Wilmette home with third-floor retreat: $1.4M

622 Forest Ave. in Wilmette: $1,399,000 Privately listed Located on a quiet, tree-lined street in East Wilmette, two block from Elmwood Beach. The home features four fireplaces, stained-glass windows, oak trim and hardwood floors. The kitchen overlooks the sunken family room and has top-line appliances, granite counters and custom cabinetry. …

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Sister wrestles with addiction and homelessness

Dear Amy: I allowed my sister, her dog and her friend to stay at my house instead of being homeless and sleeping on the street. The problem is, they are both alcoholics and will not try to get help or try to get a job to pay some kind of …

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North Side business robbed at gunpoint

A North Side business was robbed at gunpoint late Tuesday, Chicago police said. A man armed with a handgun walked into the rear of the business in the 1900 block of North Halsted Street in the Ranch Triangle neighborhood around 11:25 p.m., police said. He dropped a backpack on the ground …

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