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Winnetka (Cook, Illinois)

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  • Pre-prison high life

    Pre-prison high life
    Convicted of stealing millions from investors, a Winnetka man who declared himself so broke he was assigned a public lawyer is living on the 19th floor of a $2,600-a-month luxury resort and spa overlooking Florida's Gulf Coast. Steven Green, 52,...
  • November 26: Author - James Ballowe Talks About His Book, Christmas In Illinois

    November 26: Author - James Ballowe Talks About His Book, Christmas In Illinois
    Christmas in Illinois To purchase a copy of the book: Christmas in Illinois Events: Saturday, November 27 2:00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Saturday, December 4 2:00 p.m. Morton Arboretum Bookstore Lisle Saturday, December 11 2:00 p.m. The...
  • Bank robbery suspect linked to similar crime

    A federal grand jury indicted a Chicago man was indicted on federal charges that he robbed two north shore banks last summer, authorities said today. Carlos Stillwell, 42, already charged federally with robbing the First Bank and Trust in Winnetka on...
  • May 2 - 6

    Umbrellas for Peace - Beyond the Rack - Home Alone House - Cerato Boutique Tuesday, May 3 Umbrellas for Peace Parade The Museum of Private Art Collections 435 E Illinois Street Chicago www.mattlamb.org Wednesday, May 4 Beyond the Rack www....
  • Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on

    Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on
    With last winter's blizzard still fresh in their minds, Chicago officials detoured all CTA buses off Lake Shore Drive as a snowstorm hunkered down over the area, crippling the evening commute and grounding more than 800 flights. The storm began...
  • Condolences to WGN radio, TV legend Roy Leonard on loss of his wife

    Condolences to WGN radio, TV legend Roy Leonard on loss of his wife
    I'm very sad that the wife of one of my Chicago broadcast heroes has died. Sheila Leonard was an caring, elegant, lovely person and mother of six as you'll read below. As Roy covered the entertainment scene in Chicago for 31 years, she was a lover of...
  • Ex-Winnetka man convicted of murder in retrial

    Ex-Winnetka man convicted of murder in retrial
    A former Winnetka man has been found guilty for the second time in five years in the 2003 killing of a longtime friend on a secluded stretch of road in the north suburb, prosecutors said Wednesday. It took a jury at the Skokie courthouse about five hours...
  • Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka

    Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka
    A cougar may have been sighted near the Skokie River in Winnetka,following similar reports earlier this summer on the North Shore, police say. The animal was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Willow Road, near the village’s public...
  • Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka

    Possible cougar sighting in Winnetka
    Police in north suburban Winnetka are investigating a possible cougar sighting near the Erickson Forest Preserve. The unconfirmed sighting Monday night near the 1300 Block of Willow Road follows reliable reports of a cougar in suburban Glencoe just a...
  • Possible cougar sighting reported in Schaumburg

    Possible cougar sighting reported in Schaumburg
    A large cat-like animal was reportedly seen near a residential area in Schaumburg, police said today, similar to recent reports of cougar sightings in some North Shore suburbs. A person who called Schaumburg police today said he was driving about 8:30 p....
  • U. of I. more difficult to get into

    U. of I. more difficult to get into
    To understand why someone applying to the University of Illinois would seek help from a trustee or legislator -- as detailed in a Tribune series that began last week -- consider how the battle for admission has changed over the last 25 years. In 1984,...
  • Clean coal dream a costly nightmare

    Clean coal dream a costly nightmare
    Sold on a promise of cheap, clean electricity, dozens of communities in Illinois and eight other Midwest states instead are facing more expensive utility bills after bankrolling a new coal-fired power plant that will be one of the nation's largest sources...