July's Top 10 Headlines
Catch up on news you may have missed! From a train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple to a canine hero who sniffed out a crook following a robbery at Glenview State Bank, here's a round-up of last month's most read stories.
1. Coverage of the Union Pacific Derailment and Bridge Collapse
Ongoing developments and links to Patch's coverage of the Northbrook bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple.
2. Car Crash Kills Glenbrook North Student
A 17-year-old Glenbrook North High School senior died after his car collided with an SUV in early July. Kyle Caraher was an honor roll student and football player.
3. The Final Chapter From Sunset Village
As families leave the mobile park one by one due to unsanitary living conditions and sky-rocketing living costs, one resident shares the community's story of struggle.
When it comes to your precious tots, nothing's more important than their learning and development. So, as part of Patch’s Readers’ Choice awards, we asked readers which Glenview preschool is tops in town. The response was overwhelming: more than 125 and dozens of comments. The best news?Readers’ Choice doesn’t end until Aug. 17, so there’s still time to vote!
5. Bloodhound, ‘Melanie,’ Sniffs Out Glenview Bank Robbery
When a Glenview State Bank branch was robbed in unincorporated Glenview, sheriff’s deputies called in Melanie, a 4-year-old bloodhound. The canine hero tracked the culprit back to an apartment complex near the bank branch, 2610 Golf Rd.
6. Share Your Memories of Bravo's 'Miss Advised'
North Shore native Julia Allison, a New Trier Alum and the former girlfriend of Senatory John McCain's son Jack, stars in a Bravo reality TV series that launched mid-June. We asked Patch readers to share their favorite stories of the relationship and dating expert. Share yours!
7. Cardenas Family, Investigators Still Looking for Answers
Following the drowning of 4-year-old Vicente Cardenas earlier this summer, one Wesley Child Care Center parent urges others to share information about the day care center and their experiences with the Department of Child and Family Services.
8. Northbrook, Glenview Residents Discuss Grief and Suicide at Community Meeting
Hundreds of people filled Glenbrook North's Sheely Center to reflect and hear expert advice on grief management, the statistical realities of suicides in Illinois and how to communicate with loved ones during periods of emotional hardship.
They meeting was held in the wake of a string of recent tragedies, including two suicides of young men in Northbrook, the train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple and the drowing death of a 4-year-old Glenview boy at Roosevelt Pool.
9. PHOTOS: 47th Annual Glenview Independence Day Parade
Glenview residents commemorated the Fourth of July, braving 100 degree temperatures to celebrate their country's Independence Day. The Park District-sponsored parade featured more than 80 groups marching, dancing, playing, and waving their way through town. A photo gallery of the day’s festivities was a hit with readers.
10. Glen Movie Theater Employs Stricter Policies Following Colorado Shootings
Following news of the mass shooting in an Aurora, Colo. theater premièring the film, Glenview's Regal Glen 10 tightened security opening weekend.