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Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with 2 traffic offenses

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 21, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago resident was arrested in connection with two traffic offenses in west Evanston on Thursday afternoon. The man was driving in the 2200 block of Lake Street when an officer pulled him over for using a cell phone while...

Police blotter: Criminal damage to vehicle on Lake Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Officers are investigating a case of criminal damage to a vehicle in west Evanston that occurred between Sunday evening and Monday morning.   A 65-year-old Evanston woman parked a gray Chrysler sedan in front of her residence ...

Police Blotter: Evanston man arrested for pawning stolen watch

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 32-year-old Evanston man was arrested Wednesday for pawning a watch stolen from a house in the 1400 block of Lincoln Street in August, police said. The Evanston resident had to be physically restrained while in jail because...

Evanston teenager charged in connection with shots fired near ETHS

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 12, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 16-year-old boy was charged with five felonies Thursday in connection with shots fired the previous day one block from Evanston Township High School, police said. The Evanston teenager and a Skokie man were arrested Wednesday after police heard gunshots a...

Two Evanston males arrested after shots fired near Evanston Township High School

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two Evanston residents were arrested Wednesday evening in connection with gunshots heard near Evanston Township High School. Police heard gunshots at about 4:15 p.m. near Lake Street and Darrow Avenue and then saw two people...

Police Blotter: 8-year-old boy reports bike stolen at gunpoint

Joanne Lee, Reporter

October 6, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

An 8-year-old boy reported to police Sunday afternoon that his bike was stolen from him at gunpoint. The boy was in the 1300 block of Lake Street with his friend at about 4:30 p.m. when three boys — two teenagers and one...

Police Blotter: Man robbed over missing drug payment

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 1, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 57-year-old man was robbed early Wednesday morning in central Evanston over an alleged narcotics debt. The Evanston resident was standing with a 25-year-old acquaintance at the corner of Brown Avenue and Lake Street at...

Police Blotter: May 19

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston man robbed near Evanston Township High School Someone robbed a 21-year-old Evanston resident Sunday night at an intersection next to Evanston Township High School’s campus, police said. The man was walking in the...

Police Blotter: March 3

Julian Gerez, Reporter

March 3, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Chicago man arrested in connection with attempted defacement A 20-year-old Chicago man was arrested near the Evanston-Wilmette border in connection with possession of spray paint with intent to deface on Friday afternoon, polic...

Evanston woman dies after being hit by car

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 8, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A woman who was struck by a car Tuesday night has died due to accident-related injuries, police said. The Evanston woman, 60, was crossing the intersection of Oak Avenue and Lake Street at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday when she was...