| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:44 AM
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.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:22 AM
The signs spread across the floor of a high-end Chicago printer's office on this winter Friday afternoon probably should seem disjointed or abstract.
"< LEFT Worker Rigging a Steel Beam," says one. "V BELOW North Tower Foundation Slab." "World Trade...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Susan L. Abrams has been appointed chief executive officer of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, in Skokie. She succeeds Rick Hirschhaut, who recently stepped down as the institution’s first executive director.
Abrams, 49, has...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:49 AM
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,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:17 PM
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,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:54 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:08 AM
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...