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  • Potato truck crash blocks Edens Expressway

    Potato truck crash blocks Edens Expressway
    A semi trailer hauling potatoes hit the center wall on the Edens Expressway and flipped into oncoming traffic Friday night in Skokie.  The crash happened about 9:10 p.m. on Interstate 94 near Dempster Avenue. The semi was southbound and ended up in...
  • $38,000 full-size sedan challenge: Overview

    $38,000 full-size sedan challenge: Overview
    If the new-car market is a Big Mac, full-size sedans would amount to only the sesame seeds. They're a sliver of the auto market, accounting for just 3.5% of new-car sales in the first seven months of 2013. Still, automakers believe in big cars. Seldom...
  • $38,000 full-size sedan challenge

    $38,000 full-size sedan challenge
    Cars.com, USA Today and the "MotorWeek" TV series set out to compare full-size cars, procuring seven that each cost less than $38,000. The judges: - Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com - Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars....
  • Man struck, killed on Edens Expressway

    Man struck, killed on Edens Expressway
    A 73-year-old Chicago man was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking on the Edens Expressway in Skokie on Sunday night, according to the Illinois State Police. The man was in a northbound lane of traffic near Lincoln Avenue when a vehicle struck...
  • Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston

    Guilty verdict in trial for 2011 beating death in Evanston
    A Cook County jury this afternoon found a south suburban Hazel Crest man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 killing of a hearing-impaired man in a robbery on the Evanston-Chicago border, officials said. In a trial at the courthouse in Skokie, the...
  • SEP 29 | Press Pass: Broadcast From the Blitz

    SEP 29 | Press Pass: Broadcast From the Blitz
    With the words "This is London," Edward R. Murrow's groundbreaking radio broadcasts from 1939 to 1941 brought the Blitz into America's living rooms. On Sunday, September 29 at 2 p.m. Chicago Tribune editorial board member Greg Burns will discuss the new...
  • Caught on video: Woman's face shatters as she's shoved into jail cell

    Caught on video: Woman's face shatters as she's shoved into jail cell
    A Skokie, Ill., police officer is facing abuse charges and up to five years in prison for allegedly shoving a woman so hard that she flew across a jail cell and slammed into a bench, shattering the bones in her face. It was an incident caught on video,...
  • Technology is improving prescription eyeglasses

    Technology is improving prescription eyeglasses
    Google Glass has been hogging the spotlight when it comes to eyewear, but get ready to see new technology designed for those stuck with old-fashioned prescription eyeglasses. About 64% of Americans wear glasses to improve vision. Many can't stand them,...
  • Cops: Des Plaines woman killed grandmother by pushing her into chair

    Cops: Des Plaines woman killed grandmother by pushing her into chair
    A Des Plaines woman has been charged with first-degree murder after her grandmother was fatally injured when she was pushed into a chair this week, police said.   Lynn Marie Bingaman, 33, is charged in the death of Betty Knaack, 83, who was injured Monday...
  • Skokie carjacking suspects sought, vehicle found on Kennedy

    Skokie carjacking suspects sought, vehicle found on Kennedy
    Authorities are investigating after “multiple’’ people stole a vehicle from a motorist at gunpoint this afternoon in a parking lot for the CTA’s Skokie Swift in north suburban Skokie, police said. It happened about 2:20 p.m. at...
  • 7 Questions With … Jonathan Kite of CBS’ “2 Broke Girls”

     
    Three seasons into 2 Broke Girls, it still happens. People are shocked when they find out Jonathan Kite is a regular American guy from Skokie, Ill., and not Oleg, the lecherous short-order cook who perpetually harasses— er, flirts with Max (Kat...