The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: $10 worth of quarters stolen from car

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 60-year-old Evanston man reported a theft from his car Tuesday morning. The resident said he left his car parked in the 800 block of Madison Street at 10 p.m. Monday and returned 9 a.m. Tuesday to find his car unlocked and...

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

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 20, 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...

Blotter: Police investigate weekend burglary at Cleaners Plus

Nikki Baim, Reporter

January 23, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department are investigating a burglary reported Monday morning at Cleaners Plus on Dodge Avenue. During the burglary, which occurred between 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Monday, a laptop valued at $600, a coat...

Police Blotter: Fingerprints lead to arrest of 2012 burglar

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 16, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 20-year-old man was arrested Monday in connection with a residential burglary from almost three years ago after police confirmed fingerprint evidence identifying him. Paul Richard Downs, a Chicago resident, was charged ...

Police Blotter: Oct. 21

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

October 21, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Man arrested in connection with obscenity Police arrested a Palatine, Illinois man Friday in connection with obscenity. The man showed a pornographic video on his phone Oct. 9 to his coworkers while at his place of work...

Evanston man shot Monday morning at residence

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 22, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston man was shot in his apartment building shortly after midnight Monday, police said. The man, 29, was shot in the finger and leg by one bullet in his residence in the 800 block of Seward Street, police said. He was...

Blotter: Oct. 1

Tanner Maxwell, Video Editor

September 30, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man hits Evanston resident in head with crowbar Someone hit the head of an 18-year-old resident Saturday evening in west Evanston, according to police. The resident was walking north on Dodge Avenue when someone hit him in the head with ...

Evanston firefighters extinguish 2 blazes in 24 hours

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

July 21, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Evanston fire department put out blazes at two homes within 24 hours last week. No one was hurt, but residents of both homes have been displaced, according to the fire department. A fire broke out Wednesday night on...