Skokie

Crews work at the scene of an embankment collapse along the CTA's Yellow Line. (Bob Roberts/CBS)

Timetable Unclear For Resumption Of Yellow Line Service

The train service between Rogers Park and Skokie was shut down earlier this week following an embankment collapse. Initially, officials thought it would take only a few days to repair.

05/22/2015

Caddy, a bearded dragon, was found at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie. (Credit: Friends of Scales Reptile Rescue/Facebook)

Rescue Group Hoping To Find Owner Of Wayward Lizard

No one has yet claimed the bearded dragon found earlier this week on a golf course in Skokie, and time is running out.

05/22/2015

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Skokie Sister Posts “My Brother Needs a Prom Date” Ad on Craigslist

CHICAGO (CBS) — Talk about sisterly love. Charielle McMullan of Skokie posted a Craigslist ad this morning to help her brother, Kenny, find a date for prom tonight. “Last night my brother Kenny’s prom date called […]

05/22/2015

A construction accident caused the ground to erode under the CTA Yellow Line tracks at the McCormick Boulevard viaduct on Sunday, forcing the CTA to shut down the Yellow Line until repairs can be made. (Credit: CBS)

Repairs To CTA Yellow Line To Take “Several Weeks”

Travel to and from Skokie by CTA won’t be Swift for a while, after an embankment crumbled, falling away completely from the tracks. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) said Tuesday that it will take “several weeks to complete this (repair) work properly.”

05/20/2015

Surveillance photo shows suspect at the Chase bank branch in Mount Prospect on Wednesday. He later robbed a bank in Skokie. | Skokie police

Man Tries To Rob Mount Prospect Bank, Then Hits One In Skokie

A man who robbed a bank in north suburban Skokie on Wednesday also tried to rob a bank in northwest suburban Mount Prospect earlier in the morning, according to police.

05/06/2015

A worker died Monday morning after he fell from the roof of an apartment building in Skokie. | Network Video Productions

Police: Worker Dies After Falling Off Roof Of 7-Story Skokie Building

A man died after he fell from a roof Monday morning in north suburban Skokie.

05/04/2015

Police believe the woman was shot by someone known to her | Victor Vlahos

Woman Hurt In Skokie Shooting

Police say a shooting that left an 18-year-old woman wounded in north suburban Skokie may have been accidental.

05/02/2015

Adaku A. Ukah (Skokie Police Department)

Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Death Of 8-Year-Old Skokie Boy

More serious charges have been filed against a caregiver – in the death of an 8-year-old disabled Skokie boy.

04/28/2015

Adaku A. Ukah (Skokie Police Department)

Caregiver Charged Following Scalding-Related Death Of Disabled Boy, 8

Aiden Bard died at Loyola at 12:25 p.m. Monday, according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found he died of complications of thermal injuries from immersion in hot water.

04/23/2015

The ceremony was held at the  Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue. (Credit: CBS)

70th Annual Holocaust Observance Ceremony Held In Skokie

A ceremony remembering the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis in World War II was held in Skokie Sunday.

04/19/2015

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Car Crashes Into Skokie 7-Eleven, Two Suffer Minor Injuries

Police were on the scene of a Skokie 7-11 after a car crashed through the front Sunday afternoon.

04/12/2015

James Vechiola (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Skokie Bar Stabbing

Bond was denied for a 50-year-old Chicago man facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing another man during a bar fight in north suburban Skokie on Friday night.

03/31/2015

James I. Vechiola | Skokie police

Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Skokie Bar Stabbing

A 50-year-old Chicago man is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing another man during a bar fight in north suburban Skokie on Friday night.

03/30/2015

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Man Stabbed, Seriously Injured In Skokie Bar

A man was stabbed and seriously wounded Friday night in a bar in north suburban Skokie.

03/28/2015

A video by the terrorist group al-Shabaab featured the logo of the mall chain Wesfield. (Credit: CBS)

Terror Video Encourages Attack On Mall Chain With Chicago-Area Locations

There is no specific information indicating there is danger here, but at least one police agency is aware of the threat and “planning accordingly.”

02/21/2015

Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen. (Credit: CBS)

Municipalities Brace For Rauner’s Proposed Budget Cuts

The cuts are just proposals right now, but as CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports the real world implications are already being felt.

02/18/2015

Chris Buccola talks with CBS 2's Brad Edwards about his heater's problems. (CBS)

Bad Time For The Heat To Go Out

And yet that’s happening to some Skokie residents, as the big chill descends. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/16/2015

Gabino Torres (Credit: Skokie Police)

Man Charged With Trying To Abduct Girl, Who Escaped By Hitting Him With Padlocks

Gabino A. Torres, 36, of the 7200 block of North Bell Avenue in Chicago is in custody charged with unlawful restraint and attempted kidnapping, according to Skokie police.

02/12/2015

Karla Gress. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Woman Files Lawsuit Claiming She Was Raped By Security Guard At Skokie Hotel

A 49-year-old woman from Dallas says she was raped by a security guard at the Skokie Holiday Inn – and now she is suing the hotel and the guard.

02/09/2015

Lovelock padlocks are seen bearing messages at the Albert Dock in Liverpool, north-west England on June 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Girl Pummels Would-Be Kidnapper With Padlocks To Face: Skokie Police

The girl was walking from Old Orchard Junior High to Niles North High School about 3:20 p.m. on Jan. 20 when a blue SUV pulled into the parking lot of Golf Galaxy at 4831 Golf Road.

01/30/2015

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