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Shirley Miller, who has been a crossing guard for 15 years, helps parents and their children through an intersection on Amsterdam Avenue on the first day back to school for New York City public school students September 8, 2003 in New York City. This year students face new academic requirements as the Department of Education has overhauled the curriculum. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Suburb: School District Hasn’t Paid Its Share For Crossing Guards

A spat between the village of Buffalo Grove and School District 21 may leave schoolchildren without crossing guards when classes start Monday morning.


A photo editor views the July cover of Vanity Fair featuring Caitlyn Jenner on June 1, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Caitlyn Jenner Facebook Post Prompts Workplace Fight In Buffalo Grove

A Facebook post about Caitlyn Jenner prompted two grown men to duke it out in a west suburban office last week.


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Buffalo Grove Man Charged In Child Pornography Case

A northwest suburban man is facing 10 child pornography charges after authorities found explicit images and videos featuring children under 13 at his home and office, according to police.


A car crashed into a house in Buffalo Grove on Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Car Crashes Into Buffalo Grove House

A northwest suburban home was deemed uninhabitable after a car was driven into its closed garage Friday morning.


A young woman woke up to find a man straddling her in bed, his hands at her throat, after he broke into her condo in Buffalo Grove. (Credit: CBS)

Police Still Searching For Buffalo Grove Home Invader

Buffalo Grove police are hunting tonight for a home invader who may be targeting women in one of the village’s apartment complexes.


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Buffalo Grove Woman Awakes To Find Strange Man Straddling Her

Around 4 a.m. Saturday, police were called to a condo in the 1100 block of Miller Lane in Buffalo Grove, after a woman woke up to find a strange man straddling her on her bed. She immediately began fighting him off, and he ran out of the condo through an open patio door.


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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.


CBS 2 Is Stepping Out For Diabetes On Sept. 28 & 29

Some of your favorite CBS 2 meteorologists, reporters, and anchors will be stepping out for Diabetes this weekend, at two walks to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.


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West Nile Virus Found In Buffalo Grove

Cases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed on both the Lake and Cook county sides of Buffalo Grove, village officials said in a news release Friday.


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Buffalo Grove Makes List Of 50 Best Small Towns In America

Only one Illinois village made Money Magazine’s list of the nation’s top 50 small towns and it’s Buffalo Grove, reports WBBM’s Craig Dellimore.


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Continuing Education Helps Chicago Teacher Stay Up-To-Date With Learning Styles

A suburban kindergarten teacher discusses the importance of continuing education for teachers.


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Chicago Teacher Pursues Advanced Degree To Enrich Students

Allison Melville, a music teacher in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, emphasizes the role her own education plays in the classroom.


Louise Ramsey, 20; Martin Gutierrez, 18; and Haile Alvarez, 18, were arrested in Buffalo Grove after throwing drinks at a Taco Bell employee at a drive-through. Police said Gutierrez was drunk and all three minors were in possession of alcohol. (Credit: Buffalo Grove Police)

Three Arrested For Throwing Drinks At Taco Bell Worker

The case of The Taco Bell tossers, who returned to the scene of the crime, will come before a Cook County judge next week.


Soccer balls. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Adult Behavior’ Signs Take Aim At Poor Sportsmanship From Parents

The Buffalo Grove Park District has joined another northwest suburban park district in reminding parents and other spectators that youth sports are not a life-and-death matter.


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Nerdy Nights: Best Events For Geeks In Chicago

From checking out the solar system to going head-to-head with other film buffs, there’s never been a better time to be a nerd in Chicago.


A robbery suspect dressed for the season held up a Chase Bank branch in Buffalo Grove.  (Credit: FBI)

Bundled-Up Bandit Robs Chase Bank In Buffalo Grove

A bundled-up bandit robbed a Chase Bank branch in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove on Thursday.


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Important Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

If you’re looking for a place to rent, keep this list of questions handy.


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Developer Plans New Downtown For Buffalo Grove

The northwest suburb of Buffalo Grove is known for subdivisions with large houses and spacious yards, and broad roads lined with strip malls. But published reports say a brand new downtown could be coming to Buffalo Grove, under a development plan issued this week.

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Gabriel Horwich, 20, of Buffalo Grove, allegedly started a brush fire over the weekend by lighting off a firework. (Buffalo Grove Police Dept.)

Bond Set At $10,000 For Suspect In Fireworks-Related Blaze

A 20-year-old northwest suburban man triggered a dangerous weekend brush fire by throwing a burning firecracker into grass alongside a trail, Lake County prosecutors said Monday.


A brush fire in Buffalo Grove knocked out power to 2,400 ComEd customers on July 8, 2012. (Photo Courtesy: Jayne Chorpash)

Brush Fire In Buffalo Grove Caused By Illegal Fireworks

A Brush fire in Buffalo grove took out power to about 2,400 on Sunday, and police arrested and charged a 20-year-old man who allegedly was lighting off fireworks.