Thursday, February 28, 2013
The businesses sold cigaretts to minors during Evanston police’s tobacco compliance check.
Three Evanston businesses recently made unlawful sales to minors without asking for age verification during tobacco compliance checks conducted by Evanston Police Department’s Juvenile Bureau, according to a press release. The businesses were issued city ordinance violations for selling products to a minor under 18 and have a mandatory administrative hearing on March 19. The three businesses were: Evanston police conducted the checks at 40 businesses by sending an underage teen into the establishment to try and buy cigarettes while under police surveillance. One business was closed during the compliance checks and the other 36 businesses passed.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
About $1,600 worth of Newport cigarettes and $800 in cash was stolen from a 7-Eleven in Skokie on Sept. 2.
A 7-Eleven employee was robbed at gunpoint in Skokie on Sept. 2 around 7:20 p.m. According to police, two men entered the store at 3441 Church St. and approached the front counter. One of the suspects then leaned over and pointed a black and silver semi-automatic pistol at the clerk. “Open the drawer and give me all of your money,” the suspect told the employee, according to the report. “And cigarettes, too. And open the safe.” About $800 was taken from the cash register and 160 packs of Newport cigarettes were removed from behind the counter. The estimated value of the smokes was placed at around $1,600, the report stated. Both subjects failed to open the safe, according to police. The culprits then left the store and fled westbound on …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Evanston police released a surveillance camera photo of one of the suspects in an armed robbery of three Northwestern University students. Records show he used one of the victims' credit cards.
Evanston police have a lead on one of the suspects in the armed robbery of three Northwestern University students that happened early Sunday morning. Records show that one of the credit cards stolen in the robbery was used at a 7-Eleven at 3441 Church Street in Skokie at 1:35 a.m. Sunday, just 25 minutes after the robbery took place, according to a press release from the Evanston Police Department. The store's surveillance video shows two men exiting a light-colored car and entering the store. One of the men, wearing dreadlocks or braids, approached the register and paid for his purchase with the credit card, police said. The men then took off in their car. Earlier: Three Northwestern University Students Robbed at Gunpoint Police have not…
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
It's 7-Eleven's 85th birthday and the convenience store is celebrating by giving away free 7.11-oz Slurpees from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11.
Like Slurpees? You're in luck. 7-Eleven stores across the U.S. will be giving away the frozen treats Wednesday, July 11, to celebrate 7-Eleven's 85th birthday. The icy refreshments will be free from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at 7-Eleven stores across the country, including the chain's four locations in Evanston. To join in the festivities, you can download birthday apparel including miniature bowties, hair bows and party hats at Slurpee.com. 7-Eleven has been giving away Slurpees since 2002, and plans to give away up to 7 million this year in honor of the 85th birthday celebration. Evanston's 7-Eleven locations include 817 Emerson St., 817 Davis St., 2536 Ewing Ave. and 847 N. Dodge Ave. For more information, visit the official Slurpee website…
Friday, November 11, 2011
Want to find the most affordable places to fill up around the North Shore? Patch has you covered.
Need to fuel up for the week? Here are some of the cheapest gas prices we found around the North Shore. If you see a gas price that is not listed here, please let us know. Many times the prices change quickly or the websites we use as sources are not updated frequently enough. Where did you find the cheapest gas? Let us know on Facebook!