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Canal Shores Golf Club removes police flag after resident calls it 'racist'

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

Officials at Canal Shores Golf Club have decided to remove a flag that gained popularity from the Blue Lives Matter police movement in recent years following a complaint from a neighbor to the Evanston-Wilmette course. 

Commonly referred to...

Woman, 87, killed in Wilmette car accident

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

An 87-year-old Evanston woman died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash Friday, Aug. 2, in Wilmette. 

The accident occurred at 3:10 p.m. in the 2100 block of Old Glenview Road. Emilie Barry, 87, was taken...

UPDATE: Police increase patrols in Harms Woods after man made lewd requests to children

by Jason Addy, Contributing Editor News, Breaking

The Forest Preserves Police Department is increasing the number of officers it has patrolling Harms Woods near the northwest portion of Wilmette after a man allegedly offered to pay children on a bike trail in the woods “to change his diaper.”...