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Three Wounded In Two Shootings In Bellwood

Bellwood police said two men in their 20s were shot about 10:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of Bellwood Avenue. Another man was shot around the same time at another location.

02/21/2014

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

No Bail For Pair Charged With Murder Of Sheriff’s Deputy

Two men have been ordered held without bond, accused of shooting and killing a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy as the officer tried to stop them from robbing his daughter and her boyfriend over the weekend.

12/23/2013

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.

12/20/2013

Ray Coleman (Credit: Chicago Police)

Second Gunman Charged In Fatal Roseland Shooting

A Bellwood man has been arrested as the second gunman in a fatal shooting in the Roseland neighborhood, which prosecutors have said was prompted by a stolen gun.

09/06/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot To Death In Bellwood

A 27-year-old man was shot to death Monday afternoon in west suburban Bellwood.

04/08/2013

A 21-year-old man who was shot in the back a few blocks away made it to Monroe Baptist Church in Bellwood, where he collapsed at the front door. (Credit: CBS)

Bellwood Shooting Victim Collapses After Fleeing To Church

A man was walking down the street when he was shot in the back in west suburban Bellwood, and where he was walking might have helped save his life.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2013

UP West Metra Train

Train Derailment In Bellwood Causes Metra Delays

A freight train derailment Sunday is causing delays for Metra Union Pacific trains in west suburban Bellwood.

02/03/2013

Handcuffs

Former Bellwood Village Administrator Accused Of Stealing $500,000

A former administrator of west suburban Bellwood has been charged with stealing more than half a million dollars from the village.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to the City Club of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Authorize Transportation Projects, Reportedly Creating 20,000 Jobs

Gov. Pat Quinn is planning an announcement Tuesday on some major transportation projects.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

Shooting

3 Men Shot, Wounded In Bellwood

Three men were shot and wounded in broad daylight Tuesday in west suburban Bellwood.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Closed Sign

FDIC Takes Control Of Wilmette-Based Bank

Premier Bank has become the third Illinois bank to fail this year, and the second this month. State regulators worked with the bank for months in an attempt to save it.

03/24/2012

Benedictine University in west suburban Lisle (Credit: CBS)

Benedictine University Eyes Arizona Campus

While the west suburban Lisle institution has no plans to leave town, a proposal up for approval this week could result in the private Catholic nonprofit school establishing a campus in Mesa, Ariz.

01/07/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Announces Efforts To Boost Development Of West Suburban Cook County

Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday announced nearly $4.3 million in federal funding to increase affordable housing and stabilize communities in three west suburban Cook County communities.

12/03/2011

Railroad Crossing

Report: $2.5M Spent, But Rail Crossing Congestion Panel Has Done Nothing

Twelve years ago, a panel was formed to fix a major congestion problem in the near western suburbs. So what happened?

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Fatal Shooting

Two Teen Boys Shot In Maywood Die

Two teenage boys were slain in possibly related shootings that occurred two hours apart in west suburban Maywood early Saturday.

07/09/2011

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Wires On Tracks Halt Metra Trains In Western Suburbs

Train traffic on the Metra Union Pacific Line to and from the western suburbs was halted this morning, after electrical wires fell across the tracks.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011

Alfredo Ramirez

Police Bust West Suburban Burglary Ring

Cook County Sheriff’s Police have busted up a burglary ring that targeted homes across the near western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

Housing (File photo)

Western Suburbs Collaborate On Low, Moderate-Income Housing

Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood and Oak Park are moving ahead with plans to renovate homes and apartment buildings for low- and moderate-income families.

WBBM Newsradio–03/10/2011

Bellwood Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Bellwood Home

Firefighters were busy overnight in west suburban Bellwood.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Bellwood School

2 Murders Near Bellwood Middle School

Police are looking for suspects after two homicides near a middle school in west suburban Bellwood.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010