The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Police investigate robbery, armed robbery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

August 23, 2017

Police are investigating two incidents of robbery that occurred barely more than an hour apart on Monday and Tuesday, according to a news release. The first incident occurred at 10:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Keeney...

Structure fire breaks out in kitchen of Evanston house

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor

April 6, 2017

A structure fire that broke out in a single family house in west Evanston caused minimal damage on Wednesday. The Evanston Fire Department was dispatched to the home, in the 1400 block of Grey Avenue, at 6:22 p.m., according...

New, upgraded Nicor gas main to be installed throughout Evanston

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 9, 2016

The city announced a five-month gas main installation last Friday that will affect areas in Evanston as part of a multi-year initiative to modernize aging natural gas infrastructure. Nicor Gas, a natural gas distribution...

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

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 25, 2016

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: Chicago man found with possession of child pornography

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 12, 2016

A 68-year-old Chicago man was found with sexually graphic pictures of children on his computer when he took it to an Evanston repair shop, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The incident was originally reported in November...