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Accused killer of Wilmette Uber driver on move to adult jail

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Police-Fire

Eliza Wasni, a Chicago girl accused of killing a Wilmette resident in 2017, will be moved to an adult jail when she turns 18 next week following a Wednesday court ruling.

Wasni’s lawyers were seeking to keep the 17-...

Police Reports: Wilmette vacuum thieves nabbed after trying to return stolen goods

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

Lamar Wimberly, 51, and Amy Marie Santiago, 42, both of Chicago, were arrested following a retail theft Dec. 4 at Bed Bath & Beyond, 3232 Lake Ave., Wilmette

A store employee notified police that between 11:19-11:...

Ex-North Shore teacher pleads not guilty to 64 child porn, sexual assault charges

by Jason Addy, Contributing Editor News, Police-Fire

A former teacher at schools around the North Shore pleaded not guilty Monday, Dec. 3, to more than five dozen felony counts of child pornography and sexual assault charges.

Mathew Laird, 33, of the 3900 block of Triumvera Drive in Glenview...