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Maine Township Property Values Released

Cook County – Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi released the initial assessments of residential and commercial properties in Maine Township on September 7, 2022. Property owners can expect to receive their Reassessment Notice in... — Updated 9/19/2022

 
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Gun rights group sues Highland Park

SPRINGFIELD – A gun rights group is challenging the city of Highland Park’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines like the ones used in a mass shooting there on July 4. The National Association for Gun Rights,... — Updated 9/19/2022

 
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Sheriff Dart Warns Public of Ruse Burglaries, Provides Photos of Offenders

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is releasing images of several ruse burglary offenders and warning the public about the scheme following an incident in unincorporated New Trier... — Updated 9/18/2022

 
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First Human West Nile Virus Death in Cook County and Illinois for 2022

FOREST PARK, Ill. – Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in suburban Cook County this year. A Cook County resident in his late 70s became ill during the... — Updated 9/4/2022

 
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Oakton to offer free cannabis training

Budding entrepreneurs interested in pursuing careers in the emerging cannabis industry can enroll in one of Oakton Community College's cutting-edge cannabis training programs this... — Updated 6/3/2022

 
 By Peter Hancock    News 

Obama breaks ground on presidential center

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama returned to their old neighborhood on Chicago's South Side on Tuesday to officially break ground on the Obama Pres... — Updated 11/14/2021

 
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Entries for '[email protected]: Women Creating a Just Environment and World' due by Aug. 13

Professional artists who self-identify as women are invited to submit entries in all media to Oakton Community College for the virtual exhibition “[email protected]: Women Creating a Just Environment and World” by Friday, Aug. 13.... — Updated 7/27/2021

 

Niles lifts executive directive on face coverings

Mayor George D. Alpogianis has issued an Executive Order (2021-01) lifting the Village of Niles mask-wearing mandate. This change comes in light of new mask guidance issued last... — Updated 5/25/2021

 

Village of Niles confirms internal investigations underway within the Niles Police Department

The Village of Niles can confirm that there are several internal investigations underway within the Niles Police Department, including one formal investigation that was opened in... — Updated 4/27/2021

 

Chicago Woman Charged with First Degree Murder Following a March Shooting in Unincorporated Proviso Township

A Chicago woman who allegedly shot and killed a 28-year-old man in an incident outside an Elmhurst bar last month is slated to have a bond court hearing today on charges of... — Updated 4/25/2021

 

Public's help needed to locate a missing teen from unincorporated Maine Township

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public's help in locating a missing teen from unincorporated Maine Township. Kianna Smith, 19, was last seen leaving her... — Updated 4/17/2021

 

Going once... Going twice... sold! Virtual auction to benefit Oakton Community College students

Art enthusiasts can bid on original pieces created by Oakton Community College students, faculty and local artists from the comfort of their homes while supporting students in... — Updated 4/8/2021

 

Niles PD investigates threat to Emerson Middle School

The Niles Police Department is investigating an electronic email threat that was sent to Emerson Middle School administration on April 2. The email included a threat to "shoot up... — Updated 4/5/2021

 

Oakton faculty and staff recognized for excellence

Demonstrating Oakton Community College’s commitment to faculty and staff excellence, President Joianne L. Smith, Ph.D., recognized individuals who've made outstanding... — Updated 1/14/2021

 

CityXones finds your early voting place wherever you are in Cook County

CityXones, LLC, a software company that provides hyperlocal and community information has launched an easy online early voting product. It uses your real-time location, anywhere in... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

Niles-Maine District Library trustee resigns

Library Board President Tim Spadoni has resigned from his position effective immediately after more than five years on the Library Board. Mr. Spadoni served as Board Treasurer for... — Updated 8/20/2020

 
 By Mark Gregory    News

Niles Police Sgt. Joseph Lazo hospitalized after crash in Texas

The Niles Police Department was devastated last week when three men affiliated with the department were struck when an alleged drunk driver going in the opposite direction swerved... — Updated 8/11/2020

 

Public's help requested in locating a missing Cook County teenage girl

Monica Elias, 15, was reported missing by her family on Monday night after she did not return to her unincorporated Glenview home. Monica is Hispanic, 4-feet, 11-inches tall and... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

More than 80 residents and staff at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center to be tested this week

To protect the health of residents and staff at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, healthcare professionals will test more than 80 residents in the facility’s general population this... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Niles library tower glows for frontline workers

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, the Library Tower will be lit red each night to show appreciation for all of the frontline healthcare workers. The Library includes in their... — Updated 4/9/2020

 

Oakton student employee leading 3D printed PPE donation project

Oakton student employee and alum Matt Slizys is helping to save lives. Slizys is spearheading a project using 3D printers at the college's Skokie campus to create COVID-19 face... — Updated 4/9/2020

 

Maine Township responds to the Covid-19 crisis

As Maine Township continues to deal with the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, CDC guidelines are being followed and policies and procedures updated as necessary. While the physical town... — Updated 4/7/2020

 

Chief Judge Evans extends postponement of most court cases, orders video appearances system wide

Chief Judge Evans extends postponement of most court cases, orders video appearances systemwide Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans today entered an order that extends the postponement of many criminal and civil cases in the Circuit Court... — Updated 3/31/2020

 

Cook County jail has 24 positive cases of COVID-19 among inmates

As part of its ongoing effort to inform the public of the measures being taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 within the Cook County Department of Corrections (DOC), the Cook County Sheriff’s Office will provide regular... — Updated 3/26/2020

 

Niles police officer goes above and beyond for a homeless veteran

On the morning of March 22, Niles police officer Jerry Walczak took helped a homeless veteran in town. The veteran had no shoes, no food and soiled clothing. While he did this,... — Updated 3/22/2020

 

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