Evanston Cracking Down On Crime Centered On 11 PropertiesThe city of Evanston is cracking down on crime centered around almost a dozen apartment buildings and houses.
Evanston Police Search For Man Who Hit Ambulance Attendant Police are searching for a suicidal man who ran away from an ambulance after hitting an attendant Friday in north suburban Evanston.
Reward Increased For Arrest Of Aspiring Model's KillerThe father of a 20-year-old model who was shot and killed in Englewood earlier this month has announced an increased reward for information leading to his daughter’s killer.
Two Arrested After Barricade Situation At Evanston HomeAbout 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, officers on patrol near Lake Street and Dodge Avenue heard gunfire coming from a block east on Darrow Avenue, according to Evanston police. They drove there and saw two people run into a home in the 1800 block of Lake, police said.
Model Competition Winner Kaylyn Pryor Killed, 15-Year-Old Boy Hurt In Englewood Drive-By ShootingAn Evanston woman was killed and a 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting Monday in Englewood.
10 Shot Overnight In ChicagoThe most recent shooting occurred in the Austin neighborhood. About 5 a.m., a male — whose age was known — was shot in the leg in the 5400 block of West Adams, police News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco said, citing preliminary information. Further details were not available Friday morning.
3 Shot In Rogers Park; Victims Strike Nurse While Driving To Emergency RoomPolice said the chain of events started when a man and two women were shot while in a vehicle at a stop sign in the 1500 block of West Morse Avenue around 10:15 p.m. All three were shot in the back.
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.