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Man killed in motorcycle crash in Glencoe

A man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday morning in north suburban Glencoe. George Berdebes, 29, suffered multiple injuries in the crash in the 1200 block of Sheridan Road in Glencoe, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Berdebes, who lived in Bourbonnais, was pronounced de

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 08:01:00

Local Deerfield Jobs: Baxter International, Ayco, Embassy Suites

To find out who is hiring in Deerfield this week, we've assembled a list of the latest positions to open up on the Patch Jobs Board. Check out dozens of recently posted area jobs below, click through to read about the position find out how to apply or click on the name of the company to find if it h

PATCH - 2017-09-25 04:45:59

Glenview Master Optician's Found Career Calling As A Teenager

Kevin Count is a Master Optician. This is not commentary on whether or not Count is good at what he does for work. It is, instead, a title. But unlike an opthamologist or optometrist, opticians are not qualified by years of schooling. "There's no requirement of any sort to be an optician," Count sai

PATCH - 2017-09-24 21:00:34

Record Heat Continues: Will We See A Break This Week?

The last five days have been brutally hot. For the fifth day in a row on Sunday, Chicago saw temps at or above 92 degrees, which marked only the third time in history the city has seen a five-day run of temps that high. The only major difference is the two other five-day stretches happened in July w

PATCH - 2017-09-25 01:23:55

Attend Oct. 5 Oakton business author series focusing on finding the perfect job

Discover how to obtain the perfect job by attending a free seminar featuring author and career counselor Rob Sullivan at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in Room 1608, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Sullivan will take questions and sign his book as part of the 2017-2018 Oakton Bus

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 13:58:36

Volunteers spruce up homes of Lake County veterans

Navy veteran Alex Jones said he was "overwhelmed and quite emotional" seeing a group of people making upgrades to his townhouse in North Chicago Saturday. Inside the 54-year-old veteran's townhouse, new blinds and a doorbell were installed, a screen door was replaced and walls got a fresh coat of

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 20:53:52

Knee Pain A Common Orthopedic Complaint

My aching knees - a topic that drew a crowd of both young and older attendees to a lecture recently held at Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville. During a "Lunch and Learn" session featuring Zachary Domont, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Advocate Medical Group Orthopedics, various

PATCH - 2017-09-24 17:14:36

Use bug encounters as learning opportunities

I'm not a big bug person, as in I don't have a collection or anything, but I do find them very interesting to look at, especially dragonflys, most bees (I spy on them while they work the flowers) and, of course, butterflies and moths. I have no qualms with spiders outside the house, my better half d

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 15:53:00

Council to look at employee residency rules

Aldermen on Evanston's Administration and Public Works Committee are scheduled to review a staff report tonight that responds to an aldermanic request to take a fresh look at residency rules for city employees. Currently only the city manager is required by contract to live in Evanston. Overall abou

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-25 10:47:00

Final vote set on land sale for office building

A new rendering of the planned 1714 Chicago office building. The Evanstion City Council is scheduled to take a final vote Monday on plans to sell a parking lot on Chicago Avenue to developers who would build a $56 million, 11-story office building on the site. The city would receive $4 million for t

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 20:49:00

Man killed teen after gang dispute at Rogers Park gas station: Prosecutors

An exchange of words and gang signs between people gathered outside of a Far North Side gas station led to the killing of a 17-year-old boy earlier this month, according to prosecutors. Gervase Pruett, 23, stood before Judge Sophia Atcherson Sunday facing a charge of first-degree murder in connectio

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:33:00

Person on tracks in Skokie halts Yellow Line service

Service on the CTA's Yellow Line is suspended Sunday afternoon due to a person on the tracks in north suburban Skokie. An unauthorized person on the tracks near the Dempster-Skokie station, 5001 Dempster St. in Skokie, halted trains at 2:34 p.m., according to a CTA alert. Shuttle buses will be made

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 18:39:00

Vast 1930 Estate Listed Under $700,000 In Bannockburn

BANNOCKBURN, IL - It's not often a massive, 87-year-old estate hits the market for under a million dollars, but on Monday, the Whit Muir Estate, a Tuscan-style brick estate on a quiet Bannockburn cul-de-sac saw its price slashed below $700,000. Be forewarned though - the bank-owned property is bei

PATCH - 2017-09-22 19:06:26

Deerfield Republican Enters 10th District Congressional Race

DEERFIELD, IL - Deerfield computer consultant Doug Bennett announced the launch of his campaign in the 10th Congressional District Monday, becoming the third Republican to declare his candidacy for the seat currently held by Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield). Bennett, vice chair of the West Deerfield Rep

PATCH - 2017-09-22 21:48:39

Pet of the Week: Louie Vuitton

Louie Vuitton the Bichon is a 13-year-old Bichon Frise. When you take one look at him, you will fall in love. Louie is the sweetest, kindest and most loving dog around. He loves people, small dogs and food. Louie loves being with his family and traveling to Naples, Florida or spending time on the fa

HPLANDMARK.COM - 2017-09-22 22:48:00

9 suburban students taken to hospital due to excessive heat

WAUKEGAN, Ill. -- Fire officials said nine high school students were transported to hospitals after they were overcome by the heat. This happened on this field right across the street from Waukegan High School's Brookside Campus. Witnesses said the students were participating in the JROTC Bulldog Ol

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-23 22:21:27

Police: 2 armed robberies happened 20 minutes apart in Waukegan

Police are investigating two armed robberies that happened 20 minutes apart Thursday night in north suburban Waukegan. The first robbery happened about 9:25 p.m. when a male was approached by two men who robbed him in the 900 block of Judge Place, according to Waukegan police. The first suspect was

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:35:00

15 shows to see now

There is nothing more absurd than allowing familial battles for control to overwhelm love - that's one profound message and the unavoidable American tragedy built into director Ivo van Hove's heart-pounding production of "A View From the Bridge," now at the Goodman Theatre. Arthur Miller's 1955 play

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:15:00

Relief in sight for neighbors of high school pond

After years of complaining, some residents who live directly north of a pond on the property of Lake Forest High School that they describe as unpleasant to look at or smell may see some relief now that District 115 is regrading the pond bottom. "From our standpoint, it's an eyesore," said resident J

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:44:05

MIHALOPOULOS: Northbrook pols, businesses out of step on minimum wage

The vast gap between rich and poor only will grow wider thanks to the callous leaders of the many suburbs opting out of Cook County's ordinance to increase the minimum wage. Upscale Northbrook is one such northern suburb that apparently functions as a plutocracy. The village board voted to exempt it

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 13:00:53