The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Sept. 25

Ina Yang, Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Crime

Boy beaten, robbed on Foster Street Three men on Saturday robbed a 15-year-old Evanston boy. The boy was waiting for a ride from a friend in the 1600 block of Foster Street when he was approached by three men ages 18 to 2...

Updated: Family, friends remember Evanston boy killed in shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Local

A 14-year-old Evanston boy was fatally shot on Saturday night in the 1500 block of Church Street. Evanston Police later identified Dajae Coleman, a freshman at Evanston Township High School, as the victim. Coleman's friends...

Evanston Police mistakenly detain Northwestern professor’s son, 13, after burglary

Susan Du, City Editor

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston Police officer is under investigation this week after he handcuffed and detained the 13-year-old son of a longtime Northwestern professor while searching for a nearby burglar. Medill Prof. Ava Thompson Greenwell...

Des Plaines man shot in possible gang-related incident

Susan Du, City Editor

September 15, 2012

Filed under Around Town

A 20-year-old Des Plaines resident was shot Saturday afternoon in west Evanston during what police are calling a gang-related incident. The man was walking with three others when an unknown gunman shot him and then fled from...

Evanston Police release 911 call that led to handcuffing of Northwestern prof’s son

Susan Du, City Editor

September 9, 2012

Filed under Around Town

The Evanston Police Department released Friday an audio recording of the 911 call that led officers to mistakenly detain the 13-year-old son of a Northwestern journalism professor. Earlier this week, officers handcuffed Diwani...

Update: Armed robberies raise questions about NU alert system

Susan Du, City Editor

August 26, 2012

Filed under City

After three Northwestern students were robbed at gunpoint Sunday, some members of the NU community were informed through the University-wide email alert system, but others were left out of the loop. The incident was one of...