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Blotter: Police respond to possible false reports of shots fired

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 31, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police responded to possibly false reports of shots fired Sunday night in south Evanston. An anonymous caller alerted the Evanston Police Department after claiming to hear two shots fired near the intersection of Ridge Avenue...

EPD investigating arson after structure fire at Rice Education Center

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 29, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department is investigating reports of arson after a fire broke out at Rice Education Center on Sunday night. The Evanston Fire Department called EPD to the building in the 1100 block of Washington Street...

Blotter: Man charged with breach of peace

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 24, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Officers arrested a 36-year-old Evanston man early Wednesday morning in connection with breach of peace. An officer on patrol in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue saw a man yelling profanities in the middle of the street at...

Blotter: Evanston man charged with DUI while driving to liquor store

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 68-year-old Evanston man was arrested Monday afternoon for driving under the influence after the alcohol levels in his bloodstream registered two times over the legal limit, according to an Evanston Police Department tweet. The man received se...

Blotter: Man charged with unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Following a foot chase, police arrested a Skokie man Saturday night in connection with unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. An officer pulled over a vehicle at about 8:45 p.m. after it ran through a red light in the...

Blotter: Evanston man charged with harassment by electronic communication

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 24-year-old man was charged Wednesday afternoon with harassment by electronic communication. The Evanston man was arrested for sending a text message that expressed an intent to harm a 23-year-old Skokie woman, Evanston police...