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Police Reports: Suspect tries to open fraudulent credit card, then get resident’s mail forwarded

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

A resident reported at 1:36 p.m. Sept. 8 that an unauthorized credit card was opened in their name. The homeowner also received a letter from the U.S. Postal Service asking for confirmation that they wished to have their mail forwarded...

Police Reports: Gas siphoned out of victim’s car at repair shop

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

A victim reported between 5:30 p.m. Aug. 30-1:20 p.m. Sept. 1, an unknown offender siphoned gas out of their vehicle while it was waiting to be repaired at Europa Import, 1007 Tower Court, Winnetka. The amount of loss is unknown.


Northfield man stung to death by 20 wasps

by Megan Bernard, Editor News, Police-Fire

A 63-year-old Northfield man died Aug. 23 after he was stung by approximately 20 yellowjacket wasps in his backyard.

Gregory Salm was reportedly moving wood in his yard in the 1600 block of Harding Road, Northfield, when the wasps began to...