The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Woman charged with battery after hitting officer with urine-soaked paper towels

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 14, 2015

A 29-year-old woman was charged with battery Friday afternoon after causing a disturbance in the police station after her arrest, including kicking urine-soaked paper towels at an officer. The woman was taken into custody at about 1 p.m. in the 60...

Police Blotter: Two nearby cars stolen over weekend

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 10, 2015

Two cars were stolen in separate instances within a half-mile of each other within the same time frame. A blue 2005 Toyota Prius was stolen from the driveway of a house in the 1000 block of Hinman Avenue between Saturday at...

Police Blotter: April 28

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 28, 2015

Evanston man charged with aggravated assault Police arrested a 23-year-old Sunday in connection with pointing a gun at a driver who wanted his parking spot. Officers responded around 4:50 p.m. Sunday to a dispute over a...

Police Blotter: Oct. 15

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 14, 2014

Two charged with unlawful use of a weapon Police arrested two Chicago residents last week in connection with the unlawful use of a weapon. Evanston police assisted Chicago SWAT team members in executing a search warrant...

Evanston festival touts driving alternatives

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 8, 2014

Evanston hosted a street festival Sunday on Main Street, encouraging residents to support the city’s pro-biking initiative and embrace modes of transportation besides driving. Community members who attended the “Streets...