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Armed Burglary Ends In High-Speed Chase, Crash

Two men being sought for an armed robbery in Hodgkins crashed their getaway car Thursday night in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.


Zachary Holland (Credit: Will County Jail)

Teen Surrenders To Police For Alleged Home Invasion, Rape

Last summer, a 17-year-old girl walked out of her downstairs bathroom and was grabbed from behind by an intruder, who sexually assaulted her.


Bolingbrook Police Chief Kevin McCarthy will also take over administrative duties for the fire department on May 1, 2013. (Photo courtesy Village of Bolingbrook)

Bolingbrook To Merge Police And Fire Chief Jobs

When village trustees finalize the upcoming budget for May 1, Police Chief Kevin McCarthy will also take over administrative duties for the fire department.


Kareem Green (Credit: Will County Jail)

Man Charged With Trying To Kidnap 2 Girls In Bolingbrook In January

A 20-year old man was behind bars in Will County Thursday morning, after allegedly trying to kidnap two girls on their way home from school in January.

WBBM Newsradio–03/07/2013

Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of 212 Orchard in Bolingbrook was ordered held on a $200,000 by Judge Thomas Else on Friday.  (Credit: STMW)

Former Maywood Cop Charged With Sexual Assault

Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of Bolingbrook is charged with one count each of criminal sexual assault and official misconduct.


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Fires Claim Two Lives In Mt. Prospect, Bolingbrook

Two early morning fires broke out in Mount Prospect overnight and one has been deadly.


Rachel Mellon, missing for 17 years. (Credit: MySpace)

Father ‘Trying To Move On’ After Daughter’s Disappearance 17 Years Ago

A Bolingbrook girl was 13 years old when she disappeared almost 17 years ago.


Drew Peterson juror Ron Supalo talks with reporters after Peterson's conviction Thursday. (CBS)

Juror: ‘Hearsay’ Evidence Sealed Case Against Drew Peterson

Ron Supalo, a postal worker from Bolingbrook, was a member of the jury that found Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of Kathleen Savio.


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Closing Arguments In Drew Peterson Trial Set To Begin Tuesday

Jurors in the Drew Peterson murder trial will hear closing arguments after the Labor Day weekend and presumably begin deliberations soon after.


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Illinois Fails To Crack Top 50 On Best Places To Live List

Money Magazine is out with its “Best Places To Live” list, and not a single town in Illinois cracked the top 50.


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Crash Involving Car, Semi Snags I-55

Interstate 55 was snagged as the morning rush began Monday, after a predawn crash left a semi-trailer truck on its side and a car demolished.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012


Complaint About Fireworks Results In Shooting Arrests

A complaint of noisy fireworks early Tuesday reportedly led police to arrest two men for a weekend shooting in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.


Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drew Peterson Jury Won’t See Actual Bathtub Where Savio Died

Drew Peterson’s jury may not see the “murder weapon” Will County prosecutors say he used to kill Kathleen Savio: her bathtub.


Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Peterson Murder Trial Set For End Of July

After nearly two years of delays, Drew Peterson is set to go on trial in two months for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Jordan Oliver

Father Of Girl Who Drowned In Bolingbrook Pond: ‘Not Blaming Anybody’

Eleven-year-old Jordan Oliver was playing with friends Tuesday, when she jumped in the water of a pond near school – not once, but twice – and then she never came back up.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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Girl, 11, Dies After Being Pulled From Bolingbrook Pond

An 11-year-old girl has died after divers pulled her out of a pond near a school in Bolingbrook on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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19-Year-Old Dies After Crashing Into Tree

A 19-year-old woman died early Saturday after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a tree in southwest suburb of Bolingbrook.


Jon Durfor collects vintage vacuum cleaners. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Teen Who Collects Vintage Vacuum Cleaners

Jon Durfor is a straight-A student who has found an unusual passion: vacuum cleaners of all kinds. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.


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Workers Charged For Shaking Snacks Out Of Vending Machine

Some southwest suburban workers who got the munchies are now in trouble with the law.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012


Man Charged With Forcing Girl Into Prostitution

A west suburban man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly forcing a minor into prostitution.