| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Rick Hirschhaut, executive director of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center since 2004, will leave the position early next year, according to the museum.
Hirschhaut, 53, spearheaded the $50 million campaign to build the edifice at 9603...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Glenview trustees recently passed a housing policy that reverses a change to a county ordinance that aimed to protect Section 8 voucher holders from discrimination.
Advocates for the recent county amendment say the village misinterpreted the purpose...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:34 PM
In the 14 years that separate his Ravinia debut and his return to the festival over the weekend, Lang Lang has evolved from wunderkind to institution.
Indeed, now that the colossally gifted Chinese pianist has become an international megastar, the...
| Jul 12, 2013
Local leaders in far northwest suburban Huntley were taken aback when a man showed up at a Village Board meeting last month and announced he wants to open a warehouse in town to grow marijuana.
"Did you bring any samples?" one of the trustees joked....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
A Chicago man has been charged with robbing a Wilmette Jimmy John's restaurant in April at gun point, authorities said.
On July 10, David Hamros, 32, of the 5800 block of N. Bernard Street in Chicago, was charged with a felony count of armed robbery for...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:48 AM
June 30 began as a typical fun Sunday for Melissa, Justin and Jeff La Valle.
The three siblings, who mostly hung out together, took advantage of the sunny weather to go to the city for the Chicago Pride Parade with friends.
They were on their way home...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Aviva Jacobs, , who worked as associate director on several soap operas and sitcoms, died July 12 of cancer. She was 60 and lived in Culver City, Calif.
Jacobs grew up in Skokie, Ill., devoted to Perry Mason, Lucy, Dobie Gillis and the rest of the prime-...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A former Wilmette Park District golf pro was sentenced Monday to 18 months of probation after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the theft of gift cards from the park district.
Just before his trial was about to begin at the Skokie courthouse,...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Sunday we published a muscular attack on our own editorial board penned by Democratic State Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie: For years the editorial page has loudly bellowed for and against Illinois pension proposals and petulantly insulted and denigrated...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column They jokingly refer to themselves as "road scholars," the part-time, often itinerate employees who teach the majority of the classroom hours at community colleges. Without their willingness to work for modest pay, tuition at these...
| 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...