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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

Cermak And Harlem Water Main Break

Water Main Break Leaves Cermak And Harlem Awash In Mud

The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Police were at the scene of an animal-hoarding house Monday in Berwyn. (CBS)

Authorities Remove 33 Cats, 3 Dogs From Berwyn Home

Foul odors prompted someone to call in a complaint about a Berwyn home, where officials found animal hoarding conditions.

07/09/2012

Harlem Avenue Crash

Car Slams Into Semi, Causes Fuel Spill In Berwyn

A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Ex-doctor Ricardo Arze, 53, of Berwyn, was convicted of criminal sexual assault. (Berwyn Police Dept.)

Ex-Doctor Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Patient During Exam

A Cook County jury deliberated for about four hours before convicting Ricardo Arze, 53, of Berwyn, of criminal sexual assault.

05/07/2012

CTA RED LINE

CTA To Begin Overhaul Of 7 Aging Red Line Stations

The Chicago Transit Authority is set to begin a major overhaul of seven stations on the heavily-traveled Red Line ‘L,’ in the Rogers Park, Edgewater and Uptown neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Facebook Logo (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cicero School Board Member In Hot Water Over Racially-Charged Facebook Post

A member of the J. Sterling Morton High School District school board in the near western suburbs may be forced to resign.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

When Georgia Lee Dvorak of Berwyn died, she left behind her 11-year-old cat, “Boots.” (Credit: Georgia  Lee Dvorak estate)

Curiosity Saved The Cat: Judge Blocks Execution Of Feline

You’ve heard curiosity killed the cat. In this case, curiosity actually saved one.

04/11/2012

A kitten is pictured on December 5, 2009

Court Rules Against Woman’s Will Ordering Healthy Cat To Be Euthanized

A cat from Berwyn has been spared, despite an order in the will of her deceased owner.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

A man was shot and killed in the 2800 block of South Kolin Avenue on March 21, 2012. A suspect in the shooting was later spotted in west suburban Berwyn and both Chicago and Berwyn police were searching for the offender. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cops Hurt In Crash After Fatal Shooting In Little Village

Two Chicago police officers were injured Wednesday while responding to a fatal shooting on the Little Village neighborhood, on the city’s southwest side.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Red Line Train

Major Renovations Coming To Multiple Red Line Stations

Get ready for eight months of delays on the Red Line and Purple Line Express.

WBBM Newsradio–02/09/2012

Berwyn Fire

Family Rescued From Roof In Berwyn Fire

Dramatic rescues saved lives in Berwyn early Wednesday, when a fire broke out and spread to two neighboring houses.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Surveillance video from bank robbery in Berwyn.

Woman Suspected In Three Suburban Bank Robberies In Custody

A woman who is suspected of committing three bank robberies in the west suburbs of Berwyn and Lyons has been taken into custody, according to the FBI.

12/03/2011

Oak Park Students

Police Warn Of Child Abduction Attempts In Oak Park, Berwyn

A warning has been issued for parents in the near western suburbs, after a man tried to lure several young children into his ar.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

Lydia Price (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Animal-Hoarding Mom Hit With New Abuse And Neglect Charges

A west suburban woman was indicted Friday on 19 counts, including neglect, after her mentally disabled 14-year-old son died Sept. 8 in a filthy, insect-infested home filled with more than 100 cats and other animals.

10/07/2011

A squalid home in Berwyn – where a 14-year-old boy died and hundreds of animals were living in filthy cages – is set to be torn down, but first officials are spraying, baiting and spreading poison to minimize the chances of a stampede of vermin from inside the home once demolition begins. (Credit: CBS)

Neighbors Worry About Vermin Stampede When Berwyn Home Is Torn Down

A Berwyn home where a child died and hundreds of animals were confiscated is due to be torn down. But CBS 2 cameras caught countless rodents roaming the property and some neighbors worry that tearing the place down could send the vermin scurrying closer to them.

CBS 2–09/27/2011

More than 100 cats had to be put down after they were found in squalid conditions in a home in Berwyn. A teenage boy was also found dead at the home. (Photo credit: Animal Welfare League)

Family Speaks Out About Boy’s Death At Squalid Home

It was an extreme case of animal hoarding. There were hundreds of animals living inside a Berwyn house. A teenager was found dead there and now, for the first time, the family is revealing why they never called for help.

CBS 2–09/20/2011

More than 100 cats had to be put down after they were found in squalid conditions in a home in Berwyn. A teenage boy was also found dead at the home. (Photo credit: Animal Welfare League)

Children In Squalid Berwyn Home May Never Have Had Medical Care

A disabled boy who died in a squalid Berwyn home and his siblings had never had any medical care in most of their lives, a police report says.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

Lydia Price, 49, has been charged with multiple counts of child abuse, neglect and endangerment, as well as animal cruelty, after her disabled teenage son died at their squalid Berwyn home. More than 200 animals were found in the home and more than half of them had to be put down due to neglect. (Credit: Berwyn Police Department)

Mom Charged After Disabled Boy Dies At Squalid Berwyn Home

A 49-year-old woman has been charged with criminal abuse, neglect and child endangerment after her disabled teenage son died amid squalid conditions in their west suburban home.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

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