| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A Chicago woman who authorities said left a young girl and two dogs locked in a car outside the Skokie courthouse on Tuesday has been charged with endangerment of a child and animal abandonment and was released on $6,000 bond.
Joheidi Martinez, 30, of...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:36 AM
A 76-year-old Skokie woman is hospitalized with West Nile Virus.
She's the first confirmed human case in the North suburb this year.
The health department says she is very ill and suspect she may've been bitten by an infected mosquito in Skokie....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:48 PM
A woman charged with driving under the influence of drugs in a May chain reaction accident in Skokie that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy has been released on bond, her lawyer said today.
Hanin Goma, 23, of the 5000 block of Wright Terrace in...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:17 PM
A 75-year-old Glenview woman was killed in a two-car collision today in Skokie.
Maya Rekhtman, 75, of the 1100 block of Castillian Court in Glenview, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m. at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, according to the Cook County...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A man from Highwood was killed Thursday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle collision in Northbrook at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Dundee Road.
Hector Esquivel, 23, from the 200 block of Greenbay Road in Highwood was pronouned dead on the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A judge this morning denied the request of a former Northbrook police officer who has been charged with burglary and official misconduct to change the conditions of his bond that will allow him to audition for acting jobs.
Enrique Guzman, 34, resigned...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Hanin Goma, the Skokie woman charged with driving under the influence of drugs in a May accident that killed a 9-year-old boy, appeared in court today and handed a judge a letter expressing her feelings about the crash.
The letter was not read aloud...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The story of Skokie and the way it rallied a community, a region and a state to stand up to the racism of neo-Nazism is told once again in a new documentary that takes a fresh look at old wounds.
Last week, the film, “Skokie: Invaded But Not...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The woman charged in a May crash that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy today declined again to take a plea deal in the case, and this time the judge removed the state's offer from the table.
"It's bordering on torture" for the boy's family to...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
An Evanston man died after his car crashed into a tree in Skokie late this morning, possibly following a heart attack, officials said.
Irving Yaross, 89, of the 300 block of Darrow Avenue in Evanston, was declared dead at 11:50 a.m. at St. Francis...
| Jan 13, 2013
With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between.
Its last southbound train crashed into an...