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Update: Former Loyola Academy teacher under investigation for ‘alleged internet crimes against children’

by Jason Addy, Contributing Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

Matthew Laird, a former teacher at Wilmette's Loyola Academy, is being investigated for “alleged internet crimes against children,” according to a Tuesday, Oct. 2 email sent to alumni. 

The Glenview Police Department notified school...

Wilmette student charged with 3 felony counts from firearms, explosives incident

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

A Wilmette Junior High School student at the center of a Sept. 16 incident in which a concerned parent contacted...

Bomb squad searches WJH; police say juvenile had guns, interest in explosives

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor News, Breaking

A parent of a Wilmette Junior High School student contacted the Wilmette Police Department on Sunday, Sept. 16, after finding loaded firearms in the student’s bedroom, according to a press release from the department.