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Skokie woman dies in Wilmette car crash Oct. 29 2016-11-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 3, 2016, p. 16 Bresler, Ruth, Accidents
Jewish Orthodox community rocked by tragedy 2010-07-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 2010 , p. 7 Menora, Rebecca Celia, Rikki, Menora, Moshe, Accidents, Klein, Sara, Menora, Rachel, Menora, Yossi
Trapped workers freed from collapsed trench 2010-06-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 3, 2010 , p. 7 Construction, Skokie Fire Department, Accidents, Walters, Jim
Accident victim dies 2008-12-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 11, 2008, p. 18 Gustin, Marilyn, Accidents
Skokie man killed by falling wall 2007-10-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2007, p. 8 Buildings, Nakai, Robert, Accidents
Skokie woman killed by train at Golf Metra stop 2007-06-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 2007, p. 6 Andrin, Rona, Accidents, Metra, Death
Man dies after touching live wire 2005-07-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 7, 2005, p. 7 Perkins, Paul, Accidents
Teamwork saves girl at pool 2005-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2005, p. 3 Sports - Swimming and diving, Skokie Park District, Oakton Water Playground, Schneiderman, Mark, Accidents
Skokie woman killed by car 2004-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 2004, p. 8 Arshinova, Raisa, Accidents
Skokie man killed in traffic accident 2004-08-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 26, 2004, p. 9 Funke, Joseph H., Accidents
Pedestrian killed after truck collision 2004-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 2004, p. 7 Hidalgo, Juan, Accidents, Death
No victims in Skokie crash 2004-01-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 29, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Village Crossing Shopping Center, Chicago Style Pizza, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Accidents
Woman killed in head-on collision 2004-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 2004, p. 9 Sachs, Lorraine, Automobile drivers, Accidents, Kamm, Sylvia, Death
Kids rescue friend from bottom of Skokie pool 2002-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 2002, p. 8 Williams, Whitney, Baxter, Darius, Swimming pools, Moore, Dmarri, Sidney, Glynis, Robinson, Patrick, Accidents, Woodson, Sam
CTA inspector hurt on Skokie Swift line 2002-08-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 2002, p. 13 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Accidents
Hotel pool drowning is ruled an accident 2001-02-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 2001, p. 3 Laws, Darrius, Drowning, Howard Johnson Hotel, Accidents
Man's death ruled accident 2000-09-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 7, 2000, p. 4 Accidents, Garcia, Daniel J., Death
Couple saves fallen man 2000-01-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 27, 2000, p. 4 Accidents,
Park units put at risk 1999-03-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 18, 1999, p. 14 Skokie Park District, Accidents, Laws and regulations
Park districts fear liability in new law 1999-03-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 11, 1999, p. 11 Skokie Park District, Accidents, Laws and regulations, Illinois Association of Park Districts
Skokie man electrocuted 1998-06-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 25, 1998, p. 12 Zone-Way, Robert, Accidents, Death
Woman struck and killed by Metra train 1998-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 1998, p. 5 Railroads, Santi, Loraloo M., Accidents, Metra
Woman killed in early morning train accident 1998-01-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 22, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Railroads, Santi, Loraloo M., Accidents, Metra
A thank-you note 1997-10-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 1997, p. 19 McMahon, Julie, McMahon, Chris, Accidents, Editorial
Intrusive tree drops in on neighbors : Sizable hole causes 'gapers' block on Elm 1997-07-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 24, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lloyd, Jack, Lloyd, Ken, Trees, Accidents
16-year-old boy hurt in accident with firecracker 1997-07-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 10, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Fireworks, Accidents
Niles North student dies in swimming accident 1997-06-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 26, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Cruz, Frank, Drowning, Swimming pools, Skokie Water Playground, Accidents, Death
News notes 1997-05-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 22, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Oakton Park, Construction, Accidents
Hurt ironworker's condition improves 1996-08-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 15, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 6 Abt Television & Appliance Co., Chambers, Michael, Accidents
Man killed by falling forklift 1996-07-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 11, 1996, p. 3 Raja Foods, Business - Distributors, Accidents, Rodriguez, Ernesto, Death
Worker killed in freak accident with forklift 1996-07-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 11, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Raja Foods, Business - Distributors, Accidents, Rodriguez, Ernesto, Death
JCC pool rescue 1996-06-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 27, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Swimming pools, Accidents
Flying Niles North HS teacher second guesses Dubroff's crash 1996-04-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 25, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 6 Eisele, Elton, Dubroff, Jessica, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Teachers and personnel, Accidents
Wall falls - as does ALS auction 1995-04-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 1995, p. 14 Diseases - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Richmond, Beth, Charities, Accidents, Les Turner ALS Foundation, Thompson, Tom
Worker freed in Evanston cave-in 1995-03-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 9, 1995, p. 12 Flush Plumbing Co., Evanston Fire Department, Casas, Gerardo, Accidents
She shuns help, dies alone 1994-09-08 Jean Holroyd died at home after an accident. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 8, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Holroyd, Jean, Accidents, Death
Teen takes drive, saves eight-year-old 1994-07-28 Brad Malow rescued an eight-year-old girl at Devonshire Pool. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 28, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Malow, Brad, Devonshire Pool, Swimming pools, Accidents
Workman killed in fall 1993-11-04 A man was killed while working on the new Nordstrom's at Old Orchard Shopping Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 4, 1993, p. 15 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Construction, Accidents, Death
Postman rings twice and saves man's life 1993-10-07 Local mail carrier Marty Brown detected a gas leak while on making a delivery. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 7, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Brown, Marty, Natural gas, Accidents
Gas pipe hit; 3 homes evacuated 1992-10-29 Three homes were evacuated when a construction crew hit a natural gas pipeline. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 29, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Natural gas, Accidents
Freak lightning strike fells teen 1991-07-25 A freak lightening strike killed Jeff Richards, 17, as he played baseball at Winnetka's Duke Child's Field. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 25, 1991, p. 3 Sports - Baseball, Richards, Jeffrey, Accidents, Death
A bolt from the blue - and tragedy 1991-07-25 Over 1000 people attended the funeral of Jeff Richards, a 17-year-old baseball player killed by lightening. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 25, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sports - Baseball, Richards, Jeffrey, Accidents, Death
Skokie employee killed in garbage truck mishap 1991-05-16 33-year-old Calvin Davis was killed when the garbage truck he was operating went out of control and ran over him. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 16, 1991, p. 3 Davis, Calvin, Municipal employees, Accidents, Death
Workman hurt in electrical accident 1991-01-10 David Kowal, 17, was critically injured in an electrical accident while working at a construction job at 3610 Touhy Avenue. His coworker who tried to help, Jeffrey Novak, 30, was also injured. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 1991, p. 7 Kowal, David, Construction, Novak, Jeffrey, Accidents
Boy, 3, dies in tub 1990-11-01 A 3-year-old Skokie boy died October 29 when he apparently slipped under the water in a bathtub at his home. His parents have another child, a 5-year-old boy. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 1, 1990, p. 11 Drowning, Accidents, Death
Girl, 5, rescues family, neighbors 1990-10-25 Sarah Roselli, 5, is credited with alerting her mother, Jane, and sister, Angela, as well as neighbors, to a potentially fatal carbon monoxide buildup which hospitalized 11 residents of their apartment building in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 25, 1990, p. 5 Roselli, Sarah, Roselli, Angela, Accidents, Roselli, Jane
Fumes hurt tenants; girl, 5, saves mom 1990-10-18 Six adults and five young children were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 18, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Accidents,
Russian roulette 'joke' ends in shooting 1990-06-28 A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot a teen-age friend on June 19. The 17-year-old victim was treated for a minor gun shot wound in the thigh. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 28, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Firearms, Accidents
Gas-leak reparations move slowly 1990-06-21 Following a gasoline leak which drove three Fitch Avenue families from their homes, Sam Long, former operator of the 5015 W. Touhy Ave. Amoco Station, is facing a civil suit. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 21, 1990, p. 5 Litigation, Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Long, Sam, Accidents
Gas station owner is fined over leak 1990-04-19 The Cook County State's Attorney's office has sued Sam Long, the former operator of a Skokie Amoco Station, charging that he should have known about an 8,000-gallon gasoline leak. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 19, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 5 Litigation, Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Long, Sam, Accidents
Explosion at laundry kills Skokie resident 1990-02-15 Skokie Fire Department. officials are investigating a February 11 explosion that took the life of Yong Chan Chon, 33. Chon owned the Howard Shirt and Laundry, 3919 W. Howard Street. Chon died after an air compressor tank exploded in the store basement Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 1990, p. 3 Chon, Yong Chan, Explosions, Howard Shirt and Laundry, Accidents, Business - Dry cleaners
Pair's brush with death saves another family 1990-02-01 Skokie residents Bob and Magda Brown talk about the accident in which they nearly lost their lives in 1988, and how the re-enacted story of their rescue which appeared on national television apparently saved the lives of four St. Louis children. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 1990, p. 7 Brown, Magda, Accidents, Brown, Bob, Television
Gas station that leaked fuel still in business 1990-02-01 The State Fire Marshall has requested that Sam Long be prosecuted. Long is the operator of the Touhy Avenue Amoco station where an 8,000 gallon fuel leak from an underground tank resulted in the evacuation of two families from their homes. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 1990, p. 24 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Long, Sam, Accidents
Families still homeless from gas leak 1989-12-14 Two families remain homeless six months after they were evacuated from their neighborhood because of a fuel leak from a nearby Touhy Avenue Amoco station. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 14, 1989, p. 5 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Touhy Avenue, Accidents
Charges sought against Amoco operator 1989-11-16 The State Fire Marshal has asked the Cook County State's Attorney to prosecute a Skokie Amoco Station operator, Sam Long, whose station was the site of an 8,000-gallon fuel spill last June. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 16, 1989, p. 3 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Long, Sam, Accidents
No Title 1989-11-16 The State Fire Marshal has asked the Cook County State's Attorney to prosecute a Skokie Amoco station operator, Sam Long whose station was the site of an 8,000-gallon fuel spill last June. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 16, 1989, p. 3 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Long, Sam, Accidents
Explosion rocks Hodag 1989-10-12 An October 5th explosion at the Hodag Chemical Corporation was confined to the mixing chamber and adjacent piping at the rear of the plant at 7247 North Central Park Avenue. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 12, 1989, p. 3 Hodag Chemical Corporation, Accidents
Gas0leak victims tell Amoco: Find us new homes 1989-09-28 Two families that had to leave their homes in mid-June because of a gas leak from a nearby Amoco Service Station want Amoco to "find new homes for them. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 1989, p. 13 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Accidents
Jolt injures workers 1989-09-21 Two construction workers are in critical and serious condition respectively, after they apparently dug into a buried power line at the intersection of McCormick Boulevard and Howard Street on September 13. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 21, 1989, p. 3 Accidents,
2 families still homeless 6 weeks after gas leak 1989-07-27 Six weeks after a massive gasoline leak from a Touhy Avenue Amoco Service Station two Skokie families still can't go home because officials are not yet sure that their homes are safe. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 27, 1989, p. 7 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Accidents
Gas leak leaves Skokie families reluctant to return to homes 1989-07-27 Attorneys for three Skokie families displaced by an 8,000-gallon gasoline leak last month, met with lawyers for Amoco Oil Company and other parties to discuss the residents' compensation. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 27, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 10 Litigation, Amoco, Accidents
Families evacuated after fuel tank leaks 1989-06-22 Amoco Oil continues to remove 8,000 gallons of potentially explosive motor fuel from three Skokie homes. The fuel leaked from an underground storage tank at the company's service station at 5015 W. Touhy Avenue. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1989, p. 3 Amoco, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Accidents
Families not home yet after gas leak 1989-06-22 More than a week after Skokie firefighters found gasoline leaking into houses behind a Touhy Avenue Standard Station, three families are still waiting to return home. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 22, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Accidents
Skokie drafts hazardous waste cleanup law 1989-03-30 Skokie Village Officials are drafting an ordinance that would allow the fire department to order a clean up of hazardous waste if the person responsible for the accident cannot be found. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 30, 1989, p. 5 Refuse and refuse disposal, Ordinances, Skokie Fire Department, Environment, Accidents
Worker saves couple 1988-11-17 Bob and Magda Brown of 4250 Main were overcome by carbon monoxide and credit Bill Krueger, a Northern Illinois Gas employee, with saving their lives. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 17, 1988, p. 3 Krueger, Bill, Brown, Magda, Accidents, Brown, Bob
Elderly man struck by Skokie Swift 1988-09-22 Donald Dragovich, a 71-year-old Skokie man who was hit by a CTA Skokie Swift train September 19, was listed in serious condition in the Rush North Shore Hospital Intensive Care Unit. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1988, p. 9 Dragovich, Donald, Skokie Swift, Accidents
Resident struck by Skokie Swift 1988-02-11 A 21-year-old Skokie man was injured February 6 when he attempted to jump in front of a Skokie Swift train as it was crossing the 4600 block of Mulford Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 11, 1988, p. 17 Skokie Swift, Accidents
Man killed in accident 1987-12-17 Anthony Irpino, 65, was killed on December 14 when his car plunged into a retention pond behind a Glenview apartment complex. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 17, 1987, p. 7 Irpino, Anthony, Accidents, Death
Accidental shooting puts youth in hospital 1987-10-15 A 13-year-old Skokie boy was listed in good condition at Rush North Shore Medical Center after he accidentally shot himself in the abdomen on October 6. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 15, 1987, p. 13 Accidents,
Fumes at LTD firm send 34 to hospital 1986-12-11 A mixture of cleaning fluids and a faulty water heater flue sent 34 workers to area hospitals. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 11, 1986, p. 5 LTD Commodities, Business, Accidents
33 fall ill at Skokie plant 1986-12-11 33 workers became ill after inhaling chloranine gas. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 11, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 9 LTD Commodities, Business, Accidents
Injured fire fighter not buckled up 1986-12-04 The Skokie firefighter who fell out of a moving fire engine in October was not wearing his seatbelt. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 4, 1986, p. 5 Skokie Fire Department, Schullo, Alan, Municipal employees, Accidents
Report may spark suit 1986-12-04 A lock defect may have caused the accident in which a Skokie firefighter fell from a moving engine. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 4, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Fire Department, Schullo, Alan, Municipal employees, Accidents
Firefighter remains off duty 1986-11-27 The Skokie firefighter who was thrown from a fire engine remains off-duty. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 27, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Fire Department, Schullo, Alan, Municipal employees, Accidents
Fire union questions whether equipment is safe 1986-11-06 The Skokie firefighters union is questioning the condition of the village's fire equipment after a firefighter fell from a moving engine. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 6, 1986, p. 3 International Association of Firefighters Local 3033, Skokie Fire Department, Schullo, Alan, Municipal employees, Accidents
Garbage 'burns' refuse collectors 1985-09-05 Two Skokie refuse collectors were taken to Skokie Valley Hospital suffering from chemical burns. The men were burned by a substance used for stripping varnish. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 5, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 3 Refuse and refuse disposal, Accidents
Death, damage follow flooding 1985-08-08 A ComEd employee was electrocuted while repairing a switchbox on the 6800 block of Latrobe after flooding during the night of August 5. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 8, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Floods, Accidents
Skokie woman dies as Swift severs car 1981-01-29 Pearl Klopman, 65, of 4700 Old Orchard Road, was killed Jan. 28 when the car she was driving was cut in half by a Skokie Swift train. Klopman had driven around lowered gates and into the path of an eastbound train. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 29, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Accidents, Klopman, Pearl
Man killed as he drives through gates 1980-12-25 Skokie resident, Jonathan Caleb, was killed when he was unable to clear the Skokie Swift tracks. The News, Thursday, December 25, 1980, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Caleb, Jonathan, Accidents
5-year-old dies in accidental hanging 1980-12-25 Gregg Vogel, who may have been imitating a television show, apparently hanged himself while playing in his room. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 25, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Vogel, Gregg, Accidents
Power failure hits Skokie, LW 1979-09-02 Power outage on August 31st was caused by underground digging. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 2, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 3 Public utilities, Construction, Accidents
Runaway bulldozer smashes home 1979-07-01 A bulldozer being used on the Edens Expressway damaged a home and a neighboring garage. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 1, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Construction, Accidents
Auto fumes kill motorist in Skokie 1979-01-25 Gedale Broner died January 18th when he was overcome by carbon monoxide fumes in his snowbound car. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 25, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 3 Broner, Gedale, Weather, Accidents
MSD blast injures 13 1979-01-18 An explosion in the MSD deep tunnel construction project injured 13 workmen. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 18, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 2 Flood control, Metropolitan Sanitary District, Deep Tunnel, Accidents
Driver killed in cycle accident 1978-06-15 One man was killed and another injured when they drove a motorcycle into a cable on the parking lot of the Hebrew Theological Seminary. The News, Thursday, June 15, 1978, p. 3 Accidents, Hebrew Theological College
Three Skokians dead after week of tragedy 1975-07-31 Accidents and a suicide claim lives of three Skokie residents. The News, Thursday, July 31, 1975, p. 3 Suicide, Weidinger, Mary Angela, Accidents, Broderson, Rovert, Weinberg, Leonard
Camp accident victims 'serious 1974-08-01 Two of five children injured in stove explosion in Devonshire Park camp are listed in serious condition. The News, Thursday, August 1, 1974, p. 4 Kessler, Jorie, Devonshire Day Camp, Skokie Park District, Gutman, Lori, Accidents
Car crushes Skokie man to death 1973-07-19 Leonard Goldin was killed while working on his car. The News, Thursday, July 19, 1973, p. 10 Goldin, Leonard, Accidents
Nimrod fine after Mexican misadventure 1970-01-15 John Nimrod extends Mexican vacation after being accidentally shot. The News, Thursday, January 15, 1970, p. 1 Nimrod, John J., Accidents
Lennie Szuberla, 11, drowns 1968-08-01 Son of Charles Szuberla, superintendent of Nilehi, drowns in Yellowstone National Park. The News, Thursday, August 1, 1968, p. 1 Szuberla, Leonard, Szuberla, Charles, Accidents
All-American Hawkins breaks neck 1968-07-11 Swimmer Jim Hawkins breaks neck in accident. The News, Thursday, July 11, 1968, p. 1 Sports - Swimming and diving, Hawkins, Jim, Accidents