October's Top 10 Headlines in Wilmette, Kenilworth
Catch up on news you may have missed, from police reports and cougar sightings to a sex offender map and a peanut butter recall.
Betsy and Sal focus on Romney's 'binders full of women' remark and discuss the presidential debates in a column that generated quite a lot a load of comments and controversy.
Aiming to help parents keep their kids safe this Halloween, Patch offered a map showing the locations of Wilmette's and Winnetka's registered sex offenders.
Wilmette Police Officer Nick Rizzo received a Life Saving Award for his role in catching a person who jumped off the roof of a local home.
Two Glenview women were arrested and charged with felony drug possession after a police officer reported seeing one inject heroin into her arm in the parking lot of a Wilmette Dairy Queen.
This blotter included a report from a woman who thought she had been targeted due to her open support of presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Responding to what it called a "fast-moving outbreak" of salmonella-caused sickness in at least 19 states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the company recall of nut butter products made by Sunland Inc. and sold under many labels had doubled to include at least 240 products.
The Village of Wilmette warned of flooding, 18 to 23 foot waves and 60 mph winds as lakeside communities were hit with a storm system caused by Hurricane Sandy.
A cougar sighting was once again reported near the border of Winnetka and Northfield, less than a mile south from the location of a reported Sept. 3 sighting.
Police and residents got quite a scare when teens wearing masks began firing a cap gun in a local store parking lot.
The New York funeral service for Northwestern University student Harsha Maddula, who drowned in Lake Michigan in late September after he went missing from an off-campus party, was a time to both grieve the loss and remember the teen.