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Wilmette: Radio host discusses pastor’s murder-for-hire plot with Wilmette Police

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Regional

After popular Chicago radio host Erich “Mancow” Muller, of Wilmette, talked about a murder-for-hire request he received from disgraced former pastor James MacDonald on his podcast Monday night, May 20, the Wilmette Police responded to a Freedom...

Highland Park: ‘Unacceptable and offensive’ quotes halt HPHS-yearbook distribution

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Regional

Students at Highland Park High School alerted school officials earlier this week of two offensive quotations found in the recently distributed yearbooks reports The Tower's sister paper, The Highland Park Landmark.

As first reported by NBC...

Highwood: Pedestrian fatally struck by train

by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor News, Regional

A Metra train fatally struck a pedestrian around 10:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, according to Tom Miller, a spokesman for Metra, reports The Tower's sister paper, The Highland Park Landmark. 

The Union Pacific North Line...