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Man Killed While Changing Tire, Lake Forest Named Area's Best High School

Man Killed While Changing Tire, Lake Forest Named Area's Best High School

Also, Illinois' wealthiest town is named and three men are arrested for stealing 400 iPads from a school.
Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Former Smashing Pumpkins Drummer's Mansion on Market

Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Former Smashing Pumpkins Drummer's Mansion on Market

A roundup of recent real estate stories from Chicago-area Patch sites.
Judge Allows New DNA Tests in Marni Yang Murder Case

Judge Allows New DNA Tests in Marni Yang Murder Case

Yang was convicted of killing former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle’s pregnant girlfriend in Deerfield.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
NorthShore, Advocate Hospital Systems to Merge

NorthShore, Advocate Hospital Systems to Merge

The new Advocate NorthShore system would be one of the largest in the country.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
8 DHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

8 DHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

They’ll learn in February if they become finalists.
Lake Co. Officers Issue 247 Citations During Labor Day Enforcement Effort

Lake Co. Officers Issue 247 Citations During Labor Day Enforcement Effort

The Lake County Sheriff's Office also made 12 impaired driving arrests.
Former Smashing Pumpkins Drummer Lists Riverwoods Home

Former Smashing Pumpkins Drummer Lists Riverwoods Home

The 10,600-square-foot mansion is on the market for $1.75 million.
Plan Commission Endorses Turning Berto Center into High-End Event Venue

Plan Commission Endorses Turning Berto Center into High-End Event Venue

The proposal now goes to the Deerfield Board of Trustees
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
Deerfield Man Killed While Changing Tire on I94 in WI

Deerfield Man Killed While Changing Tire on I94 in WI

He was hit by another motorist and thrown into a ditch.
What Should Replace Highwood's Bridie McKenna's?

What Should Replace Highwood's Bridie McKenna's?

Readers have weighed in with ideas for other restaurants and bars. What do you want to see in that space?
Rare Respiratory Illness Sickens Children Across Illinois, Midwest

Rare Respiratory Illness Sickens Children Across Illinois, Midwest

Enterovirus D68 has sent hundreds of kids to the hospital in recent weeks.
Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Illinois' favorite NFL team might be obvious, but what about its favorite college team? Or favorite NFL team from a different state?