Archive | November, 2015

10 stories you might have missed over the weekend

We tell you why and show you how firefighting techniques have changed as a result. 2. Two of the three 18-year-olds killed in Friday’s McHenry County crash had a passion for working on trucks, and they were pursuing automotive repair as a career.

Schaumburg welcomes Santa, start of holidays

Though a few weeks behind its high-profile mall, the village of Schaumburg officially ushered in the holiday season Friday night with caroling, a visit from Santa and the lighting of the tree. While village officials, including Mayor Al Larson, got the…

Interview with Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Judy Melinek and Author TJ Mitchell

On today’s episode of Exploring the Eighth House, I had the pleasure of interviewing forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek and her husband TJ Mitchell about their book, Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner. The main topic covered was about death, and pretty much everything people either want to […]

Reel life: Oakton Pop-Up film fest earns a sequel

So, here comes the Second Annual Pop-Up Film Festival, hitting the screen at the school’s Footlik Theater , at 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines, from Tuesday, Dec. 1, through Friday, Dec. 4. The public can attend with free admission to the festival’s fou…

Deerfield marijuana dispensary opening in December

A Deerfield medical marijuana dispensary will open its doors to the public before its official opening next month to help patients sign up for a state-issued registry identification card. Greenhouse Medical Cannabis Dispensary, 151 S. Pfingsten Road, w…

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