The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Police to hold ‘tweet-along’ to most 911 calls

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

October 26, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston Police Department will bring the city’s Twitter followers on a “virtual ride-along” to most of the city’s emergency calls one day in early November. On Nov. 9 from 3 to 11 p.m., the city will tweet most...

Blotter: Oct. 26

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 25, 2012

Filed under City, Crime

South Evanston woman shuts window on attempted residential break-in An Evanston resident living in the 1100 block of Harvard Terrace witnessed a man Wednesday trying to break into her home through a window. Around 9:30 a.m., the m...

Blotter: Oct. 25

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 24, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Wave of cut phone and cable wires might be connected to rash of punctured tires The phone wires of Union Pizzeria, 1245 Chicago Ave., were cut amid a string of reports of cut phone and cable wires across the city. The wires ...

Blotter: Oct. 24

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 23, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston resident tased, charged with resisting police officer The Evanston Police Department arrested a 36-year-old Evanston resident Sunday in the 2300 block of Foster Street when responding to a domestic dispute. EPD was tol...

Blotter: Oct. 23

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 22, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Rash of flattened tires across Evanston Since Friday, more than 20 incidences of flattened car tires have been reported to the Evanston Police Department, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott. Between 8 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. Satur...

Blotter: Oct. 22

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 21, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man arrested for sneaking batteries from hardware store A 59-year-old Evanston resident was charged Thursday for stealing a pack of batteries and a flashlight from Home Depot. The resident was shopping at Home Depot, 2201 Oakton St., a...

Blotter: Oct. 19

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 18, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Planter stolen from local hospital An employee of St. Francis Hospital in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue reported to Evanston Police that a planter and its contents were stolen from the hospital Monday. Around 4 p.m., the unknow...

Blotter: Oct. 18

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston man charged with disorderly conduct Evanston resident Randall Mercer was arrested in connection with an incident last Thursday in which a man approached a 10-year-old girl on her way to Martin Luther King Jr. Laborat...

Blotter: Oct. 17

Ina Yang, Reporter

October 16, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

iPad stolen from Sam's Club Sam's Club, 2450 Main St., reported that an Apple iPad was stolen by an unknown woman on Thursday. The members-only retail store reported to the police that an unknown woman entered the store and...

Blotter: Oct. 16

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 15, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago woman arrested in connection with forgery Chicago resident Lillian Taylor turned herself into the Evanston Police Department for forgery Wednesday, EPD Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. In May, EPD issued a warrant for Tay...