| Dec 25, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A Rogers Park man found outside in Skokie Saturday died of cold exposure, authorities said.
An autopsy Monday determined Luis M. Escalante, 53, died of cold exposure and his death was ruled an accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Operation Warm is raising money and collecting warm clothes for the kids at Tilton Elementary School. Most of the students come to school each day freezing, and 50 of them are homeless.
Send donations to: Friends of Tilton Elementary School, c/o First...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
For 511 days, they hid underground in Ukrainian caves while fellow Jews were being executed by machine gun up above.
The odds that they would survive the Holocaust were slight, for they were dependent entirely upon themselves for finding scarce food...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Twenty nine high school students cited for disorderly conduct in connection with a November brawl in Skokie that left one teenager with stab wounds and another charged with felony aggravated battery will have a choice between going to court or attending a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:49 PM
"I really do believe these people would have gotten away with murdering me if it would not have been for what you guys did — for being there in the beginning and getting this whole thing on tape so the rest of the world sees what's happening." That'...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Basketball rosters and 2012-13 schedules for Illinois-Chicago, Loyola and Northern Illinois:
Kelsey Barlow*/Sr. /6-5/200/Indianapolis
Daniel Barnes/Sr. /6-2/168/Oak...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
A 24-year-old woman died this morning after apparently jumping into the North Shore Channel near Main Street on the border between Evanston and Skokie, according to the Evanston Fire Department.
Emergency crews from both Evanston and Skokie were...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:26 PM
An 84-year-old man died today after being struck by a vehicle while walking across a north suburban Skokie street this afternoon near his home, authorities said.
The victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Leon Goldberg,...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 11:57 AM
A Skokie man on parole for posing as a lawyer has struck again, police said.
Tahir Malik, 49, of the 7800 block of Niles Center Road, was charged late Friday with impersonating a lawyer, a felony, police said.
Malik is accused of telling a 65-year-old...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Cook County Assistant Public Defender Henry Hams found himself in an unlikely position today as his own criminal trial started. He’s charged with assaulting an assistant Cook County state’s attorney two years ago at the Criminal Courts...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Two sharply divergent stories emerged in court today during the trial of a Cook County public defender charged with assaulting an assistant state’s attorney two years ago in a Chicago courthouse.
Both sides essentially agree that the two lawyers...