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  • 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...
  • Visiting the Holocaust Museum

    Visiting the Holocaust Museum
    A few key facts on visiting the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center: Karkomi Permanent Exhibition: Features Holocaust-era artifacts, photos, documents and a German rail car of the kind used by Nazis to deport victims; also material on post-...
  • 4 years for attack on man who tried to stop harassment of gay couple

    4 years for attack on man who tried to stop harassment of gay couple
    One of two men charged with beating up and stabbing a Cook County prosecutor who had come to the defense of a gay couple being harassed on the lakefront was sentenced today to four years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records. Luis Cotto,...
  • 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,...
  • Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car

    Cops: Teen driver had drugs in system when woman killed by car
    A Des Plaines-area teenager had drugs in his system when the vehicle he was driving hit and killed a 65-year-old Niles woman last week, authorities said. Dustin Aranda, 18, was charged Thursday with aggravated driving under the influence causing death,...
  • Rick Hirschhaut's 'bittersweet' farewell

    Rick Hirschhaut's 'bittersweet' farewell
    It's Friday morning in Skokie, and several elementary school kids are huddling around two large TV screens, intently watching Sam Harris describe what happened to him during the Holocaust and how he's trying to prevent it from happening again to...
  • 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...
  • 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

     
    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......
  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Results

     
    First, a quick reminder about whom our judges are: Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars.com Kristin Varela, senior family editor at Cars.com Fred Meier, automotive editor at USA Today Brian...
  • $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...