Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch's Top January Stories

Read about a Winnetka robbery, a local celebrity's death and Gap closing its doors - as well as a variety of other stories.

1) Caregiver Sentenced to 4 Years for Stealing Jewelry from Clients: The 44-year-old woman from Arlington Heights stole $25,000 worth of jewelry from three mentally ill or physically impaired clients in the northern suburbs. The investigation began after a theft in Northfield Township.

2) Police: Craigslist Ad Leads to Wilmette Bust: A Vernon Hills man was caught with marijuana after police responded to a Craigslist ad.

3) Obituary: Mari D. Terman: A memorial service will be held at Congregation Sukkat Shalom in Wilmette.

4) Wilmette Man Arrested Twice in Two Days: He was charged with DUI, then with speeding more than 40 mph over the speed limit.

5) Obituary: Mary S. "Mimi" Ryan: Mimi Ryan was very involved with the Village of Wilmette, as well as the League of Women Voters of Wilmette.

6) : The following arrest information was provided by the Wilmette Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

7) Winnetka Murder Victim's Sister Turns Gun Control Activist: In the 22 years since Nancy Bishop Langert's murder, her sister Jennifer Jenkins-Bishop has become a passionate control advocate.

8) : Evans of Lake Forest, 87, was a WWII veteran. He started the Lad and Lassie clothing store in Wilmette, which is now being run by its third generation.

9) : The home for sale on the North Shore is by noted architect Daniel Burnham.

10) Update: Winnetka Gap Closing Its Doors: Gap location on Green Bay Rd in Winnetka will be closing its doors this week.

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