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12-year-old robbed in south Evanston

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor

March 10, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 12-year-old boy was robbed on Wednesday in south Evanston, police said. The boy was in an alley on Mulford Street at about 5 p.m. when three men approached him, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The boy told police...

Police Blotter: Gang member arrested in connection with handgun possession

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 19-year-old known gang member from Skokie was arrested in south Evanston on Monday evening, police said. At about 7 p.m., officers in the 700 block of Howard Street recognized the man from previous encounters and saw that...

Police Blotter: Rock thrown at car shatters window

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A rock was thrown through the window of a car Wednesday while it was parked in the 600 block of Mulford Street, police said. The owner of the 2005 Mitsubishi, a 51-year-old Evanston woman, told police the damage occurred sometime...

Police Blotter: Police increase patrolling around area of suspected gang activity

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

January 14, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An anonymous source texted the Evanston Police Department tip line early Thursday morning to report a sighting of several suspected gang members, of which one or more were allegedly armed, police said. Police officers checke...

Skokie man shot in Evanston alley

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Skokie man was shot in the midsection Tuesday night in an Evanston alley. At approximately 6:50 p.m., Evanston police responded to several 911 calls reporting shots fired at the corner of Mulford St. and Custer Ave. Officers...

Police Blotter: Gaming console, video games stolen from Evanston residence

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 5, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Xbox One and two video games were stolen from an Evanston home between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3, police said. Police said the 20-year-old Evanston resident left for vacation at 9 a.m. on Dec. 18. Upon returning to his home in ...

Police Blotter: March 31

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston resident arrested in connection with unlawful use of a weapon Police charged a 19-year-old Evanston man Thursday with unlawful use of weapon by felon, officials said. The man was arrested in the 200 block of Cal...

Police Blotter: Nov. 25

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 24, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Two arrested Sunday in connection with assault Police arrested two Evanston men Sunday in connection with assault, authorities said. Officers responded a little after 1 p.m. on Sunday to an incident between two men in th...

Police Blotter: Oct. 29

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Three arrested Sunday in connection with disturbance Police arrested three people on Sunday, one in connection with obstruction of justice, authorities said. Officers responded around 3 a.m. to reports of a disturbanc...

Police make fourth gun-related arrest in 10 days

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

June 26, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested a Chicago man Tuesday in connection with unlawful possession of a gun, marking the fourth gun-related arrest in 10 days. Police arrested the man after recovering a handgun in the 400 block of Ridge Avenue. Officials...

Updated: Man, 23, critically injured in shooting at south Evanston park

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 18, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 23-year-old man remained in critical but stable condition Monday evening after a shooting the previous day at a park in south Evanston, according to police. Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said the shooting happened at...

Police: Robbery suspect’s driver swiped stolen credit card

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston police said they caught a robbery suspect Tuesday night after his driver used a stolen credit card at a gas station. At about 11:40 p.m., officers responded to a robbery near the intersection of Mulford Street and...