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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Knife-Wielding Driver Approaches Window In Niles Road Rage Incident

CHICAGO (CBS)–Charges have been filed in connection with a road rage incident caught on camera on a busy intersection in suburban Niles on Wednesday. A video shows two drivers stop their vehicles around 11 a.m. Jan. 16 near Touhy and Milwaukee avenues.


Serious Crash On I-294 Closes All Lanes In Northbrook

Chicago (CBS) — A serious crash between an SUV and a tractor trailer has closed all north and southbound lanes of I-294 at Willow Road in Northbrook. All lanes are currently closed to allow Flight for Life to land.


Judge To Issue Verdict In Chicago Police Cover-Up Case

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is set to announce a verdict for three Chicago police officers accused of lying in their reports to protect the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald.


Alderman Napolitano opposes ‘Rosemont” development in Niles

A new Metra station along Lehigh Avenue near Touhy Avenue in the Village of Niles would be a part of a large retail, residential and entertainment development that’s been in the works for years, but not if it was up to Alderman Anthony Napolitano (41st), who is concerned about the project.


Single Family Homes For Sale in Niles, Illinois - January 2019

Single Family Homes For Sale in Niles, Illinois - January 2019. There are currently 83 single family homes for sale in Niles with an average list price of $384,911. Niles Subdivisions with Single Family Homes for Sale:


Winter Storm Watch to begin Friday; Heaviest snow expected overnight into Saturday

CHICAGO -- A Winter Storm Watch has been issued beginning Friday evening through Saturday morning. According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow is expected and accumulations of three to seven inches is possible.


More than 30,000 students apply for Empower Illinois tax credit scholarships

ROCKFORD (WREX) – A day after launching, tens of thousands of Illinois students are vying for private school scholarships. Part one of the application for the Empower Illinois tax credit scholarships launched Tuesday night at 7 p.m. and Empower Illinois says applications were submitted for at least


Objections alleging fraud in Niles Village Board race withdrawn ahead of hearing

Objections filed with the village of Niles against three candidates running for trustee in the April 2 election have been withdrawn, the village said. A Jan. 18 meeting of the Niles Municipal Officers Electoral Board was canceled due to objector Ralph Albanito withdrawing his complaint, the village


Shout Out: Judy Matthews, new Notre Dame College Prep board member

Judy Matthews is joining the board of directors for Niles-based Notre Dame College Prep. She answered a few questions about what she hopes to accomplish, as well as why she chose the school for her son’s education.


Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse: When To See Red In Illinois

ILLINOIS — A supermoon and total lunar eclipse will coincide Jan. 20-21 in a rare celestial occurrence that will be visible across North America. Whether you'll be able to see this event — also known for reasons we'll get into later as a "blood moon" and a "wolf moon" — in Illinois is dependent on t


Park Ridge Blotter: Man Faces Several Charges Over Order Of Protection

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its “Police Blotter” every Wednesday. Jacaree J. Liggins, 26, of 14322 S. Dearborn St., Riverdale, was charged with identity theft at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9. He allegedly used a fictitious i


Man Charged With Biting, Kicking Chicago Police Officers; Threatening Roommates With Knife

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man who was tasered by police during a domestic disturbance in the Little Village neighborhood on Wednesday has been charged with attacking two officers, and threatening his roommates with a knife.


12 dead from cold exposure in Cook County since start of season

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - At least 12 people have died in Cook County from cold exposure since the start of the season, the Cook County medical examiner’s office reported.


Old Cook County Hospital on track to become next city landmark

In the midst of an overhaul after sitting vacant for 16 years, the old Cook County Hospital, at 1835 W. Harrison St., may soon be given landmark status, solidifying its historical significance in Chicago.


Milwaukee auto wholesaler shaved 9 million miles off vehicles then sold them in Illinois

The state Department of Transportation has stripped Milwaukee auto wholesaler Cuzco Auto Mart of its wholesale license after an investigation determined the company altered mileage on 136 vehicles.


Elk Grove Man Charged With Aggravated Battery To Merchant

The following reports were taken from the files of the Elk Grove Police Dept. The Journal & Topics Newspapers publishes the Elk Grove Police Blotter each week. Alexander Malinowski, 32, of 19 Keswick Rd., Elk Grove Village, was charged with aggravated battery to a merchant and retail theft. He was t


Metra UP West Line halted west of Villa Park after person fatally struck by freight train in Lombard

LOMBARD, Ill. (WLS) -- A freight train on the Metra UP West tracks fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday morning, authorities said. The incident occurred near Finley Road and Crescent Boulevard.


Cook County Health Opens New Health Center in Arlington Heights

Cook County Health is committed to providing quality, compassionate care that is tailored to each patient's needs with community-based health centers that offer primary care medical homes for families throughout Cook County. The new Arlington Heights Health Center opened January 14th in a 25,000 sq.


Girls Basketball Roundup: Stevenson Wins Sixth Straight

Here’s a look at recent action in Journal-area girls basketball:. Niles West 48, Mundelein 33: Niles West (13-8) was led by Sam Galanopoulos (15 points) and Lidia Fakhoury (14 pts.) in a nonconference win and tuneup for Friday’s matchup against rival Niles North.


Woman forced onto railroad tracks, sexually assaulted on South Side

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was forced onto railroad tracks on the South Side and sexually assaulted at gunpoint Tuesday night, Chicago police said. The woman was walking under a viaduct near 94th Street and Woodlawn Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. A man walked up and asked for money and when she said no, he