Friday, July 1, 2011
Each Friday Patch will highlight the area's biggest news headlines in the Weekly PatchCast. Tune in to watch at noon.
Click on the video to see what's happened in Patch sites around you this week: Judge Approves Doctor Visit for Deerfield Murder Suspect in Jail More Than 100 Minors Ticketed For Underage Drinking $475K Lotto Ticket Sold in Highland Park SWANCC Sues Former Executive For Embezzlement Charges Camel Double Take in Skokie
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Teens applied warning labels to alcoholic beverages sold at area retailers Wednesday.
Local high school students tagged alcoholic beverages at retail businesses with stickers Wednesday in an effort to increase awareness about the implications of underage drinking, and why adults should not permit or enable the illegal and unhealthy activity. Project Sticker Shock, a program developed by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission, and sponsored locally by Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundation, included posting reminders at 47 area retailers that it is illegal to provide alcohol to anyone under 21, according to a press release. More than 90 teen volunteers from Des Plaines, Niles and Park Ridge participated in the program, and gathered for a reception to celebrate their work at Des Plaines Public Library late afternoon. …
Friday, April 1, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Friday April 1.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: Waitress Serves Beer to 12-Year-Old During Police Sting. Glencoe Blotter: Mini-Cooper Stolen From Fields Infiniti. Notre Dame Legend Jim Seymour Dies at 64 Northwestern 'Cage Match' Canceled Due to Copyright Issue
Monday, February 14, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Monday Feb. 14.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Man Threatens Business Partner With Gun During Dispute Skokie Keeps Meter Running on Blizzard Costs Glencoe Blotter: 8 Teens Cited for Underage Drinking Wilmette Meets Love Part 1: "I Dated Hugh Hefner" VIDEO: Get ‘Em While They’re Heart!
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Police already knew the 18-year-old.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Victor Puig, 18, of Niles was charged with domestic battery and consumption of alcohol by a minor after his father called police to their home Jan. 20. The father said the son had spent the day drinking alcohol with his cousin, and when the father confronted him about the drinking, the son became enraged and belligerent, then pushed the father, according to what the father told police. Police did not observe any injuries, but did note the smell of alcohol on the son's breath. Since they knew him from previous encounters and knew he was younger than 21, they took him to the police station for processing. His court date is Feb. 8 in the Skokie branch of the Cook County courts. Woman charged with DUI after coming from bar Christine Ahn, 25, …