The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man charged with battery, items stolen from Choice Beauty Supply

Jacob Fulton, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2020

A 62-year old Evanston man was arrested Saturday evening and charged with battery. The man reportedly shoved a 31-year-old female victim, who fell down and injured her shoulder, Evanston police Cmdr. Brian Henry said. The ...

Blotter: Phone taken at Evanston Hospital, power tools stolen in Home Depot parking lot, woman arrested for revoked license

Molly Burke, Reporter

January 16, 2020

A phone was stolen from Evanston Hospital between Tuesday at midnight and Wednesday at 7 p.m., Evanston police said. The owner of the phone, valued at around $500, was not in possession of the device at the time, Evanston police...

Plan Commission passes dispensary zoning amendment for Council consideration

Emma Yarger, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Evanston’s Plan Commission unanimously passed an amendment for City Council consideration to reduce the required distance between cannabis dispensaries and primary and secondary educational institutions at a Wednesday meeting. This...

Man killed at Howard Street ‘L’ Station

Samantha Handler, City Editor

December 3, 2019

Police said a person was shot and killed on the Howard Street ‘L’ station Tuesday on the border between Evanston and Chicago. The Evanston Police Department tweeted at around 12:30 p.m. that the Chicago Police Department...

19-year-old arrested and charged with armed robbery

Natalie Chun, Reporter

November 24, 2019

A 19-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an armed robbery and an attempted robbery. He was charged with armed robbery. The armed robbery took place around 4 a.m. that day in the 700 block of Howard Street,...