Skokie

Police investigate a Skokie garage with high levels of carbon monoxide, which may have contributed to the death of two people. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Die Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Skokie Garage

Crews responded to a call for assistance at a garage in the 8100 block of Keating Avenue about 5:45 a.m. Saturday, according to Skokie police. A 21-year-old man and 18-year-old woman were found dead at the scene.

07/20/2015

Jack's Restaurant in Skokie celebrated its 50th anniversary in July, and will be closing sometime in September. (Source: Jack's Restaurant/Facebook)

Jack’s Restaurant, A Skokie Institution, To Close After 50 Years

Owner Jack Koretas says he’s reluctantly calling it quits. “I just hate to think of retiring,” he said. Koretas said he’s loved running his namesake diner, but at age 87, he’s ready to retire

07/08/2015

Common house mosquito (Credit: Illinois Department of Public Health)

West Nile Virus Detected In Skokie

A batch of mosquitos in Skokie has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, making it the fourth Chicago suburb to detect the disease this year.

07/06/2015

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)

New Estimate For Restored Yellow Line Service: October

Service was halted May 17 after the ground gave way under the tracks during a MWRD construction project.

06/19/2015

Bob Gertenrich (CBS)

Think You’re A Big Chicago Hockey Fan? Meet ‘Blackhawk Bob’

Skokie’s Bob Gertenrich has attended every home game since 1966. That is 2,261 games by his count, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

06/08/2015

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

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