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  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...
  • Autism diagnostic changes shuffle the puzzle

    Autism diagnostic changes shuffle the puzzle
    From headline-grabbing studies to prime-time TV, autism has entered mainstream conversation like never before. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that autism rates rose nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2010. The condition...
  • Wilmette police reports: Computers stolen, classrooms defaced

    Wilmette police reports: Computers stolen, classrooms defaced
    The following items were taken from police reports: A suitcase with clothing was stolen from near the front door of a residence in the 1500 block of Central on May 28. An elderly man in the 300 block of Ridge agreed May 29 to allow police to have a...
  • Shermer Road south of Willow Road officially reopens

    Shermer Road south of Willow Road officially reopens
    After being closed for almost two years, the roadway under the Union Pacific Railroad bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border officially reopened this morning, according to Glenview officials. The road closed down after a train...
  • Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns

    Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns
    A proposal for a Dunkin' Donuts drive-through in Glenview is drawing opposition from nearby residents who say they are concerned about congestion in the area. The Dunkin' Donuts would occupy an existing building at 1945 Willow Road just east of the...
  • Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection

    Leukemia patient sues Trader Joe's, supplier over infection
    A cancer patient who shopped at a Northbrook Trader Joe’s is suing the grocer and one its suppliers, saying it sold him tainted food that was later recalled and caused a bacterial infection. Vladimir Sokhatskiy alleges in the lawsuit filed...
  • Hearing on Northbrook development proposal postponed due to overflow crowd

    Hearing on Northbrook development proposal postponed due to overflow crowd
    A public hearing on a proposed housing development that would take up part of a golf course in unincorporated Northbrook was postponed Wednesday afternoon after a crowd of about 300 filled the Northbrook Village Hall beyond capacity. The development,...
  • Judge halts Illinois pension reform law

    Judge halts Illinois pension reform law
    SPRINGFIELD — State workers and retirees can breathe a sigh of relief — at least for a while — after a judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a far-reaching overhaul of their pensions until it can be determined whether the measure...
  • Driving permit for chronic DUI offenders fails

    Driving permit for chronic DUI offenders fails
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House voted down a bill today that would have given people a chance to drive with a highly restricted permit after getting convicted four times of driving under the influence or alcohol or drugs. The measure, sponsored by...
  • Northbrook approves public funding for development

    Northbrook approves public funding for development
    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...
  • Experts: Northbrook girl's death shows furniture's tip-over risks

    Experts: Northbrook girl's death shows furniture's tip-over risks
    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...