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Police: Convicted killer among 2 men caught with loaded weapons

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

July 19, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Police arrested two felons in connection with weapons possession Tuesday afternoon, including a man who was convicted in an Evanston homicide in 2005. Officers spotted 27-year-old Blair Aikens, who was wanted for a Pennsylvania...

Father, son injured after car accident near downtown Evanston

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

December 20, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

A vehicle struck a father and son crossing Ridge Avenue this morning en route to a nearby school. The 39-year-old father his 5-year-old son were struck at about 8:45 a.m. while crossing Ridge Avenue at Grove Street, police...

Updated: Targeted murder in west Evanston latest in bloody family feud

Marshall Cohen, Print Managing Editor

December 12, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Justin Murray, Local, Top Stories

Update, 7 p.m. Wednesday: In a statement this evening, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl called the recent shootings "unacceptable." "While we grieve with our local families over their losses, the entire Evanston communi...

Blotter: Nov. 13

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 12, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Northwestern student punched, robbed after party An unknown person punched a Northwestern student and robbed him of his iPhone after the student hosted a party early Sunday morning. The student held a party at his residence...