Burglars had a field day in Evanston, thanks to seven mostly unlocked cars. Three were on Forest Avenue and three on Ashland Avenue. These were among the stories in today’s Daily Crime Bulletin from Evanston police.
Evanston Alderman Don Wilson, 4th Ward, called Monday for a new approach to affordable housing policies in the city that would promote home ownership and help landlords maintain lower-cost rental properties.
Firefighters from Evanston Engine 23, returning to their station about 12:30 this morning after another call, discovered a fire in a vacant home on Ridge Avenue after they smelled smoke as they drove by.