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Blotter: Chicago man arrested after driving car into a tree

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 18, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested in connection with driving while under the influence on Thursday morning in south Evanston. After the 44-year-old struck an oak tree, the vehicle came to rest against a building on Sheridan Road near...

Blotter: Chicago woman arrested in connection with DUI in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident was arrested Monday in connection with driving under the influence of alcohol in south Evanston. A traffic officer observed the woman remaining stationary after the light changed from red to green at the...

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with hit and run

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

March 3, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A man was arrested in connection with a hit and run accident early Wednesday morning in south Evanston, police said. No one was injured in the hit and run involving two vehicles, which occurred on Feb. 18 at 1:30 p.m. in the...

Police Blotter: Woman found with marijuana stuffed in underwear

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 25-year-old woman was arrested Monday in connection with marijuana found hidden in her underwear during a police search. Police pulled the woman’s car over in the 1800 block of Simpson Street just after 4 p.m. for failure t...

Police Blotter: May 22

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 21, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston man arrested in connection with retail theft A 24-year-old Evanston man was arrested in connection with retail theft Wednesday evening, police said. A security guard at Jewel-Osco, 2485 Howard St., said he saw the ...

Police Blotter: April 21

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Woman robbed Sunday near Evanston-Chicago border A Chicago woman was robbed Sunday after getting into an argument with two of her acquaintances, police said. Officers responded to the 900 block of South Boulevard around...

Police Blotter: Nov. 4

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston man robbed, hit with gun Wednesday An unknown person hit an Evanston man with a gun and stole his iPhone in south Evanston on Wednesday night, police said. The 42-year-old Evanston man told police that he was out ...

Police Blotter: Sept. 26

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Juvenile put in headlock during attempted robbery Three young men attempted to rob a juvenile Wednesday in the 600 block of Sheridan Road, police said. The boy had previously planned to meet up with one of the offenders...

Updated: Motorcyclist killed in Sheridan Road crash

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 10, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A man died Saturday morning after he crashed while driving a motorcycle northbound on Sheridan Road, police said. The man has been identified as Chicago resident Maxwell M. Cronk, 38, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The...

City environmental board supports plastic bag ban, talks bike plan

Edward Cox, Video Editor

May 9, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The city's Environment Board agreed to support a ban on plastic bags Thursday. City council will review the proposed ordinance in a special meeting May 19. Evanston sustainable programs coordinator Catherine Hurley said t...

Residents weigh in on preliminary bike plan

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 3, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A consulting firm presented the latest draft of a citywide bike plan on Saturday that would add features to make bike travel safer on some streets and prohibit it on others. The plan would add safety features to eight “corridors,”...