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On Dec. 8th: Women's Heart Health Talk at Five Seasons Northbrook

Although not typically on women's radar, heart disease poses a serious threat to their health-and a local physician is coming to Five Seasons Family Sports Club in Northbrook to talk about it on Friday, December 8th. Dr. Cathie Dunal's free presentation, "Her Heart: Practical Ways to Reduce Women's

PATCH - 2017-11-20 22:25:04

From the Editor: Have an announcement? Share it with us

In last week's edition of The Tower, you might have noticed something different. Something that you haven't seen in quite some time. Something out of the normal order of business. Sorry, I'll stop there. Nonetheless, it was something that I haven't seen in my time here with The Tower - a baby announ

NORTHBROOKTOWER.COM - 2017-11-20 18:34:00

Police: Resident targeted with over-the-phone scam

An unknown caller represented himself as the grandson of a resident of the 2200 block of Washington Drive at 9:22 a.m. on Nov. 16. The caller stated that he was under arrest and needed $10,000 for bond. An unknown caller represented himself as the grandson of a resident of the 2200 block of Washingt

NORTHBROOKTOWER.COM - 2017-11-20 18:30:00

Police: Caller posing as grandson convinced Northbrook resident to send gift cards

Theft A visitor to the North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, told police Nov. 6 that someone took a wallet containing credit cards and identification cards from a locked gym locker. Police said Daniel Ioffe, 20, of the 600 block of Cherry Valley, Vernon Hills, was charged on Nov. 10 with retail th

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 16:52:58

Man Killed In Bensenville Apartment Fire: Coroner's Office

BENSENVILLE, IL - A 64-year-old man was killed in an apartment fire in Bensenville on Sunday morning. The DuPage County Coroner's Office, Bensenville Police and Fire departments along with the DuPage County Arson Task Force are currently investigating the residential apartment fire fatality. The cor

PATCH - 2017-11-20 18:30:31

Police Reports: 23-year-old resident arrested for DUI, driving without headlights

A Highland Park man, Balke Cubria, 23, of the 1100 block of Central Avenue, Highland Park, was arrested Nov. 7 and charged with driving under the influence, driving without headlights when required, and resisting or obstructing a police officer after being stopped by police near Green Bay Road and C

HPLANDMARK.COM - 2017-11-21 20:18:00

'Kindness challenge' encourages kids to help the homeless

CHICAGO -- A fourth grade classroom is paying it forward this Thanksgiving holiday by boxing care packages for Chicago's homeless. In the last couple weeks, the Winkelman Elementary class in Glenview pulled together 50 boxes filled with blankets, soap, toiletries and goodies for those out in the col

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-21 23:44:19

Repeal Consolidation of Dual Language Classes In D-112: Letter

In Julie Sugarman's 2008 study for the Center for Applied Linguistics, District 112 students were asked: Are you happy that you're in a school where you learn in two languages? They unanimously responded: "yes." The children were then prompted with the question: Is there anything that you wish was d

PATCH - 2017-11-21 15:12:00

Village may hold referendum on tax increase

BLOOMFIELD - Village officials are considering a public referendum asking voters to allow a tax increase to fund local government operations. Since last year, village officials have discussed putting the question to voters instead of continuing to borrow money to cover a recurring budget shortfall,

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

'Rock star' baby survives rare birth defects

Finley Moore is a bubbly blue-eyed girl who has spent the past five months fighting for a normal life - and winning. Her parents look forward to someday telling the Lake Geneva girl about her success overcoming adversity from the very moment she was born. Finley was born June 2 with a rare condition

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Home buying nightmare: Couple could get stuck with previous owners bills

MENOMONEE FALLS (CBS 58) -- Buying a home went from a dream to a nightmare for a Waukesha County couple, after a contractor claimed the previous owner didn't pay him for his work. While it's a dispute between a contractor and the woman who used to own this home, the new homeowners are caught in the

CBS 58 - 2017-11-22 02:25:00

Former foster parent accused of sexual abuse of teen in his care

A foster father is accused of sexually assaulting a boy he was supposed to be helping. Gary Reed, 65, is accused of raping a teenage boy in his care more than 20 years ago in Kenosha County. The criminal complaint said one victim told police the sexual assaults began in a home in Twin Lakes. The vic

WISN - 2017-11-21 23:40:00

Cynthia Ann Sheard, Elkhorn, WI

Cynthia Ann Sheard, 78 of Elkhorn, WI, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends at Zilber Hospice in Wauwatosa, WI. She was born Oct. 23, 1939, the daughter of the late Robert E. and Mary (White) Sheard. Cynthia worked her entire career as a Registered Nurse at La

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Event briefs for Tuesday: Church to host community Thanksgiving

Church's community Thanksgiving set KENOSHA - First United Methodist Church, 919 60th St., will host a community Thanksgiving dinner for the 38th consecutive year. All are invited to the dinner, which begins at noon Thursday in the church's Strom Fellowship Hall. A traditional meal of turkey, mashed

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 18:18:00

Edward C. Messerschmidt, Elkhorn, WI

Edward C. Messerschmidt, age 93, of Elkhorn, WI, passed away Friday November 17, 2017 at Ridgestone Terrace. Ed was born in Delavan July 2, 1924, the son of the late Henry and Eva (Schaffitzel) Messerschmidt. He married Bonnie (Hubbard) Burson on May 29, 1949. She preceded him in death on December 5

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Christmas Train, Christkindlmarkt and more to do in Wisconsin

East Troy: Christmas Train. Ride the East Troy Electric Railroad from the depot in East Troy to Santa's workshop at the Elegant Farmer, where children can take photos with Santa and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Trains depart at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 2


Pensacola man dies, Milton woman critical after 3-vehicle car crash in Santa Rosa County

A three-vehicle collision on State Road 87 in Santa Rosa County early Tuesday morning resulted in one fatality and another driver being transported to the hospital in critical condition. Kevin Karlton Morgan, 54, of Pensacola, died after his 1995 Ford F-150 collided with a 1996 Chevrolet Suburban dr

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 02:07:48

Caught on Camera: Dollar General robbery suspect

The Escambia Sheriff County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a man suspected of robbing a Cantonment store. The man walked into the Dollar General at 1498 S. Highway 29 just before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday. Investigators say he pulled out a gun and robbed the clerk. If you recognize the man, you

WEAR - 2017-11-21 16:34:49

Sleeping driver's crash leads to three-car collision on Hwy 98

A teenaged driver suffered serious injuries after falling asleep behind the wheel and overturning her car into a ditch. According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release, Mackenzie Rados, 19, of Mary Esther, was traveling west on US-98 near Casa Marina St. on Monday, Nov. 20th. FHP reports t

WEAR - 2017-11-21 09:40:34

Virgin Island evacuee stranded in Pensacola

Thousands of people evacuated from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico before and after Hurricane's Irma and Maria. Now, some are trying to start a new life in Pensacola. The flow of people looking for help is not slowing down. One family from the Virgin Islands was in Pensacola visiting when their h

WEAR - 2017-11-21 19:16:14