The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Public Library books related to Quran defaced

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Seven Evanston Public Library books about Islam and the Quran were found defaced with "racist language and imagery" as well as graffiti, library officials said in a statement Tuesday. EPL officials said the books were being...

Police Blotter: Men steal lottery tickets

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Two men stole nearly $500 in lottery tickets from a store in September. On Sept. 28 just before 5 a.m., Evanston police officers were dispatched to New Lucky Main Pantry, 510 Main St., after a burglar alarm was tripped. The...

Evanston Public Library’s North Branch to temporarily close in August for repairs

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 3, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Public Library’s North Branch will close throughout the month of August as part of a 2016 plan to improve and repair its dated building, city officials announced last week. The North Branch, located on 2026 Central...

Police Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with trespassing at Evanston Public Library

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 25, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police charged a 47-year-old woman with criminal trespass at Evanston Public Library on Monday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the library, 1703 Orrington Ave. at about 4:15 p.m. after receiving a call requesting as...

Police Blotter: Three apartments burglarized in south Evanston complex

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 9, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Three apartments in a south Evanston complex were broken into Friday, with their doors pried open and a laptop stolen from one. A 36-year-old woman reported that the door to her residence in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue was...

Police Blotter: Shots fired in south Evanston

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

The woman, a resident in the area, reported hearing two shots at about 11:30 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Police were dispatched to the an alley in the 1700 block of Monroe Street, where they conducted a search. ...