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Video Shows Bolingbrook Cop Allegedly Playing Poker While Driving Squad Car

A Bolingbrook Police Officer was behind the wheel of a squad car and seemingly not paying attention.


Dr. Michelle Sergel, left, talks with a frostbite patient at Stroger Hospital. (CBS)

Extreme Weather Brings Frostbite Cases, Deaths From Snow-Shoveling Exertion

In southwest suburban Will County, three men ranging in age from 57 to 63 died after shoveling snow in Bolingbrook and Joliet, the coroner’s office tells CBS 2.


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Driver, Good Samaritan Rescued From Frozen Pond In Bolingbrook

About 6 p.m., a 35-year-old woman was driving near Avalon and Lindsey lanes when her vehicle left the roadway and stopped on the ice of a frozen pond, authorities said.


Two people were found shot to death in a home about 5:45 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of Lake Shore Drive in southwest suburban Bolingbrook, according to police. | NVP Video news

Mother, Son Dead In Apparent Bolingbrook Murder-Suicide

olice are investigating an apparent murder-suicide as a man and woman were found shot to death in Bolingbrook Friday evening. Sources tell CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman that they were mother and son.


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Three Hurt In I-55 Crash Near Bolingbrook

Rescue crews responded to the crash about 11:13 p.m. on southbound I-55 near the I-355 interchange.


This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis. (Petland)

Three Stolen Puppies Returned Safe

Three designer puppies stolen late last week from three different pet stores were dropped off at a Petland in Missouri on Sunday.


This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis. (Petland)

Puppy Thief Makes Off With Another Dog

A woman who is believed to have stolen two high-end puppies from Chicago area retailers may have hit a St. Louis pet shop a day earlier.


Plane crash in Boilingbrook by Clow Airport. (Credit: Chopper 780)

NTSB: Aborted Landing Preceded Bolingbrook Plane Crash

The report, issued Thursday, does not indicate what caused the Sept. 25 crash that killed the pilot, Narayan Venguswamy, 63, and his wife, Jay, from Georgetown, Ky.


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3 Arrested After Bolingbrook Shooting Leads To Car Chase

A squad car was rammed by the escaping vehicle during the chase that went onto Interstate 55 and ended in unincorporated Joliet.


Investigators examine wreckage from a plane that crashed in a Bolingbrook parking lot on Wednesday. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS)

NTSB: Pilot In Bolingbrook Crash May Have Come In Too Fast

Eyewitnesses said the single-engine plane appeared to do a “touch-and-go,” circled and crashed several hundred feet short of the runway. Both people aboard died.


Plane crash in Boilingbrook by Clow Airport. (Credit: Chopper 780)

Pilot Dies After Plane Crash In Bolingbrook

The man and woman killed in a plane crash in southwest suburban Bolingbrook have been identified as a Kentucky surgeon and his wife.


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Police: Teen Swimming With Friends Drowns In Bolingbrook Quarry

A 17-year-old boy apparently drowned while swimming laps with friends Wednesday night in southwest suburban Bolingbrook, police said.


From left, Thomas J. Goforth, 33, and Thomas M. Fees, 52, face child-pornography charges. (Will County State’s Attorney)

2 Former Neighbors Charged With Child-Porn Possession

Two southwest suburban men who lived in the same apartment complex have been arrested for child pornography following separate investigations.


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Bolingbrook Police Shoot Man Who Hit Cop With Metal Pole

Levan Davis, 21, was listed in critical condition in intensive care at a local hospital Wednesday afternoon after being shot twice, while an officer was being treated at another hospital for a “severe head wound.”


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Bolingbrook Man Fatally Struck By Car On City’s Near South Side

A 73-year-old Bolingbrook man died Saturday night, five days after he was hit by a vehicle on the Near South Side.


A 50-foot electromagnet from the Muon G-2 Storage Ring experiment is parked at the Costco in Bolingbrook, on its slow journey from Lemont to Fermilab in Batavia. (Credit: CBS)

Giant Electromagnet Makes Pit Stop At Costco En Route To Fermilab

A marvel of physics is spending the day in a grocery store parking lot in the southwestern suburbs, before continuing its long journey to Fermilab in Batavia.


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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.


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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.


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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