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Niles North High School Evacuated for Threat: Police

Niles North High School Evacuated for Threat: Police

Niles North High School was being evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a bomb threat reported, according to School District 219’s website . Skokie police said they were investigating, but little information was released on the threat.

RAW: Firefighter Injured After Being Rescued on South Side

RAW: Firefighter Injured After Being Rescued on South Side

unable to retrieve full-text content Sky 5 video shows the scene of a fire that left a firefighter seriously injured. 

Exclusive: First Responders Rescue Man Inside Vehicle Stuck in Water

Exclusive: First Responders Rescue Man Inside Vehicle Stuck in Water

WATCH LIVE 2018 Winter Olympics Alpine skiing (men’s slalom, women’s combined); freestyle skiing (men’s); bobsled; cross-country. By Daniela Prizont-Cado Published 3 hours ago NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Two Rescue Dive Team responders were called to a flooded scene in Gary, Indiana, where a man was trapped inside a vehicle.

Convicted Boyfriend Killer Charged With Husband’s Drug Death

Convicted Boyfriend Killer Charged With Husband’s Drug Death

A Hobart, Indiana woman serving life in prison for her role in the murder of her boyfriend now stands trial in the murder of her husband, the Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana reported. Kelly Marie Cochran, 35, was convicted of the 2014 murder of her boyfriend, “the only good thing” she had in her life, and dismembering his body with her husband before hiding the remains in the woods in northern Michigan, the paper reports, citing court records.

‘Un-edited’ Blagojevich Tape is Heavily Edited in Rauner Ad

‘Un-edited’ Blagojevich Tape is Heavily Edited in Rauner Ad

A Bruce Rauner commercial featuring another undercover recording of former governor Rod Blagojevich bills itself as an “un-edited FBI wiretap”. Problem is, it isn’t.

Sky 5 Captures Flooding in South Suburban Dolton

Sky 5 Captures Flooding in South Suburban Dolton

unable to retrieve full-text content NBC Sky 5 provides a bird’s eye view of flooding in south suburban Dolton.

Rundown: Home Invasion, New Speed Cam, How to Make an App

Rundown: Home Invasion, New Speed Cam, How to Make an App

unable to retrieve full-text content The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Feb. 21, 2018.

Officials Order Evacuation of Marseilles Over Flooding

Officials Order Evacuation of Marseilles Over Flooding

Authorities ordered a mandatory evacuation of Marseilles, Illinois, Wednesday morning over flooding concerns.  Approximately 200 homes in the town, located in LaSalle County, were being evacuated, according to Marseilles Police Chief James Hovious.  Everyone asked to leave their homes was taken to either the area Lions Club or American Legion, officials said, and no one was allowed in the area after 2 p.m. Wednesday.  The area being evacuated was south of Illinois and Michigan Canal, and east of Main Street, Hovious said, including Broadway Street, Tolin Street, Illinois Street, Wallace Street and River Street.  The evacuation came as floodwaters continued to pummel the Chicago area, impacting the south suburbs in particular – shutting down roads, closing schools and even prompting emergency rescues.  Officials in south suburban Ford Heights encouraged residents to stay inside, writing on Facebook “the streets are not safe for vehicles or people” and offering emergency aid with boats.

First Responders Rescue Woman Stranded in Floodwaters

First Responders Rescue Woman Stranded in Floodwaters

unable to retrieve full-text content First responders in south suburban Dolton rescued a woman sitting on top of her flooded car, with video of the encounter showing firefighters pulling the stranded driver down from her minivan and carrying her through waist-high water. Photo Credit: Network Video Productions

Photos: Flooding Wreaks Havoc on Chicago Suburbs

Photos: Flooding Wreaks Havoc on Chicago Suburbs

Heavy rainfall wreaked havoc on the Chicago area, particularly impacting the south suburbs. Flooding closed streets and schools, stranding cars in deep water after some areas saw up to 4 inches of rain on top of residual melting snow.

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