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Police: Driver Who Crashed Into Station Topped 100 MPH | Journal & Topics Media Group

Crash scene in front of police station on Sigwalt Street, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Arlington Heights Police Dept. photo)

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-11-15 21:28:01

Northbrook Loses 2 Downtown Restaurants In 2 Months

On Oct. 28, Lucky Fish on Shermer, the second location of fusion concept featuring a East Coast and New Orleans-style seafood with a Mexican flair, announced it was shuttering permanently. The restaurant is owned by Northbrook residents Steve and Shana Geffen, and a Lucky Fish location in Highwood r

PATCH - 2018-11-14 19:29:08

Man Shot By Deputy Charged With Attempted Murder: Police

LAKE COUNTY, IL – A 23-year-old Ingleside man critically injured after being shot by a police officer in Wadsworth earlier this month has been charged with attempted murder. Angel X. Lopez, of the 35800 block of North Wilson Road, brandished a pistol while trying to flee from police after he was rep

PATCH - 2018-11-15 18:04:29

Body found in Lake Michigan in Highland Park ID'd as missing Elgin woman

Lena Lemesh, 52, went in the water near Park Avenue Beach in Highland Park on November 4. She was with a group of other swimmers when she was swept offshore near Park Avenue Beach.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-11-14 12:45:14

40 dogs rescued from Texas kill shelter in need of homes

The dogs, dubbed the "Texas 40,"are part of a larger group of 800 dogs from Palm Valley Animal Center in Edinburg, Texas, a shelter working to reduce its nearly 70 percent kill rate. Wright-Way, a no-kill shelter, has partnered with Best Friends Animal Society to transport the dogs across the countr

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-11-16 00:53:56

Evanston Police Step Up Patrols At Northwestern After Several Women Harassed

The first incident happened on Oct. 29, when a man with a heavy Russian accent grabbed a student from behind as she was walking near Chicago Avenue and Sheridan Road, not far from the Panhellenic Sorority Quad.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-11-15 07:03:47

Palatine school district to hire armed retired police for clerical roles

The district serves about 12,800 students in Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, South Barrington, Arlington Heights and Schaumburg.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-11-15 18:51:03

Village of Northbrook Bicycle Task Force met November 14.

Village of Northbrook Bicycle Task Force met Nov. 14.Here is the agenda provided by the task force:1. Call meeting to order2. Approval of the September 12, 2018 Bike Task Force Meeting Minutes3. Public Comments-Hear from Audience4. Name and Mission Statement change for the Bike Task Force5. Discuss

NORTH COOK NEWS - 2018-11-15 00:00:00

Pair Of Equipment Purchases To Cost Village $411,000 | Journal & Topics Media Group

The first was $264,165 to replace a 24-year-old Caterpillar Track Loader that has outlived it initial expected useful life by six years. The Public Works department uses the machine daily to organize and load asphalt, concrete, soil, and spoil stockpiles, according to the village. The existing track

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-11-16 06:00:44

Shermer Road Bridge Construction Complete In Northbrook

NORTHBROOK, IL — The Shermer Road bridge in downtown Northbrook is ready to reopen, the village announced. A ceremonial reopening event has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday. The bridge over the West Fork of the North Branch of the Chicago River, which leads functions as a gateway to Northbrook's cen

PATCH - 2018-11-15 22:40:49

Suburban school district plans to hire retired cops as armed office workers

CHICAGO - A northwest suburban school district says it plans to hire retired police officers as armed office workers, granting them permission to carry weapons on school campuses so they could take action in the event of a school shooting. School officials, parents and students have all been searchi

WGNTV.COM - 2018-11-16 00:04:59

7-Eleven Store Clerk Charged With Hate Crime for Attack on Black and Latino Teens

A 7-Eleven clerk in Lombard, Ill., faces charges for a hate crime after he threatened minority customers with a knife while yelling racial slurs at them, according to police.

DIVERSITYINC - 2018-11-15 23:22:24

Prairie Elementary School, Buffalo Grove, Illinois - Nov 2018

Prairie Elementary School is a 1-5 school in District 96, and is located at 1530 Brandywyn Lane in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. There are currently 34 homes for sale ranging from $218,000 to $1,599,000.


Free and cheap things to do in Chicago this weekend: Nov. 16-18

If you haven’t been feeling the holiday vibes, you will this weekend. The annual Christmas tree lighting happens Friday at Millennium Park, and the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is Saturday.


Buffalo Grove Arrests 3 On Residential Burglary Charges | Journal & Topics Media Group

Pablo Martinez, 26, of the 10000 block of Chestnut Ave. in Franklin Park; Oscar Peralta, 22, previously of Chicago, and Jaime A. Jaime, 32, of the 3200 block of S. Central Ave. in Cicero, were arrested and charged each with one count of residential burglary.


Man Accused Of Imprisoning 'Demon' Daughter Found Unfit For Trial

WAUKEGAN, IL — A Waukegan man accused of holding his 10-year-old daughter captive in a basement because he believed she was possessed by a "demon" has been found unfit to stand trial, the Lake County News-Sun reported. The man, who is acting as his own attorney, disputes the police account and claim


NORTHBROOK PARK DISTRICT: Winter Break is Wonderful at the Northbrook Park District

•Winter Break Escapes, 9am-3pm, Dec. 26-28, and Jan. 2-4 the Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Ave. Field trips include Top Golf in Wood Dale, Family Fun Center in Waukegan, Earth & Space Center in River Grove, SciTech Hands on Museum in Aurora, Brunswick Zone in Mount Prospect and Enchanted Castle in Lo


Man Allegedly Struggles With Wheeling Cops After Fight With Girlfriend | Journal & Topics Media Group

Jermel J. Cotton, 24, of 11628 S. May St., Chicago, was charged with aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery, unlawful restraint, and resisting police at about 3 a.m. Oct. 13.

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-11-14 14:53:14

Coroner: Found body is the missing swimmer from Lake Michigan

At 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, the Highland Park Police and Fire Departments recovered the body of Lena Lemesh from Lake Michigan, according to the Highland Park Police Department.


Northbrook Maple Wrestling Seeks Interested Middle Schoolers

NORTHBROOK, IL -From District 30 Public Schools:Northbrook Maple Wrestling welcomes all fifth-eighth graders that are interested in wrestling from Districts 27, 28, 30 and 34 schools to be a part of the team!