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Brookfield Zoo Free for Kids Through Wednesday

Brookfield Zoo Free for Kids Through Wednesday

Get in a fun day at the zoo before school starts.
Robin Williams' North Shore Roots Remembered, Highwood Hopes to Become Hip

Robin Williams' North Shore Roots Remembered, Highwood Hopes to Become Hip

Also among last week's top stories, Buddhist monks honor the late Harold Ramis and a tree falls on a woman walking her dog.
A City Agrees to Let Homeless Man Panhandle in Peace

A City Agrees to Let Homeless Man Panhandle in Peace

#PatchChicago: Remembering Robin Williams • Teddy Bear Thievery • Local Rum Distillers on Reality TV • Ironworker's Skyscraper Video & more.
Credit Card Data Breach at Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain

Credit Card Data Breach at Jewel-Osco Grocery Chain

Company says all Jewel-Osco outlets in Illinois were affected.
Applications for Medical Marijuana Now Available

Applications for Medical Marijuana Now Available

Medical Cannabis Pilot Program informational meeting takes place Wednesday, Aug. 20, in Chicago.
Buffalo Grove Woman Awakes to Find Strange Man in Bedroom

Buffalo Grove Woman Awakes to Find Strange Man in Bedroom

She fought him off and he ran Saturday morning. Police have a description.
Softball Players Hang with Obama, Palestinian-American's Reading Sparks Controversy

Softball Players Hang with Obama, Palestinian-American's Reading Sparks Controversy

Also, a man accidentally shoots himself in the head and Walgreens is applauded for staying local.
SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

SUV Crash Lands on Dealer's Row: OMGPD

Tiny jail towels, iPad thief smiles, cigarette ripoff and a hard-to-swallow milk shake in the latest annals of Patch Chicago crime-n-shame.
Police Chase Ends in Gunfire, Thief Caught Through Selfies

Police Chase Ends in Gunfire, Thief Caught Through Selfies

Also among last week's top stories: a Deerfield teen is found safe in the Oregon wilderness and Evanston enacts a plastic bag ban.
17-Room Mansion Goes to Auction, Pro Athletes Buy and Sell

17-Room Mansion Goes to Auction, Pro Athletes Buy and Sell

Here's a look at recent big real estate stories around the Chicago area.
2006 Stevenson Grad Connor Moore Dies

2006 Stevenson Grad Connor Moore Dies

The Lincolnshire resident was 26.
Obituary: Connor Moore, 26

Obituary: Connor Moore, 26

Mr. Moore died Monday, July 28, 2014. Services will be Friday.
Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

A woman locks up her dog in filth, a suspicious texter and a man with red fingernails this week in the annals of PatchChicago crime-n-shame.
Broad Daylight Fatal Shooting, High School Sub Charged with Child Porn Possession

Broad Daylight Fatal Shooting, High School Sub Charged with Child Porn Possession

Also, radio personality Kathy Hart wants to open a restaurant and Duran Duran's locally-based fan club gets sued.
Northbrook’s House 406 Restaurant Now Open

Northbrook’s House 406 Restaurant Now Open

The farm-to-table steakhouse on Church Street is co-owned by a Northbrook native and former Stephanie Izard assistant.