| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:49 AM
As Illinois grade schools braced for this year's report cards to reflect tougher statewide testing standards, Glenview and Northbrook students' scores dropped — but not by as much as the rest of the state.
The recently released 2013 Illinois...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The follwoing items were taken from police reports.
On Sept. 7, a 19-year-old Glenview man was arrested in the 1800 block of Tower Drive and charged with battery, disorderly conduct and possession of alcohol.
On Sept. 6, a 61-year-old...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Officials expect construction on Willow Road between Shermer Road and Patriot Boulevard to be delayed for a few weeks. It's now expected to finish in October.
The replacement of two box culverts underneath the Union Pacific bridge on the Northbrook-...
| Aug 21, 2013
A group of Northbrook residents is urging officials to lower the speed limit on Shermer Road and stop trucks from passing next to their homes.
The more than 50 residents, most of whom live on Shermer east of Waukegan Road and west of Dundee Road, want...
| Aug 13, 2013
We don't need speed camera tests to learn there is a lot of speeding through red lights. Any driver in the Chicago area could have told them that. Speeding through stop lights is just driving as usual for a lot of drivers. It will be interesting to see if...