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after racist snapchats, highland park and deerfield schools push to eliminate ha


after snapchat videos were posted in which students tossed out racial slurs, township high school district 113 superintendent christopher dignam said he wants to eliminate the “n” word and all hate speech from use at highland park and deerfield high schools.dignam said he realizes there may be...






after racist snapchats, northwest suburban schools vow to eliminate all hate spe


in response to snapchat videos in which students tossed out racial slurs, township high school district 113 superintendent christopher dignam is pushing to eliminate the "n" word and all hate speech from use at highland park and deerfield high schools. dignam said he realizes there may be a mixed...






highland park republican announces for drury house seat


cindy masover, a highland park attorney and business owner, is running as a republican candidate in the march 18 primary to represent the 58th district in the illinois house of representatives. masover is the only declared republican candidate so far. in june, democrat bob morgan of deerfield announced...






lights, camera, demolition: auction signals last days for iconic highland park t


theater seating, wall sconces and vintage film equipment are among the items from the closed highland park theater that will go to the highest bidders in an online auction billed as a chance to "own a piece of highland park history." the city of highland park has contracted with national property...






highland park to seek qualified companies for redevelopment


highland park, mich. (ap) — qualified companies are being sought to redevelop nearly 1,000 publicly-owned properties in highland park. city leaders in the enclave of detroit are working with the state and wayne county land banks to issue a request for qualifications of developers. they hope to increase home ownership, boost highland park’s economy and […]






city may sell highland park country club golf course for a half-million dollars


city of highland park officials said monday they're willing to accept the park district of highland park's offer to purchase the 93-acre golf course at the highland park country club for $500,000. the offer is a fraction of both the property's appraised value and the $1.5 million the park district...






plan to replace highland park theater with retail, office building moves forward


the developer who won the right to redevelop the highland park theater property has received city of highland park approval to construct a two-story retail, restaurant and office building on the site at 441 and 447 central avenue. the highland park city council monday directed city attorneys to...






'fist fight' director richie keen draws from his highland park roots


unofficially, it was highland park night recently at the showplace icon theatre in chicago's south loop neighborhood.on one screen was "the space between us," written by allan loeb, highland park high school class of '87. on another was a sneak preview of "fist fight" starring ice cube and charlie...






'fist fight' director richie keen draws from his highland park roots


unofficially, it was highland park night recently at the showplace icon theatre in chicago's south loop neighborhood. on one screen was "the space between us," written by allan loeb, highland park high school class of '87. on another was a sneak preview of "fist fight" starring ice cube and charlie...






friction between city, park district stretches back to highland park country clu


the city of highland park's decision to purchase the highland park country club 24 years ago resulted in a tangled relationship between the city and park district that is showing signs of strain as officials ponder the facility's future. the city's purchase of the property was seen as mutually...






roads closed, more than 1,200 without power in highland park due to flooding


multiple roads are closed and more than 1,000 residents are without power in highland park after a massive rainfall early wednesday morning.  the city of highland park is reporting that multiple roads have been closed due to flooding issues. those include:   the area near danny cunniff park north...






downsizing downtown: highland park shrinks pedestrian shopping area


in response to storefront vacancies and the shift to online shopping, the city of highland park has officially downsized its downtown. the highland park city council monday removed some areas of the central business district from the pedestrian oriented shopping overlay zone (poso) where ground...






authorities: boy, 12, dies after detroit-area house fire


highland park, mich. (ap) — authorities say a 12-year-old boy has died following an early-morning house fired in the detroit enclave of highland park. highland park police chief chester logan told reporters the boy’s body was found on an upper floor of the home after crews responded to a 5:15 a.m. monday call about the […]






1 dead in highland park shooting; 2 suspects at large, police say


a man was fatally shot wednesday evening at a northeast los angeles park, authorities said. the gunfire was reported just before 9 p.m. at san pasqual park in the highland park neighborhood, said officer sal ramirez, a spokesman for the los angeles police department. the man was pronounced dead...






deerfield police id suspect in downtown bank robbery


deerfield police have identified a person of interest in friday's robbery of a downtown deerfield bank, an official said. the suspect walked into deerfield bank & trust at 660 deerfield road at approximately 4:52 p.m., took a slip from a table, wrote, "i need your money now!" and handed it to a...






highland park man gets attempted murder charge in domestic stabbing


a 39-year-old highland park man was charged saturday with attempted murder in a domestic stabbing that critically injured a woman in the 1600 block of mcgovern avenue in highland park, according to police. charged in the stabbing was jose gonzalez, of the 1600 block of mcgovern avenue, highland...






highland park to sell karger site for $3.7 million; 171 rental units planned


the city of highland park is poised to sell the downtown karger center property to a development team planning to construct 171 units of multi-family rental housing. according to the city, the developers — organized as albion jacobs highland park llc — have agreed to pay $3.76 million for the property,...






roads closed, highland park residents lose power after flooding


multiple roads were closed and hundreds of residents lost power in highland park after a massive rainfall early wednesday morning.  the city of highland park reported that multiple roads were closed due to flooding issues. as of 3 p.m. wednesday, those roads included:   the area near danny cunniff...






park district of highland park cancels tackle football after sharp registration


the park district of highland park has scrubbed its tackle football program this fall due to a drop-off in participation attributed to concerns about the risk of head injuries."our enrollment declined so much with everything that has been going on in football that the tackle program will not be...






police: spa robber takes money, then buys sandwich in same deerfield shopping ce


deerfield police say a man robbed a downtown spa and then bought a sandwich in the same shopping center tuesday evening. deerfield police commander juan mazariegos said police responded to a call from the elizabeth arden red door spa at the shops at deerfield square at 6:35 p.m. reporting an armed...






contemporary home in highland park: $3m


1925 emerald woods ln. in highland park: $2,995,000 listed on nov. 2, 2017 a mariani landscape-designed pond with eight cascading waterfalls is the focal point of this estate. the open floor plan has a grand master suite on the first floor with a walk-in closet and separate his/her spa bath. an...






two highland park synagogues to vote on possible merger


members of two highland park temples will vote in late april on whether to combine their reform congregations into a larger synagogue that, synagogue leaders say, would offer more opportunities for worship, education, social activism and community programming. if approved, the move would bring...






rising water a scary sight in some highland park neighborhoods


when rebecca hever left her sandwick lane home in highland park wednesday morning, she noticed that an athletic field just west of her residence was flooded. when she returned from her exercise class a little more than an hour later, the rising water had taken over her street and was creeping up...






is false speech free speech?


to the editor: although it is correct and important to say that “hate speech” is legally protected, this op-ed article is misleading. (“actually, hate speech is protected speech,” opinion, june 8) for instance, in the famous supreme court decision in schenck vs. united states in 1919, the constitutional...






germany passes law against online hate speech


german lawmakers approved a bill on friday aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online.






highland park man's kilimanjaro hike can inspire other cancer patients, physicia


ken brown of highland park had put aside his dream of hiking mt. kilimanjaro after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in late 2013. but his hope of someday ascending to the highest point on the african continent was rekindled last april when he inquired about his surgeon's summer plans at...






highland park lines up support from school districts for briergate tif


the city of highland park is lining up support for its plan to create a tax increment financing (tif) district in the sprawling briergate business area west of route 41. but the backing of three school districts and a park district will come with a few strings attached. in exchange for the support...






highland park home with wine cellar: $3.7m


2480 sheridan road in highland park: $3,650,000 listed on march 3, 2017 this carefully restored william boyington-designed home, built in 1892, includes seven bedrooms and sits on 1.4 acres. the home features smart home technology and security along with landscaping for a welcoming atmosphere and...






legally restricting hate speech would have disastrous consequences for college s


to the editor: lawyer and sociologist laura beth nielsen ignores the obvious: the mischief that would result from allowing government to determine what is hate. (“the case for restricting hate speech,” opinion, june 21) on many college campuses, students and professors stifle anyone who disagrees...






highland park home with lake michigan views: $1.4m


42 logan loop in highland park: $1,399,000 listed on feb. 8, 2017 this home features 10-foot ceilings and a deguilio kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and breakfast bar. the kitchen opens to a great room addition with wood burning fireplace, wet bar, wine fridge and entry...






racist maryland student escapes hate crime charges in black army officer’s murde


a grand jury indicted a white former university of maryland student for murder on thursday in the stabbing death of a black u.s. army officer that is still being investigating as a possible hate crime, authorities said. sean urbanski, 22, of severna park, maryland, who was a member of a racist faceb...






deerfield coach helps raise money for opposing team led by old friend


scott friedlander and joe sullivan met as freshmen on the deerfield boys cross country team in 2004, and a friendship blossomed during their long training runs in high school. "we talked to each other and we tried to outwork each other," said friedlander, a deerfield resident. "we got very, very...






water main break forces road closures in highland park


a water main break forced street closures in the highland park neighborhood just north of the south platte river wednesday night. 






highland park's jason brown third after the men's short program


highland park native jason brown was third in the standings thursday night after the men's short program at the u.s. figure skating championships, but not without some controversy. during the television broadcast on nbcsn, analysts tara lipinski and johnny weir criticized the judges for not calling...






you can now find faux sushi-stuffed croissants in highland park. and yes, they c


from a new salmon-pastry hybrid to a new downtown restaurant and brewery, here’s what’s happening in l.a. food and beverage:  sushi baked: mr. holmes bakehouse, the highland park bakery known for the cruffin (croissant-muffin hybrid pastry), is now serving something called a california croissant....