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Police blotter: Clothes, food and cosmetics stolen from CVS Pharmacy

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police investigated a case of retail theft at CVS Pharmacy in south Evanston on Tuesday. Officers were dispatched at approximately 12:30 p.m. after a security guard at the store saw a woman place food, clothes and cosmetics...

Police Blotter: Evanston resident assaulted and robbed by three men

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 14, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Three men allegedly physically assaulted and robbed a man Wednesday as he walked in the 1700 block of Darrow Avenue, police said. The man, a 24-year-old Evanston resident, told police the crime occurred at 6:30 p.m. and described...

Police Blotter: Wallet, iPhone stolen from NU off-campus house

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A wallet and an iPhone were allegedly stolen early Sunday morning from a coat at a party in the 1000 block of Garnett Place, police said. The victim, an 18-year-old Chicago woman, reported the theft around 4 p.m. Sunday aft...

Police Blotter: Purse and items valued at more than $2,000 stolen from Evanston Hospital

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 22, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 50-year-old woman reported that her purse was stolen Saturday from Evanston Hospital. The woman told police she was visiting the hospital at 2650 Ridge Ave. at about 3 p.m. and left her coat and purse unattended. When she...

Police Blotter: May 27

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 26, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago man charged with aggravated assault A Chicago resident was arrested in connection with aggravated assault near the Chicago-Evanston border Friday evening, police said. A 26-year-old Chicago woman said she was in...

Northwestern trustee and former AT&T executive dies at 57

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 26, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern trustee and former AT&T global marketing executive Cathy Coughlin (Weinberg ’79) died Thursday from pancreatic cancer. Coughlin, 57, launched AT&T’s 2013 “It Can Wait” campaign discouraging people...

Police Blotter: April 27

Julian Gerez, Reporter

April 26, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Tea shop defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti Someone drew anti-Semitic messages in a restaurant near Northwestern, police said. One of the employees at Kung Fu Tea, 726 Clark St., said he discovered the markings — a swastika a...

BlueLight safety mobile application adds Northwestern to national network

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

BlueLight, a campus safety mobile application, has added Northwestern to its nationwide network, allowing students to contact University Police with the tap of a button. The app serves a similar function to the physical blue...