The Daily Northwestern

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

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant Summer Editor

June 27, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...