Last week, former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas was in Cooperstown, N.Y., to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Last night, he coached first base for a 12-inch recreational league softball game in Winnetka.
A Winnetka mansion that purports to be the most expensive home ever built on the North Shore is back on the market, at a relatively big discount.
The bitter cold made for a challenging night for firefighters in north suburban Winnetka, as they spent hours battling a large house fire.
It’s that time of year for synchronized Christmas lights and music. One home in Winnetka does it up right — and for charity. To learn more, click here.
It was 25 years ago today when a tragedy unfolded in Winnetka.
Bond is set at $300,000 for the 17-year-old Glenview teenager accused of stabbing another teen, and whom the defense accuses of stealing an iPhone belonging to a friend off the suspect.
A Glenview teen who tried to help a friend retrieve a stolen iPhone has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing the alleged thief.
Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.
Fifty people and 12 dogs marched against the proposal by Petco to put a store on the eastern edge of downtown Winnetka. Connor and Sloane Grant, all of 10 and 8, drew signs supporting the local pet store “Noah’s Ark.”
32 American students are among the “best of the best” being offered Rhodes Scholarships to study at Oxford University.
A Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.
Police say a cougar may be roaming around the affluent North Shore suburb of Winnetka.
The 2012 Olympics are over, and now, two members of the U.S. Men’s Swimming Team from the Chicago area are back home, basking in the glory.
Three athletes with ties to the Chicago-area qualified for the medal rounds of their respective sports on Saturday at the 2012 Olympics in London.
A suburban swimmer hopes to make a splash at the London 2012 Summer Games and not just in the pool. First time Olympian Conor Dwyer of Winnetka wants to win a medal.
That pup appreciates every mundane conversation and doesn’t care about bank accounts or status symbols. He just wants to play, and in Chicago’s warm months, that means a righteous swim somewhere dogs are welcome. Make that best buddy happy at the city’s best doggy dip options.
Life jackets may have saved the lives of two 14-year-old girls when they were thrown from a jet ski and spent more than an hour floating in Lake Michigan Monday near north suburban Winnetka.
Students and staff at New Trier High school are grieving over the weekend death of a former teacher and administrator.
A man died Tuesday evening after an apparent auto accident in north suburban Skokie.
As the school year gets underway, New Trier High School in Winnetka is making sure parents know it matters what their children are wearing to class.