The Daily Northwestern

Evanston man charged with car theft

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

June 4, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man has been charged with stealing a woman’s car Monday afternoon after pulling her from the vehicle, police said. Reneil R. Downer, 19, of the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue, was charged with aggravated vehicular...

Evanston residents launch home-cooked delivery service

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston couple launched a delivery food service that aims to offer healthy, home-cooked meals at an affordable price for residents in the Chicago area. "This is food that you can truly nourish your body with," co-founde...

Police: Latest shooting near Evanston-Chicago border gang-related

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 8, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston police are calling a shooting early Saturday morning near the Howard Street CTA station the latest result of gang activity near the Chicago-Evanston border. A 20-year-old man was walking just after 1 a.m. in the 7700 ...

Updated: Man killed, two others wounded after shooting near Howard Street CTA station

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 8, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A man was killed and two others were wounded when they were shot Monday evening inside a convenience store near the Howard Street CTA station, according to police. The shooting happened at about 7:40 p.m. in the 1600 block...

Blotter: April 7

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 6, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Driver hits car after it blocks library’s book return A driver purposefully hit an Evanston woman’s car on Thursday, allegedly because the car was blocking the book return in front of the main branch of the Evanston Public...

Blotter: Feb. 28

Julian Gerez, Reporter

February 27, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police find illegal narcotics in west Evanston apartment Police seized an unspecified amount of several narcotics including cannabis, hashish and DMT in west Evanston on Tuesday morning. Detectives executed a search warrant and cam...

Police execute warrant for illegal drugs in Rogers Park

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 26, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested a Chicago resident Friday in connection with several drug- and gun-related charges, police said. Evanston police executed a search warrant for illegal drugs Friday in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood, culminating...