The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Police investigate robbery, armed robbery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

August 23, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

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

Filed under City

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

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

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

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: Chicago man found with possession of child pornography

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

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...

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with threatening Jewel-Osco employee with pocket knife

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 55-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with threatening a Jewel-Osco employee with a pocket knife. The Evanston man reportedly threatened the employee on Saturday but rode away from the store, at 1128 Chicago...

Police Blotter: Woman reports jewelry, iPad stolen from home

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 29, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 65-year-old Evanston woman reported an iPad and jewelry had been taken from her house in the 1800 block of Grey Avenue on Sunday, police said. The woman told police that family members had been over while she was out of the...

Police Blotter: Several possessions stolen from Evanston residence

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

More than $4,000 worth of possessions were stolen from an Evanston residence Tuesday afternoon. A 54-year-old neighbor saw two men park a gray Toyota Corolla in the driveway of the house in the 900 block of Grey Avenue and...

Police Blotter: Graffiti threatens local gang allegedly involved in recent shootings

Joanne Lee, Reporter

September 21, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Graffiti found early Sunday morning in south Evanston mentions a gang whose members police suspect were involved in a recent fatal shooting in the city. A 65-year-old woman found the graffiti on her garage in the 1600 block of Dobson Street and ...

Police Blotter: Man stabbed during armed robbery

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old man was cut in the arm Thursday afternoon in south Evanston after resisting a robbery. The Evanston resident was walking through an alley after parking his car in the 500 block of Main Street at about 4:45 p.m.when...

Police Blotter: Oct. 28

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

October 27, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston woman shot with pellet gun A woman was shot in the leg with a pellet gun while walking on an Evanston street Friday, police said. Unknown people shot the Evanston woman near Grey Avenue and Howard Street, Evanston...