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Carol Stream Police Searching For Suspects Who Drained Town Center Fountain

Police in Carol Stream are on the lookout for three people who drained tens of thousands of gallons of water from the Town Center fountain over the weekend.

2 hours ago

A puppy mill. (File Photo Credit: Humane Society of the United States)

Arlington Heights Pet Store Gets Reprieve After Suburb Opts Out Of County Puppy Mill Ordinance

An Arlington Heights pet store gets a reprieve from the Cook County puppy mill ordinance for now, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

3 hours ago

Donna And Roger Stettner. (Credit: Roger Stettner.)

Elgin Man Says Burglar Stole Box Containing Wife’s Cremated Remains

A 73-year-old widower in Elgin says he feels like he’s grieving all over again – now that a burglar has stolen the box with his wife’s cremated remains.

4 hours ago

Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

City Offering $5 Divvy Memberships To Low-Income Residents

Low-income residents in Chicago are being offered significant discounts on the city’s popular Divvy bike-sharing program.

4 hours ago

Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Choppy Conditions Make Lake Michigan Off-Limits At Some Beaches

As if the unusually cool weather weren’t reason enough to avoid Lake Michigan on Tuesday, swimming was banned at several lakefront beaches, due to dangerous rip currents. Swimmers were being warned of high bacteria levels at a handful of other beaches.

5 hours ago