Four people were hurt in a rollover crash on I-290 in Bellwood early Wednesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Four Hurt In Rollover On Eisenhower In Bellwood

A vehicle rolled over on I-290 near 25th Avenue about 12:50 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.


File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Willowbrook Man Slain In Bellwood

Janail King, 19, of the 0-100 block of South Lilac Lane in Willowbrook, was pronounced dead at 3:04 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He had been shot near the intersection of 26th Avenue and Grant Avenue in Bellwood, authorities said.


Some residents in west suburban Bellwood had to throw away furniture damaged by flooding from Monday night's storm. (Credit: CBS)

Bellwood Hit Hard By Flooding From Monday’s Storm

Many suburban communities suffered water damage overnight, due to flash flooding from the heavy downpour of Monday night’s storm. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports one of the hardest-hit areas was west suburban Bellwood, where floodwater surrounded many homes and inundated several streets.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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