The Daily Northwestern

New pharmacy to move into downtown Evanston

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 18, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A new speciality pharmacy is set to open Wednesday in downtown Evanston. Simply Pure Rx will open its retail storefront at 1607 Benson Ave. in the Sherman Plaza complex across the street from the Davis El stop. In addition...

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with threatening Jewel-Osco employee with pocket knife

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 55-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with threatening a Jewel-Osco employee with a pocket knife. The Evanston man reportedly threatened the employee on Saturday but rode away from the store, at 1128 Chicago...

Police Blotter: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting space in local church burglarized

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

April 11, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting space housed on the second floor of the Lake Street Church of Evanston, 607 Lake St., was broken into this weekend. An employee of North Shore Alano, the organization that holds the meetings, report...

Police Blotter: Laptop, cash stolen from Central Street cafe

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 25, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A man was caught on video stealing a laptop and cash from an Evanston cafe, police said. A 61-year-old female employee at Leonidas Chocolate Cafe, 1907 Central St., reported the burglary at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, Eva...

Police Blotter: Evanston man arrested for attempting to steal alcohol from Jewel-Osco

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 24, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 29-year-old Evanston man was arrested for attempting to steal $1,175 worth of alcohol from Jewel-Osco, 2485 Howard St., on Saturday afternoon, police said. The man was spotted by the store’s loss prevention manager wal...