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Police: Man Arrested After Crawling Under Metra Train

Police in north suburban Wilmette arrested a man who crawled under a Metra train Friday to try to board it.

09/27/2014

A 65-foot tree fell on a woman who was walking a dog on Monday in Wilmette. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Tree Falls On Woman Walking Dog In Wilmette

A woman was trapped under a huge tree in north suburban Wilmette when it fell on her as she was walking her dog Monday morning.

08/11/2014

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Wilmette To Study Tax Assistance For Low-Income Residents

The Wilmette village board is expected Tuesday night to set up an ad-hoc committee to study ways to continue providing rental, mortgage and property tax assistance to low-income residents of the North Shore suburb.

12/10/2013

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Woman Charged With DUI After SUV Flies Off Edens In Wilmette

A north suburban woman is charged with DUI after a crash on the Edens Expressway early Monday that launched her SUV over a fence and left it upside-down in the parking lot of a shopping center.

11/12/2013

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Cook County, Ill. 2013

Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.

10/29/2013

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Waterspouts Spotted Over Lake Michigan

Police in Kenosha, Wis. reported a large water spout over Lake Michigan on Thursday.

09/12/2013

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Four Officers Of Defunct Wilmette Bank Charged With Financial Fraud

Four officers involved in a $70 million collapse of a defunct Wilmette bank have been charged with conspiracy financial fraud. WBBM’s John Cody has more.

08/06/2013

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100-Year-Old Wilmette Woman Dies After Condo Fire

100-year-old woman was killed after a fire started in the living room of her condominium early Saturday in north suburban Wilmette.

07/21/2013

Francisco Anthony Martinez is charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly providing police with false information in the investigation of the murder of Colin Nutter. (Police booking photo)

Man Charged With Obstruction In Murder Of Highland Park Man

A 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.

07/01/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Three Arrested In Death Of Highland Park Man

Three 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.

06/07/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Source: Wilmette Murder Victim’s Car Found In Chicago

Police were looking into new leads in the investigation of the murder of a 20-year-old man from Highland Park.

06/06/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Wilmette Investigating First Murder In 3 Years

An autopsy Wednesday determined a young man found dead along a frontage road in Wilmette died from a gunshot wound to the head.

06/05/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Body Found Near Edens Expressway In Wilmette

Police are conducting a homicide investigation after the body of a 20-year-old north suburban man was discovered by a dog walker near the Edens Expressway on Monday evening.

06/04/2013

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Wilmette Pizza Place Burglarized Again

For the third time in several months, someone broke into a norths suburban Wilmette pizza restaurant, smashing a west side window on April 28 in order to enter the building, rip a cash register from its moorings, and take it and several other items outside.

05/05/2013

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Feds Probe Supermarket Customer ID Theft Incidents

The investigation into identity theft at a supermarket in north suburban Wilmette continues to expand.

05/03/2013

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Woman Chases, Catches Purse Snatcher In Evanston

Never try to separate a woman from her designer purse. A north suburban woman chased and caught a man who snatched her $2,600 Louis Vuitton purse through her vehicle window as she waited in line for a car wash in Evanston on Monday.

04/02/2013

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Elderly Woman Bound, Robbed At Gunpoint In Wilmette home

Three masked individuals, one armed with a handgun, forced her back inside where they bound the victim before ransacking her home. An undisclosed amount of jewelry and cash were taken, police said.

03/01/2013

Wilmette Man Dies After Falling Onto Glass Coffee Table

A 58-year-old Wilmette man died early Sunday, after falling backwards onto a glass coffee table in his home.

12/16/2012

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Wilmette Cop Gets Probation For Stealing Cash From DUI Suspect

A north suburban police officer was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft for ordering a DUI suspect to pay an unnecessary cash bond.

11/14/2012

Hundreds Honor Fallen Marine Who Died In Beirut Bombing

More than 200 people, including the mother and sisters of fallen Marine Sgt. John Phillips, took part in a ceremony unveiling a plaque to Phillips, 29 years after the Wilmette man died in a Beirut bombing attack.

11/12/2012

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