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Prominent attorney fatally shot in suburban Chicago home
NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP)- Police say an attorney who argued 30 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court has been fatally shot during a domestic altercation inside his suburban Chicago home.The Cook County medical examiner's office says 71-year-old Steve Shapiro died in the Monday night attack in Northfield.
Des Plaines Blotter: Man Denied Cigars Tips Over Bread Rack | Journal & Topics Media Group
A woman told police she received a telephone call at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 from a man claiming to be with the Social Security Administration. He told her that her Social Security number had been used in money laundering, drug distribution and trafficking in Texas. He emailed the woman an arre
Chicago-area manufacturer to lay off 150 people as it moves operations to Mexico, in part to avoid tariffs on Chinese metal
Stack-On Products plans to lay off 128 people at its facility in Wauconda, Ill., and 25 people at its McHenry, Ill., plant when it closes both facilities Oct. 12, said Al Fletcher, human resources director for Alpha Guardian, the Las Vegas-based parent company.
Middlefork Farms, Lake Forest, Illinois - August 2018
Built in the early 2000s, Middlefork Farm is located in Lake Forest on Waukegan Road north of Route 60. This, the largest and most complicated land preservation project yet done by Open Lands, resulted in the preservation of 120 acres of a 200-acre parcel purchased by Open Lands in 1998. The propert
Winnetka standoff connected to Northfield fatal shooting, police say
"I was driving three four hours ago, saw and stopped. So it's very interesting, having at night, the SWAT team staged on Green Bay. It's not like this stuff happens all the time in the suburbs here," said Blake Segvich, who lives in the area.
Crash Closes Grayslake Railroad Crossing
An accident Sunday caused damage to an overhead railroad crossing structure at Route 120 and Route 83 in Grayslake, according to a post on the Grayslake Fire Protection District Facebook page. As of 4:40 p.m. on Monday, Canadian National Railroad representatives advised village officials that utilit
Kenosha Police probe report man shot himself outside home
Kenosha Police investigated what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon.Police were called to the 7400 block of 15th Avenue at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after a witness reported that a man had shot himself outside a home.First responders were called to the address, and were
Plum Grove Hills, Palatine, Illinois - August 2018
Plum Grove Hills is a single family neighborhood built in the 1970's and 1980's. Plum Grove Hills is located in Palatine, Illinois east of Quentin Road and north of Euclid Avenue. There are currently 8 homes for sale ranging from $399,000 to $615,000.
Woman charged in cousin’s fatal shooting in Skokie hotel
Lesly Coronel, 22, was celebrating her birthday at the Hampton Inn at 5201 Old Orchard Road last Friday evening. Police said they were called to the hotel for reports of shots fired. When police arrived, they found Coronel with a gunshot wound. Coronel was taken to the hospital where she died from h
Grab an Umbrella, Libertyville: Weather Forecast
4-day Forecast for LibertyvilleToday, light rain tomorrow afternoon.Thursday August 16Light rain in the afternoon. High 81, low 69.Chance of precipitation: 70%. Wind 3 mph from the NNEFriday August 17Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 81, low 67.Chance of precipitation: 54%. Wind 6 mph from the
Man receives seven-year prison term for ninth OWI
William Hess had so many convictions for operating while intoxicated that he had lost track of the number.Hess, 45, of Trevor, was sentenced Wednesday for his ninth OWI conviction. When he was initially charged last October, he was charged with his 10th offense, but authorities later learned that a
Brother-In-Law Charged With Murdering Northfield Attorney
NORTHFIELD, IL — A brother-in-law of the prominent attorney shot to death Monday evening has been charged with his murder. John Gateley, III was charged with first-degree murder and attempted first degree murder in the fatal shooting of Stephen Shapiro, 72, according to a spokesperson for the Cook C
Lane Closures On Waukegan Road, Greenwood Avenue In Deerfield
DEERFIELD, IL — Sewer lining operations will shut down both southbound lanes on Waukegan Road in Deerfield during the day Wednesday, village officials announced. Drivers will be directed into the northbound lanes near the intersection with Greenwood Avenue with traffic reduced to one lane in both di
With New Pool Coming, Libertyville High Looks At Use For Old Pool
LIBERTYVILLE, IL -- District 128 officials are considering converting the current indoor swimming pool at Libertyville High School into a dance studio, wrestling room and space for other physical education programs once construction is compete on the school's new, $21.5 million natarorium next year,
Grayslake School Calendars 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacation
GRAYSLAKE, IL — The first day of school at Grayslake High School is August 16, while the first day in Community School District 46 is August 22 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar A
Wooded Glen, Grayslake, Illinois - August 2018
Wooded Glen is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1990s by Realen Homes. Wooded Glen features floor plans ranging from 2,224 to 3,413 square feet of living space. Wooded Glen is located in Grayslake, Illinois on Gages Lake Road east of Route 45. There is currently 1 home for sale ra
Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Skokie Hotel Shooting
Ariana Alcala, 23, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identified
News From Your Neighbors: Suspect in fatal Northfield shooting nabbed after police swarm Winnetka; victim identifiedWinnetka Police warn of an ongoing situation on Tower Road between Green Bay and Hibbard roads. Photo courtesy of Trent Weyermuller
What You Can Get For Under $205K In Libertyville
LIBERTYVILLE, IL -- Homes for around the $200,000 mark tend to fly off the market in the Libertyville area. Here is a look at a couple Libertyville homes that are in that enviable price range.
Police investigate after man found fatally shot inside Northfield home
Significant police activity on Tower Road between Hibbard and Green Bay. Please avoid the area at this time. If you are in the area, please follow the officers' instructions.— Winnetka Police (@WinnetkaPolice)August 14, 2018