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Three men shot, one killed, outside Waukegan apartment complex

Three men were shot, one fatally, early Saturday morning outside an apartment complex in north suburban Waukegan. Officers responded about 2:30 a.m. to reports of a shooting at the apartment complex in the 600 block of Pickus Court, according to Waukegan police. Police found three men outside the bu

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-18 21:32:00

Gurnee man killed in Waukegan shooting, two others wounded

One man was killed and two others wounded in Waukegan after a shooting on the street outside some apartments early Friday morning. Brian Hopkins, 34, of Gurnee, died of a gunshot wound according to Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper after conducting an autopsy Monday morning. Toxicology results are p

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 21:51:00

Column: Millburn Bypass, Quentin Road widening among 'aggressive' 2018 plans for county roadwork

This just in: We have a clarification that will come as either good news or bad news, depending on if you see major road construction as a benefit or an impediment to your existence in Lake County. Last week in this space, it was noted that the Lake County Division of Transportation's recently compl

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:39:00

Volunteers Honor 9/11 Heroes with Service Projects at YMCA

The somber 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks became a cause for reflection and community service at the North Suburban YMCA. A group of almost 50 volunteers gathered at the Y to remember the fallen and contribute something positive by beautifying outdoor public spaces. The projects were made poss

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 13:07:39

Inaugural golf fundraiser 'Makes a Difference'

Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook hosted an inaugural golf outing and dinner fundraising event on Aug. 28 for its Youth Makes a Difference mentoring program, not initially knowing what kind of response it would receive. "We were hoping at the very least to break even and spread the word," said Y

NORTHBROOKTOWER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:45:00

YMCA to Celebrate a Decade of Spooktacular Fun at Halloween Party on October 22nd

The North Suburban YMCA welcomes ghosts and goblins of all ages on October 22 for its 10th Annual Spooktacular Halloween Party. From 2:00 to 5:00 pm, the entire Y will be transformed with haunted houses, trick-or-treat trails, and a wide range of activities to entertain the entire family. The event

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 19:33:23

Arlington Heights police: Two unlocked cars stolen after keys were left inside

Battery Corey Alexander Gill, 21, of the 500 block of Fairway View Drive in Wheeling, was arrested Sept. 9 and charged with battery/bodily harm in the 600 block of East Clarendon Avenue. Burglary Cash and a bag were reported stolen from an unlocked 2013 Hyundai Elantra that was parked overnight Sept

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:23:34

Lincolnshire police: Underage drinking, marijuana charges in village

The following items were taken from Lincolnshire Police Department reports and news releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Alcohol A 17-year-old boy from Wheeling was charged Sept. 10 with illegal consumption of liquor by a minor. The boy was released to his parent with a notice

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 19:01:00

Northbrook police blotter: Man facing drug, traffic charges

Drugs Donald J. Duffy, 67, of the 2500 block of North 3689th Street, Sheridan, Ill., was charged the evening of Sept. 11 with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, improper vehicular lighting, improper use of headset, driving without insuran

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 18:05:00

Man fatally struck by Amtrak train in Northbrook

A man was fatally struck by an Amtrak train Sunday morning in north suburban Northbrook. Steven J. Rizzi, 53, was fatally struck by Train 332 about 9 a.m. near the Metra station at 1401 Shermer Rd. in Northbrook, according to Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari and the Cook County medical examiner's offi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-18 20:17:00

Abandoning Run for Governor, Drury Enters Democratic Race for Attorney General

Democratic candidate for Illinois governor Scott Drury announced Tuesday that he has instead decided to run for attorney general. A state representative and former federal prosecutor from north suburban Highwood, Drury is withdrawing from the campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, and inst

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-19 18:39:46

From the Editor: Northbrook offers helping hand in disaster relief

Over the past couple of weeks, the attention of our nation has shifted to the terrible natural disasters of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. The response throughout the United States has been remarkable and the efforts should not go unnoticed. The great community of Northbrook is no different. Various o

NORTHBROOKTOWER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:53:00

Northbrook factory owner says automation will save woodworking company

The owner of a Northbrook factory said he doesn't even want to admit how much he spent on a new robotic system being brought on line this month. But he says it'll be worth it to make Bernhard Woodwork more competitive and help solve a staffing problem that $27 per hour hasn't fixed. "It's a matter o

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:49:00

More retail, new restaurants on the horizon for the Shops at Deerfield Square

Scout & Molly's, a women's clothing boutique, held its grand opening in downtown Deerfield on Saturday, heading a list of six other new enterprises slated to open at the Shops at Deerfield Square by the end of next year. Joining Scout & Molly's will be three new retail stores and a dentist's office.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:20:00

Spring Clean-Up won't disappear in '18

Highland Park officials aren't yet ready to scrap the popular Spring Clean-Up trash program, despite evidence of fly dumping and complaints of litter created by scavengers rummaging through the discarded items. City officials agreed last week to allow at least another year to publicize a new option

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 21:28:04

District 64 approves superintendent's request for $75K to boost administrator salaries

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 Superintendent Laurie Heinz said during Monday night's special board meeting that the district's administrators "without a doubt" deserve raises. The district's board of education ultimately voted unanimously to allocate a total of $75,000 to be distributed among

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:13:27

Des Plaines man accused of setting neighbor's gas meter on fire indicted on arson charges

A man accused of setting fire to a neighbor's gas meter while a family of five was inside the home was indicted last week on arson-related charges, authorities said. Jason John, 42, of the 1000 block of Rose Avenue, Des Plaines, was indicted on felony charges of arson, aggravated arson, residential

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 18:25:00

Cleanup is a day at the beach for Highland Park volunteers

Nearly 30 volunteers picked up debris at city beaches in Highland Park on Saturday, ridding the scenic lakefront of plastic bottles, cups and balloon fragments. The effort by Park District of Highland Park staff, area residents and local students made quick work of debris at Park Avenue Beach, Rosew

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:22:11

Police: Man accused of fake transactions at Glenview store

A Mount Prospect man has been accused of stealing $14,000 from a Glenview store, police said. Patrick Dannhauer, 25, was charged with continuing financial crimes enterprises on Sept. 13, according to a Glenview Police Department report. On May 8, an employee of the business called police, saying tha

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:34:00

Mindful Money: Tips for millennials on navigating financial obstacles

Racers will gather at Centennial Park Beach on Sept. 30 for the Winnetka Park District Superhero Dash, a favorite fall event for adventure-seeking millennials. Navigating a 3-mile, obstacle-filled racecourse shares certain similarities with learning the ropes of financial management. Just as tires,

WINNETKACURRENT.COM - 2017-09-18 22:26:00