A train hit a mail truck in Addison on Thursday morning. (CBS)

Freight Train Hits Mail Truck In Addison

A mail truck was hit by a freight train Thursday morning in west suburban Addison.


Joseph Laudicina (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Man Shot By Crystal Lake Police Released From Hospital Into Custody

Joseph Laudicina, 29, whose last known address was in the 1100 block of North Fischer Drive in Addison, was arrested at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday after being released from Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.


State troopers intercepted 5.5 kilos (more than 12 pounds) of heroin after making a traffic stop on I-55 east of St. Louis. The drugs were headed to Ohio. (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Heroin Anonymous Holds First Meeting In DuPage

The meeting is open to anyone in recovery – or even their family members or friends.


Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing a Bank of America in Addison. | photo from the FBI

Bank Robbed In Addison

A Bank of American branch was robbed Friday afternoon in west suburban Addison.


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Olive Garden’s First Chicago Location Opening Soon

Chicago’s first Olive Garden opens next week — first person to eat enough breadsticks to raise their cholesterol wins more breadsticks.


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Man Arrested For Using Upskirt Camera On Woman Riding Red Line

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on misdemeanor charges, after a woman allegedly caught him trying to videotape up her skirt on a Red Line train on Tuesday.


A driver was arrested in west suburban Addison after crashing into another car while fleeing police. (Credit: CBS)

Driver In Custody After Crashing During Police Chase

A driver was arrested overnight, after twice fleeing from police officers who attempted a traffic stop, and crashing into another vehicle in west suburban Addison.


Kristian Hoodenbach.  (Photo from Chicago Police.)

Man Charged After Near West Side Police Chase, Crash; 4 Taken To Hospital

A west suburban Addison man faces a litany of charges after he led a police chase that ended in a crash on the Near West Side, resulting in four people — including two children — going to the hospital Saturday night.


Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

CTA Backtracks On Plan To Close Wrigleyville ‘L’ Stop On Cubs’ Opening Day

A customer alert that was posted Thursday afternoon on the CTA website said Red Line trains would bypass Addison northbound between 10:50 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, despite the 1:20 p.m. Opening Day start.


A power line in Addison. (Credit: CBS)

Crooked Pole Threatens To Cut Power To NW Side Residents

(CBS) — Some people on the Northwest Side are facing an unusual power problem as a power line pole is literally falling apart. Residents say they’ve been complaining about it for a month. The power […]


Four people died, and four others were injured, when this SUV crashed and rolled over while traveling on I-290 near Addison Road on Sept. 26, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Four Women Killed In I-290 Rollover Crash Identified

Police have said the driver was speeding, and driving without a license or insurance, when she lost control and crashed into a ditch off I-290 in west suburban Addison.


Four people died, and four others were injured, when this SUV crashed and rolled over while traveling on I-290 near Addison Road on Sept. 26, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

4 Killed, 4 Hurt In Rollover Crash On I-290

Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond confirmed four people died after a crash that shut down all westbound lanes of I-290 at Illinois Route 83 in Addison.


Giuesppe Anelli found a winning $1 million lottery ticket in the glove box of his car. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Addison Man Finds $1 Million Lottery Ticket In His Car

A west suburban man is a millionaire after he found a winning 4th of July Millionaire Raffle ticket in his glove compartment.


Kurtis Worley (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Killing Wife After She Asked For Divorce, Refused To Have Sex

An Addison man has been charged with killing his wife during a domestic dispute over the weekend, and their son said he saw it all.


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Woman Killed In Domestic Disturbance In Addison

A woman was killed in a domestic disturbance at her home in west suburban Addison Friday, authorities said.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Possibly Intoxicated Man Dies After Falling On Third Rail Of Red Line

A California man died early Friday after he fell off the Addison Red Line train platform and came into contact with the third rail, authorities said.



Suburban Iditarod Contestant Says Competition Tough For Dogs And People

Addison’s Charley Bejna had to bow out before completing the thousand-mile race between Anchorage and Nome.


This was the scene on Oct. 5, 2012, when Indian Trail Junior High School went on lockdown following a report of an intruder. (CBS)

Addison School That Went On Lockdown In October Feels Better Prepared

On Oct. 5, Indian Trail Junior High was locked down for three hours after authorities thought an intruder restrained a female student in a restroom and was still in the building. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


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Addison Man Shot By Police Investigating Hit-Run Accident

Police fatally shot a man following a barricade situation Monday night in a west suburban home where he fired shots at officers investigating a hit-and-run crash.


A middle school and elementary school in Addison were placed on lock down. (CBS)

Addison Police: Lockdown Prompted By False Report Of Intruder

School officials found a female student at Indian Trail Junior High School “restrained” in a restroom Friday morning, prompting police to sweep Indian Trail Junior High and a nearby elementary school.