids, all between 13 and...

Police Blotter: Man arrested after stealing pair of shoes

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 11, 2015

A 58 year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with stealing a pair of shoes from a department store in south Evanston. A security guard at Marshalls, 2400 Main St., told police he saw the Skokie man place two pairs of...

Police Blotter: Sept. 28

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 28, 2015

Man arrested after locking police out of apartment A 30-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning in connection with obstructing justice and violating a restraining order after taking several measures to keep police o...

Police Blotter: Woman arrested after charging hospital security guard

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 29, 2015

A 34-year-old woman was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the aggravated assault of a hospital security guard. The security guard told police the woman returned to the Presence Saint Francis Hospital em...

Police Blotter: Driver crashes stolen van while fleeing

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 21, 2015

The driver of a stolen van was arrested Saturday evening after deserting the vehicle, allowing it to roll into a Northwestern stop sign. Earlier that day, an Evanston woman reported her van had been stolen from her home ...