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May 29, Northbrook: 15 mailboxes damaged, 18 bags of chips stolen from vending machine, and more

Burglary About 18 bags of potato chips were stolen between 6 a.m. May 19 and 10:15 a.m. May 21 from a vending machine at the … Read more ›

Police: Teen saw man with pants down in Northbrook park

A teenager reported seeing a man exposing himself recently in Techny Prairie Park, according to Northbrook police. A 16-year-old girl was rollerblading through the park … Read more ›

Northbrook man charged with vehicle burglary

A Northbrook teen was recently charged in connection with several vehicle burglaries, according to police. Daniel David Kovalevsky, 19, was arrested at 2:19 a.m. May … Read more ›

May 14, Northbrook: Man in wig tries to rob pharmacy, and more

Attempted armed robbery A man wearing a dreadlocked wig, sunglasses and a trench coat walked into Dundee Pharmacy, 2750 Dundee Road, at about 9:30 a.m. … Read more ›

May 7, Northbrook: Money stolen from vending machines, teens cited for pot possession, and more

Drug possession A 15-year-old Northbrook boy was issued a citation at 9:58 p.m. May 5 in the 1500 block of Suzanne Terrace for possession of … Read more ›

Village warns Northbrook residents about coyote attacks on pets

Northbrook residents are being warned to keep an eye out for coyotes after recent reports of dogs being attacked. Several dogs were attacked by coyotes … Read more ›

April 14, Northbrook: Trench dug in backyard without permission, and more

Retail theft An 18-year-old Rolling Meadows man, an 18-year-old Arlington Heights man and a 19-year-old Arlington Heights man were issued citations at 6:22 p.m. April … Read more ›

Alexandra M. Donohue (Northbrook Police Department)

Police: Nanny took $600 from kids’ wallets

A Glenview nanny stole $600 from the wallets of children for whom she was caring, according to police. Alexandra M. Donohue, 22, was arrested April … Read more › 3 comments

April 9, Northbrook: Sunglass thieves hit stores, juveniles cited for drugs in vacant house, and more

Failing to yield An 18-year-old Prospect Heights man was arrested at 12:51 p.m. April 8 at Dundee Road and Skokie Boulevard and charged with failing … Read more ›

April 2, Northbrook: Man upset at homeowners association smears feces, pours chemicals on law, and more

Vandalism A 53-year-old Northbrook man was arrested at 10:32 a.m. March 17 in the 2800 block of Brindle Court and charged with disorderly conduct after … Read more ›