The Daily Northwestern

Man arrested in Evanston in 2013 sentenced to 12 years in prison

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 19, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Cook County judge sentenced a Skokie resident Friday to 12 years in state prison after Evanston police arrested him in 2013. Blair Aikens, 28, was arrested in Evanston in July 2013 in connection with weapons possession,...

Fifth suspect released in Skokie shooting

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 7, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Skokie police released Tuesday a teenager who they believe to be the gunman who shot two Skokie high school students on Sept. 28. The 17-year-old was arrested Monday morning in connection with the shooting death of Maxwell...

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...