Top 10 Glenview Stories of 2012
The 10 topics that most interested readers during the past year were stories about child endangerment, a train derailment, local deaths and more.
Now that the year is nearing its end, it offers an opportunity to look back on which stories most interested Glenview Patch readers. What story did you follow most closely?
Lifeguards unsuccessfully administered CPR before Cardenas was transported to Glenbrook Hospital.
Neal Pagano, 46, died at his Glenview home after falling into a firepit in his backyard.
The frieght train, which was carrying coal from Wyoming to a utility plant in Wisconsin, derailed in July. It then collapsed a bridge near the Glenview and Northbrook border.
Two people - Burton Lindner and Zorine Lindner - were crushed to death in a car beneath the bridge.
Billy Garrity, a GBN football player and school volunteer, and Ryan McCarthy, a 20-year-old Glenbrook North alumni, both commited suicide this summer.
A 17-year-old Glenbrook North High School senior, Kyle Caraher, died after his car collided while he was driving to his friend's house in Wisconsin where his family was vacationing.
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.
A Glenview woman was found dead in the bushes outside her apartment building.
Police say the couple's three children were living in a home with 35 dogs.
Police reported that during the ensuing investigation, they recovered one hypodermic syringe with heroin in it, two empty hypodermic syringes, a spoon with residue and five foil packets containing heroin.
Village Manager Todd Hileman's annual salary is ranked second highest in the state, according to conservative organization For The Good of Illinois. Hileman banks more than Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, the study said.