The Daily Northwestern

Man arrested for setting fire in Chicago Avenue apartment building

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 19, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

The Evanston Fire Department responded to a fire at an apartment building on the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston at around 3:30 a.m. on Monday. A man located in the area “made statements implicating himself”...

Blotter: Parking lot argument turns violent

Cameron Cook, Assistant City Editor

October 21, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers on Thursday evening responded to a report of battery in the parking lot on 2400 Main St. in southwest Evanston. A 61-year-old man from Chicago backed his car out of a parking spot out in...

Blotter: Liquor and stereo equipment stolen from Target

Cameron Cook, Reporter

October 10, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of two burglaries from Target at 1616 Sherman Ave. in downtown Evanston on Tuesday evening. On Monday, a 20-year-old male Evanston resident placed two bottles of liquor...

Blotter: $1,000 of copper wire stolen

Cameron Cook, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of a burglary at 729 Howard St. in South Evanston on Monday. An Evanston facilities supervisor reported the burglary in the vacant storefront when he discovered approximately...

Blotter: Chicago man charged with retail theft of shampoo

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested in connection with retail theft Friday morning. At approximately 12:40 a.m., officers responded to a report of retail theft at the CVS at 101 Asbury Ave., Evanston police communications coordinator...

Blotter: Police investigating $1,400 worth of stolen cell phones

Nikki Baim, Reporter

April 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating $1,400 worth of cell phones stolen from Cricket Wireless on Wednesday in south Evanston. A man entered the store at 313 Howard St. around 5 p.m. and expressed interest in cell service, Evanston police...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with obstructing identification following theft

April 4, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police arrested a man in connection with obstructing identification following alleged theft from CVS Pharmacy. Police were called to CVS Pharmacy, 101 Asbury St., at about 12 p.m. on Tuesday for an attempted theft of pain...