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The swollen Des Plaines River reaches near the Madison Street Bridge near Maywood and Oak Park in 2013. (Photo courtesy Scott Davidson)

Niles Honors 3 Employees Who Saved Bicyclist From Flood Waters

The Village of Niles is honoring three public services department employees tonight who rescued a bicyclist from flood waters last Thursday morning.

04/23/2013

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Man Killed In Niles Crash

A man was killed in a crash in north suburban Niles early Saturday.

04/06/2013

Luigi, a seven-month old Pomeranian that was stolen from a vehicle last Monday. (Credit: Niles Police)

Stolen Puppy Found Safe, Woman Charged

A puppy is back with its rightful owners after it was stolen from a car in Niles on Monday afternoon.

04/04/2013

Luigi, a seven-month old Pomeranian that was stolen from a vehicle last Monday. (Credit: Niles Police)

Woman Has Dog Stolen From Car In Niles

(UPDATE 4/4/2013: The puppy has been found and return to its owners) NILES, Ill. (CBS) – A woman had her dog stolen after leaving it in a parked car on the 5700 block of Touhy […]

04/03/2013

Jason Logsdon is charged with robbing several hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs in early 2013. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

‘Bad Hair Bandit’ Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Hair Salon Robberies

Jason Logsdon, who took on the media-created “Bad Hair Bandit” moniker after allegedly robbing several salons throughout the Chicago area, pled not guilty Friday to five counts of armed robbery, Pioneer Press is reporting.

03/08/2013

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2 Hurt In Crash After Police Chase Through City And Suburbs

A car chase that started in southwest suburban Burbank and ended in a crash in north suburban Niles injured two people Thursday night, police said.

03/01/2013

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.

02/09/2013

Jewel Store

Jewel To Close Three Stores, Affecting 300 Workers

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

02/06/2013

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.

02/05/2013

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.

01/14/2013

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.

12/07/2012

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.

10/24/2012

(Credit: amysgourmetapples.com)

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…

10/23/2012

Gavel

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.

02/29/2012

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.

06/22/2011

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