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

Girl Found Restrained In Bathroom, Prompting Addison School Lockdown

A junior high school in west suburban Addison was on lock down for several hours Friday after a female student was found restrained in a bathroom, authorities said.


Addison Semi Accident

Semi-Trailer Truck Flips Over In Addison, Shuts Down Ramp To I-355

A semi-trailer truck flipped over Wednesday morning in Addison, shutting down a busy entrance ramp to northbound I-355.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Luis D. Barajas is accused of attacking a woman while wearing a clown mask. (DuPage County Sheriff's Department)

Man Accused Of Attacking Woman While Wearing Clown Mask

Police say a 19-year-old Addison man put on a clown mask and attacked a woman as she got out of her car in broad daylight this week.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012


GOP Congressmen: No Political Motive For Job Fair

Some suburban Republican congressmen staged a job fair Monday, but they were scoffing at political motives in this election year.

WBBM Newsradio–07/23/2012

Marcelo Arrellano-Garcia, 21, has been charged with felony trespass and battery. (DuPage County Sheriff's Department)

Home Intruder Detained, Tells Doctors: ‘God Told Me To Shed Some Blood’

Police say a barefoot stranger came upon the Sanchez family home in unincorporated Addison and tried the door. It was unlocked.



Police Activity Slows Northbound Red Line Trains

Red Line ‘L’ train service was disrupted early Tuesday afternoon, due to what the Chicago Transit Authority only called police activity at the Addison stop near Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Dog Prints

Woman Distraught After Gunshot Kills Dog In Addison

Addison police are investigating the fatal shooting of a dog on Saturday, near a forest preserve.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Best Buy

Best Buy To Close 1 Chicago Store, 5 In Suburbs

Best Buy — the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer — is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

Richard Leon, 59, was arrested on Feb. 15, 2012, about four hours after stealing an Apple MacBook Pro laptop, thanks to the computer's tracking system. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Man Arrested After Tracking Device Leads Cops To Stolen Laptop

An Addison man was being held on $200,000 bond Thursday after stealing the wrong computer – a Laptop with built-in tracking technology that led police right to him.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Fedell Caffey, Debra Evans

New Trial For Man Convicted Of Killing Family, Cutting Baby From Womb?

The man convicted of killing an Addison woman in 1995 and cutting an unborn baby from her womb should find out Wednesday when he will get a hearing that could lead to a new trial.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, faces one count of aggravated DUI involving death and one count of aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm for a crash that killed another motorist and injured an Illinois State Police trooper. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Driver Charged For Crash That Killed A Man, Injured State Trooper

Officials filed charges against a motorist accused of killing a man and hurting an Illinois State Police trooper Saturday in a wreck on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Addison.


Home of the Cubs.

Wrigley Field Skating Rink Opening Delayed

Maybe Wrigley Field should be called the Slippery Confines.


File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Construction To Cause Blue, Red Line Delays This Week

Late night CTA riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction on the Blue and Red lines will cause minor delays.


Gaspar Salvador, 54, of Addison pleaded guilty to one count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. (Photo courtesy of DuPage County State's Attorney)

Suburban Man Gets 24 Years For Sexually Assaulting Girl

A west suburban man was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting a young girl in her home, where he had rented a room.


Luis Pichardo, 32, and Ignacio Morales, 28, have been charged with one count each of felony unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver. (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney's office)

Melrose Park Duo Caught With 2 Tons Of Marijuana

Bond has been set at $10 million for two Melrose Park men who were caught with nearly two tons of marijuana inside an Addison business.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

(Credit: AP)

Nine Arrested After 18-Month Gang Investigation

Police and federal agents credit an informant with providing the information that led to the arrest of nine people early Tuesday on charges of illegally buying and supplying guns to members of a west suburban faction of a Chicago-based street gang.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011


Addison Woman Dies In Fall Off Uptown Building

A 22-year-old Addison woman died after she fell while trying to climb to a building’s roof during a party in Uptown over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Eduardo Castro and Guadalupe Cervantes (Chicago Police)

Alert Issued For Missing Woman, Two Children

Chicago police are looking for a woman and two children who haven’t been seen for over a week.


(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Activists Arrested Trying To Stop Eviction Of Addison Family

An Addison mother and three sons are being evicted from their home, and some activists are trying to prevent it.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

IDOT Truck

Driver Hits 2 IDOT Trucks On I-290

A man was injured after slamming into two IDOT trucks on Interstate 290 near Addison this morning.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011