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Police: Skokie man faces charges in shooting near Yellow Line

A Skokie man has been charged with shooting at a moving car last week near Skokie’s Oakton Yellow Line station, police said. Authorities have charged … Read more ›

Charge upgraded to felony in burglary case

Authorities have upgraded the burglary charge against a man arrested in November from a misdemeanor to a felony after the man’s fingerprints were found at … Read more › 1 comment

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Take the Skokie Voice PUBLIC SAFETY SURVEY

Take the Skokie Voice Residents' Association PUBLIC SAFETY SURVEY at All responses are confidential. Your input will help SV plan our COMMUNITY FORUM ON … Read more ›

Hanin Goma (Skokie police photo)

SECOND UPDATE: Felony DUI charge filed in Skokie crash that killed boy, 8

Investigators say a woman with a previous drug possession conviction was smoking pot Monday morning, and later that day the vehicle she was driving struck … Read more ›

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Family mourns boy, 8, killed in Skokie crash

The father of an 8-year-old boy killed Monday after being struck by a car paused today to light incense at a growing memorial near the … Read more ›

8-year-old boy killed in Skokie traffic crash

An 8-year-old boy was killed in a traffic accident Skokie this afternoon, police said. The crash, which involved three vehicles and the pedestrian, happened just … Read more ›

UPDATE: Alert from resident helped Skokie police catch three charged with possession of stolen property

Skokie police say an alert resident helped lead them to the recent capture of three suspected burglars, one of whom led police on a foot … Read more ›

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CJE SeniorLife Builds Awareness for National Crime Victims' Rights Week Through Highland Park Cable Show

Have you or someone you know been the victim of a crime? To help build awareness for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week [April 22-28], CJE … Read more ›

Ryan Thomas Nitch (Wilmette police photo)

Police: Parks worker stole tennis racquet from pro

An eBay auction led Wilmette detectives to arrest a park district employee who allegedly stole a racquet from a tennis professional, authorities said. When the … Read more ›

A fire and explosion rocked a vacant building in the 8700 block of North KImball Avenue in Skokie in December. (Jonathan Bullington / Tribune reporter)

Arson charges filed in 2011 apartment fire

Skokie police say the 53-year-old Prospect Heights man who was found injured near the scene of a Skokie apartment fire in December is responsible for … Read more ›