| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:44 PM
A man charged with a murder outside a pool hall in El Paso, Texas, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Skokie, prosecutors said.
Local fugitive apprehension officers arrested Charles R. Jones, 27, at 3333 West Touhy Avenue, according to a police report....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:20 AM
A cougar may have been sighted near the Skokie River in Winnetka,following similar reports earlier this summer on the North Shore, police say.
The animal was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Willow Road, near the village’s public...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Last Name, First Name | City, State | Media
Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry
Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography
Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic
Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood
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| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:48 PM
A grand jury has indicted a 23-year-old woman on charges that she was driving under the influence of drugs in May when she caused a chain reaction accident in Skokie that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy, prosecutors said Thursday.
Hanin Goma, of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A judge today upheld a no bond warrant already in place for a man charged with fatally shooting a Skokie man on the West Side in January, authorities said.
Judge Donald Panarese ordered 20-year-old Desmond Young held on the no bond warrant, pending...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:45 PM
A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Monday refused to lower the bond of a 23-year-old woman charged with driving under the influence of drugs in a May chain-reaction accident that killed a 9-year-old boy.
Hanin Goma, of the 5000 block of Wright...
| 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...