Bricks thrown at police, Northwestern University students pepper-sprayed in off-campus clash as protesters again call on university to defund its police

EVANSTON, Ill. — After leaving campus, protesters from Northwestern University who were demonstrating Saturday night clashed with Evanston authorities, and a school spokesman said both students and officers reported dangerous conditions from attacks by the other side.Jon Yates, a spokesman with the university, said he had been in contact with the department and was told officers used pepper spray on Northwestern University students after bricks and other objects were thrown at authorities.Yates said Evanston police told him some protesters also shined high-powered lasers into the eyes of polic…

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