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.


(Credit: CBS)

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.


Drew Peterson Court

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.


Downtown Naperville

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.


I-55 Crash

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.


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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

Jordan Oliver

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

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

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.


Vending Machine

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.


Icy Road Accident

Icy Roads Blamed For Serious Crashes Across Area

Treacherous, ice-covered roads early Thursday were blamed for numerous serious accidents across the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Peterson: Missing Woman Found In California Proves Stacy Could Be Alive

Drew Peterson says Illinois State Police need to apologize to him for suggesting he might have killed his fourth wife, Stacy.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Michael L. Marzo, 23, is charged with one count of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother. (Credit: Bolingbrook Police Department)

Man Charged With Murdering Mother In Bolingbrook

A man accused of stabbing his mother to death during a domestic dispute in her Bolingbrook home was ordered held in lieu of $5 million bond Saturday.



Police: Man Led Ring Of Teenage Burglars In Bolingbrook

A Bolingbrook man and six teenagers are charged with being part of a burglary ring that is believed to have broken into dozens of homes.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011