The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: March 6

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

March 5, 2015

Evanston woman’s purse stolen A woman’s purse was snatched Sunday as she was walking northbound in the 1200 block of Dewey Avenue on Monday afternoon, police said. The woman, a 67-year-old Evanston resident, told p...

Nicor to begin gas main replacements in south Evanston

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

January 27, 2015

Nicor Gas, in cooperation with subcontractors, will soon begin preliminary work on gas main and equipment replacements in south Evanston.  Work will take place in the area contained by Main Street, Asbury Avenue, Oakton Str...

Police Blotter: Oct. 3

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 2, 2014

Evanston man arrested in connection with retail theft A 49-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly took items from a Home Depot in Evanston without paying, police said. More than $56 in merchandise was taken from ...

Fire extinguished in private residence on Oakton

Sophia Bollag, Assistant Summer Editor

June 18, 2014

Firefighters extinguished a fire early Wednesday morning in an empty house across the street from Dawes Elementary School on Oakton Street, authorities said. The Evanston fire department responded around 5 a.m. to a fire in the kitchen of a single-fam...

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,”...