| May 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
On May 20, Northbrook will discuss at a public hearing where medical marijuana will be able to be sold or grown in the village.
Northbrook is just the latest Illinois municipality to try to hammer out zoning regulations.
Dozens of villages and cities,...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A judge this morning denied the request of a former Northbrook police officer who has been charged with burglary and official misconduct to change the conditions of his bond that will allow him to audition for acting jobs.
Enrique Guzman, 34, resigned...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:51 PM
A 17-year-old student and football player at Glenbrook North High School has died, school officials announced.
William “Billy” Garrity, of Northbrook, was pronounced dead at 2:50 p.m. Thursday at his home, according to the Cook County medical...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Authorities are trying to find out more about an accident last week in which a dog’s leash got entangled with a bicycle in a Cook County Forest Preserve, sending the bicyclist, 68, crashing to the ground.
Wladyslaw “Walter” Bujak, of...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A 77-year-old man is dead and his son is being held at Cook County Jail following a fight the son had with a neighbor at their Northbrook home on Thursday.
Ronald Christensen, 77, of the 1900 block of Thornwood Lane in north suburban Northbrook, was...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The Hechtman brothers had closed up their Skokie restaurant Sunday night and were driving home when the semi-truck in front of them swerved on the Edens Expressway near Tower Road, struck another car and burst into flames.
Without thinking, Ken Hechtman...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The following items were taken from Northbrook police records.
Eight steel aluminum light poles, 12 to 15 feet long, were stolen from the 3100 block of Commercial Avenue some time during the week prior to May 11.
A 29-year-old Waukegan man was...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Northbrook trustees recently approved contributing about $4.9 million in public funds toward a mixed-use project on the eastern side of Northbrook.
Officials passed a series of resolutions and ordinances during a Tuesday night meeting, spearheading a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The death this week of 3-year-old Northbrook girl after a bookcase fell on her was a tragic, if not rare, case of tipped-over furniture or appliances injuring or killing a child, experts and safety advocates say.
Anna Heotis, of the 1900 block of...
| May 1, 2014
The following items were taken from Northbrook police reports:
•A 38-year-old Prospect Heights woman was charged with harassment by electronic means and disorderly conduct on the 2400 block of Farnsworth after she allegedly sent harassing emails...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Three people were taken to nearby hospitals after an Illinois Department of Transportation truck collided with a car in the southwestern part of Northbrook Monday afternoon.
A blue Ford car was traveling north on Pfingsten Road when it hit the IDOT...