| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Wendy Braun was born in Northbrook, Ill., on this date in 1970. This birthday gal is probably best known for her portrayal of Iris Sneed both on the soap "General Hospital" and it's spin-off soap "General Hospital: Night Shift." She'...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2014
Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California?
This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per line, a $1.40...
| 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 27, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Northbrook Police Department and Cook County officials say a man and a woman have been arrested after a two-month investigation in connection with a pickpocket scheme.
Chicago residents Trina L. McDaniel, whom Northbrook police said is 51 but Cook County...
| Mar 27, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 53-year-old Rolling Meadows man was arrested at the Glenview Police Station and charged with violating an order of protection for a March 11 incident on the 3100 block of Bellwood Lane....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Should my older son be paying phone taxes in his new home state of California? This question occurred to me recently when legislation passed in the General Assembly to allow Chicago to increase its monthly 911 surcharge to $3.90 per......
| May 14, 2014
| 5:54 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Advocates trying to change how Illinois political maps are drawn began the arduous process today of trying to prove they have enough signatures to get a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot this November.
The hearing officer for the Illinois...