A cowboy on horseback chases a runaway baby bull in Beecher. (Courtesy: John Spagnola)

No Bull: Rodeo Critter Bolts Through Far South Suburb

On Sunday, residents of Beecher couldn’t believe their eyes: Cowboys on horseback, trying to corral a runaway bull. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


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1 Dead In Beecher Crash

One person is dead after a vehicle collided with a semi truck Friday in south suburban Beecher.


Charles Hardig (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Beecher Man Charged In Father’s Murder Found Unfit For Trial

A Beecher man sent to prison for killing his father got a second chance at a trial, but might never face a judge or jury again.


A man is seen typing on his laptop

Naperville, Beecher Men Charged With Having Child Porn

Two Will County residents are facing child pornography charges. One tried to smash a cell phone SIM card during police questioning and admitted he had text messages he didn’t want them to see.


Tubby's Liquors

Boy, 4, Accidentally Shoots, Kills Self In Liquor Store

A 4-year-old boy from Indiana is dead, after apparently shooting himself by accident inside a liquor store in far south suburban Beecher.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

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Man Fatally Shot By Police In Beecher Trailer Park

A Will County Sheriff’s officer fatally shot a man late Friday morning in far south suburban Beecher.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Beecher Suspect New Sketch

Trail Cold In Hunt For State Line Spree Killer?

Has the trail gone cold, in the search for the suspect who went on a fatal two-state shooting spree?

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010

Will County Storm Damage

Tornado Rips Roof Off House, Devastates Farm In Will County

The roof of a house was ripped off near far southwest suburban Peotone Tuesday morning, possibly because of a tornado.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

Two-State Shooter's Truck

Police Revise Description Of Two-State Shooter’s Truck

Investigators are looking at video taken from an Indiana school security camera that may show the suspect in a two-state shooting spree.


Brian Dorian

Murder Charges Dropped Against Lynwood Cop

Murder charges were dropped against a Lynwood police officer accused of a deadly two-state shooting spree.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010

Sketch of Beecher Gunman

Manhunt For Gunman On Shooting Spree Goes Nationwide

The search continues for an armed and dangerous suspect responsible for a shooting spree in southern Will County and Northwest Indiana.


Rolando Alonso

Man Slain In Beecher Only On Job 2 Days

Rolando Alonso was shot and killed by a stranger in Beecher, Ill. The gunman is still on the loose. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot spoke with Alonso’s wife about her tragic loss.

CBS 2–10/06/2010

Sketch of Beecher Gunman

Manhunt For Gunman In Deadly Shooting Spree

One person is dead and two others have been seriously wounded after separate but related shootings this morning in Will County and Indiana. A manhunt is now underway for the gunman who remains at large.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010