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An elderly man with a can robs a Niles bank branch Saturday. (FBI)

Elderly Man With Cane Robs Niles Bank

The suspect, thought to be about 80 years old and walking with a cane, displayed a weapon and asked for money, the FBI said.


Jewel Store

Jewel To Close Three Stores, Affecting 300 Workers

ewel will be closing three stores in the Chicago area, affected some 300 workers.


An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Charges Expected Wednesday Against Hair Salon Robbery Suspect

Detectives from Chicago and the suburbs believe they finally got their man. Police plan to announce charges on Wednesday for a man arrested in connection with the robberies of more than a dozen local hair salons.


A school bus is hooked on a tow truck after crashing into five cars along Oakton Street, on the border between Park Ridge and Niles. Police said the driver suffered a medical episode. No children were on the bus. (Credit: CBS)

School Bus Involved In Multiple Crashes, Pushes Car Into House

Police in northwest suburban Park Ridge said a school bus was involved in five separate crashes Tuesday afternoon, including one that sent a car into a house.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013

An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Niles Salon Is Latest To Be Robbed By Serial Bandit

An armed suspect entered a hair-cutting business in the 8300 block of Golf Road around 11:30 a.m. Monday, displayed a handgun and demanded the cash from the register.


Firas Ayoubi (Credit: Niles Police)

Woman Sexually Assaulted In Niles Tanning Salon

A convicted sex offender sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman inside the north suburban tanning salon where she worked on Tuesday, Pioneer Press is reporting.


Amtrak Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Derailed Amtrak Train Switched To Wrong Track

An Amtrak passenger train that left the tracks near Niles, Mich., Sunday was reportedly switched to the wrong track.



Chicago’s Gourmet Caramel Apples

Nothing screams fall like crunching into a delicious caramel apple. There are a few places around Chicago, and one just a little further, to satisfy this craving that comes at this time of year. They also make great hostess gifts, or a dessert if sliced…



Niles Company Fined For Citizens-Only Job Ads

The U.S. Department of Justice has resolved a discrimination claim against a Niles-based company.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Church Roof

Storms Flood Streets, Send Bricks Showering From Evanston Church

A round of heavy spring storms caused serious damage in some areas overnight, including the collapse of a façade at a church in downtown Evanston that left a person injured

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Chicago Police officer Sean Patrick Dailey charged with disorderly conduct for making a false police report to avoid a DUI in Niles.  (Photo Courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Cop Accused Of Calling In Fake Bar Fight To Escape DUI Arrest

A Chicago Police officer falsely reported a raucous bar fight so he could avoid a possible DUI arrest in northwest suburban Niles, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.


Niles Accident

2 Officers, 2 Others Hurt In Niles Squad Car Crash

Four people, including two Niles police officers, were hospitalized Tuesday after a crash.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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Moms Say Niles Pizzeria Locked Them Out During Storm

A pizzeria in Niles is being criticized for its alleged treatment of two women and the five children they had with them at the height of Tuesday night’s storm.

WBBM Newsradio–06/24/2011

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Niles Takes Glenview To Court Over Water Bill

The Village of Niles filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Village of Glenview, alleging Glenview is refusing to pay Niles for water it provided for north suburban customers this spring.


Jakub Zeintek, 25, and Angela C. Pagone, 21, were charged Saturday in several north side robberies.

Niles Couple Charged In North Side Robberies

A Niles couple were charged in several robberies in the Lincoln Park and Logan Square neighborhoods, police said early Saturday.


Tam O'Shanter golf course. (Credit: Niles Park District)

Popular Niles Golf Course Closed After Flooding

Anyone planning to play golf at the Tam O’Shanter golf course in Niles is going to have to make new plans.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

George Fleming (CBS)

Acupuncturist: I Did Not Stick Toothpicks In Patient

A Niles acupuncturist stuck toothpicks the chest of a patient, the man claims in a police report. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman talked with the Oriental medicine practitioner and found out something surprising.

CBS 2–05/16/2011

Bradford Exchange

Made In Chicago: Collectibles From The Bradford Group

For more than 40 years, the Bradford Group in Niles, and its Ashton-Drake doll-making division, have been turning out commemorative dolls, coins, plates and other collectibles.

WBBM Newsradio–05/09/2011


Man Found Swigging Brandy With Pants Down In Restroom

The restroom is the one location in a mall where it is appropriate to have your pants down – but not out in the open, and not while drinking a bottle of brandy.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011


Michigan Woman Killed In West Side Crash

A Michigan woman was killed early Sunday when the car she was driving slammed into a light pole on the West Side has been identified.