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Police Blotter: April 17

Julian Gerez, Reporter

April 16, 2015

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 9, 2015

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

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

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

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,”...