The Daily Northwestern

Updated: Justin Murray funeral set for Saturday morning

Jia You, Reporter

December 3, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Justin Murray

Update, 4 p.m. Monday: The church said this afternoon that Murray's wake starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, and his funeral begins at 11 a.m. Original story: Justin Murray’s funeral will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Faith Tem...

Justin Murray killing not random, Evanston Police say

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

December 1, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Justin Murray

Evanston Police do not believe the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Justin Murray was random. Murray, a 2011 graduate of Evanston Township High School, was shot dead Thursday night near ETHS. In a news release Friday night,...

Evanston Police believe Justin Murray killing gang-related

Marshall Cohen, Print Managing Editor

November 30, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Justin Murray

Evanston Police believe the killing of Evanston teen Justin Murray was gang-related. Murray, 19, was fatally shot Thursday night in the 1800 block of Brown Avenue, less than one block from Evanston Township High School. He...

Updated: 19-year-old Evanston man shot dead near ETHS

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 30, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Justin Murray

Update, 12:30 p.m. Friday: Murray graduated from Evanston Township High School in 2011, District 202 Superintendent Eric Witherspoon said in a community notice this morning. ETHS families have been notified of Murray's death ...

Updated: 19-year-old shooting victim dies in west Evanston

Susan Du, City Editor

November 29, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Justin Murray

Update, 11:30 p.m.: The shooting victim is Evanston resident Justin Murray, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 6:58 p.m. Update, 9:15 p.m.: A spokesman said the Cook County me...

Blotter: Nov. 29

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 28, 2012

Filed under City, Crime

Niles man arrested in connection with identity theft Ricky Mitchell was arrested and charged with identity theft Sunday morning at his home in Niles. In October, a 69-year-old Evanston resident reported a stolen purse, ...

Blotter: Nov. 28

Ina Yang, Reporter

November 27, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago resident arrested and charged with retail theft A 55-year-old Chicago resident attempted to walk out of the Jewel-Osco, 1128 Chicago Ave., without paying for several bags full of baby formula Sunday. Jewel's loss prev...

Evanston Police recover cannabis, arrest Skokie man

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

November 26, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston Police Department’s special operations group recovered about 65 grams of cannabis and arrested a 22-year-old man while carrying out a search warrant in Skokie on Monday. After an investigation targeting illegal...

Blotter: Nov. 27

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 26, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Women cut with scissors in salon receives 17 stitches A hair salon in the 700 block of Howard Street became the site of a possible aggravated battery case Wednesday. A 61-year-old woman was getting her hair done at about 7:...