The "Friends of the Chicago River" say that it's now safe to swim in many parts of the river.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Josina Morita previews this weekend's Summer Float Party along the North Shore channel of the Chicago River.
A Skokie woman has been charged after allegedly hitting a pedestrian in a wheelchair and then leaving the scene of the crash.
Water managed to get into the electrical system, which forced ComEd to turn off the power for the entire 10-story building.
Multiple residents were displaced Saturday morning after an apartment fire in Skokie.
Several suburbs say their annual shows will be canceled or postponed this year, while others say the festivities will go on as scheduled.
Middle school drama teacher Stacy Deemar, who is white, filed a lawsuit Wednesday, claiming the teacher training and lessons about race and racism discriminated against her.
Middle school drama teacher, Stacy Deemar, who is white, sues the Evanston Skokie School District on claims that lessons about race and racism discriminated against her.
When she was 13, Fritzie Fritzshall was taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. She was rescued by the Russian army while on a death march from the camp.
Skokie police are investigating a confrontation between a large group of teens involving slurs and the egging of a house and car.
Skokie police are investigating a house-egging by a large group of teens, who also allegedly hurled anti-gay insults.
Right in the middle of Pride month, a group of kids are accused of targeting a Skokie man because he is gay.
An Evanston boy was found safe after being reported missing Thursday evening.
Officials say Jerome Townsel was on the telephone Wednesday morning before his scheduled appearance at a bond hearing when he "became irate" and attacked a sheriff’s deputy who was standing nearby.
The FBI is looking for a man accused of robbing a TCF Bank in Skokie on Friday
Teenagers who can't afford beach passes can pick up a FREE 10-punch beach pass at community centers and the main branch of the Evanston Public Library.
David and Coby Kamish talk about bringing baseball to Skokie Yeshiva with their very first IHSA game.
On Wednesday night in Skokie, Kamish led his team in its very first IHSA game against Ida Crown Jewish Academy.
The crowd stood silently as the names of the victims were read aloud: Soon Chung Park, 74; Hyun Jung Grant, 51; Suncha Kim, 69; Yong Ae Yue, 63; Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33; Paul Andre Michels, 64; Xiaojie "Emily" Tan, 49; and Daoyou Feng, 44.
A 24-year-old man was arrested in Milwaukee after he allegedly shot a man during an argument in Skokie hotel room.