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  1. Niles North High School evacuated on report of a bomb threat: officials  Chicago Tribune
  2. Niles North Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat
  3. Niles North High School Evacuated After Threat  CBS Chicago
  4. Niles North HS evacuated after threat  WLS-TV
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Niles North High School 2018 Football Schedule, Scoreboard  Skokie, IL Patch

SKOKIE, IL — The Niles North High School football season is heading into its home stretch. To find the latest scores or complete schedule for the 2018 season ...

Niles North Bomb Threat Briefly Interrupts School Day

Niles North Bomb Threat Found 'Not To Be Credible' - Skokie, IL - A bomb threat called into Skokie police Monday was found 'not to be credible,' and ...

Trio Of District 219 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Skokie, IL Patch

3 D-219 Students Are National Merit Semifinalists - Skokie, IL - The two students from Niles North and one from Niles West scored among the top 1 nationwide.

Police Investigating 2 Niles North Threats Wednesday, Friday  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

No suspects are in custody or have been identified after after a Wednesday, Feb. 21 bomb threat and a Friday, Feb. 23 social media threat were made to Niles.

No Suspects In Niles North Bomb Threat  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

No suspects are in custody or have been identified after a bomb threat was called into Skokie police threatening Niles North High School yesterday ...

Martin, Prospect down Niles North  Chicago Daily Herald

After a tough loss to Hoffman Estates last week, the Prospect Knights rebounded in Skokie as they spoiled Niles North's homecoming, besting the Vikings 47-28 ...

Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Murder In Niles North Students Shooting  Skokie, IL Patch

Guilty Verdict In Skokie Shooting Murder Trial - Skokie, IL - Dzevad Avdic was convicted Tuesday of the first-degree murder of Max Gadau, who was fatally shot ...

Police investigate shots fired outside Niles North HS after basketball game  WLS-TV

Police are investigating shots fired outside Niles North High School in Skokie Friday night.

Parents Express Communications Concerns In Niles High School Dist. 219  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

After recent threats at Niles North High School, and the memory of last month's Florida school shooting *fresh* in minds, Dist. 219 officials held parallel.

Racist Snapchat Prompts Niles North Walkout, Students Departure

SKOKIE, IL — Students at Niles North High School held an unannounced walkout protest Friday afternoon connected to a perceived lack of punishment for a ...

Niles West Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Gun Violence

NWHS Students Stage Walk Out, Moment Of Silence - Skokie, IL - Students at Niles West High School walked out Friday in solidarity with survivors and victims of ...

Niles North Football Reinstated, Hazing Investigation Finds No Criminal Conduct

SKOKIE, IL — One week after suspending the Niles North High School varsity football program due to a police investigation into reports of possible hazing, ...

Niles North High School Football Scoreboard

Niles North High School Football Scoreboard 2017 - Skokie, IL - Get the complete schedule latest score updates from the 2017 Vikings season.

Trial Begins Over Double Shooting Of Skokie Teens  Skokie, IL Patch

Trial Begins Over Double Shooting Of Skokie Teens - Skokie, IL - The alleged mastermind of the botched drug robbery that killed 17-year-old Max Gadau in ...

Halloween Arson, Neighbor Attack; Old Orchard Exposure: Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

Halloween Arson, Neighbor Attack: Skokie Blotter - Skokie, IL - Incidents and arrests from the Skokie police blotter from Oct. 26 to Nov. 3.

Accused Murderer Of Skokie Student Takes The Stand In Own Defense  Skokie, IL Patch

Accused Murderer Takes The Stand In Own Defense - Skokie, IL - Dzevad Avdic set up a drug deal that led to the shooting of two Niles North High School ...

Hazing Probe Brings Abrupt Halt To Niles North Football Season

Hazing Probe Brings Halts Niles North Football - Skokie, IL - School administrators have suspended varsity football operations following reports of a possible ...

Skokie Year In Review: Top Local Stories Of 2017

Top Skokie Stories Of 2017 - Skokie, IL - As we come to the end of 2017, here are some of our top Skokie stories from the past year.

Morton Grove News - Morton Grove Champion  Chicago Tribune

Morton Grove, Illinois news, crime reports and top stories from the Morton Grove Champion.

Classes On At Niles West Following Overnight Bomb Threat  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Niles West High School. Classes are going on normally this morning after members of the Cook County Sheriff's Bomb Squad K-9 unit, Skokie police and.

Disturbance At Portillos Prompts Charges: Skokie Crimes  Skokie, IL Patch

SKOKIE, IL — The following information comes from the Skokie Police Department as a record of those recently arrested and of incidents reported to the police.

2 Murder Charges | Schools Threatened, Sued | New Traffic Pattern  Highland Park, IL Patch

North Shore Week In Headlines: Feb. 18 - Feb. 24 - Highland Park, IL - Headlines: Students Walk Out In Protest | DUI In School Parking Lot | Best Buy ...

Niles Township High soccer coach charged with sexually assaulting 17-year-old student  Chicago Tribune

A NTHS District 219 soccer coach, who is also a special education paraprofessional, was charged Friday with sexual assault of a 17-year-old student in the ...

Fifth suspect charged in 2014 fatal shooting of Niles North student  Chicago Tribune

More than two years after four teenagers were charged in the fatal shooting of a Niles North High School student and the serious injury of another, criminal ...

Guilty Verdict In Murder | Gun Ban Changed | Recent Grad Killed

North Shore Week In Headlines For June 17 - 23 - Evanston, IL - Headlines: Municipal Water Fight Enters Federal Court | Random Red Line Attack Costs ...

Employees Embezzlement Discovered; Hotel Trespass: Skokie Crimes

SKOKIE, IL — The following information comes from the Skokie Police Department as a record of those recently arrested and of incidents reported to the police.

Niles North Opens Striking Aquatics Center, Says Its For Students, Community

Skokie, IL - The two-pool aquatic center offers many well-thought-out components and a focus on energy efficiency.

Chicago woman, 22, shot and killed at Skokie hotel  Chicago Tribune

A Chicago woman was fatally shot late Saturday at a hotel in Skokie, police said. Officers were called to the Hampton Inn at 5201 Old Orchard Road around ...

Niles North High School Principal to Retire

Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Principal Ryan McTague is leaving at the end of the school year to be the new superintendent of McHenry High School District 156.

Police: Drug deal led to murder  Evanston Now

Two 18-year-olds are due in bond court this morning to face first degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Evanston earlier this ...

Skokie, Ill., high school reinstates varsity football after hazing probe  American School & University

Niles North High School in Skokie, Ill., has reinstated its varsity football program after conducting an investigation into hazing allegations. WLS-TV reports that ...

Friday Flyover: Niles North High School Cube  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Niles North High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

Chicago Woman Killed In Skokie Hotel  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)--A Chicago woman. 22, was fatally shot over the weekend at a hotel in suburban Skokie, police said. Police were called to the Hampton Inn, ...

Gunman Takes Cash, Cigarettes In Skokie Armed Robbery: Blotter  Skokie, IL Patch

Armed Robber Takes Cash And Cigarettes: Blotter - Skokie, IL - A chainsaw was stolen from a school and a man brandished a sword from a trunk in the Skokie ...

Niles North Director Jim DiJohn Charged With Stealing Electronics

Skokie, IL - Police named some items, said more charges are coming. An arrest is merely an accusation, not evidence of a conviction.

Niles North teacher honored with award  WLS-TV

A big surprise for a suburban teacher described as the ''heart of the school community.''

Gun Bans Blocked, Enforced | Student Murdered | Cubs Aces Fence  Evanston, IL Patch

North Shore Week In Headlines For June 10 - 16 - Evanston, IL - Headlines: Board Cuts Principal Contract | Porch Collapse Lawsuit | Falcons Banded ...

Former Niles North Grad Shot and Killed by Wyoming Police

Skokie native Nick Ungar attended Jane Stenson Elementary and Niles North High School before moving out to Wyoming. He was gunned down by police ...

Pizza Wars 7 in Skokie, IL  Food & Beverage Magazine

Area Pizzerias Battle to Reign “Supreme” on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Niles North High School. One out of three students in District 219 require financial ...

Victorias Secret Told Model to Lose Weight

Skokie, IL - Skokie native Erin Heatherton remembers the depression she felt when the demand was made after three years as a Victoria's Secret Angel.

District 219, Niles chew over bus storage site  Chicago Tribune

The future of bus *service* for high school and elementary students in parts of Niles, Lincolnwood, Skokie and Morton Grove remains uncertain while officials in ...

Niles North teacher from Bensenville faces sexual abuse charge  Chicago Daily Herald

A high school math teacher faces one misdemeanor count of sexual exploitation of a child after Bensenville police said a victim reported the abuse to them ...

No jail for Niles North teacher in strip poker game with cheerleaders  Chicago Daily Herald

A former math teacher at Niles North High School in Skokie must register as a sex offender after he admitted in court Thursday to playing strip poker with a two ...

Glenview, Northbrook Area Schools, Parks Coordinate Security  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

One week prior to the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, FL, staff from Northfield Township area schools and park districts were trained on how to deal with.

No conflict in hiring firm where interim superintendent works, District 219 says  Chicago Tribune

Niles Township High School District 219's interim superintendent said there is no conflict in the Board of Education's recent vote to hire a firm where he works to ...

Nelson Fernandes wins SIU's first Energy Boost Scholarship  SIU News

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Nelson Fernandes' research, predominately involving energy, had already earned him numerous awards as a high school student when it ...

Mother said son, 17, texted her before being killed in Skokie  Chicago Tribune

The mother of a teenager shot to death in Skokie overnight said he had sent her a text message on Sunday night to say he was coming home soon.

High School Students Skipping Lunch for More Class

Skokie, IL - Schools try to discourage practice, saying students need a break. But hundreds go without a lunch period; they eat in class with teachers' permission.

Niles Township school district places top administrators on leave  Chicago Tribune

Niles Township High School District 219 placed its top two administrators on paid leave and has hired a computer forensics investigator.

Jonathan Kite is seriously funny  WLS-TV

Jonathan Kite, a "2 Broke Girls" star and Skokie native, dropped by Windy City Live.

Missing Skokie Teenager Found

A Skokie teenager who went missing last month after fleeing from her family has been found early Wednesday. Zaineb S. Chaudhary, 16, "was found to be safe ...

Muslim teen from Skokie to run for Cook County Board seat  Chicago Tribune

Among universal challenges college freshmen face when they enter a new academic setting and a new stage in life, running for elected office against a ...

Hazing law sponsor says Wheaton case shows need for tougher rules  Chicago Daily Herald

A suburban lawmaker who sponsored anti-hazing legislation four years ago says allegations by a former Wheaton College football player show the law needs to ...

New superintendent for McHenry School District 156 to come from Skokie  Northwest Herald

McHENRY – The next superintendent of McHenry Community High School District 156 was introduced by the school board Tuesday night.

Police release teen suspected as gunman in Skokie killing  Chicago Tribune

Skokie police released the teen suspected of being the gunman in the shooting of a 17-year-old Niles North High School senior. Investigators still believe the ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...

Whiz Kid: Andre Shaw aka Mr. Buzzer Beater

Skokie, IL - Niles North senior is a leader on and off the court, coaches said.

Skokie Police Release 5th Suspect In Student’s Slaying  CBS Local

CHICAGO (STMW) — Skokie police have released the person they say pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of a Niles North High School student last month.

Glenbrook South Extracurriculars Ranked Best in State, Nation: Niche

Glenview, IL - recently released rankings of schools with the best extracurriculars in Illinois and throughout the U.S..

Parents of murdered Skokie 17-year-old Maxwell Gadau speak after funeral, 4 charged in shooting  WLS-TV

Four 19-year-old men have been charged in a shooting that killed a teenage boy and critically injured a teenage girl in north Suburban Skokie last week.

D230 Board Approves Administrative Transition Plan  Orland Park, IL Patch

D230 Puts Administrative Transition Plan In Place - Orland Park, IL - Dist. 230 shuffles administrative teams at Sandburg, Stagg and Andrew.

Get smart: 25 best public high schools in Illinois - 2017  Herald & Review

Curious as to which public high schools are the best in our state? We've compiled a list of the top 25, and a Twin City school is on the list!

Gabino Torres charged in attempted kidnapping of 13-year-old girl in Skokie  WLS-TV

Gabino Torres was charged in the attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl in north suburban Skokie. She was able to fight him off by hitting him with several ...

Police: Man tried to kidnap girl, 13, near Skokie school  WLS-TV

Police are searching for a man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl near a school in north suburban Skokie.

Niles North's Bass Fishing Team Qualifies for State — Skokie news, photos and events  TribLocal

The Niles North High School bass fishing team earned second place out of 21 teams in the IHSA Sectional held April 20 at the Skokie Lagoons. The team ...

Glenbrook South Named One of Top 5 High Schools in Cook County: Magazine

Glenview, IL - The Glenview school is No. 4 on Chicago magazine's list rating the top schools in Chicago and the suburbs.

VIDEO: Jonathan Kite is a funny guy  WLS-TV

Jonathan Kite, who plays Oleg in "2 Broke Girls," is a Skokie native who grew up in Niles North High School.

Skokie Police Arrest Chicago Man for Trying to Snatch Teen

Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Gabino Torres was charged with attempted kidnapping in connection with an incident last month.

The 25 Best Public High Schools in Illinois: Report

The 25 Best Public High School in Illinois: Report - Chicago, IL - released its 2017 rankings of the best schools in the state and country.

Hanusiak Challenging For Suffredin's County Board Seat  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Former Niles village trustee Chris Hanusiak announced his run for two higher-elected offices in the Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Primary Election: 13th District ...

Skokie grant approved for new bubble tea, waffle business  Chicago Tribune

The Skokie Village Board Monday, June 19, approved a grant of $46000 that will help pave the way for a new business serving a variety of bubble teas and ...

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.

Shout Out: Marvin Bornschlegl, Oakton Community College's new police chief  Chicago Tribune

Marvin Bornschlegl is Oakton Community College's new chief of police and emergency management, but he's not a new face on the Des Plaines and Skokie ...

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

ETHS Wins First Regional Softball Title

ETHS Wins First Regional Softball Title - Evanston, IL - A walk-off win made history for the Evanston Wildkits softball team Saturday.

Your Illinois News Radar » Pritzker announces “budget and innovation” transition committee  The Capitol Fax Blog

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018. * I have my nitpicks with this, but overall this is a pretty darned strong budget transition team. It's also a nice touch to include former ...

9 from suburbs win Evans scholarships  Chicago Daily Herald

Alec Heyde, a senior at Prospect High School, had plenty of reasons to celebrate on his birthday in November. That's when he learned he was one of 12 caddies ...

2142 - ELECTIONS State Sen. 9th Dist. candidate and current State Rep. Laura Fine on diversity - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

by Angelique Smith 2018-03-11. Laura Fine. Photo from campaign. Laura Fine. Photo from campaign. In a bid to take over state Sen. Daniel Biss' seat as he ...

Wilson warms up in game to lead Hoffman with career-high 33  Chicago Daily Herald

Senior Monraia Wilson scored a career-high 33 points with a season-high five 3-pointers to help lead Hoffman Estates' girls basketball team to a 55-47 triumph ...

​Northbrook Junior High Wins Again At Regional Science Fair

Northbrook Junior High Reigns at Regional Science - Northbrook, IL - NBJH wins division championship for 7th straight year; 16 students and alternate qualify ...

Morton Scholarship winners announced  Chicago Daily Herald

Congratulations to Inga Augustaitis, Christopher Scheithauer and Justine Tran the 2016 winners of the Dr. Joseph C. Morton Memorial College Scholarship.

'2 Broke Girls' actor learned accent in suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

"2 Broke Girls" star Jonathan Kite learned to do a Russian accent while growing up in Skokie. He's been doing some standup comedy, where he's known for ...

Bhattacharjee-Kirkpatrick  Bureau County Republican

Poushali Bhattacharjee of Chicago and Aaron Kirkpatrick of Chicago were united in marriage April 9 at the Stan Mansion in Chicago.

“Unveiled,” uncovers the reality living as a Muslim women: COD invites Rohina Malik to perform one woman show  The Courier

When Rohina Malik was in high school, her heart belonged to theater. In her early thirties, she found herself working as a Montessori school teacher. Her heart ...

Northwestern honors teachers who pushed students 'to go beyond the coursework'  Northwestern University NewsCenter

EVANSTON - From a student who plans to pursue a career in research to another who vows to keep music a part of his life forever, a group of Northwestern ...

16 Grammys between 3 schools in Aurora and Naperville  Chicago Daily Herald

Three high schools in Naperville and Aurora have won 16 Grammys in 18 years. Here's how they do it.

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...

Stevenson High School mourns veteran math teacher  Chicago Daily Herald

Mary Layco, who taught mathematics at Stevenson High School for more than 35 years, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 10 days after becoming ill during one of her ...

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Richard Cotovsky's life on the fringe, rewarded | On Culture  Chicago Reader

After four decades in Chicago theater, the artistic director of Mary-Arrchie gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.

Lincolnshire's InterFirst Mortgage closes its doors  Crain's Chicago Business

A local mortgage firm that five years ago was the country's 15th-largest home lender has closed its doors. InterFirst Mortgage made 37-year-old Dmitry Godin, ...

Illinois Top Juniors Learn From Top GMs  US Chess Federation (press release)

About 25 talented chess players from throughout the Chicago metropolitan area are brimming with new knowledge after participating an intensive day of study ...

Walt Disney World Resort Update for March 28 - April 3, 2017  MousePlanet

Writer's note: Since April Fools Day falls on a Saturday, we will spare you the fantasy-filled Walt Disney World Update that closes with the words "Happy April ...

Merge - Sports/Recreation  Gapers Block

2028 entries. December 14, 2015. "For one moment in time, we were the best." ESPN's next "30 for 30" documentary will be about the 1985 Bears. It will air Jan.

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