The Daily Northwestern

Evanston man arrested for loaded gun found in car

Samantha Handler, City Editor

November 8, 2019

Police arrested an Evanston man on Nov. 4 for alleged unlawful use of a weapon after finding a loaded gun in his vehicle, according to Thursday Evanston Police Department news release. Officers saw a blue Hyundai driving west...

Blotter: Man arrested for home repair fraud

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 6, 2019

The Evanston Police Department arrested a 38-year-old man Tuesday on a charge of home repair fraud. In October 2018, a 45-year-old Evanston resident reported that he had contracted out his neighbor to do concrete work on his...

Police Blotter: Evanston Hospital physician turns himself in after stealing $65,000 ultrasound machine

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 4, 2016

An Evanston physician turned himself in Monday to the Evanston Police Department for the theft of a $65,000 ultrasound machine. Vinay Rawlani was an employee at Evanston Hospital, 2650 Ridge Ave., where he stole the machine,...

Police Blotter: Man attempts to lure Evanston juvenile into his car

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 1, 2016

A 12-year-old Evanston resident was walking by Lincoln Elementary School on Saturday afternoon when a man stopped his vehicle next to her and attempted to lure her inside. The girl reported that at about 1:40 p.m. in the 200...

Police Blotter: Evanston shooting leaves man with non-life threatening injuries

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

April 4, 2016

A 20-year-old man was shot Sunday afternoon near an alley one block away from Evanston Township High School. The Evanston resident told police that two males in dark clothing shot him from inside an alley at about 3:30 p.m...