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Chicago man faces multiple theft charges Wilmette Life
Chicago man faces multiple theft charges
A Chicago man whose alleged theft strategy was simply to lift stolen items above theft-detection equipment in store doorways now faces a Class 1 Felony charge of undertaking a continuing financial theft enterprise, after Wilmette police arrested him in connection with three thefts at the Walgreens store, 3232 Lake Ave. in Edens Plaza.
July 22 8 a.m. |
Ouilmette Foundation tees off Wilmette Life
Ouilmette Foundation tees off
After being revived from a long institutional sleep, the Ouilmette Foundation is active, with replenished funds to help expand peoples’ use of the Wilmette Park District, and ideas for innovative new programs board members want to help create.
July 21 5 p.m. |
Police Blotter: Shoplifters steal 73 cans of cat food, cosmetics, etc. Libertyville Review
Police Blotter: Shoplifters steal 73 cans of cat food, cosmetics, etc.
Matthew R. Barbian, 22, of 524 Garfield Ave., Libertyville, was charged July 14 with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say they stopped Barbian at 3:10 a.m. on West Austin Avenue near South Stewart Avenue because the light over his rear license plate was not working. Police say the scent of marijuana was emanating from the car, and an officer then searched the vehicle and reportedly found marijuana and accompanying paraphernalia. Barbian is scheduled in court Aug. 13.
July 21 11:57 a.m. |
Ernest Hemingway’s 115th birthday: Audio recordings, video footage Forest Leaves
Ernest Hemingway’s 115th birthday: Audio recordings, video footage
Ernest Hemingway — who was born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park and died July 2, 1961 at the age 61 in Ketchum, Idaho — would be 115 today. There's plenty to say about ol' Ernie and plenty of interesting facts — like how he had a six-toed cat named Snowball that was given to him from a ship boat captain. Today, in honor of his birthday, we'll let you hear you from the legend himself.
July 21 11:02 a.m. |

Read about Ernest Hemingway and his ties to Oak Park by clicking here.

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