The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Compost bin stolen from Evanston resident’s front porch

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

October 18, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of an Amazon package stolen from a front porch in downtown Evanston. A 38-year-old Evanston resident ordered a black Minuteman International rotating compost bin. The...

Blotter: Man charged with retail theft in south Evanston

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 44-year-old Chicago man was charged Saturday in south Evanston with retail theft. An employee at a Walgreens in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue noticed a man in a gray coat and Chicago Bears hat take several cosmetics items...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with retail theft at Walgreens

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A man was arrested in connection with misdemeanor retail theft in south Evanston on Friday afternoon. The 47-year-old man filled up a black bag at the Walgreens on the 600 block of Chicago Avenue and left the store without paying, Evanston police...

Blotter: Woman charged with aggravated battery after kicking 3-year-old boy

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A woman was arrested Friday after kicking a 3-year-old boy in line at the Walgreens in west Evanston. The boy’s caregiver said she was standing in line at the Walgreens — in the 2100 block of Green Bay Road — when the...

New pharmacy to move into downtown Evanston

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 18, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A new speciality pharmacy is set to open Wednesday in downtown Evanston. Simply Pure Rx will open its retail storefront at 1607 Benson Ave. in the Sherman Plaza complex across the street from the Davis El stop. In addition...

Police Blotter: Wallet, iPhone stolen from NU off-campus house

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A wallet and an iPhone were allegedly stolen early Sunday morning from a coat at a party in the 1000 block of Garnett Place, police said. The victim, an 18-year-old Chicago woman, reported the theft around 4 p.m. Sunday aft...

Police Blotter: Purse and items valued at more than $2,000 stolen from Evanston Hospital

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 22, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 50-year-old woman reported that her purse was stolen Saturday from Evanston Hospital. The woman told police she was visiting the hospital at 2650 Ridge Ave. at about 3 p.m. and left her coat and purse unattended. When she...

Three teenagers charged with burglary after multiple store break-ins

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Three Evanston teenagers were arrested Sunday morning in connection with three north Evanston break-ins. Police were called to a Verizon Wireless store at 2516 Green Bay Road at about 1:10 a.m., where they found a broken window...

Police Blotter: April 24

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 23, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man attempts to steal from Evanston Best Buy Best Buy staff declined to press charges Wednesday against a 36-year-old man who tried to steal more than $125 worth of goods, police said. Police responded to the Best Buy, 23...

Police Blotter: Jan. 12

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Police field shots fired call Thursday morning Officers responded to a shots fired call in southwest Evanston on Thursday morning. A call came in of one shot fired in the 900 block of Grey Avenue near the Robert Crown...