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‘Johnny, no!’: Alleged details of Northfield murder disclosed in court as bail is denied

by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor, and Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Police-Fire

Based on the charges facing the suspect of a Northfield shooting, John Gately III, of Winnetka, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday afternoon in bond court that there will be no bail set for the suspect.

Gately, 66, was charged with one...

1 dead, 1 injured following Wilmette Harbor boat explosion

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

A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man was killed around 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Wilmette Harbor in Wilmette. 

According to the Wilmette Police Department, an explosion and resulting fire on a 32-foot private boat...

Police Reports: Man steals $1K in razors from Wilmette Walgreens

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

An employee of Walgreens, 811 Green Bay Road, Wilmette, told police that a black male, in his 40s, entered the store at approximately 7:50 p.m. Aug. 6  and allegedly put several razors (valued at more than $1,000) in a store handbasket...