16-Year-Old Wilmette Girl, Hours Into Summer Break From New Trier High, Electrocuted While Walking On Evanston CTA Purple Line TracksJust hours into summer break, a 16-year-old Wilmette girl made a fatal mistake while hanging with a friend on the CTA Purple Line tracks – and now she is dead.
Electric Blanket Believed To Be To Blame For Fire In WilmetteA fire in the north suburbs may be a cautionary tale in the cold weather Sunday, as the residents think it may have been started by an electric blanket.
Suspects In Wilmette Bank Robbery Also Wanted In Two Other Incidents; FBI Says They Used Lime Green Getaway CarTwo suspects identified in a bank robbery in Wilmette this week are also suspected in similar incidents the same afternoon in Lombard and Naperville.
Rainn Wilson, The Office Star, Asks New Trier High School For Class Election RecountRainn Wilson took to Twitter to ask New Trier High School for a vote recount for a class election.
Search On For 2 Suspects In Robbery Of Byline Bank Branch In WilmettePolice and the FBI were searching Monday evening for two men who robbed a Byline Bank branch in Wilmette.
A Tradition Started By Her Vietnam Vet Father, A Wilmette Teacher Now Has Students Write Thank You Letters To Vets"For him to let these little ones know that someone’s looking out for them, and is taking care of the United states and everything that it stands for, it would mean so much to him."
Kite Surfer Rescued After Falling In Lake Michigan In WilmetteThe man, who appeared to be in his 30s, was in the water about a quarter mile offshore when rescue crews arrived.
Loyola Academy In Wilmette To Reopen Wednesday After Coronavirus Exposure WorryLoyola Academy high school in Wilmette will reopen Wednesday after being closed two days due to concerns about coronavirus.
Wilmette's Loyola Academy Cancels Classes For 2 Days After Student Possibly Exposed To CoronavirusClasses are canceled at Wilmette's Loyola Academy.
Snowy, Icy Roads Blamed For Traffic Crashes Around AreaSnowy and icy roads were causing accidents around the Chicago area Monday evening, and prompted police in some areas to shut down streets.
Fencing Ring Took Merchandise Stolen From Drugstores Around Chicago Area And Sold It Online, Police SayPolice in Wilmette announced Wednesday that they have busted a sophisticated fencing operation – in which they say the suspects took in stolen merchandise from retail stores and sold them online.
Teen Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound In Wilmette, Police SayA gunshot wound that left a teenage boy dead in Wilmette late Monday turned out to be self-inflicted.
Plenty Of Laws Protect Historic Buildings, But What About Long-Standing Trees?There are rules to protect historic homes and buildings, but in many places no such laws exist to preserve magnificent towering trees.
Mosquitoes In Skokie, Wilmette Test Positive For West Nile VirusMosquitoes in Skokie and Wilmette tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Former Loyola Academy Soccer Coach Sues School For $250,000A former soccer coach from Wilmette’s Loyola Academy who was fired for inappropriate comments is now suing the school.