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Former NSCDS student allegedly sexually abused by volunteer

June 4, 2019 by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor News, Breaking, School

A former female North Shore Country Day School student reported on social media that she was emotionally and sexually abused by a volunteer while a student at the Winnetka school, according to an email sent Tuesday, June 4, by NSCDS Head of...

UPDATE: Bomb threat at Wilmette Junior High included racist content

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking, School

Authorities responded  Wednesday, June 5, to a bomb threat that “included anti-Semitic language and graffiti” written in a bathroom stall at Wilmette Junior High School, according to a press release from the Wilmette Police Department.


Radio host discusses pastor’s murder-for-hire plot with Wilmette Police

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

After popular Chicago radio host Erich “Mancow” Muller, of Wilmette, talked about a murder-for-hire request he received from disgraced former pastor James MacDonald on his podcast Monday night, May 20, the Wilmette Police responded to a Freedom...

Loyola: Former teacher gets 35 years after pleading guilty to rape

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

Mathew Laird, a former Loyola Academy teacher and Glenview resident, pleaded guilty Wednesday, April 17, to aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault and child pornography charges and received a 35-year prison...