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Best Go Kart Tracks In Chicago

Get behind the wheel at these go kart racing venues in the Chicago area.


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Two Injured In Incident At Bedford Park Hotel

Police say two people were injured after an incident inside a Bedford Park hotel early Sunday morning.


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Walmart Employee Fatally Shot Outside South Suburban Store

The shooting happened about 4 p.m. in the store’s parking lot at 7050 S. Cicero Ave. in Bedford Park.


Steven  Podkulski (Credit: illinois Department of Corrections.)

Man Charged For 2002 Murder Of Bedford Park Public Storage Employee

WBBM has learned there’s been an arrest in a murder from 2002: the stabbing death of a Public Storage employee in Bedford Park.


Charles Esw. (Credit: Bedford Park Police)

Chicago Man Charged With Kidnapping After Standoff On Cicero Avenue

A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping two kids and engaging in a standoff with police on Cicero Avenue Monday afternoon.


The standoff ended peacefully and the two kids and two dogs were unharmed. (Credit: CBS)

Man Taken Into Custody, Two Kids Safe After Hostage Situation On Cicero Avenue

A man holding two children inside a semi-truck on Cicero Avenue has been taken into custody following a standoff with police from Chicago and Bedford Park Monday afternoon.


Murder victim Jennifer Boyd is memorialized on a balloon. (Courtesy: Rebecca Hernandez)

As Bedford Park Cold Case Marks 12th Anniversary, Police Look At Persons Of Interest

It was Aug. 3, 2002. Jennifer Boyd, 27, was working at a Public Storage facility in the suburb. She was found stabbed to death.


Five people were injured in a crash at Cicero and State in southwest suburban Bedford Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Five Hurt In Bedford Park Crash

The two-vehicle crash happened at South Cicero Avenue and State Road at 11:58 p.m., according to Bedford Park police.


Sketch from Cook County Sheriff's police.

Police Seek Motorist In Bedford Park Hit-And-Run

Police released a sketch Wednesday of a suspect wanted for a hit-and-run crash that left a man critically injured in southwest suburban Bedford Park.


Alex Levesque (right) works with Quantrell Haywood at the Automotive Mentoring Group garage, a nonprofit Levesque founded to train youths how to restore classic cars, as an alternative to gangs and drugs. (Credit: CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Automotive Mentoring Group

For more than two decades, a Chicago group has been working to help troubled kids, and the approach it takes is all about cars.

CBS 2–04/26/2013

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Northwest Indiana Man Killed In Bedford Park Crash

A northwest Indiana man died Wednesday after he was hurt in a traffic crash in southwest suburban Bedford Park.


Jennifer Boyd

Bedford Park Police Reexamine Case Of Woman’s 2002 Murder

Bedford Park Police are taking a new look at a murder case that is now 10 years old – hoping to finally solve the stabbing death of a 27-year-old woman at the Public Storage facility where she worked.

WBBM Newsradio–08/02/2012

Dog Rescued

Dog Spotted Running On Stevenson Expy.

A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012


Former Suburban Buddhist Priest Arrested For Alleged Sex Abuse

A Buddhist priest who once lived and worked in the southwest suburbs has been arrested on sexual assault charges.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Hoist Liftruck

Heavy-Duty Forklifts Assembled At Hoist Liftruck

Tucked away in an industrial area near Midway International Airport, high-end, heavy-duty forklifts are assembled one at a time at Hoist Liftruck.

WBBM Newsradio–02/27/2012

Police and SWAT teams surrounded the FedEx facility in suburban Bedford Park and evacuated employees after a gunman walked into the building and opened fire on Nov. 17, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Man Fires Shots In FedEx Facility, Commits Suicide

A gunman walked into a FedEx facility in Beford Park with guns blazing Thursday morning, then committed suicide.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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Five Hurt In SW Suburban Crash

Five people including a child were hurt when an SUV and a minivan collided Saturday morning in southwest suburban Bedford Park.


Golden Buddha statue (AP file photo)

Protest Tied To Buddhist Monk Accused Of Sex Abuse

A protest was planned Sunday morning at a Buddhist temple in the near southwest suburbs, where a former monk is accused in a civil suit of fathering the child of a 14-year-old girl.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2011

Emergency officials look at a plane that made an emergency landing in a Bedford Park, Ill. field on Saturday June 18, 2011. (CBS)

4 People OK After Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Southwest Suburban Field

Four people emerged safe Saturday evening after the small airplane they were on crash-landed in a field in southwest suburban Bedford Park.