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Northfield resident struck, killed by Metra train

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

A 30-year-old man from Northfield was struck and killed by a Metra train Friday, Aug. 16, in Evanston. 

According to Sylvia Cooper, a spokesperson for Metra, the incident occurred at approximately 4:54 p.m. The...

Police Reports: Rib rub comment sparks violence from Winnetka restaurateur

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

Patrick J. O’Neil, 55, of Wisconsin, was arrested for battery Aug. 10 at his restaurant, Little Ricky’s Rib Joint, 540 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka. 

At 11:07 p.m., the victim of the battery, a male, was allegedly taking out trash from a nearby...

Police Reports: Vandals damage several windows, rack up repair costs

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

A property owner discovered between July 21-Aug. 1, an unknown offender removed Plexiglas and damaged an exterior window at a business in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka. Repair costs are $2,000.

In a second...