The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man, once arrested for murder, charged with domestic battery

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man charged with murder more than 20 years ago was arrested at a hospital Thursday in connection with domestic battery. The 41-year-old man and his 50-year-old girlfriend were drinking alcohol at her friend's apartment...

Police Blotter: Jan. 6

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

January 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint A Chicago taxi driver was robbed early Saturday morning by three passengers he was driving through Evanston, police said. The passengers entered the taxi at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday ne...

Police Blotter: Oct. 24

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 23, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston man arrested after alleged drunk-driving crash Police arrested a 29-year-old man early Tuesday morning after he crashed his car into a tree and hit a building. Authorities believe he was under the influence at...

Updated: Evanston resident kills himself in accidental shooting

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

August 4, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident died Sunday after accidentally shooting himself, police said. Eric Zyzanski, a 31-year-old man, killed himself after firing a gun he said was empty, police said. The man was in his apartment in south...

Evanston man killed during overnight shooting

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

June 28, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A man was killed and another man wounded early Saturday morning in two separate shootings that occurred several blocks from Evanston Township High School, police said. Police responded to shots in the 1900 Block of Brown Avenue...

Updated: ETHS grad fatally shot on West Howard Street

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

June 6, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

An 18-year-old man who was shot and killed Friday afternoon near the Evanston-Chicago border was a recent graduate of Evanston Township High School, the school said Monday. He has been identified as Alante Vallejo of the 200...

Police arrest Evanston teen held on $350K bail in connection with armed robbery

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 24, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested an Evanston teenager this weekend in connection with robbing a Chicago couple at gunpoint earlier this month. He was given a $350,000 bond in court Monday, police said. Police say the boy, 17, robbed a husb...