The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: $8,000 stolen from Buffalo Joe’s safe

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

January 31, 2017

Police responded to a theft Monday afternoon at Buffalo Joe’s in downtown Evanston, police said. The restaurant's 49-year-old manager said an unknown subject took $8,000 from a safe in the basement of the restaurant, 812...

Woman charged with driving under the influence after traffic collision

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

January 16, 2017

A 39-year-old Skokie resident was taken to the hospital Saturday after her car flipped in a traffic collision. The woman was driving west on Central Street at about 5:05 p.m. when she made a left-hand turn onto Crawford Street....

Police Blotter: Nichols Middle School employee charged with battery

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 11, 2017

A Nichols Middle School employee was arrested Monday on misdemeanor battery charges related to an incident in late December at the school. On Dec. 23, a 13-year-old student was playing basketball when he accidentally fell on...

Police find heroin, alcohol in car after hit and run

Ryan Wangman, Reporter

January 8, 2017

A 69-year-old Chicago resident was taken to the hospital after a hit-and-run traffic crash on Saturday morning. The woman was driving near Davis Street and Ridge Avenue at about 8:10 a.m. when a Bellwood, Illinois, resident...