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Red Line Train

First Phase Of Red/Purple Line Rebuild May Start In 2017

Starting as early as 2017, the CTA plans to rebuild four stations and replace track and elevated structures on the north part of the Red Line.

04/16/2014

Railroad Crossing

Amtrak Train Hits Vehicle In Riverside

The Amtrak train was running on the BNSF tracks when it hit a vehicle near Harlem Avenue about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

02/20/2014

Fire Graphic

Woman Killed In House Fire In Berwyn

A passerby saw flames coming from the front window of the home in the 2400 block of South Scoville Avenue a few minutes after 7 a.m. and called 911.

02/05/2014

A couple living in the apartment above a bike shop in Berwyn escaped safely after an extra-alarm blaze started early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Berwyn Bike Shop

The fire started around 4:30 a.m., in the second-floor apartment above Art’s Bicycle Shop, a family-owned business at 6212 W. Cermak Rd. in Berwyn.

01/16/2014

Jonathan Ivory (left), Eddie Garcia (middle) and Salvador Alvarado (right). (Credit: Berwyn Police)

Three Charged With Murder Of Berwyn Man On NY Eve

Three men have charged with the murder of a man found shot to death in a Berwyn barber shop on New Year’s Eve.

01/06/2014

Fire Graphic

Roof Of Suburban Burger King Collapses During Fire

The manager of the fast-food restaurant at 3441 S. Harlem in Berwyn called 911 a few minutes after 8 a.m. to report smoke coming from the ceiling.

11/06/2013

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Man Cleared In Rape Case Arrested For Not Registering As Sex Offender

Though he was released within two hours of being placed in a cell, the arrest left him and his family feeling victimized again by a criminal justice system that has already robbed the 58-year-old of almost a fifth of his life.

10/28/2013

Raul Martinez (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Arrested For Posting Nude Photos Of Ex Online As Threat

A Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online — and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.

09/17/2013

: 18 year old Eagle Scout Dylan Miller and his mother, Dyann Miller, live in Berwyn. (WBBM)

Autistic Youth Earns Eagle Scout Rank, With Merit Badges To Spare

Dylan Miller, 18, says Autism means his brain works extra hard to learn new things, but apparently it works well enough. WBBM’s John Cody reports.

07/26/2013

Surveillance image of a man robbing a Charter One Bank branch in Berwyn. (Credit: FBI)

Robber Strikes Bank In Berwyn

No weapon was shown when a man in a knit cap robbed a west suburban bank on Thursday mor

06/27/2013

A 40-foot maple tree toppled during a fast-moving, hard-hitting thunderstorm on June 24, 2013, damaging two homes in Berwyn. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

West Suburbs Cleaning Up Fallen Trees After Powerful Storm

Parts of the western suburbs were still cleaning up Tuesday afternoon, after a fast-moving, hard-hitting storm uprooted trees as it blew through the area.

06/25/2013

People assess the damage after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Former Berwyn Family Among Oklahoma Tornado Victims Starting Over

Brandon Quiroz was supposed to graduate from high school on Saturday, but now he’s not sure if there’s a ceremony.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

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Lockdown Lifted At Morton West High School

Morton West High School has been placed on lock down for precautionary reasons after an unknown individual entered the building.

05/22/2013

The Bully Bandit (Credit: CBS)

‘Bully Bandit’ Strikes Again, This Time In Berwyn

The so-called “Bully Bandit,” who is suspected of robbing as many as eight banks since late November, struck again Monday morning when he hit a west suburban Chase bank branch.

02/11/2013

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins For 2nd District, Suburban Races

Early voting has begun for the February 26 special election to fill the seat of resigned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, but WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports it’s not the only seat up for grabs in the Chicago area.

02/11/2013

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Berwyn Man Dies In House Fire

About 10 minutes after firefighters arrived, crews pulled James Brelowski out of the home. He was unresponsive, and was pronounced dead at a local hospital a short time later.

01/17/2013

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Gone Country: Best Southern-Style Bars In Chicago

Ready to go country? For longtime fans and those just getting into the genre, the Chicagoland area offers numerous country western-themed bars and nightclubs. Use the following bars to saddle up, round up your friends and get ready to hit the town.

01/17/2013

Red Line Train

Argyle Station Reopens On Red Line, Berwyn Stop Closes For Renovation

CHICAGO (CBS) — One more station has closed and another is reopening after getting a face-lift on the CTA’s Red Line. The Argyle station reopened at 10 p.m. Friday, and is the fourth to reopen […]

CBS Chicago–10/06/2012

CTA RED LINE

CTA Seeks Artists To Enhance Red Line Stops

The Chicago Transit Authority has launched a search for artists who will spruce up and bring some expression to seven Red Line stops along the north lakefront.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cops In Berwyn Kill 2 Pit Bulls After Attack On Woman, Smaller Dog

Police in west suburban Berwyn shot and killed a couple of pit bulls Thursday morning, after one of them went after a woman and her small dog.

09/13/2012

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