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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.
North Shore Jeopardy Champ Talks Money, Favorite Categories and a Note from John Irving

North Shore Jeopardy Champ Talks Money, Favorite Categories and a Note from John Irving

Wilmette’s Julia Collins is the second winningest player on the quiz show, after a 20-game winning streak ended in May.
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 School Kicks Bears Player Off Field, New Victims Claim Chiropractor Sexually Abused Them

High School 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.
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.
Wilmette Lawyer Gets 15 Years, Nearly Half Billion Fine for Tax Fraud

Wilmette Lawyer Gets 15 Years, Nearly Half Billion Fine for Tax Fraud

Paul Daugerdas made $95 million in a tax fraud that helped the super wealthy not pay their taxes.
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.
Kenilworth Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Kenilworth Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Remember to remove any standing water on your property to help protect yourself from bites.
'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.
Wilmette Rotary Club Awards 2014 High School Scholarships

Wilmette Rotary Club Awards 2014 High School Scholarships

Five scholarships were awarded to students at New Trier, Loyola Academy and Regina Dominican High School.
North Shore Jeopardy Champ’s Streak Ends with 2nd Best Record

North Shore Jeopardy Champ’s Streak Ends with 2nd Best Record

Julia Collins of Wilmette won 20 games in a row, netting more than $400,000.
Thief Steals $14K in Electronics from School, Advises It Lock Its Doors

Thief Steals $14K in Electronics from School, Advises It Lock Its Doors

The school says its doors were, indeed, locked.
PGA Tour Returning to Lake Forest Next Year

PGA Tour Returning to Lake Forest Next Year

Conway Farms will again host the BMW Championships.
Julia Collins of Illinois Now Has 3rd Highest 'Jeopardy' Win Streak

Julia Collins of Illinois Now Has 3rd Highest 'Jeopardy' Win Streak

Kenilworth resident racking up the wins and the dollars. She has the longest winning streak of any woman in "Jeopardy" history.