The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: iPhone 8 reported stolen

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

September 25, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

An iPhone 8 was reported stolen on Friday from an Evanston Township High School sporting event. The Evanston Police Department dispatched an officer at 8:30 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of Church Street to speak with the juvenile...

Blotter: Police investigating burglary valued at $400

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a burglary that took place Wednesday night in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue. A 21-year-old Evanston woman reported to police her backpack was missing from her bedroom when she came home, Evanston...

Blotter: Burglary reported at childcare facility

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee of Childtime daycare reported a burglary at the facility Wednesday. The Skokie resident said she arrived at the daycare in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue about 6:10 a.m. and found a camera and laptop missing from...

Blotter: Local man charged with traffic violations in southwest Evanston

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 6, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 23-year-old man was charged Sunday with traffic violations in southwest Evanston. Officers observed a vehicle going southbound on Dodge Avenue. The driver switched his headlights off when turning east on Monroe Street, Evanston...

Blotter: Officers respond to 3 local graffiti incidents

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

Three separate graffiti incidents were reported in Evanston on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. On Wednesday morning, a 71-year-old Evanston resident said she found red and gold spray...

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...

Aggravated robbery turns into car chase from Evanston to Chicago

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An attempted aggravated robbery on Monroe Street turned into a car chase and concluded with three teenagers arrested by Chicago police on Thursday. At about 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street...

Police Blotter: Shots fired in south Evanston

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

The woman, a resident in the area, reported hearing two shots at about 11:30 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Police were dispatched to the an alley in the 1700 block of Monroe Street, where they conducted a search. ...

Blotter: Oct. 17

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 16, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Skokie man robbed en route to Craigslist sale A Skokie man was robbed at knifepoint Tuesday evening as he headed to purchase a car he found on Craigslist in Evanston, according to police. At about 5:33 p.m., two men ap...

Updated: Police investigate apparent suicide in Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 16, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police investigated an apparent suicide Monday evening in the 1000 block of Monroe Street, Cmdr. Jay Parrott said, citing preliminary information. The Cook County medical examiner's office said an investigator was...

Blotter: Feb. 14

Tanner Maxwell, Design Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Burglar takes more than $10,000 worth of items Someone allegedly broke into a 37-year-old woman's home in the 1900 block of Brummel Street on Monday. The woman's neighbor contacted the police after noticing the the bac...