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Man's body found on lakefront
Evanston police say the body of a 54-year-old Skokie man was found along rocks on Lake Michigan shoreline shortly before noon today.Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew says the man had died of an apparent gunshot wound and that the incident is being investigated as a suicide.The body was found in the vicinity of
Looking beyond retail to revitalize tired Morton Grove shopping center
A venture led by Oak Brook-based Kensington Development Partners is mulling apartments, a hotel, medical offices and other uses at Prairie View Plaza, a 310,000-square-foot shopping center on a 26-acre site at the southeast corner of Dempster Street and Waukegan Road, said Kensington Principal John
Disgraced Former Police Commander Jon Burge Dies: Reports
Jon Burge, the former police commander at the center of dozens of cases of police brutality and torture resulting in several multimillion-dollar settlements, died Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Mosquito population way up in the Chicago area
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill–If you’ve been getting bitten a lot by mosquitoes this season, there’s good reason.
Lane Closure Scheduled On Cumberland Exit Into Park Ridge | Journal & Topics Media Group
The Illinois Dept. of Transportation announced that as part of the ongoing improvements to the inbound Kennedy Expressway (I-90), the far right exit lane to northbound Cumberland Avenue (Illinois 171) will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, Sept. 20.
3 Shot, Including 16-Month-Old and Teenager, in South Loop
It was unclear how many people were shot, but they are all female, authorities said. The incident occurred sometime after 9 p.m. near South State Street and Cermak Road.
Niles Building & Zoning Committee To Hear Update On Contracted Health Inspections | Journal & Topics Media Group
Niles Village Hall.Niles officials contracted village health inspections to Health Inspection Professionals in May on an interim basis through mid-October. Members of Niles Building & Zoning Committee will hear an update on inspections at today’s (Wednesday) meeting as they deliberate on how to move
Algonquin Woman Charge With Drug-Induced Homicide
CARY, IL — Bail has been set at $250,000 for a 23-year-old Algonquin woman accused if providing heroin and febtanyl tbag killed a 45-year-old Cary man earlier this year. Paige Hoover is charged with three counts of drug-induced homicide in connection with Peter A. Fonte's death. She remains in custo
Dist. 62 Approves Final Budget For 2018-19 | Journal & Topics Media Group
Property tax levies are amounts of taxpayer money that public bodies request to fund annual operations. In July, newly hired Dist. 62 Supt. of Business Mark Bertolozzi said the increase is based on Consumer Price Index, a measure of the change in price for typical household goods.
Maple School Construction Remains On Track For Fall 2019 Opening
From District 30:As anyone driving down Northbrook's Sherman Drive can plainly observe, significant progress continues to be made on the "future innovative, flexible, and state-of-the-art Maple School!"Like any proud parent, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Wegley is paying close attention to wat
Armed Robbery Charges For Duo Arrested After Chase: Blotter
GLENVIEW, IL — The following information comes from the Glenview Police Department as a record of police activity, including incidents reported by the public and those arrested by Glenview police. Criminal charges represent accusations by the state and are often dropped or reduced. Updated informati
Growth, 'Pearl' Progress Top Mayor's Address | Journal & Topics Media Group
Mayor Bradley Stephens delivers his State of the Village address Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Gene & Georgetti restaurant. (Photo by Rich Day)
Wheeling Business Owner Wants To Recall Village President | Journal & Topics Media Group
Former Chicago Executive Airport board member David Kolssak, owner of Kolssak Funeral Home on Milwaukee Avenue, filed with the village Thursday, Sept. 13 a notice of intention to recall Horcher. By Oct. 13, 744 residents, or 33 percent of voters from the last election, would need to sign recall peti
Chicago officer unjustified in killing black teen
NO JUSTIFICATION: Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke stands and walks toward the judge's bench at the start of the trial for the killing of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 14. Antonio Perez/Pool/Chicago Tribune via Reuters
West Chicago Murder Case: Teens Plead Not Guilty
WEST CHICAGO, IL — Four teens who stand trial for the murder of a West Chicago man they allegedly set on fire, stabbed, and ran over with a car have pleaded not guilty. Francisco Alvarado, Jesus Correa, and Saul Ruiz, all 18, of West Chicago, along with Tia Brewer, 16, of Wheaton, could face life in
Man critical after Corvette crashes into Skokie building
SKOKIE, Ill. — A man was critically injured after his Corvette slammed into a building in Skokie late Sunday night.The crash occurred just before midnight near the intersection of Oakton and Crawford.The sports car tore a 10-foot hole in the brick wall of an office building and was halfway inside.Fi
Car Burglar Swipes Suitcase Filled With Cash In Oak Park: Cops
OAK PARK, IL — Police in Oak Park are investigating a vehicle burglary in which the suspect or suspects stole a suitcase that contained close to $5,000 in cash. According to a police report, the car was burglarized around 1:10 p.m. Monday while the car was left unattended for about four minutes.
Rashaad Penny played 20 offensive snaps and got 10 carries to Chris Carson's 19 offensive snaps and six carries against Chicago Monday night. That was a surprise given how Pete Carroll had said that Carson had taken the lead in the Seahawks' tailback competition. He said postgame that part of the reason for Carson's light usage was that injuries at other positions forced him to play more on special teams, which left him "a little gassed." Carson played only two snaps on special teams.
Rashaad Penny played 20 offensive snaps and got 10 carries to Chris Carson's 19 offensive snaps and six carries against Chicago Monday night. That was a surprise given how Pete Carroll had said that Carson had taken the lead in the Seahawks' tailback competition. He said postgame that part of the re
Top 10 Subdivisions in Northbrook, IL - September 2018
The Northbrook subdivision with the highest average sale price between September 2017 and September 2018 wasNorthbrook Parkwith an average sale price of $1,365,000. The subdivision with the highest number of sales in Northbrook wasMission Hillswith 50 sales.
Angry Over Affair, Skokie Man Shot Friend On Edens: Prosecutors
SKOKIE, IL — Prosecutors said the Skokie man accused of shooting the passenger in his vehicle on the highway last month believed the victim was having an affair with his wife, the Skokie Review reported. Timothy Turner, 40, of the 8700 block of Ridgeway Avenue in Skokie turned himself in to police o