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Loyola: Former teacher gets 35 years after pleading guilty to rape

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Breaking, School

Mathew Laird, a former Loyola Academy teacher and Glenview resident, pleaded guilty Wednesday, April 17, to aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault and child pornography charges and received a 35-year prison...

Breaking News: Woman killed by vehicle outside Stormy’s Tavern

by Megan Bernard, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

A 70-year-old Northfield woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday night, April 13, outside of Stormy’s Tavern and Grille. 

The resident, Jacquelyn Wittleder, was struck by the reversing vehicle at 6:20 p.m. in...

Breaking News: Voters shut down District 36’s $90.6M bond referendum

by Megan Bernard, Editor News, Breaking, School

The Winnetka Public Schools District 36 referendum failed April 2 after more than 63 percent of voters declined the potential $90.6M bond issuance.

With all 11 precincts accounted for, Suburban Cook County Election...