1700 Sherman

A purse was taken by a known offender at a drugstore in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue at 11:10 a.m. Friday. Arrested was Toni R. Kirksey, 49, of 1458 Chicago Ave. He is due in court on April 23 at 9 a.m.

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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