| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Rachel A. Pines, a classically trained pianist who later changed careers and became chief learning officer for a business consulting company, died Nov. 7 of breast cancer at the Cancer Treatment Center in Philadelphia. The former Mount Washington resident...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Tonight, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest says, the Top 12 men are going to provide us with "another night of incredible performances." Incredibly good would be a nice switch from last night's underwhelming offerings. Let's just get to said performances,....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Work is progressing – finally – on a hazard mitigation plan for Cook County that must be in place before the federal government will consider funding projects to control flooding and other disasters.
Officials from the county and some of the...
| 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 13, 2013
Rachel Arai is a 38-year-old stay-at-home mom with a second child on the way in February. Her family has never been without health insurance, coverage her family views not as a luxury but as a necessity.
She and her self-employed husband, Devin Stites,...
| 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....
| Nov 28, 2013
TribLocal readers have spoken! Now it's time to vote.
You nominated scores of high school athletes for TribLocal Readers' Athlete of the Month challenge for December. Now the game is going to heat up, because polls are open! You may vote once per day...
| Dec 3, 2013
The following were taken from police reports.
A 26-year-old Highland Park man was stopped on Lake Cook Road and Skokie Highway on Nov. 30 and charged with driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance and having unlawful back-...
| Dec 5, 2013
Homeowners in Northfield Township who think they are being unfairly taxed can learn how to appeal property taxes with the Cook County Board of Review at a seminar Thursday, Dec. 5, at Northbrook Village Hall at 7 p.m.
Taxpayers have until Dec. 20 to...
| Oct 5, 2013
Authorities are trying to learn more details about a fatal accident in which a dog's leash got entangled with a bicycle in a Cook County forest preserve, sending a 68-year-old bicyclist crashing to the ground.
Wladyslaw "Walter" Bujak, of Northbrook,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:54 AM
A key member of a legislative panel charged with finding a way to fill Illinois' worst-in-the-nation unfunded pension liability said Sunday that she believes it is "very likely" a plan to change state retirement benefits could be agreed upon to present to...