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A pedestrian was hit by a train at the Metra train station at approximately 9:48 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1401 Shermer Road, Northbrook.
Eric DeGrechie
A Northbrook woman died as a result of her injuries after being struck by a train at the Metra train station in Northbrook.
Martin Carlino
Michelle Math, a senior at GBN, passed away this afternoon following a brief and unexpected illness, according to a letter signed by GBN Principal Dr. John Finan and sent to Glenbrook students and parents.
Chris Pullam

The Glenbrook North community is grieving after a student passed away over the weekend.

Nicholas Woloszyn, of Northbrook, and a junior at GBN, died 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the 2300 block of Ashbury Lane, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. 

Counselors and social workers were available at Glenbrook North Monday, Jan. 11, to help students cope with the loss of a classmate.

Danielle Tabor
The Deerfield Police Department has five subjects in custody after a vehicle, believed to be stolen, crashed into two other vehicles on Lake Cook Road near the Northbrook-Deerfield border, according to Thomas E. Keane, deputy chief of the Deerfield Police Department.
Martin Carlino
A 39-year-old Northbrook woman was killed by an Amtrak train in downtown Northbrook at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Matthew Yan

Northbrook’s Lucky Fish, one of the most recent additions to the village’s downtown area, is now the latest restaurant to close its doors.

The restaurant announced its closure Oct. 26 on its social media accounts — less than two years after its opening.   

“The biggest and the only decision was we just didn’t get enough business there,” owner Steve Geffen said.

The Geffens are locally known for their Once Upon restaurants, which have locations in Northbrook and throughout surrounding North Shore communities.

Martin Carlino

The body of a Northbrook man was discovered on Monday, April 15, in Kenilworth, according to the Kenilworth Police Department. 

Police said the man appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body was found at Townley Field near Joseph Sears School.

At 3 p.m., police were notified by the Kenilworth Park District that the body had been discovered. The Joseph Sears School was immediately instructed by the police to initiate security procedures for precautionary purposes while the incident was being investigated.

Matthew Yan
A rollover crash Saturday morning, May 5, just south of Dundee Road in the northbound lanes of the Edens Expressway, injured four and caused major traffic delays.
Eric DeGrechie
A former Glenbrook North teacher alleged to have sexually abused then-GBN student Aaron Wulf had admitted to inappropriately touching a student in 2000 and proceeded to resign from the district, according to documents acquired by The Northbrook Tower through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Alyssa Groh