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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.
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
Victim in Tuesday’s Skokie Shooting is Identified

Victim in Tuesday’s Skokie Shooting is Identified

The victim, who was from Chicago, was shot on McCormick Boulevard just before 10 a.m.
Man Dies in Mid-Morning Shooting on McCormick

Man Dies in Mid-Morning Shooting on McCormick

The shooting occurred just before 10 a.m. at McCormick and Oakton in Skokie.
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.
Skokie Man Charged with Attempted Armed Robbery of Evanston Barber Shop

Skokie Man Charged with Attempted Armed Robbery of Evanston Barber Shop

Police say the man had a loaded handgun and mask that he used to try to rob an Emerson Street shop.
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.
Missing Man from Evanston Found

Missing Man from Evanston Found

He went missing Tuesday.
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.
Lincolnwood Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

Lincolnwood Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

Batches in Northbrook, Kenilworth, Skokie and Glencoe have this year as well.
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.
Lincolnwood Man Wins $300,000 Lottery Jackpot

Lincolnwood Man Wins $300,000 Lottery Jackpot

The 36-year-old plans to share part of his winnings with his parents.
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.
Drug Deal Gone Bad Costs Teen His Clothes, Police Say

Drug Deal Gone Bad Costs Teen His Clothes, Police Say

An Evanston man was arrested after the incident in Skokie on robbery and drug charges.