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  • Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview

    Niles woman dies after being hit by car near Glenview
    A 65-year-old Niles woman died Friday morning after being struck by a car while walking in unincorporated Glenview, authorities said. Janina Kasperek, of the 8500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, was pronounced dead just before noon Friday at Advocate...
  • Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car

    Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car
    A Des Plaines-area teenager had drugs in his system when the vehicle he was driving hit and killed a 65-year-old Niles woman last week, authorities said. Dustin Aranda, 18, was charged Thursday with aggravated driving under the influence causing death,...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 43-year-old Wheeling woman was arrested on the 2600 block of Willow Road on Jan. 21 for not having a valid driver's license and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 26-year-...
  • Man who threw mom over railing gets 40 years for murder

    Man who threw mom over railing gets 40 years for murder
    A Park Ridge man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the first-degree murder of his 77-year-old mother, whom he threw over a railing into the basement of her retirement home in 2006 during a disagreement over a will. Wayne Weinke Jr., 58, was...
  • First Friday art walk in Wicker Park Bucktown and more shopping deals and events

    First Friday art walk in Wicker Park Bucktown and more shopping deals and events
    It's a night of design, dining, culture and craft at the second of Wicker Park Bucktown's Orange Dot First Fridays. From 5 to 10 p.m. tonight, there's plenty to keep browsers busy. With 32 events—20 inside of the Flat Iron building—expect...
  • Part of lawsuit against District 207 dismissed

    Part of lawsuit against District 207 dismissed
    Maine Township High School District 207 won a partial victory last month in its defense against charges of discrimination and retaliation brought in a former tenured teacher's lawsuit against the district. In a Dec. 20 ruling, U.S. District Court...
  • Conceal carry signs start to appear in near northwest suburbs

    Conceal carry signs start to appear in near northwest suburbs
    Permit applications for carrying concealed handguns in Illinois may not be available until after the first of the year, but signs telling visitors to keep their guns outside are starting to pop up at businesses and government buildings in the near...
  • Park Ridge recognizes 100-year-old homes

    Park Ridge recognizes 100-year-old homes
    The Park Ridge Historic Preservation Commission has recognized more than 25 Park Ridge homes for their 100-year-old status and officials say there could be hundreds more for the history books. "The commission wants to acknowledge these homes, even...
  • Glenview woman dies after car crash

    Glenview woman dies after car crash
    An 84-year-old woman died Tuesday after she was hit by a car near her Glenview home, authorities said. Ulla Sjoholm, 84, of the 2500 block of Golf Road in the north suburb, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 6:52 a.m. at Advocate Lutheran General...
  • Standardized test scores drop as expected in northwest suburban schools

    Standardized test scores drop as expected in northwest suburban schools
    Earlier this year, educators throughout Illinois braced for more rigorous standardized testing that would likely show plunging passing grades. Now that school report card data is available from the state, near northwest suburbanites are getting their...
  • Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Niles police blotter: Nov. 18

    Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Niles police blotter: Nov. 18
    The following items were taken from police reports: Park Ridge  •Cash and jewelry were stolen after a door was pried open in a home on the 1100 block of West Crescent Avenue on Nov. 8.  •A garage door was damaged in an attempted burglary...