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Neal Benjamin and Norris Clark (Credit: Skokie Police)

Chicago Men Charged In Skokie Catalytic Converter Thefts

Skokie officers pulled them over about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 7300 block of Lawndale Avenue after realizing the white minivan they were in matched the description of a vehicle connected to recent thefts.

10/23/2013

Moon Appears Bigger And Brighter, As Its Closer To Earth Than Normal

Donation Helps Niles West Students See Stars

A retired business owner says he’s not an astronomy fan particularly but he’s donated enough to help finish the new observatory being dedicated Wednesday night at Niles West High School, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

10/21/2013

Nabil Anas (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Prostituting Teen To Buy Drugs

Nabil Anas provided the Palos Park woman with cocaine, and prostituted her several times over the last few weeks, and then used the money to buy drugs and pay for motel rooms.

09/27/2013

P. Alan Luche Corro (Credit: Skokie Police)

Man Shot By Skokie Police Charged

A man who allegedly threatened officers with a knife and was shot in the leg by police Saturday in north suburban Skokie has been charged, police said.

09/03/2013

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Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man In Downtown Skokie

A Skokie police officer shot a man in the leg Saturday morning after a confrontation between the man and a business owner, and then later with police in downtown Skokie, Pioneer Press is reporting.

08/31/2013

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Skokie Residents On Edge After Home Burglaries

Police in north suburban Skokie are searching for a cat-burglar striking house after house while the occupants are asleep. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with several victims.

08/27/2013

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Skokie Rejects Beekeeping Ban

Backyard beekeepers may continue their hobby for now in the village of Skokie.

08/20/2013

This is the dental device that, according to a lawsuit, was swallowed by a patient. (CBS)

Dental Tool Lodged In Elderly Patient’s Stomach: Lawsuit

How did a dental instrument end up in the stomach of an elderly suburban man?

08/06/2013

Would-be extras line up to be cast in "Transformers 4," part of which will be filmed in Chicago. (CBS)

Call For ‘Transformers’ Extras Draws Thousands To Skokie

Outside the Holiday Inn in Skokie Friday, hundreds lined up around the hotel and into the back parking lot for a chance to be an extra in “Transformers 4.”

07/19/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Suspicious Package Cleared In Skokie, Yellow Line Running Again

The CTA Yellow Line is running again Sunday evening after a suspicious suitcase was discovered on a train platform in north suburban Skokie.

06/30/2013

A woman crashed into a Skokie dry cleaners on June 25, 2013, when she stepped on the accelerator, instead of the brake. (Photo from Susan Bleser)

Woman Crashes Into Skokie Cleaners, Injures Baby

A woman who put her foot on the accelerator instead of the brake crashed into a cleaners Tuesday afternoon in north suburban Skokie.

06/26/2013

David Brandhandler and his wife Goldie (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Nearing 100, Former Skokie Cantor Is A Real Mensch

On the eve of his 100th birthday, a Skokie man still has a song in his heart and on his lips.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2013

Jean Juste (Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Driver Of Special-Needs Students Did Not Disclose He Was A Sex Offender

Jean Juste, 57, of Skokie, was charged with making a false application or affidavit and presence in a school zone by a child sex offender, according to a statement from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. He was ordered held on a $300,000 bond.

06/06/2013

Danny and Ken Hechtman. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Brothers Raise Money For Two People They Rescued From Car Fire

Two brothers who saved a mother and daughter from a fiery crash last month, now are trying to help them rebuild their shattered lives.

05/28/2013

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Skokie Police Warn About New Debit Card Scam

A woman staying at the Double Tree Hotel got a call late at night from a man claiming he was the front desk clerk, asking for her debit card information to verify her account at the hotel.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2013

Jenelle Barton (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Drunken Woman Enters Wrong Home, Bites Cop Who Tries To Remove Her

On the way to a squad car, Jenelle Barton kicked a police sergeant in the chest and bit another on the right hand. The bitten officer was taken to a hospital for treatment.

04/29/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Chicago

Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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

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

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

Suspect In Custody For Hair-Salon Robberies

Police say they may have captured the armed bandit who has been robbing hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs.

02/04/2013

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