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Chicago man shot Thursday night on building gangway

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 24, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident is in stable condition after he was shot late Thursday night outside of a building in Evanston, police said. Police responded to several 911 calls of shots fired in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue around...

Evanston woman shot in Rogers Park, alderman says

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 20, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the shooting of an Evanston woman in her car, a Chicago alderman said police told him. Police charged Stevon Browner, 20, with aggravated battery and the unlawful discharge...

Off-duty Evanston officer involved in shootout

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 20, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An off-duty Evanston police officer exchanged gunfire Thursday with two people while they robbed a bar in an Illinois suburb, police said. Two men, armed with handguns, entered a bar in East Hazel Crest, Illinois, and ordered all patr...

Man arrested in Evanston in 2013 sentenced to 12 years in prison

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 19, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Cook County judge sentenced a Skokie resident Friday to 12 years in state prison after Evanston police arrested him in 2013. Blair Aikens, 28, was arrested in Evanston in July 2013 in connection with weapons possession,...

Shooting results in gas leak in southwest Evanston

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 8, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

One person is in custody following a shooting Tuesday night in southwest Evanston that resulted in a car crashing into a gas line. Police responded a little after 9 p.m. on Tuesday to multiple calls of shots fired in the area...

Fifth suspect released in Skokie shooting

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 7, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Skokie police released Tuesday a teenager who they believe to be the gunman who shot two Skokie high school students on Sept. 28. The 17-year-old was arrested Monday morning in connection with the shooting death of Maxwell...

Five arrested in connection with shooting death of Skokie high school student

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 5, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Update, 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 A fifth person was arrested Monday morning in connection with the shooting of two 17-year-old Skokie residents on Sept. 28., police said. ​Four other men were arrested Sunday and charged with...

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...

Woman shot in the leg on Custer Avenue

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 3, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Chicago woman was shot in the leg Wednesday morning after making a wrong turn onto Custer Avenue while driving, Evanston police said. The woman turned north on Custer Avenue at Main Street and hit a dead end at...

Men’s Basketball: Crawford’s continued struggles hinder Wildcat offense

Alex Putterman, Reporter

January 15, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Northwestern had an upset in its sights. The Wildcats just needed offense. Early in the second half Wednesday night, down only a few points, NU’s defense continued to stop Michigan State. On the other end, however, the Cats,...

Police arrest Chicago teen in connection with shooting near Evanston Township High School

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

December 23, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Police charged a teenager last week in connection with a November shooting across the street from Evanston Township High School, officials said. Police arrested the 17-year-old Thursday at his Chicago home and charged him with...

Updated: Police: Man shot near Chicago-Evanston border

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 10, 2013

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

A 24-year-old man was shot early this morning near the Chicago-Evanston border, according to police. The man was shot once in the arm at about 1:15 a.m. in the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police Department News...