| Jan 22, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 33-year-old Chicago woman was charged with drunk driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more, improper lane usage and minimum speed regulation after a stop on the 1900 block of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Northbrook's $5 million stormwater update near the intersection of Techny and Pfingsten roads recently was named one of the projects of the year by the Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association's Chicago Metro Chapter.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Northbrook Park District officials approved their 2013 tax levy at a meeting this week, hoping to increase it slightly from previous year.
The total levy park officials asked for is about $11.9 million, said Mindy Munn, finance director at the park...
| Dec 10, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•A 20-year-old Northbrook man was charged with illegal possession and transportation of alcohol, improper lane usage, disobeying a stop sign, resisting a peace officer and battery after...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
From the Village of Morton Grove Web site, an announcement about natural disaster preparation:
"A coalition of Cook County cities, villages and agencies has embarked on a planning process to prepare for the impacts of natural disasters in Cook County....
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Two Chicago men have been charged with breaking into a Northbrook home July 30, authorities said.
Destyne Butler, 18, of the 5200 block of South Indiana Street, and Brian Johnson, 28, of the 5300 block of West Washington Boulevard, were arrested Sept....
| Oct 9, 2013
Becca and Steve Goering and Virginia Fetzer are expecting.
Fetzer, a Mundelein mother of two, expects to give birth to a boy at Highland Park Hospital on Jan. 29, and the Goerings, a Chicago couple, expect to bring that baby, their biological son, home....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Northbrook resident Carlos Aguirre, a veteran with a Purple Heart, became fascinated with the abilities of dogs when he served in Iraq in 2006.
The four-legged animals who searched for hidden weapons and bombs were crucial to some military missions,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:32 PM
While Chicago's suburban orchestras continue their eternal quest for newer and younger audiences to replace a graying demographic, the fact remains that those orchestras are enjoying an artistic boom.
The talent pool of freelance players on which...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Glenbrook South High School's class of 2013 set a record for the highest average ACT score in the school's history.
The Glenview-based school, which serves about 2,700 students, got an average composite score of 24.9, an increase of about half a point...