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Local Catholics Discuss Birth Control, Religious Freedom

Northbrook, IL Patch | Jennifer FisherEmail the Author | Posted 05.29.2012 | Chicago

As the Supreme Court discussed the legality of the Affordable Care Act this week, Catholics gathered in Northbrook to discuss its ramifications to the...

Suburban Businessman Calls Mortgage Scam Crackdown A 'Witch Hunt'

Northbrook, IL Patch | Jennifer Fisher | Posted 01.05.2012 | Chicago

After the attorney general's office filed suit against his home loan modification company, one Northbrook businessman says he's the target of a witch ...

Man Found Dead After Barricade Situation In Northbrook

Northbrook, IL Patch | Tim FroehligEmail the Author | Posted 02.28.2012 | Chicago

A standoff that lasted nearly five hours ended with police finding a man dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the 2400 block of Partrid...

Northbrook, IL: Volunteers Unload 40,000 Pounds of Chicken To Local Nonprofits

northbrook.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"My partner said, 'Chicken's so cheap. What can we do?'"...

Economic Stresses Surface In The Classroom--Even In Affluent Districts

Northbrook, IL Patch | George CastleEmail the Author | Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

The slumping economy has had an under-publicized effect on children, who bring the pain of their parents' troubles to school in the form of stress, hu...

WATCH: Flash Mob For Charity At Suburban Festival

Northbrook, IL Patch | Nate Daugherty Email the Author | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

Part of the crowd at Northbrook Days Saturday suddenly broke into dance, choreographed in a "flash mob" to raise money for a local nonprofit. Led b...

Man Bikes 12,000 Miles To Raise Money For The Disabled

Northbrook, IL Patch | Eleni Demertzis Email the Author | Posted 10.01.2011 | Chicago

What is it like to pedal 12,000 miles, all the way from the West Coast to Washington, D.C.? Ethan Collins knows. The Glenbrook North High School (G...

As A Community Remembers Former Teacher, His Daughters Face Criminal Neglect Charges

Northbrook, IL Patch | Jennifer Fisher Email the Author | Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago

If you worked at Glenbrook North High School between 1953 and 1997, you probably knew Bernie. "Whenever someone came to Glenbrook North from somewh...

Animal Shelters Fall On Hard Times Nationwide

Northbrook, IL Patch | Samantha Nelson Email the Author | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook is looking for a home for Sparky, who was rescued from a shelter that euthanizes animals. He was sent there by ...

Teachers Raise Money To Fight Facebook In Court

Northbrook, IL Patch | Jennifer Fisher | Email the Author | May 23, 2011 | Posted 07.24.2011 | Chicago

If you're going to fight Facebook in court, you'll need some cash. Facing a federal lawsuit for trademark infringement from the social media giant,...

Moms Prepare For 198-Mile Run For Charity

Northbrook, IL Patch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

They're raising 19 kids between them, working full-time jobs and now planning to cover 198 miles by foot in roughly 24 hours. That's no problem for...