| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The former director of the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County pleaded guilty this morning to stealing more than $800,000 from the agency and was sentenced to 7 years in prison and 3 years probation.
Christopher Brooke Beal, 49, said in court he...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
— The Illinois House's longtime gambling expansion point man has dropped his sponsorship of a casino bill to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
Democratic Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie wrote to the House clerk that he is now affiliated with a law...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2012
| 10:44 AM
An emergency medical technician has been charged with the hit-and-run death of a Park Ridge man near the Axehead Lake Forest Preserve in the north suburbs.
Police say Kristian Hernandez, 36, was driving a black Dodge Challenger on Touhy Avenue in...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Though the Seminary Co-op's new digs will be almost three times the size of its former basement lair, the architects have worked closely with the bookstore's management to recreate the labyrinthine, wandering sense of discovery.
For Stanley Tigerman,...
| 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,...