Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Highwood, Causes Extensive DelaysA Metra train on the Union Pacific North Line fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday near north suburban Highwood, causing extensive delays.
Redheads Unite For Annual Festival In HighwoodGingers ruled this weekend in Highwood, as the north suburb hosted its 3rd annual Redhead Days.
Festival In Highwood Celebrating RedheadsWhether you’re redhead by birth or from a box, there’s a festival celebrating all things and people ginger this weekend in Highwood.
Boil Order Issued For Highwood After Water Main BreakThe City of Highwood issued a citywide boil order Tuesday morning, advising residents to boil any water to be used for drinking, cooking, brushing teeth or washing dishes. The city recommends that they bring water to a rolling boil for five minutes and allow it to cool before consumption.
Woman Killed By Metra Train In HighwoodA woman was struck and killed by a Metra train Tuesday morning in north suburban Highwood, causing significant delays for commuters during the morning rush.
Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival To Raise Funds For Autism Society Of Illinois The organizers of the annual Pumpkin Festival in Highwood have a new goal this year, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
North Suburban Highwood Considers Adding Video PokerThe community hosting the great pumpkin festival is now considering whether it should also be hosting video poker games. WBBM’s John Cody has more on the debate underway in north suburban Highwood.
Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.
Highwood Falls Short Of Jack-O-Lantern Record; N.H. City Reclaims TitleThis year's total in Highwood was 28,036, said Tali Hylen of Ripple Public Relations.
Highwood Goes For Pumpkin Record For the fourth year in a row, the Chicago suburb of Highwood has its eye on the Guinness Book of World Records as it prepares for its annual Pumpkin Fest.
Man Charged With Obstruction In Murder Of Highland Park ManA fourth man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Highland Park man whose body was found off the Edens Expressway June 3 in Wilmette.
Three Arrested In Death Of Highland Park ManThree people, including two Highland Park High School students, have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 20-year-old Highland Park man.