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A Wilmette man was arrested this morning by agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is facing federal wire fraud charges for allegedly defrauding his clients of at least $1 million of investment funds.
Alan Gold, 60, of the 100 block of Lockerbie Lane, was arrested at his residence and charged by a criminal complaint that was unsealed following his arrest. FBI agents also conducted a search pursuant to a search warrant of Gold’s residence this morning.
Aspire, who provides services to kids and adults with developmental disabilities, their families and the Chicagoland community, proudly announced Bianca Falanga, of Wilmette, and Nathan Hartley as the recipients of the Outstanding Youth Leader of the Year award, which was presented at the 30th Annual Aspire Classic golf tournament on June 22 at Butterfield Country Club in Oak Brook.
This award honors youth leaders in the community who embody Aspire’s vision of “a community where people of all abilities live, learn and grow together.”
A 16-year-old female used a stolen knife and machete to murder her Uber driver, a 34-year-old man from Wilmette, early Tuesday morning, according to a prosecutor.
Addressing the media at the Cook County courthouse in Skokie, the prosecutor recited details of the attack and murder of Grant Nelson by the teenage offender in the early hours of May 30 in Lincolnwood.
The girl, the prosecuter alleged, took an Uber to the Walmart in the 3600 block of Touhy Avenue, walked through the store, stole a knife and a machete before calling for another Uber ride.
The Wilmette Village Board referred to liquor license applications to a judiciary committee at its meeting Tuesday, February 24.
The first application came from a new restaurant, Napolita Pizzeria and Wine Bar, which will be located in the old Gilson’s location at 1126 Central Ave. Customers, however, can expect a new look when the restaurant opens in April.
According to owners Mike Chookaszian, Nick Hynes and Luke Cholodecki, they’re working on a reconfigured look, including an open kitchen where customers can watch their food being made.