The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with handgun recovery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

October 11, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 33-year-old Evanston man was arrested in west Evanston on Monday night in connection with three felonies and a misdemeanor, including one count of unlawful use of a weapon. Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1700 block...

Man arrested for shooting incident outside Tommy Nevin’s Pub

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a man suspected of discharging a firearm outside Tommy Nevin’s Pub earlier this month after linking fingerprints found on a handgun to the man. The 31-year-old Chicago resident...

Illinois Department of Corrections lawsuit settlement includes changes in mental health programs

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 16, 2016

Filed under City, State

The settlement in a lawsuit between the Illinois Department of Corrections and a prisoner approved by a judge Friday will make changes to the state’s treatment of mentally-ill inmates. State prisoner Ashoor Rasho filed a...

Police recover two handguns in separate incidents hours apart

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Police recovered two handguns Tuesday night after two Evanston residents were arrested in connection with separate incidents involving unlawful weapon use. Evanston police pulled over a 25-year-old male driver in the 400 block of Dewey...

Chicago man sentenced for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 14, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Cook County judge sentenced a Chicago man Wednesday to seven years for aggravated criminal sexual abuse that occurred in Evanston, police said. Dwight Moore, 22, pleaded guilty to the charges Wednesday at the Cook County...

Police Blotter: Oct. 8

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 7, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Chicago man arrested in connection with stealing beer Police arrested a Chicago man Sunday in connection with retail theft from Jewel-Osco in Evanston. Police responded at about 12:35 p.m. on Sunday to the Jewel-Osco,...

Evanston man starts 33-year sentence in 2011 shooting

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 14, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston man has begun serving a 33-year sentence for attempted first-degree murder, among other felony charges, according to prison records. Anthony Conorquie, 20, received the sentence after he was found guilty of shootin...

Blotter: May 12

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

May 11, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrest man in connection with residential burglary Evanston police arrested a man Thursday in connection with attempted residential burglary. Officers responded to a suspicious person call Thursday afternoon in the...

Evanston police arrest parolee with 500 grams of marijuana

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 29, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police said they arrested a 36-year-old parolee Wednesday morning after investigators found 500 grams of marijuana in his house. Marcus R. Johnson, of the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue, faces two felony charges in connection...

Parolee gets 9 years in prison for commercial burglary

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 8, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was sentenced to nine years in Illinois prison Tuesday for commercial burglary, the Evanston Police Department announced today. Andre Shearer, of the 200 block of Custer Avenue, was connected to the Feb. 17 bur...