Jan Borja

New Trier Community Mourns Former Teacher, Administrator

Students and staff at New Trier High school are grieving over the weekend death of a former teacher and administrator.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2012

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Winnetka Man Dies After Auto Accident In North Suburbs

A man died Tuesday evening after an apparent auto accident in north suburban Skokie.


New Trier High School

New Trier High School Cracks Down On Inappropriate Dress

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.

WBBM Newsradio–09/01/2011

Graduation Cap And Gown

New Trier Senior Will Miss Graduation Ceremony After Porn Prank

A New Trier High School student has lost his bid to march in his graduation ceremony, despite getting in serious trouble for printing porn from a school computer.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011


Police Investigating Home Invasion

Winnetka police are investigating a home invasion that happened in the area of Sheridan Road and Scott Avenue, in which a resident was attacked and injured.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Student Injured By Discus At New Trier Track Meet

A freshman member of the Evanston Township High School track team was injured Friday afternoon by a discus during a boys meet at New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus.


'Home Alone' House

‘Home Alone’ House In Winnetka Up For Sale

If you can afford to pay $2.4 million, you can move into the Winnetka house where “Home Alone” was filmed.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Winnetka Meeting

Winnetka Affordable Housing Plan Draws Cheers, Jeers

It was standing room only last night as the village board discussed an affordable housing plan in the upscale North Shore suburb of Winnetka.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011


Debate On Affordable Housing To Begin In Winnetka

The village president of north suburban Winnetka is calling for a calm, thoughtful debate on the hot-button issue of affordable housing.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011


Winnetka Residents Spar Over Affordable Housing

Residents of the wealthy North Shore suburb of Winnetka are debating a plan by the village to introduce affordable housing into the community.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Marijuana/Canabis/Pot (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Trier Parents Warned Of Pot-Laced Brownie Sales

Parents of children at New Trier High School were sent notices yesterday about drug-laced brownies potentially being sold to their children.


A screen grab from the film "The Middle Passage" (HBO Home Video)

Parent Upset That Graphic Slavery Film Was Shown To 4th-Grader

One parent tells CBS 2’s Mike Parker that the intensity of “The Middle Passage” was too much for his 9-year-old daughter.


Garbage Truck

Winnetka To Refurbish 2 Garbage Trucks

Recycling is being taken to a whole new level in Winnetka.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2011

Carleton Washburne School

‘Butt Dial’ Blamed For Error That Sent SWAT Team

It turns out that a false alarm at a Winnetka school that prompted a SWAT team response was actually the result of a “butt dial.”

CBS Chicago–01/05/2011

A member of a SWAT team. (Credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

SWAT Sent To Winnetka School During ‘False Alarm’

A “false alarm” sent a SWAT team to North Shore school Monday evening after the wife of a school employee called police thinking her husband was being held hostage by a man with a gun.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Gun Scare At Winnetka School A ‘False Alarm’

It appears reports Monday afternoon of a person with a gun near a North Shore school will not be bonafide.


U.S.currency. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Winnekta Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

A Winnetka lawyer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion – admitting he set up illegal tax shelters for clients.

WBBM Newsradio–10/20/2010