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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

Ninos Jando (Supplied to CBS)

Skokie Doctor Accused Of Taping College Athletes In Locker Room

A Skokie doctor is accused of videotaping male college wrestlers in the locker room of a community college in Michigan.

CBS 2–01/30/2013

Raisa Girel had just come to her Skokie home after grocery shopping. She was unloading her silver 2004 Toyota Highlander and using an alley to enter the house when she was approached by a man who wanted to steal her SUV. (Credit: CBS)

Skokie Woman Carjacked Outside Her Own Home

Raisa Girel had just come to her Skokie home after grocery shopping. She was unloading her silver 2004 Toyota Highlander and using an alley to enter the house when she was approached by a man who wanted to steal her SUV.

01/26/2013

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Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The 2013 Super Bowl

From casual bars to those with a taste of New Orleans, consider watching the Super Bowl at a sports bar in Chicago. Where to go? Check out the list for details.

01/24/2013

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

A SuperCuts store in Skokie was robbed Thursday. (CBS)

Serial Hair Salon Robber Strikes Again In Skokie

An armed man who has robbed hair salons in Chicago and several suburbs struck again Thursday afternoon, this time robbing a Supercuts store in north suburban Skokie.

01/10/2013

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Skokie Police Issue Alert For Armed Salon Robber

Skokie police have issued a community alert for a gunman suspected in several hair salon robberies.

01/04/2013

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