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Police Blotter: Vintage jewelry stolen from west Evanston home

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2017

Filed under City

Jewelry was stolen from a 93-year-old woman’s home in west Evanston on Thursday, police said. The woman said she left her house at about 10 a.m. on Thursday before returning at noon to find the jewelry missing, Evanston Police...

Police: Shell casings found after shots fired call in west Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 17, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police found shell casings in west Evanston after responding to a shots fired call Saturday morning, authorities said. Officers responded to the call at 11:55 a.m. in the 1900 block of Emerson Street, Evanston Police Cmdr....

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Filed under City, Crime

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...

Blotter: Nov. 19

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 18, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man shot at in car in west Evanston A 27-year-old man was shot at in a car on Saturday evening in west Evanston, according to police. The man was sitting in a car with several other people shortly before 5:15 p.m. in th...

Blotter: Nov. 15

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 14, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Lawn equipment stolen from west Evanston garage Lawn equipment was taken this week from a garage in west Evanston, according to police. The equipment went missing between 7 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. Wednesday from the buildi...

Blotter: Nov. 11

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 10, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man takes woman's wallet at CTA station A man struck up a conversation with a woman and then stole her wallet Thursday evening at the Main Street CTA station, according to police. While the woman was waiting on the El platfo...

Blotter: Nov. 6

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 5, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

2 charged in CVS theft Two Chicago teens have been charged with stealing several items early Monday morning from a CVS in south Evanston. Tarek Rahman and Leyla Sada, both 18, were part of a group of four people who...

Blotter: Nov. 5

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 4, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Witness reports too many shots to count in west Evanston A report of gunfire Sunday night in west Evanston led police to a witness who told them he lost count of the shots. When officers responded to the report at about ...

Blotter: Nov. 4

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 3, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Masked men attack, rob 15-year-old boy on Halloween Five people in ski masks attacked and robbed a 15-year-old boy on the night of Halloween in west Evanston, according to police. Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said the...

Blotter: Oct. 29

Tanner Maxwell, Video Edtior

October 29, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man arrested after stealing alcohol, cigarettes Police arrested an Evanston man after they say he stole several items from the Jewel-Osco near Dempster Street on Friday night. An employee stopped James Michael Woods, 41, ...