The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: 19-year-old Evanston man reports sidewalk robbery

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Evanston man reported being robbed of his phone and $800 in south Evanston. The Evanston resident said he was walking in the 300 block of Asbury Avenue toward the Red Line at 2:45 p.m. Saturday when four men approached...

Blotter: Residential burglary reported on Gaffield Place

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

January 18, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

A 21-year-old woman called police to investigate a burglary at her residence near Northwestern’s campus on Wednesday. The woman said she left the residence in the 800 block of Gaffield Place at 6 p.m., and when she returned...

Blotter: Man arrested in south Evanston in connection with aggravated battery

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 35-year-old Chicago man was arrested Thursday in south Evanston in connection with aggravated battery. The man, who was a patient at St. Francis Hospital, had attempted to leave while still attached to an IV, Evanston police...

Blotter: Chicago man charged with domestic battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 8, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago resident was arrested Tuesday in connection with a domestic battery incident that occurred in west Evanston on Thursday. Officers responded to Presence Saint Francis Hospital for a woman being treated for swelling...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with driving under influence, child endangerment

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

Officers arrested an Evanston man Monday night after he allegedly crashed into a parked car in west Evanston while driving under the influence. At approximately 8:00 p.m., officers responded to the incident in the 1700 block...

Evanston man charged with three felonies in connection with domestic violence incident

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant Summer Editor

June 27, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was charged with three felonies after his girlfriend reported Friday that she was battered and sexually assaulted. At approximately 1:44 p.m. Friday, Evanston police officers were dispatched near Main Street...

8-year-old Evanston boy hit by CTA Purple Line train

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

An 8-year-old boy was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train Saturday afternoon and remains in critical condition, police said. Evanston police officers responded to the report of a juvenile struck by a CTA train at a...

Chicago teens steal car, crash into Evanston home

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 10, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Five Chicago teenagers stole a car and crashed it Saturday into the porch of a home near the Evanston-Chicago border, police said. A police officer spotted the car, a red Honda Civic, at 4:40 p.m. in the 1100 block of Brummel...

Police: Two men injured in gang-related shooting

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two men were injured in what appeared to be a gang-related shooting Monday afternoon in central Evanston, police said. An 18-year-old was struck in the knee and a 20-year-old suffered a graze wound just after 2 p.m., Evanston...

Missing Chicago man last seen in Evanston

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 14, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident who has been missing since Dec. 31 was last seen in Evanston, police said. Walter Smith, who lives in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue, was last seen near Presence Saint Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge...