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Kirk Recovers From Gall Bladder Surgery
Sen. Mark Kirk is recovering at Lake Forest Hospital after surgeons removed his ball bladder today and is expected to be released Tuesday, according to hospital spokesperson Jane Griffin.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Vandals Toss Eggs at Car
Police are investigating a report of a criminal damage to property. It was reported that unknown person egged a silver Pontiac Vibe while parked in the 800 block of Timber Hill Road sometime between 8 p.m. November 27 and 9 a.m. November 28, according to Highland Park Police reports .
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Snow falls in Illinois, U.S.
A man runs in snow in Highland Park, Illinois, Dec. 8, 2013. A frigid winter storm that left hundreds of thousands of people without power in the southeastern United States was pushing up the East Coast on Sunday, with snow and ice threatening to snarl road travel and force another round of airline cancellations.
City Council Tackles Tax Hike, Theater
After weeks of internal debate on how much of a tax hike Highland Park residents will pay , the City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed real estate tax levy at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
* Previews continue for Lookingglass Theatre's production of 'The Little Prince,
Rick Cummins and John Scoullar adapted Antoine de Saint- Exupery's 1943 book about a stranded pilot who meets a young man, fallen from the sky, who delights the pilot with tales of his life.
Car Injures Pedestrian in Highland Park
A pedestrian was transported to Highland Park Hospital Thursday with non life threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk at the intersection of Old Deerfield Road and Richfield Avenue, according to Deputy Highland Park Police Chief Dave Schwarz.
Sunset Foods Considers Northbrook Makeover, Firefighters Help Highland Park
New Owner Plans to Update Northbrook's Captain's Quarters The new owner of the 37-year-old restaurant on Milwaukee Avenue plans to add more shared dishes and craft beers to attract a younger crowd.
Block-by-Block Highland Park: See Where Rents Are High, Heat is Sparse
Click through on the links below to see what Highland Park looks like, by the numbers and by the block.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
High End Deerfield Boutique Makes Progress
A sign in front of the store advertises at least 16 lines the new boutique will offer customers including Oscar de la Renta, Stuart Weitzman, Aquatalia by Maverick, Rosetti, Elizabeth & James, Kate Spade and Giorgio Armani.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Dispute Leads to Domestic Battery Arrest
Steven Shepherd, 52, of Highland Park was arrested Nov. 27 and charged with domestic battery after police responded to a dispute the 1100 block of Wade Street, according to Highland Park Police reports .
Citywide Art Show Set Saturday
If you are a Highland Park resident you could be one of four winners selected for a blue ribbon at the fourth annual Art Is Alive juried art show in Highland Park .
Police: Cougar Sighting In Glencoe Unsubstantiated
A possible cougar sighting was reported in north suburban Glencoe this week, but officials believe it may have been a bobcat known to frequent the area.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Highland Park DUI Lead to 8-Count Indictment
A Round Lake Park man involved in a crash Sept. 1 on the Edens Expressway in Highland Park and arrested Oct. 23 by Highland Park Police was indicted on eight counts of aggravated driving under the influence Wednesday by the Lake County Grand Jury.
Grand Jury Indicts Erehwon Burglars
Three Chicago women and a Chicago man were indicted Wednesday by the Lake County Grand Jury for their role in taking 32 coats from Erehwon in Bannockburn Nov. 15 and fleeing to Highland Park.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Former Mayor Belsky opposes City 7.3% Property Tax Increase
The City of Highland Park is proposing a 7.3% property tax increase in connection with its 2014 budget.
Nurse, Pet Groomer, Sales Staff Among Job Openings in Highland Park
Looking for a new job? Your first job? Highland Park Patch is here to help with a roundup of what's available in town.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Northbrook Fire Department Assists Highland Park For Six Hours
Northbrook Provides Mutual Aid to Highland Park On Saturday, Nov. 23, around 1:20 p.m., Northbrook Tower Ladder 12 responded to Highland Park for a house fire.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Woodlands Academy presents its Christmas concert
The Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart Music Department presents its annual Christmas concert Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. The free concert, which is open to the public, will take place in the Chapel of the Sacred Heart at the school, 760 E. Westleigh Road, Lake Forest.
Two people struck by Metra trains
Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile said the incident occurred at Main Street near the station about 5:45 p.m. Train No.
Tax Hike Votes Start Monday
Tax increase votes from three Highland Park governmental agencies are on the horizon this month while a large segment of families with school age children in the community are on some form of assistance.