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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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Best Places For Computer Classes In Chicago

From learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.

12/31/2012

Man Riding Bike Struck, Killed By Car In Skokie

A 68-year-old man died early Friday after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in north suburban Skokie.

11/09/2012

Tahir Malik (CBS)

Skokie Man Charged With Impersonating Lawyer

A north suburban Skokie man was arrested and charged with impersonating a lawyer Friday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

10/20/2012

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Village Of Skokie Asks Residents To Leave Cars At Home

The Village of Skokie is asking residents to leave the car at home this Friday.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

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Car Slams Into Building In Skokie, Causes Major Damage

Structural engineers were checking out a building in Skokie Tuesday morning after as high-speed crash.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Winnetka Village Trustee Busted For Allegedly Driving Drunk In Skokie

A Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Severe Thunderstorm (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

More Storms Coming This Afternoon

A round of storms overnight ripped down some trees in the Chicago area, and more storms hit the area just in time for the morning rush.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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2 Hospitalized After Fire Erupts At Senior-Citizen Facility

Two senior citizens were hospitalized after a fire erupted at an apartment building in north suburban Skokie early Sunday.

09/02/2012

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Man Charged With Robbing Northwestern Students In Evanston

A man has surrendered to police in connection with the armed robbery of three students at Northwestern University in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Spraying Continues In Effort To Contain West Nile Virus

Officials were spraying to kill mosquitos in Skokie on Wednesday, as part of a continuing effort to contain the spread of the West Nile Virus.

08/15/2012

James Wesolaski, 51, has received a prison sentence for beating and choking his small dog. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Man Sentenced To Prison For Beating, Choking Small Dog

James Wesolaski admitted he had struck the animal, a Lhasa Apso named Teddy, after becoming angry when the dog bit him and escaped from his home.

08/09/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Reznick Group To Move Headquarters From Skokie To Chicago

For the second time in five days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing that he’s lured an employer from the suburbs to the city.

07/30/2012

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Traffic Light Could Be Coming To Skokie Street Where Child Was Killed

Residents had been calling for a stop sign or stop light on Main street for years, long before Carter Vo’s death. Now a report from a school district safety task force is calling for one, too.

07/27/2012

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State Police Going After ‘Rogue’ Motorcycle Riders On Edens Expressway

Illinois State Police are teaming up with Skokie and Lincolnwood police to try to catch “rogue riders” – people who recklessly drive racing motorcycles on the Edens Expressway.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2012

Skokie Shooting

Shots Fired At Car In Downtown Skokie During Afternoon Rush

A man pulled a gun and shot up a car in downtown Skokie during rush hour Thursday night, a few feet from the new Oakton Street CTA station.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

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