Bloomingdale

Marklund Day School, which specializes in teaching youngsters with autism and profound disabilities, has won approval for a 12,000-square-foot annex, despite complaints from some neighbors about increased bus traffic. (Credit: CBS)

Expansion Plan For Special-Needs School Stirs Controversy in Bloomingdale

The Marklund Day School on Prairie Avenue in Bloomingdale wanted permission to build a 12,000-square-foot annex and increase enrolment from 31 to 66. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/23/2014

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

Proposed Gun Range Triggers Angry Response From Bloomingdale Residents

Illinois’ new concealed carry law is fueling rising demand at shooting ranges, but a proposal to build a new gun range in Bloomingdale, on Circle Drive north of Lake Street, has triggered opposition from nearby residents.

04/09/2014

Is this an image of a large, wild cat? Officials don't know. (Bloomingdale Police)

Mystery Animal Seen Lurking In Bloomingdale Preserve

The Meacham Grove Forest Preserve is 252 magnificent acres of prairies, fishing spots, jogging and bike trails and thick woodlands. In those woods, something lurks. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/06/2013

Marci Webber

Judge Finds Woman Not Guilty, Insane, For Slashing Daughter’s Throat

A Bloomingdale woman accused of killing her daughter could spend the rest of her life in a psychiatric hospital, after being found not guilty by reason of insanity.

06/07/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Boy, 11, Killed In ATV Accident In Bartlett

A west suburban boy is dead after an accident with an ATV Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Free Dental Care For One Day

If you’re in need of dental care, you can get it for free today (Saturday, April 21.)

04/21/2012

Prison fence

Man Gets 35 Years For Molesting Girl, Creating Child Porn

A west suburban man is going to prison for 35 years, for sexually abusing a little girl he babysat and sharing the images online.

02/16/2012

Football Generic

Man Charged After Brawl At Youth Football Game

A fight last month among parents and youth football players in the western suburbs has led to charges against a 41-year old man.

10/25/2011

Dog Prints

Strangers Help Condo Owner With Barking Guide Dog

Strangers have been coming to the aid of a Bloomingdale man who’s in hot water over his noisy seeing-eye dog.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2011

Dog Prints

Man Squares Off With Neighbors Over Barking Guide Dog

A guide dog’s barking is getting his neighbors in a Bloomingdale condo all riled up.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011

Marci Webber

Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Slashing Daughter’s Throat

A New York woman accused of slashing her 4-year-old daughter’s throat at a relative’s home in DuPage County has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

11/29/2010

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Elderly Murder-Suicide

Police in Bloomingdale are investigating the deaths of a man and elderly woman as a murder-suicide. It is the second murder this month in the western suburb.

11/15/2010

Marci Webber

Police: Mom Said She Killed Daughter To Protect Her

Prosecutors say a woman killed her 4-year-old daughter to prevent the child from being raped and sold as a sex slave on the Internet.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010

Marci Webber

Police: 4-Year-Old Girl’s Head Nearly Severed By Mother

Bond was set at $5 million Sunday morning for a woman visiting from upstate New York, who has been charged with the stabbing death of her 4-year old daughter in northwest suburban Bloomingdale.

11/07/2010

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Mother Labeled Suspect In Daughter’s Murder

The mother of a 4-year-old girl stabbed to death has been labeled a suspect in her daughter’s brutal slaying.

11/04/2010

Bloomingdale Death

Police Probe Murder Of 4-Year-Old Girl

Police are investigating the death of a 4-year-old girl in west suburban Bloomingdale, whose mother is believed to have killed her and then tried to commit suicide.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010

Bloomingdale Death

Toddler Killed In Possible Murder-Attempted Suicide

A 4-year-old girl is dead and her mother injured after a domestic incident in the Northwest suburbs.

11/03/2010

Photo Of Drink On Bar. (Warrick Page/Getty Images)

Woman’s Credit Card Used For $775 Bar Tab

Cabbie chats up suburbanite at city bar, hijacks her plastic.

11/01/2010