The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Pots, pans taken from Evanston home

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 8, 2018

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: Man charged with retail theft in south Evanston

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

October 31, 2017

A 44-year-old Chicago man was charged Saturday in south Evanston with retail theft. An employee at a Walgreens in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue noticed a man in a gray coat and Chicago Bears hat take several cosmetics items...

Structure fire occurs in 2000 block of Greenwood Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 5, 2016

A structure fire broke out in a two-story, single-family house in the 2000 block of Greenwood Street at approximately 2:47 p.m. Tuesday. The Evanston Fire Department arrived at the house soon after and reported smoke rising...

Man arrested after confrontation in which police fired shots

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 20, 2016

Evanston police reported a man taken into custody Tuesday after a confrontation where officers fired shots, but no one was injured. Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1300 block of Asbury Avenue at about 2 p.m....

Police Blotter: Police respond to shots fired calls on McDaniel Avenue Wednesday night

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 31, 2016

Police responded to reports that six shots were fired in the 1000 block of McDaniel Avenue Wednesday night. The Skokie Police Department also received similar reports in the area of Christina Avenue and Lee Street, Evanst...