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  • Exhibit gives pioneer doctor his due

     Exhibit gives pioneer doctor his due
    Glenview was still part of the Illinois frontier when Dr. John A. Kennicott arrived with his family in 1836. The pioneer physician created the Grove Nursery & Garden, the region's first commercial plant nursery on about 45 acres of land, purchased for...
  • 2 charged in shooting death of 15-year-old

    2 charged in shooting death of 15-year-old
    Two North Chicago men are being held in the shooting of Travon Beech, 15, whose death last week prompted a community rally over the weekend that decried youth violence. Reggie E. Bryant and Quincy E. A. Jones, both 18, appeared in Lake County court...
  • Mom: 15-year-old son killed in North Chicago

    Mom: 15-year-old son killed in North Chicago
    A North Chicago family is mourning the death of a 15-year-old boy who died early Thursday after being shot in the head and left in an alley, said the victim’s mother, Roxanne Beech. Travon Beech was an eighth-grader at Neal Math & Science...
  • North Chicago police chief to resign

    North Chicago police chief to resign
    The chief of the embattled North Chicago police department plans to resign May 1 after less than 2 ½ years on the job, the city announced this afternoon. James Jackson will resign because he doesn’t meet the city’s residency requirement,...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: April 7

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: April 7
    The following items were taken from police reports: GLENVIEW An 18-year-old Chicago woman was arrested on the 2300 block of Shermer Road on March 30 just after midnight and charged with drunken driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more,...
  • Local Voices North: April 17 edition

    Local Voices North: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Glenview, Des Plaines and Skokie. Killing wolves It's enraging that the federal government is still allowing majestic and intelligent wolves to be hunted and massacred. Hundreds of these wrongfully demonized creatures have...
  • Medical marijuana entrepreneurs decry fees

    Medical marijuana entrepreneurs decry fees
    Vegetables, flowers and herbs grow in rows of green at Robert Boyce's greenhouses in Lake Zurich — but what he'd really like to grow is marijuana. Boyce, a horticulturist and landscape design architect, has run Natural Environments Greenhouses and...
  • Probe of double homicide 'at a standstill,' police say

    Probe of double homicide 'at a standstill,' police say
    For more than three years, Fred Roberts has waited for his mother's killer to be brought to justice. This week, South Daytona police said they may never be able to give Roberts, 61, the peace he wants. Officers on Wednesday closed their...
  • Police arrest woman while investigating more than 20 car burglaries

    Police arrest woman while investigating more than 20 car burglaries
    Northbrook police have arrested a 24-year-old Hanover Park woman in an investigation of more than 20 car burglaries. Authorities are still trying to find two men they suspect in the burglaries who they say fled police. The woman was charged on April...
  • Ontario man charged with burning puppy that later died

    An Ontario man was charged Tuesday in connection with setting fire to a 5-month-old puppy that later died. Bernardo Vasquez, 21, "willfully, unlawfully and maliciously set fire" to the puppy on April 10 in the 1100 block of East La Deney Court,...
  • Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring

    Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring
    The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...