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Woman charged with driving under the influence after traffic collision

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

January 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

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

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

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

Filed under City, Latest Stories

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...

Police Blotter: Woman charged with battery at Evanston Hospital

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

September 27, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston Police charged a woman with misdemeanor battery and trespassing on Monday, police said. At about 5 p.m, Evanston police received reports of a disturbance involving a female in Evanston hospital. Hospital staff called...

Police Blotter: Evanston woman arrested after allegedly biting a nurse, driving under the influence

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

April 13, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston resident was arrested Monday evening in connection with driving under the influence and biting a nurse at a hospital. Police pulled the 33-year-old woman over in the 1400 block of Lyons Street  after she almost crashe...

Police Blotter: Two men arrested for marijuana possession, one in connection with unlawful gun possession

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

March 29, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 24-year-old man was charged in connection with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon when police discovered him and another person inside a vehicle early Sunday morning with a loaded gun. The man, from Hoffman Estates, Illinois,...

Police Blotter: March 4

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

March 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Woman arrested in connection with retail theft A Johnsburg, Illinois, woman was arrested Sunday in connection with retail theft, police said. A loss prevention agent at Jewel-Osco, 2485 Howard St., observed the suspect plac...