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  • AW YEAH Comics to host "Comics, Chords & Cocktails"

    AW YEAH Comics to host "Comics, Chords & Cocktails"
    I always enjoy sharing the fun and interesting events that go on in Chicago's Geek and Nerd Community, especially when they involve combining the arts, like music and comic books. One such event is taking place at AW YEAH Comics, the comic shop owned by...
  • David Layman, exhibit designer, tells our harrowing stories

    David Layman, exhibit designer, tells our harrowing stories
    The signs spread across the floor of a high-end Chicago printer's office on this winter Friday afternoon probably should seem disjointed or abstract. "< LEFT Worker Rigging a Steel Beam," says one. "V BELOW North Tower Foundation Slab." "World Trade...
  • Washington man charged in alleged rental scam

    Washington man charged in alleged rental scam
    Police say Ronald Pierzowski placed ads, showed an apartment, and accepted rental deposits for a condominium in an unincorporated area near Des Plaines. But there was one problem, authorities said: He had no authority to rent the condo. Pierzowski, 29,...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Feb. 3

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Feb. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 19-year-old Wilmette man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on Jan. 21 and charged with criminal damage to property after an investigation into a Dec. 29 incident on the...
  • 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-...
  • Rick Hirschhaut's 'bittersweet' farewell

    Rick Hirschhaut's 'bittersweet' farewell
    It's Friday morning in Skokie, and several elementary school kids are huddling around two large TV screens, intently watching Sam Harris describe what happened to him during the Holocaust and how he's trying to prevent it from happening again to...
  • 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,...
  • Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: Feb. 25

    Oak Park, River Forest, La Grange police blotter: Feb. 25
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park A 26-year-old Chicago man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and illegal possession of ammunition without a firearm owner's...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth police blotter: Feb. 17

    Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth police blotter: Feb. 17
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wilmette A resident in the 700 block of Washington reported an identity theft that happened last October. An I-Phone was stolen from an unsecured locker at the Michigan Shores Country Club on Feb....
  • Glenview man sentenced in Wilmette burglaries

    Glenview man sentenced in Wilmette burglaries
    A 25-year-old Glenview man arrested for breaking into vehicles in Wilmette last summer was sentenced this week to three years' probation and time already served in jail, court records show. Security video and graphics on a T-shirt led police to Robert...
  • Problem Solver: Widow dies waiting for check from the state

    Problem Solver: Widow dies waiting for check from the state
    Joan Ezell told her daughter she would never receive the $250 the state of Illinois owed her. Sadly she was right. The 79-year-old passed away Jan. 14, still waiting for the check. "She got pneumonia and there was nothing we (could) do about it,"...