Three armed robbers displayed a handgun as they took a wallet and a watch from their victim at Washington Street and Elmwood Avenue early Tuesday. This and other stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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  1. Armed robberies

    Now that the Court of Appeals has spoken (rather loudly), Evanston punks have less than 180 days before citizens legally carrying licensed handguns can actually have them second-guessing who might "return the favor"  when they pull out a gun and demand someone else's possessions.

    1. C’mon Evanston police…

      C'mon Evanston police… catch whoever is commiting the robberies near Main St. This is very disturbing. It seems like several of the robberies are committed by the same individuals. 

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