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McCloud April 22, 2014 at 08:43 pm
Now that the cappuccino machine is broken, people will have to be satisfied with the artisan bar andRead More frappachino instead.
McCloud April 22, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Tragedy in Deerfield.
Dan Cox April 23, 2014 at 04:16 am
They asked the man is he was hurt and he said yes... I'm hurt a Latte!
Pat F April 20, 2014 at 11:06 am
Jeez..........lighten up!! Happy Easter! This sites never claimed to be The Wall Street Journal orRead More New York Times!!
PMilton Longfellow April 21, 2014 at 07:05 am
Did you see the Drew Peterson movie? It portrayed Hosey's office as a gleaming, modern andRead More bustling. As opposed to the stained drop-ceiling and general bleakness. Just let the Patch be the joke it always has been.
Jacob Matthews April 21, 2014 at 08:48 am
Leave it to the Patch to embellish Comedy Central as a business to be respected.
Amani Ibrahim, accused of felony theft and bad parenting.
sklogw April 13, 2014 at 10:24 am
Drawn on eyebrows and a heavy coat on the the lower lid, that's just wrong!LOL Not as wrong asRead More trying to pin it on your 12 year old daughter though, that's just scandalous!
Titan Dad April 13, 2014 at 04:45 pm
Forget the eye shadow. Should of tried to steal a mustache waxing kit.
Joe Tinley April 15, 2014 at 08:50 pm
Oil can Harriett
Kevin Oldaker
They Don't Get It April 8, 2014 at 03:40 pm
Find him!!!
jack hess April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am
Sound like the Judge set a low bond, that why he was out, even with his past convictions. If peopleRead More only new what low bonds some Judges give out on serious charges, specially in CROOK COUNTY,IL.
Photo courtesy Glencoe Public Safety
Deerfield Resident April 11, 2014 at 08:41 am
This guy wanders off and falls into a snow bank and 2 feet of snow cover him up, how are youRead More supposed to find him? And in answer to your "liberal statement".....I don't mind if there are cameras on every street corner or in stores...I don't mind if they monitor my phone calls...you know why? BECAUSE I'M NOT DOING ANYTHING WRONG! If monitoring the general public helps keep law abiding people safer - I'm all for it! More importantly.....maybe they'll catch more of the liberal constituancy doing something wrong and be able to get them off the streets and put them where they belong - jail!
DeerfieldWATCHdog April 11, 2014 at 10:04 am
Gee wizards Deerfield Resident. Looks like we have an angry pants in the community. Take two angryRead More pills before you comment next time. Doesn't appear you're very tolerant.
Deerfield Resident April 11, 2014 at 11:10 am
Do you watch the news at night? Every story is of some thug doing some crime.....who exactlyRead More should I be tolerant of? Thank goodness we live in Deerfield where there's not much crime except drugs.... I'm always angry when I hear of some senseless crime committed and am looking for ways to get the scum off the streets to make it safer for decent citizens.
Benjamin Lawton
Milwaukee Mike April 11, 2014 at 10:49 am
Rico Suave April 6, 2014 at 07:24 pm People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only becauseRead More rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. Remember this Benny G and all you other scum sucking Liberals out there. The police in these ghetto areas are chasing them down every night in an attempt to keep them from coming into your so called safe areas. Appreciate their sacrifices and don't give this white Fucktard the time of day. Hey Kenneth! Love teh comments... Who else would say fucktard on here?
Frank G. April 11, 2014 at 11:50 am
Benny G. I think you hate the police because your dad was a abusive cop who poked you in the assRead More when you were growing up.
Benny G. April 11, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Frankala, I was sloppy seconds to your ripe hole. He was a tiger, huh...LOL Donna the residentRead More "split tail" comment bag- Go iron my shirts and STFU...LOL
John Wrana, in uniform during World War II, and in his later years before a police officer shot and killed him with beanbag rounds.
John Santaella April 10, 2014 at 07:47 pm
Brains? We don't have no stinkin' brains. We don't need no stinkin' brains
Magilla Gorilla April 12, 2014 at 07:25 am
@ knee jerk. Although the upper limit IQ for officers is 105, the target IQ is between 94-98. TheRead More average IQ of a U.S. citizen is 100. Whenever you are speaking to a police officer, you are most likely speaking to someone with an IQ considerably Lower than your own. Please remember to speak slowly, always try to limit the amount of syllables in each word to less than three, and try not to laugh... Cuz They get Really Paranoid. Must be the drugs.
Magilla Gorilla April 12, 2014 at 07:28 am
@ Santaella. Robots, Droids or whatever you want to call 'em. They want programmable individuals whoRead More will NOT hesitate to KILL. At some point, Robocops are coming to your town.
Police outside of Adelman's Truck & Equipment in Chicago.
hobo April 3, 2014 at 07:48 am
Cool
stan April 4, 2014 at 12:51 am
Hobo are you a hobo?
Danimal April 6, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Real smart. Steal commercial vehicles that most likely had company logos on them. Duh?
Adam West March 30, 2014 at 09:23 am
Does anything happen in Darien anymore?! I never see any articles about anything happening inRead More Darien, the Lion's Club pancake breakfast, the armed robberies at the gas stations, the 75th St. construction, city council budget, anything Darien related! How can you call this the Darien Patch when there is nothing about Darien in. Every other town or city has a Patch site that has articles related to their town. We get lazy editors who just copy and paste from other news sites.
Kelly O' March 30, 2014 at 06:17 pm
You don't have a lot of crime in Darien. Thank your lucky stars.
Dennis Robaugh (Editor) March 30, 2014 at 11:13 pm
@Bambi: OMGPD is a feature that recounts some of the more unusual crime stories in the Chicago-areaRead More suburbs. It's appeared weekly in your Deerfield Patch for about 2 years. @Adam West: I will email you directly with more information about Darien Patch, one of the Patches in the region that has been without a full-time editor for the last year.
Credit: Deerfield Police Facebook page.
McCloud April 1, 2014 at 03:54 pm
That's hilarious. Start out by marking your emotional call to duty by maligning any who speak onRead More such sacred forum. Then continue with speak of enemas as if you've granted yourself license to violate your own high ground. So typical of the liberal mind.
Walter White April 1, 2014 at 03:59 pm
Just goes to show how much he pays attention. I was fighting with the Editor-slaying Village Idiot.Read More Maybe he and Jon Hall attend the same Depends seminars at the Patty Turner Center.
Dan Cox April 1, 2014 at 04:12 pm
Whew!!!
Tom Lunde March 27, 2014 at 02:18 pm
Hopefully this has not put you off of using public transportation.
RB March 27, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Video must be a hoax...it shows a working CTA escalator!
art March 30, 2014 at 10:14 am
I'm sure she had her female lover on her mind.
Jeffrey Bronken, 53, and his 15-year-old daughter Katherine in a photo from her Instagram account.
Alice Riley April 2, 2014 at 08:49 pm
You are a sorry excuse for a human being Benny.
Benny G. April 3, 2014 at 02:25 am
Utter avoidable tragedy- Anyone that kills himself and his daughter and looks like that----is aRead More D-Bag. This is my opinion. It certainly is not factual.
Donna Smith April 3, 2014 at 07:39 am
What's a D-Bag Benny G.? Spell the word out for us. Actually why don't you give us the trueRead More definition of the word D-Bag so we can form a "factual" opinion as to who the real D-Bag is here.
A photo Chief Keef posted on his Instagram account on Monday.
Sal March 27, 2014 at 06:13 pm
No way will any of my rights be surrendered or compromised because of criminals. Control criminalsRead More and these problems will go away. DUI should be attempted murder.
Sal March 27, 2014 at 06:15 pm
If the people of Northbrook had any guts they'd throw the bums out.
Sosa March 28, 2014 at 06:30 am
@john in the picture chief keef was never holding the ak it was fredo, these allegations are goingRead More to be thrown out on all counts. Any felon can post a picture with a firearm. Who's to say it isn't fake ? There's loop holes to everything. I feel your being way to patriotic and narrow sighted on this topic. Your the type of guy to call the cops for anything I'm assuming.
jim April 3, 2014 at 07:49 am
bigbaker agreed
Auroran April 4, 2014 at 01:58 pm
Actually, today (April 4th) she WAS fired. However, I find it a great example of ridiculous unionRead More rules that it took them this long to do so.
Tom RS. April 5, 2014 at 09:13 am
She will have cost all us taxpayers a lot of money when this is all done. Millions in lawsuits andRead More probably a million plus in repairs to the system. I could be wrong, but maybe a little more training and evaluation needs to be implemented before someone is turned loose at the controls...
Jamie March 28, 2014 at 01:15 am
All i can do is SMH.
charlies angel March 28, 2014 at 05:06 pm
Just last week there was a show on tv about urban legends & clowns. One of the stories was aboutRead More razor blades & poison in candy. I think these shows give sickos ideas. just my thought.
Kristy Gravlin April 21, 2014 at 10:29 am
If only you had waited another four days...this news would have been a full month old. I understandRead More that you are having difficulty running this site but this will not improve the readership!
A sample of advertising on a fire truck. Credit: Palatine Rural Fire Protection District
Ed60062 March 25, 2014 at 08:57 am
I say absolutely not. It presupposes that people will read the ads which creates another diversionRead More for drivers. Someone will be reading an ad and not see the next emergency vehicle, another vehicle, a pedestrian, etc. If on fire equipment, police equipment will be next. Then what happens when an ad sponsor commits a crime--will a cop be reluctant to arrest the person funding the department?
sklogw March 25, 2014 at 02:50 pm
How are people supposed to see the ads? Don't trucks usually have to drive fast to get to emergency?Read More I say go for it if the advertisers don't mind wasting money on ads that will probably not be seen. LOL
Screen grab from CBS.
Deerfield Resident March 27, 2014 at 09:41 am
Arthur....the complaint about unions is that they defend employees such as her....she should haveRead More been fired the first time! She has people's lives in her hands....unions make it impossible to weed out bad employees...
Arthur Huff March 27, 2014 at 09:51 am
Deerfield, if it comes out that the union had a role in what happened in February being handled theRead More way it was then I'm right there with you. But we don't know that yet. All we know now is that the CTA handled it that way, we don't know why. For what it's worth, and I'm just pointing out facts for the sake of the discussion, in this crash and the one in New York it was a union official who told the press that the operator dozed off. Doesn't sound like they were trying to protect either of them, does it? In both of these cases they could just give us the standard "we are still trying to determine the cause blah blah blah" but in both cases they admitted right away that the driver was totally at fault. I'm not saying unions are perfect and don't obstruct weeding out bad employees, i.e teachers and tenure, but in this case we have no indication YET that it played a role.
Sue1 March 28, 2014 at 10:25 am
It would be interesting to get a copy of their contract. I would bet they have some sort ofRead More progressive discipline language in it, which would explain why she wasn't fired after the first incident.
37-year-old Donald Arocho is charged with sexually assaulting a child who attended a Northbrook school for special needs children.
Benny G. March 28, 2014 at 01:31 am
Yea Stu but tell us what happens where there is smoke? Does that usually mean fire, too?...LOLZ...soRead More funny---u the bestest, Shtu...
Joan Lloyd April 8, 2014 at 11:58 am
WHY ON EARTH ARE PARENTS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS STILL SO TRUSTING OF THESE BASTARDS? WHEN ARE WE GOINGRead More TO CHANGE THE RULES AND INSIST THAT STUDENTS AND MALE TEACHERS ARE NOT LEFT ALONE FOR ANY PERIOD OVER TWO MINUTES EXCEPT IN EXTREME EMERGENCY SITUATIONS? I HAVE SEEN MANY MALE TEACHERS ACT STUPIDLY TOWARD BOTH MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS AND THE ADULTS PRESENT JUST LOOK AT EACH OTHER.....LIKE THEY ARE WAITING FOR THE HEADLINE. If I read another one of these on campus situation I am suggesting law suites against all the people who may have seen and or known of the possible threat to the student. Our schools are not just failing in education they are failing in safety of our children and the demonstration of good moral examples all around.
Stu Pidasso April 8, 2014 at 01:25 pm
Joan; Great post!! thank you!!
Courtesy of the Deerfield Police Department
McCloud March 24, 2014 at 06:40 pm
She gave you that iron lung story too. Somehow that did not stop you last Thursday when you wereRead More supposed to be on duty collecting the bed pans. This is worse than I thought, this place has gone downhill ever since you met Ethel. Perhaps I will speak with the manager who mentioned your attitude is in need of repair. Obamacare doesn't cover you when your aphrodisiac is iron lungs, you can take that up in the next election.
MoCloud March 25, 2014 at 01:40 pm
Speaking of Heart Attacks and lung machines... This is the final week for open enrollment in theRead More Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). Make sure if you don't have affordable health insurance that you enroll while you have the opportunity.
McCloud March 25, 2014 at 03:12 pm
Yes if you are sick or make less than $90,000, sign up for the Un-affordable Scare Act. The rest ofRead More us, our children and children's children will pick up the tab.