The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated assault

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old Evanston man was charged with aggravated assault Monday evening after threatening a 55-year-old man with a metal bat. Around 6:30 p.m., the 55-year-old man and his son were pulling into their driveway in the 1800...

Blotter: Evanston resident’s car tires taken from driveway

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Police

A 57-year-old Evanston man said he found his car sitting on pavers, missing its tires and wheels Tuesday morning. The man said he saw the car in his driveway in the 700 block of Wesley Avenue with the tires at 11 p.m. Monday...

Blotter: Juvenile charged with robbery

Sophie Mann and Amelia Langas

November 5, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested and charged last Tuesday evening in connection with a robbery at Comix Revolution. At 7:26 p.m., a 33-year-old male clerk at Comix Revolution in the 600 block of Davis Street observed a group...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravated unlawful use of weapon

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 29, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with five charges, including aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, in south Evanston. The 33-year-old man failed to signal properly while driving in the 400 block of Chicago Avenue and was pulled over by police,...

Lightning strike causes structure fire in Evanston

Khadrice Rollins, Summer Editor

June 23, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Fire Department responded to reports of smoke after lightning struck the house located at 1506 Wesley Ave. around 8:19 p.m. Wednesday. According to a press release, neighbors called after seeing smoke coming from...