The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man arrested for possession of cannabis

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 6, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

An Evanston man was arrested Monday in the 1300 block of Wilder Street for possession of marijuana. An Evanston Police Department officer was running speed enforcement at Crain Street and Ridge Avenue around 3:37 p.m. Monday...

Blotter: Police investigating burglary valued at $400

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a burglary that took place Wednesday night in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue. A 21-year-old Evanston woman reported to police her backpack was missing from her bedroom when she came home, Evanston...

Blotter: Man reportedly pulls knife, threatens driver during traffic altercation

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 29, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A man reportedly drew a knife and made verbal threats Thursday afternoon to a driver near the intersection of Dempster Street and Ridge Avenue. A 44-year-old man from Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, was involved in an altercation...

Blotter: Evanston man turns self in, charged in connection with 2 counts of aggravated battery

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 15, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man turned himself in to Evanston police Tuesday afternoon for a battery investigation. The 47-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated...

Blotter: Burglary reported at childcare facility

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee of Childtime daycare reported a burglary at the facility Wednesday. The Skokie resident said she arrived at the daycare in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue about 6:10 a.m. and found a camera and laptop missing from...

Evanston reduces Ridge Avenue speed limit

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 24, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston reduced speed limits on Ridge Avenue to 25 mph in order to reduce the number of crashes. According to a news release Friday, the city reduced the speed limit on Ridge Avenue from Howard to Emerson Streets, down from...

Blotter: Items stolen from car in south Evanston

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

A 52-year-old man reported items were stolen from his car in south Evanston between 10:45 p.m. on Sunday and 10:15 a.m. on Monday. The man, a resident of La Grange Highlands, Illinois, left his vehicle unlocked on the fifth ...

Blotter: Stolen bike valued at $400

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 4, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 21-year-old Evanston resident reported Thursday that his bike was stolen in the 2100 block of Ridge Avenue. The man left his bike locked to a light post between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. When...