The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston woman charged with obstructing traffic

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old Evanston resident was charged with obstructing traffic and disobeying police in public Wednesday afternoon after being arrested at the Evanston Fourth of July parade. The woman was arrested near Central Street...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with multiple traffic offenses

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago resident was arrested Friday in connection with multiple traffic offenses, including one felony, near downtown Evanston. The man was originally pulled over in the 1400 block of Oak Avenue after he disregarded traffic...

Blotter: Evanston man’s car scratched, tires damaged in front of his home

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

April 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 72-year-old Evanston resident found his tires flattened and a scratch across the passenger side door of his 2004 Nissan on Tuesday morning. The vehicle was parked in front of his home on the 1400 block of Brummel Street...

Northwestern, District 65 announce new STEM partnership office

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

Northwestern and Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced plans to create a new partnership office focused on strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in local schools. The new office was ...

Police Blotter: Police respond to shots fired calls on McDaniel Avenue Wednesday night

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 31, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police responded to reports that six shots were fired in the 1000 block of McDaniel Avenue Wednesday night. The Skokie Police Department also received similar reports in the area of Christina Avenue and Lee Street, Evanst...

Police Blotter: June 16

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 16, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Physical therapy machine stolen from retirement community A device used for physical therapy was taken Monday from the main building of a senior living community in north Evanston. A staff member at Westminster Place, 3200 Gr...

Fire breaks out in northwest Evanston home

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 9, 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 ...

D65 slates public forums on superintendent search

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced Wednesday it has scheduled four community forums to solicit public input on its next superintendent. The meetings are the next step in D65's quest to replace Hardy Murphy, who...

Evanston adds to Fourth of July activities to mark city’s 150th anniversary

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

June 25, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston is expanding its Fourth of July festivities as part of this year's celebration of the city's 150th anniversary. The Evanston 4th of July Association and city have together contributed $20,000 in additional funds for...

Blotter: Jan. 8

Ina Yang, Reporter

January 7, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston resident robbed by known man and woman Acquaintances of an Evanston resident allegedly robbed him Thursday morning. The man was in his backyard in the 1200 block of Pitner Avenue when a man and woman he knew appr...