The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man charged with assaulting hospital nurses

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

May 13, 2019

Police charged a Rock Island, Illinois man with assault Saturday evening after a hospital visit became violent. Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said at 9:30 p.m., the 41-year-old man attacked nurses at Presence Saint Franc...

Paul Zalmezak appointed as Evanston’s economic development manager

Maddie Burakoff, Web Editor

May 23, 2017

Paul Zalmezak, Evanston’s current senior economic development coordinator, has been appointed as economic development manager for the city, according to a Monday news release. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced the appointment...

Police Blotter: Evanston resident punched by acquaintance following dispute

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 24, 2016

A 35-year-old Evanston woman reported she was punched in the mouth Thursday afternoon following a dispute with an acquaintance over a money loan, police said. The woman told police she happened upon the acquaintance, a 40-y...

Police Blotter: Four kids caught stealing candy at Valli Produce

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 21, 2016

Four juveniles were caught stuffing candy into a backpack at a Valli Produce at 1910 Dempster St. on Wednesday afternoon, police said.   When a store employee confronted them at approximately 4:50 p.m., the 13-year-old boy holding the backp...

Local grocery store, schools organize food drive for Evanston food pantry

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 6, 2016

An Evanston grocery store collaborated with local schools to collect and donate more than 1,500 non-perishable food items to a local food pantry this week. Valli Produce, which opened its sixth location at 1910 Dempster St. this pas...