The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Pots, pans taken from Evanston home

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

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

Filed under City, Crime

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 4, 2016

Filed under City, Local

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

Filed under City, Crime, Local

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

Filed under City, Crime

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...

Police Blotter: Anonymous caller reports man with gun on Dewey Avenue

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An anonymous caller reported a man with a handgun in the 1100 block of Dewey Avenue around noon Tuesday, police said. The man, described to officers as a black male in his late teens, allegedly pulled up to the corner of Dewey...

Police Blotter: Nov. 12

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

November 11, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Northwestern student arrested in connection with public urination and false identification A Northwestern student was arrested Saturday after urinating in an alley way and presenting a fake ID, police said. The student was caug...

Evanston residents complain about traffic from new indoor soccer facility

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

June 10, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Several residents spoke out during Monday's City Council meeting about traffic on residential streets from the new indoor soccer facility near Evanston Township High School. More than 40 youth soccer teams organized by Team...

Blotter: April 11

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 10, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Thief steals motorcycle worth $5,700 A thief stole a motorcycle parked in downtown Evanston sometime between 7 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The 2005 Honda motorcycle belongs to a 31-...

Blotter: Feb. 15

Ina Yang, Photo Editor

February 14, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

High school student robbed of phone in front of school  An 18-year-old Evanston Township High School student had his iPhone 5 taken as he was about to make a call while standing in front of the school. The boy was approach...