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  1. Skokie man sentenced to jail in kidnapping of his childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    A Skokie man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for flying his children out of the country last year without their mother's consent or knowledge, according to FBI officials. FBI Chicago Media Coordinator Garrett Croon said Murtaza Ali, 46, pleaded guilty to international parental kidnapping in April and was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan.


  2. Chicago Bulls College Prep Students Perform Alongside Chicago...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... performed by the Chicago Philharmonic musicians. Chi Phil AMP programs will continue at Old Orchard Junior High in Skokie, and master classes will be offered at Chicago Academy for the Arts (CAA) and Music Institute of Chicago (MIC). Support for Chi ...


  3. Weekend picks: Margaret Cho brings comedy to GeneseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... $32.50-$69.50. (847) 263-6300 or . 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 Calling all dog lovers to the all-breed Skokie Valley Kennel Club Show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont. See canine conformation, ...


  4. Georgia Nut Co. announces sales management changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Candy Industry

    Georgia Nut Co. , a family-owned confections, nuts and snacks manufacturer based in Skokie, Ill., has announced changes in its sales management.


  5. Village of Lincolnwood, IL - Director of Public WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Engineering Times

    ... Manager with the Village of Lincolnwood. With the City of Chicago on its south and east borders and the Village of Skokie to the west and north, Lincolnwood is a strategically located full service community. The Public Works Department has 26 full ...


  6. Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 |

    Northlight Theatre , under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless , written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones , runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre , 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. Visit Eighteen-year-old Susie Glenn is on trial for conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.


  7. New Cook County state's attorney says she'll be a regular at suburban courthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Daily Herald

    ... N. Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Monday and plans upcoming stops at courthouses in Rolling Meadows, Skokie and Markham. They won't be one-time visits, she says. "If I'm wholly reliant on people relaying information to me then I'm ...


  8. Is Steve Bannon Good for the Jews?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | The New Yorker

    Alan Dershowitz, an emeritus professor at Harvard Law School and a prolific author, has defended many unpopular clients: O. J. Simpson; neo-Nazis in Skokie, Illinois; Claus von BA1 4low; Jeffrey Epstein. It can sometimes seem that, whenever there is a public controversy, Dershowitz appears on TV explaining, with what he would call nuance and his critics would call cunning, why both sides are wrong.


  9. Nick, Ruth T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Northwest Herald

    Ruth T. Nick Born: January 1, 1925 Died: December 3, 2016 Ruth T. Nick , 91, of McHenry, formerly of Ingleside, Skokie, Morton Grove, and Wheeling, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Fair Oaks Health Care Center, Crystal Lake. She was born January 1, 1925, to the late William E. and Theresa Clarkens, and married the late Raymond Nick November 25, 1950, at St. James Church, Arlington Heights.


  10. December 2016: MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Illinois Entertainer

    News Radio's Josh Liss grew up in Skokie, and there was one voice that had a real impact on his career direction, though it didn't manifest itself for a few years. "Harry Caray was the big reason I wanted to do sports broadcasting," he says.


  11. In the era of viral, hostile videos, Illinois Holocaust Museum focuses on upstandersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Chicago Tribune

    The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie has a stated mission of teaching and empowering visitors to be upstanders for social justice. The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie has a stated mission of teaching and empowering visitors to be upstanders for social justice.


  12. The Shake Shack Empire Is Landing In Wrigleyville In 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Chicagoist

    ... N. Clark St.). Shake Shack already has locations on River North, at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel and in Skokie. A Fulton Market restaurant is slated to open next year. No word yet on whether or not a goat burger will be on the menu, or if ...


  13. Shake Shack coming to new Wrigleyville development in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Chicago Tribune

    ... ea Shake Shack opened in River North in 2014, and there are now also locations in the Loop and at Old Orchard mall in Skokie.


  14. Evanston woman sentenced to 5 years in fatal DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Chicago Tribune

    A woman police said was drunk on a September day she crashed her vehicle in Evanston , killing her passenger, has been sentenced to five years in prison, authorities said Friday. Monica Wallace, 43, of Evanston pleaded guilty at the Skokie courthouse on Tuesday to aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol-resulting in death, authorities said in a Friday release.


  15. Is Black Friday losing more steam to online shopping?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 |

    Shoppers browse items at a Best Buy store on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in Skokie, Ill. Black Friday, historically the starting line of the retail industry's crucial holiday buying season, isn't quite the one-day spree it used to be.


  16. Jerusalem Grapevine: Cubcakes for the KarzensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Jerusalem Post

    ... education. Prior to moving to Israel, she was the executive director of the prestigious Hillel Torah Day School in Skokie, Illinois. Following her aliya, she served for almost a decade as president of the Association of Americans and Canadians in ...


  17. Man robbed in Skokie, police seek 2 assailantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Chicago Tribune

    Police in north suburban Skokie are asking for the public's help in finding two robbers who stole a man's wallet and phone Thursday night. At 6:55 p.m., a 20-year-old man was sitting in a parked car near the intersection of Davis Street and Skokie Boulevard when he was approached by two people, said Cmdr.


  18. Warren fills up against Niles NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Daily Herald

    Scoring in bunches was on the menu for a Warren girls basketball hoping to rebound from a tough weekend loss to Fenwick. And the Blue Devils feasted, getting a strong all-around in downing tournament host Niles North in Skokie on Tuesday night.


  19. Police: Evanston mother charged with child endangerment after drinking bingeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Chicago Tribune

    ... the agency had taken custody of the children, police said. Gorjatschew is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 30 at the Skokie courthouse. Gorjatschew could not be reached for a comment Tuesday.


  20. Musical YouTube Teacher Offers Students Holiday InspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | NBC Chicago

    A popular suburban Chicago fourth-grade teacher who went viral after posting a YouTube rap video welcoming his students to class is at again - this time with an important holiday message. Dwayne Reed, a first-year student teacher at Jane Stenson Elementary School in Skokie, posted a rap video titled " Welcome to The Fourth Grade " on YouTube last August.


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