The Daily Northwestern

Evanston man threatened with knife

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 3, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old man was threatened with a knife on Thursday after a verbal altercation at his residence at the McGaw YMCA near the 1000 block of Grove Street. The man said he had an argument with another man at around 8 p.m....

Blotter: Items stolen from Target

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 30-year-old woman tried to pass the checkout counter at Target with items she had not paid for. Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Ryan Glew said a 24-year-old Target employee reported Thursday that items were stolen from the...

Blotter: Two athletic club thefts occur at roughly same time

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 6, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two people reported theft Thursday afternoon, one at the LA Fitness at 1618 Sherman Ave. and the other at the McGaw YMCA at 1000 Grove St. At about 2:35 p.m., a 50-year-old Chicago man reported six keys and a $150 fitbit were...

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 blotter: Clothes, food and cosmetics stolen from CVS Pharmacy

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police investigated a case of retail theft at CVS Pharmacy in south Evanston on Tuesday. Officers were dispatched at approximately 12:30 p.m. after a security guard at the store saw a woman place food, clothes and cosmetics...

Police Blotter: Man shot Wednesday night on Howard Street after traffic altercation

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 45-year-old Chicago man was shot in the arm in the 900 block of Howard Street on Wednesday night, police said. The man told police he pulled into a parking lot at approximately 8:50 p.m. when another man whom he recognized fro...

YMCA’s Brillianteen play comes to a close after 65 years

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

After 65 years, the McGaw YMCA will close the curtain on its annual production “Brillianteen,” produced and performed by Evanston Township High School students. Sue Sowle, McGaw’s senior director of youth initiative...