The Daily Northwestern

Former Northwestern student faces charges of criminal sexual assault, battery

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

November 19, 2018

Filed under Campus, City, Latest Stories

Former Northwestern student Nicholas Nelson, 22, faces three charges of felony sexual assault and battery. Nelson, a former McCormick junior, was attending a party on the night of Feb. 3 and going into Feb. 4, according to...

Blotter: Man asks to call mother, arrested for spitting on EPD officer

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 18, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a man Friday in the 400 block of Sheridan Road in south Evanston after he resisted arrest and spat on an officer. The man, a 24-year-old Evanston resident was walking along Sheridan...

Blotter: Man arrested for criminal sexual assault

Amelia Langas, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 41-year-old Evanston man was arrested for criminal sexual assault and home invasion Sunday in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue. At 9:10 p.m. on the date, the Evanston woman who reported the incident told responding officers...

Blotter: Movie interrupted after EPD called for family discussing guns, shooting

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 14, 2018

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

Evanston Police Department officers on Monday night responded to a report of disorderly conduct at the Century 12 Evanston/Cinéarts 6 movie theater in downtown Evanston. An employee of the theater informed officers movie attendees...

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 13, 2018

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

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing...

Blotter: Man arrested for battery of an officer

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston Police Department police arrested an Evanston man for battery of an officer in the 800 block of Elmwood Avenue early Saturday morning. A taxi driver called EPD about the incident and told officers the man hailed the...

University police warn students of battery on Hinman Avenue

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

November 8, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories

Two men approached a female student in the 1800 block of Hinman Avenue Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and grabbed the top handle of her backpack, University Police Chief Bruce Lewis reported in an email to students. The student was...

Blotter: Retail theft reported from Gigi Bottega

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a call regarding a theft at Gigi Bottega in the 600 block of Davis Street at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. The 35-year-old store manager, an Evanston resident, reported the incident,...

Blotter: musical instruments and Xanax stolen in downtown Evanston

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 7, 2018

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

Evanston Police Department officers on Tuesday morning responded to a report of a theft in the 800 block of Davis Street in downtown Evanston. A 46-year-old Evanston resident came to the EPD station and told officers a guitar,...

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...