The Daily Northwestern

Editorial: Body cameras aren’t enough to solve Evanston police issues, racial bias

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

February 11, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As incident after incident has shown, the issues of racial bias and excessive force that pervade police departments across the country also affect Evanston police — most recently illustrated in the detainment of 60-year-old b...

Evanston police investigating Thursday night murder

Ryan Wangman, City Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston police are searching for the suspect in a Thursday night shooting that left a Chicago man dead, the department announced in a news release. On Thursday at 11:38 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of ...

Blotter: Pots, pans taken from Evanston home

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 54-year-old Evanston resident reported pots, pans and other cooking utensils taken from her condominium earlier this week. The woman said she left her house about 4 p.m. Tuesday and returned Wednesday afternoon to find cooking...

Blotter: Attempted armed robbery reported near Sheridan Road and South Boulevard

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local, Police

A 22-year-old Evanston resident reported an attempted armed robbery in an alley near the 400 block of Sheridan Road on Sunday. About 6 p.m., the Evanston man ran to a neighbor and said, “They are going to shoot me, call the...

Blotter: Woman reports carjacking near downtown Evanston

Nikki Baim and Julia Esparza

February 1, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local, Police

Two men rear-ended a woman’s car near the corner of Sheridan Road and Davis Street on Thursday afternoon, then fled in it. At 2:05 p.m., an 84-year-old Evanston woman was driving down Sheridan Road when another vehicle str...

Blotter: Man charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

January 31, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

Police recovered about 205 grams of marijuana when they pulled over a car for violating traffic laws Tuesday. At 3:25 p.m. police pulled over a man driving in the 1400 block of Noyes Street for disobeying a stop sign. When...

Blotter: Wallet theft reported at NaKorn Urban Thai

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police were called to investigate a wallet theft Thursday that resulted in more than $2,000 in credit card charges. A 50-year-old Evanston woman told police she was eating at NaKorn restaurant, located at 1622 Orrington Ave.,...

Blotter: Woman charged with domestic battery

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

January 28, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Local, Police

Police charged a woman with domestic battery Wednesday in connection with an incident that occurred Jan. 22. A man called police to the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue soon after his sister assaulted him, Evanston police Cmdr....