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Morton Grove woman fends off attacker with frozen water bottle

A woman in her 60s used a bottle of frozen water to fend off a partially clothed man who tried to drag her into the … Read more ›

Two Evanston men charged in Skokie and Morton Grove burglaries

Skokie police credited an alert homeowner with helping them in the arrest of two Evanston men charged with residential burglary in connection with a series … Read more ›

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich returns to his Chicago home after the first day of his sentencing hearing last December. (Chris Sweda)

Blagojevich to serve sentence in Colorado prison

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year sentence at a federal prison in Colorado as he had sought, sources said Tuesday. Blagojevich, who is … Read more ›

Jeff Tackes (Niles North High School Website / February 14, 2012)

Niles North cheerleader coach charged with sexual exploitation of child

A Niles North High School teacher and cheerleader coach was arrested Monday in Bensenville and charged with misdemeanor sexual exploitation of a child, police said. … Read more ›

Former Niles North Grad Shot and Killed by Wyoming Police

Skokie Patch reports: A former Niles North High School student was fatally shot in a standoff with police in Powell, Wyo. on Thursday, the Cody … Read more ›

2 separate fights involving women reported at Maine East

Two female Maine East students will appear in Skokie court Jan. 4 after police allege they punched their classmates in the face this month inside … Read more ›

Kenneth Cooper

Niles teen on parole charged for leaving stolen cars on tracks

A 19-year-old Niles man on parole has been charged with two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle after he confessed to separately taking two … Read more ›

Lincolnwood man gets 60 years for killing brother

A Lincolnwood man who fired his public defenders and represented himself during a sentencing hearing was given a 60-year prison term following his conviction for … Read more ›

Canine search at Maine South nets arrest

A 17-year-old Maine South student was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after police found a pipe in the teen’s car during a random canine … Read more ›

Cops: 3 Maine South students brought weed, drug paraphernalia to campus

Three Maine South High School students were allegedly caught with marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol on campus during two incidents last week after police noticed … Read more ›