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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Sheriff Makes Arrest in 1992 Murder of 15-Year-Old Boy

Sheriff Makes Arrest in 1992 Murder of 15-Year-Old Boy

The boy disappeared a few blocks from his Skokie home on New Year's Day. His mom said "God and judgment" will prevail.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
High Schools Kicks Bears Player Off Field, New Victims Claim Chiropractor Sexually Abused Them

High Schools Kicks Bears Player Off Field, New Victims Claim Chiropractor Sexually Abused Them

Also, a man was arrested in Evanston for driving around with a loaded weapon and body armor.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
D219 Education Foundation Teams Up with Fear City To Help Needy Kids

D219 Education Foundation Teams Up with Fear City To Help Needy Kids

Niles Township High School District's "D219 Education Foundation" - totally independent from the district - is working with Fear City Chicago Haunted House to raise funds for needy children
Boy Rescued from Lake, Fatal DUI Trial Set to Begin, Get Married on the Bulls Court

Boy Rescued from Lake, Fatal DUI Trial Set to Begin, Get Married on the Bulls Court

A man was also accused of assaulting a paramedic who came to his aid.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Girl Honors Mother's Memory with Charity 5K, Train Fatality and Graduation Proposal

Girl Honors Mother's Memory with Charity 5K, Train Fatality and Graduation Proposal

There's also a lawsuit against Trader Joe's among the top stories last week on North Shore area Patch sites.
Mom Gives Son Her Kidney; $250K Sale Bonus for North Shore Mansion

Mom Gives Son Her Kidney; $250K Sale Bonus for North Shore Mansion

There was also a strange story of a man who got arrested while trying to buy a couch and West Nile virus arrives on the North Shore.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Funeral for 3 Brothers Set, High School Sub Arrested for Cyberstalking

Funeral for 3 Brothers Set, High School Sub Arrested for Cyberstalking

Also, a charter bus filled with kids caught fire and Homemade Pizza abruptly closed. These and other stories were among the most read in the area last week.
PGA Tour Returning to Lake Forest Next Year

PGA Tour Returning to Lake Forest Next Year

Conway Farms will again host the BMW Championships.
Man Makes Heil Hitler Sign in Front of Holocaust Museum

Man Makes Heil Hitler Sign in Front of Holocaust Museum

The man had someone take his picture while making the sign in front of the Skokie museum.
North Shore Police Warn of Rash of Local Burglaries

North Shore Police Warn of Rash of Local Burglaries

Homes and vehicles have been hit in a number of nearby communities. Here's how to keep yourself safe.
Woman's Body Pulled from Lake, Schools Consider Crackdown on Homemade Treats

Woman's Body Pulled from Lake, Schools Consider Crackdown on Homemade Treats

A look at the top stories from around the North Shore last week on Patch.
Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Coming to Skokie for Annual Memorial Service Sunday

Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Coming to Skokie for Annual Memorial Service Sunday

It's the 69th year that the annual Holocaust Memorial Service has been held. It is traditionally the largest gathering of survivors in the Midwest.
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economical benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?