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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...

Police Blotter: Woman arrested after charging hospital security guard

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 29, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 34-year-old woman was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the aggravated assault of a hospital security guard. The security guard told police the woman returned to the Presence Saint Francis Hospital em...

Police Blotter: May 6

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated battery A Chicago man was arrested in connection with aggravated battery after he allegedly hit someone with a car in Evanston on Sunday, police said. Officers were dispat...

Police Blotter: April 17

Julian Gerez, Reporter

April 16, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

More than $500 worth of tools burglarized from Evanston home Someone stole more than $500 worth of tools from a south Evanston home overnight Tuesday, police said. The person pried open the door to the home sometime betwee...

Fire breaks out in northwest Evanston home

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 10, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A fire broke out at a northwest Evanston home Friday afternoon. The family of six who lives in the home, 2519 Harrison St., was able to exit the house safely. Evanston fire department Division Chief Dwight Hohl said the ...

Evanston man injured in shooting

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

July 8, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was shot in the legs several times Monday evening in the 1700 block of Payne Street, police said. Officers responded after they heard shots fired at about 7:15 p.m., where they located the man who had been shot...

Blotter: May 21

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Can of green paint thrown at Evanston resident following chase Someone threw a can of green paint at a 20-year-old Evanston resident on Northwestern's campus Monday evening. Police responded to a disorderly conduct call at ...

Residents weigh in on preliminary bike plan

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 3, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A consulting firm presented the latest draft of a citywide bike plan on Saturday that would add features to make bike travel safer on some streets and prohibit it on others. The plan would add safety features to eight “corridors,”...

Evanston to receive federal funding for bike paths

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 13, 2014

Filed under City, State

Evanston will receive nearly $1.5 million in federal funding for a bike path through Northwestern’s campus along Sheridan Road, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday. The bike path will start on North Campus at Lincoln Street...