A ComEd truck parked behind a home after storms caused power outages on June 21, 2011.  (Credit: CBS)

Two Western Suburbs Debut Smart Street Light System

Bensenville and Lombard are the first to debut the Smart Streetlight Program that uses smart, energy efficient LED streetlights.


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Freight Train Derails Near Bensenville, Metra Trains Delayed

As of 4:30 a.m., inbound trains on the Milwaukee District / West Line were delayed between 15 and 20 minutes, according to Metra’s website.


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Former Bensenville Cop Charged With Stealing Gasoline While On Duty

A former northwest suburban police officer is facing felony theft and official misconduct charges for allegedly stealing gasoline from village-owned pumps while on duty.


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As O’Hare Expanded, Time Lapse Shows Demise Of Bensenville Neighborhood

The legal battles were long and hard fought, but in the end plans to expand O’Hare won out over protests from residents of Bensenville, who fought to save their homes from being taken over.


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Boy, 4, Dies In Bensenville House Fire

Firefighters were called to the home at 1555 W. Devon Av. around 2 p.m., and found smoke and fire coming from two sides of the house. A family member told firefighters a child was trapped inside the house, and crews rushed in to try to find him, but they could not reach him in time.


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Child Killed In Bensenville Fire

A child is dead and a second member of a Bensenville family sustained minor injuries in a house fire Wednesday.


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Hooded Bandit Holds Up Bank In Bensenville

A bank robber dubbed the “Hooded Bandit” has struck for the sixth time, holding up a northwest suburban bank on Monday.


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Third Man Charged Following Fatal Shooting Of Bensenville Clerk

A Chicago man is charged with harassing a witness in the case of a northwest suburban Bensenville store clerk shot to death during a robbery in January.


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Second Suspect Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Bensenville Retail Clerk

Tremayne Davis, 23, of Chicago was charged Saturday with one count of first-degree murder, one count of attempted armed robbery and one count of obstructing justice,


The scene outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food, 235 W. Irving Park Rd. in Bensenville, after a man was shot there Sunday night. (Photo from NVP Video)

$10,000 Reward Offered To Help Find Gunmen In Store Clerk’s Death

Hussein Saghir was found dead outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart, at 235 West Irving Park Road, around 6 p.m. Jan. 19 after what was believed to have been a robbery attempt.


The scene outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food, 235 W. Irving Park Rd. in Bensenville, after a man was shot there Sunday night. (Photo from NVP Video)

Bensenville Convenience Store Clerk Slain During Robbery

The employee was fatally shot outside Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart, 235 W. Irving Park Road on Sunday evening.


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Police Injure Bensenville Man In Shootout

Police shot a man multiple times in northwest suburban Bensenville after he allegedly violated an order of protection Friday evening.


Mario Anthony Booker, 25, is accused of trying to abduct a Fenton High School student. (Bensenville Police)

Chicago Man Charged In Attempted Abduction Of Teen In Bensenville

An alert parent is credited with helping police arrest a Chicago man who allegedly grabbed a Fenton High School student and threatened her with a knife Friday.


Flames shoot through the roof of a house in Bensenville on Feb. 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighters On Scene Of Blaze At House In Bensenville

Firefighters were battling a large house fire in northwest suburban Bensenville early Monday.


An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Charges Expected Wednesday Against Hair Salon Robbery Suspect

Detectives from Chicago and the suburbs believe they finally got their man. Police plan to announce charges on Wednesday for a man arrested in connection with the robberies of more than a dozen local hair salons.


Adan Ozuna, 34. (Bensenville Police)

Man Charged With Stealing Car That Had Child Inside

Charges against Adan Ozuna include unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, endangering the life of a child, and driving with a revoked license, Bensenville police announced in a news release Friday.


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Girl Found Safe After Car Stolen With Toddler In Back Seat

Police have canceled an Amber Alert after a child who was abducted overnight in Bensenville was located.


Police have released this image of a man who robbed a bank in Bensenville Monday afternoon. (Bensenville Police Department)

Bensenville Bank Robbed; Police Release Surveillance Image

Bensenville police received a call of an armed robbery at the bank at 123 W. Main St. on Monday morning.


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Arrest Ends Standoff That Put 4 Bensenville Schools On Lockdown

A standoff between a gunman in police in west suburban Bensenville — which prompted officials to place four nearby schools on lockdown — ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon when a 36-year-old man was arrested.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

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Skokie High School Teacher Accused Of Making Girl, 17, Strip

A teacher at Niles North High School in Skokie has resigned after being charged with sexual misconduct.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012