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Crews clear an apartment building after a fire broke out Wednesday night in southwest suburban Bridgeview. (Photo from NVP News Video)

1 Hurt, 18 Displaced By Bridgeview Fire

Emergency crews responded about 11:50 p.m. to the blaze that started in a first-floor unit of an apartment building in the 9000 block of South Harlem Avenue.


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Long-Standing Italian Restaurant Closing In Bridgeview

After 45 years in the same location in Bridgeview, Joe’s Italian Villa is closing on Tuesday, losing the lease it has had since 1968.


Taylor Ziyad (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bridgeview Man Charged With Running Over Girlfriend’s Legs With Car

Weapons come in all sizes. A 20-year-old Bridgeview man’s on his way to bond court for allegedly using his vehicle in a lover’s quarrel, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.


Abed Bader, 66, was killed in a wrong-way crash by another driver who was under the influence of alcohol, state police said.

Bridgeview Man Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-80

State police say a 31-year-old Chicago man who allegedly caused the crash was charged with aggravated DUI.


John Tucker was one the the members of the group that was sentenced Friday. (Credit: STMW)

Men Plead Guilty In Restaurant Attack, Sentenced To At Least 3 Years

Five Indiana men accused of attacking an alleged white supremacist group at a Tinley Park restaurant in May pleaded guilty and were sentenced Friday.


Bridgeview Man Removed From Federal Terrorist List

A southwest suburban man is finally free. Once again he can get a job, drive a car and buy gifts for his family on their birthdays.


File Photo (Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Bridgeview Man Killed In Hit-And-Run

A southwest suburban Bridgeview man was struck and killed early Sunday in a hit-and-run incident.


Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Addresses Muslims, Signs Law To Aid Students

Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for respect and tolerance of religious differences as Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.


Bank Robbery

Busy Year For Bank Robbers So Far

With four months still left, it’s already been a busy year for Chicago-area bank robbers.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012


2012 B96 Pepsi SummerBash Guide

The 2012 B96 Pepsi SummerBash is Saturday, June 16th at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL! With acts such as Flo Rida, Gym Class Heroes, The Wanted, Big Time Rush, Sean Paul, Dev, Mike Posner, Karmin and more – this year’s show is packed with some superstar talent.


Water generic

Two Rescue Naked Man From Lake In Orland Park

A naked man holding a rosary in his right hand called for help after venturing into a southwest suburban Orland Park lake on Tuesday and was saved by a man and a girl.


Miguel Coronilla, 39, allegedly punched a deputy in the face after officers asked him to turn his radio down. (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Asked To Turn Down Radio Punches Officer In Face: Police

Miguel Coronilla, 39, was charged with felony aggravated battery, disorderly conduct and resisting a police officer, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office.


A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report: Woman Was Let Go In Bridgeview With 0.295 Blood Alcohol

A 36-year-old Chicago woman was allowed to drive away with a blood alcohol level of 0.295, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Snow plow (CBS)

Thieves Targeting Snow-Removal Equipment

Even though snow hasn’t been very common this winter, thieves are interested in high-priced equipment used to clear roads. CBS 2′s Mike Parker explains.


Cook County Criminal Courts

South Suburban Cops Unhappy With Courthouse Closures

Cook County’s plan to shut down suburban courthouses on weekends went into effect last week with the closure of the Bridgeview courthouse. But police who now must transport arrestees to the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago for bond hearings reported that longer round trips were the only problem.


File Photo Of A Gold And Diamond Wedding Band. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

Cuts To Suburban Courthouse Hours Mean No More Weekend Weddings

Because the suburban Cook County courthouses will be closed on weekends starting next year, there will soon be five fewer options for wedding or civil union ceremonies.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Cook County Criminal Courts

Cook County To Close Suburban Courthouses On Weekends

Get into trouble on the weekends in Cook County and no matter where you are arrested — from Schaumburg to the city’s West Side to Orland Park — you’ll soon be able to appear before a judge only at Chicago’s 26th and California courthouse.


Libyans living in Bridgeview, Ill., gathered on Thursday to celebrate the start of a new era in their homeland after the killing of dictator Muammar Qaddafi. (Credit: CBS)

Libyans In Chicago Area Celebrate New Start After Qaddafi’s Death

For Libyan-Americans in the Chicago area, the killing of Muammar Qaddafi was cause for celebration on Thursday. But it was also a time for reflection on decades of iron-fisted rule by a dictator who tortured and murdered so many family members.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2011

Tony Peraica Mugshot

Ex-County Commissioner Peraica Jailed For Being Late To Court

Former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica was tossed in jail for a brief time on Tuesday, after showing up late for a hearing in a misdemeanor case against him.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Derek Burns, Alexander Mullican

4 Charged After Southwest Side Police Chase

Authorities have charged four men, after leading police on a chase from the city’s Southwest Side to suburban Bridgeview Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011