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Blotter: Wallet theft reported at NaKorn Urban Thai

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police were called to investigate a wallet theft Thursday that resulted in more than $2,000 in credit card charges. A 50-year-old Evanston woman told police she was eating at NaKorn restaurant, located at 1622 Orrington Ave.,...

Blotter: Chicago woman arrested after sideswiping occupied vehicle

Sophie Mann, Reporter

October 8, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago woman was arrested Friday in connection with multiple traffic violations in downtown Evanston. Officers were dispatched to a traffic accident at Church Street and Orrington Avenue, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan...

Blotter: Chicago man charged in connection with attempted murder

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested last Tuesday night in connection with an attempted first-degree murder in north Evanston. The incident took place at an apartment building in the 2300 block of Noyes Court — one block north of the...

Police Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with trespassing at Evanston Public Library

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 25, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police charged a 47-year-old woman with criminal trespass at Evanston Public Library on Monday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the library, 1703 Orrington Ave. at about 4:15 p.m. after receiving a call requesting as...

Police Blotter: Four Evanston residents arrested during mob fight outside La Macchina Cafe

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 23, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A large fight broke out early Sunday morning at La Macchina Cafe, 1620 Orrington Ave., leading to the arrest of four Evanston residents. Evanston police arrived outside the restaurant at 2 a.m. to break up a mob of people f...

Police Blotter: Man arrested after confrontation with teenagers

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 28, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 29-year-old Skokie man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with a confrontation with four teenagers that caused them to call the police. The man confronted the teenagers in the 700 block of Church Street, accusing...

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with threatening Jewel-Osco employee with pocket knife

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 55-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with threatening a Jewel-Osco employee with a pocket knife. The Evanston man reportedly threatened the employee on Saturday but rode away from the store, at 1128 Chicago...

Police Blotter: Employees at home for adults with autism charged with endangerment

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Two employees at an Evanston home for adults with autism were arrested and charged with endangerment Saturday in connection with burns suffered by a 21-year-old female resident, police said. The woman — a resident of Rimland Services...

Police arrest man suspected of entering bedrooms of female Northwestern students in separate incidents

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police suspect a 32-year-old Evanston resident who was arrested Monday for attempting to enter the bedroom of a Northwestern student is responsible for three similar incidents this fall, police said. Police were called to a...

Police Blotter: Elderly woman charged with retail theft

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 3, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 73-year-old woman was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with retail theft. The security guard at the Whole Foods Market in the 2700 block of Green Bay Road told police he saw the Evanston woman unpackage several makeup...

Police say same man likely entered bedrooms of female NU students in separate incidents

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 29, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police suspect the same man entered the bedrooms of three female Northwestern students in two separate incidents Sunday morning, an official said. Police were called to a house across the street from campus in the 1900 block...