The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man arrested for battery, phone stolen on the train

Molly Burke, Reporter

February 24, 2020

A 20-year-old Evanston man was arrested Sunday for battery, Evanston police said. The incident occured on Oct. 27 last year when two cars pulled up to the same gas pump. A fight began and one man had his phone damaged and...

8-year-old Evanston boy hit by CTA Purple Line train

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 30, 2016

An 8-year-old boy was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train Saturday afternoon and remains in critical condition, police said. Evanston police officers responded to the report of a juvenile struck by a CTA train at a...