Evanston Police Officer Caught Sleeping In Squad CarCommunity activist Carolyn Murray said a concerned citizen took pictures of the officer sleeping in the driver’s seat of a police car, while parked outside the movie theater in downtown Evanston late Saturday night.
Evanston Police Take Steps To Halt Recent Wave Of ShootingsEvanston Police Cmdr. Jospeh Dugan said gun violence occurs in Evanston in spurts, and usually on the suburb's west side. He said two officers each day are assigned specifically to take guns off the streets.
Man Critically Wounded In Evanston Shooting, Nearby High School Locked DownA man was critically wounded in a shooting in north suburban Evanston Tuesday evening, prompting officials to lock down a nearby high school.
Man Killed, Another Wounded In Evanston ShootingThe shooting happened in the 1800 block of Dodge Avenue about 1:20 a.m. Donte Blackwell, 23, of Niles, was shot once in the torso and was taken to Evanston Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A 21-year-old Evanston man was shot in the arm and leg, and was also taken to Evanston Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Signs Indicate ‘Black Lives Matter’ Campaign Gaining Support Among WhitesWhat started as a hashtag has become a movement. Now, there's mounting evidence that the Black Lives Matter campaign is making a major impact on whites.
Partial Bans On Plastic Bags Begin In Chicago, Evanston
Two Men Shot In EvanstonThe men, ages 35 and 51, were standing with a group on the driveway of a home in the 1700 block of Payne Street about 4 p.m. Thursday when two gunmen walked up and started shooting, according to Evanston police.
Man Charged With Robbing Pizza delivery driver’s Car In EvanstonA northern suburban man has been charged with robbing the unlocked car of a pizza deliveryman.
Evening Purple Line Express Test Falling Short Of ExpectationsTime is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.
Evanston Residents Already Claiming Spaces For 4th Of July ParadeThe North Evanston 4th of July parade is Saturday but if you want a good seat to see it, you may already be too late.
Feds Look Into Racist Graffiti Incidents At NorthwesternThe FBI is stepping in to help Northwestern University police after at least four incidents of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on the Evanston campus.
Chicago Man Fatally Shot In EvanstonRay Owens, 27, was found in a vehicle in a parking area next to an alley in the 2000 block of Emerson Street.