The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Armed robbery reported at Davis Street Metra station

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 43-year-old Chicago resident reported that he was robbed at knifepoint at the Davis Street Metra station Saturday morning, police said. The man told police he was exiting the Metra station, 901 Davis St., at approximately...

RTA system ranks highly nationally despite aging vehicles

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 19, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local, State

Nearly one-third of the state’s northeastern region’s transportation vehicles under the Regional Transportation Authority had reached the end of their minimum useful life in 2013 but still ranked highly in the nation, the...

Men’s Basketball: Freshmen point guards McIntosh, Vassar to speed up Northwestern offense

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

November 12, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Northwestern had one of the slowest tempos in college basketball season, but senior guard JerShon Cobb, a co-captain, said the team wants running to be its identity. A big reason why they can be successful with a faster te...

Ventra mobile app announced for 2015

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, State

Ventra will release a mobile app in 2015 that will allow users to pay fare using their smartphones when riding the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace bus system. Approved by the Chicago Transit Board on Wednesday,...

Blotter: Oct. 2

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 1, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Drunk man breaks Pace bus window An Evanston man was arrested Sunday morning after he broke a Pace bus window, according to police. Ronnie Lee, 55, kicked the front passenger door of the bus as he left it at about 12:45 ...