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Cops: Woman Tried To Kill Herself And Her Baby By Crashing Into House

A southwest suburban woman was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday after she tried to commit suicide by crashing her SUV, with her infant inside, Tuesday afternoon, police said.

03/06/2014

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No Charges Against Parents For Death Of Burbank Toddler

No charges will be filed against the parents of a 1-year-old Burbank boy who died of heat stroke after he was left alone in a vehicle during some of the hottest weather of the year, authorities said.

08/31/2013

Battle Of Burbank: High Schools Meet For First Time On Football Field

Two high schools in this south suburb are meeting tonight on the football field for the first time ever in what they’re calling “The Battle of Burbank.”

08/30/2013

The 71-year-old woman who lives in this home was getting ready for bed when a Pontiac Aztek crashed into the house on June 6, 2013. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Woman Dead After Crashing Into House In Burbank

A red Pontiac Aztek left State Road east of 79th Street, and slammed into a one-story brick house at about 2:30 a.m.

06/06/2013

An elderly Burbank couple was murdered earlier this week. (CBS)

Elderly Man, Woman Found Dead In Burbank Were Shot And Stabbed

The victims—identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 79-year-old Peter Mountain and 80-year-old Sally Lopez—were found unresponsive in a bedroom, according to police.

03/07/2013

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Burbank Schools In Lockdown While Police Hunt Fugitives

A Mercedes-Benz fleeing Chicago Police crashed into a police vehicle on the Southwest Side, then fled to nearby Burbank, putting area schools in the southwest suburb on lockdown as the search continued.

03/06/2013

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2 Hurt In Crash After Police Chase Through City And Suburbs

A car chase that started in southwest suburban Burbank and ended in a crash in north suburban Niles injured two people Thursday night, police said.

03/01/2013

The robber entered the Jewel grocery where the bank is located and threatened bank staffers with a weapon but he did not show one. (Credit: Chicago FBI office)

SW Suburban Bank Robbed

A TCF Bank located in a Jewel at 7910 South Cicero Ave. in Burbank was robbed at approximately 9:50 a.m., according to a release from the Burbank Police Department.

01/26/2013

Burbank Woman’s Suit Claims Justice Cop Forced Her To Perform Sex Act

A Burbank woman is suing the village of Justice and a Justice police officer, claiming the cop forced her to perform oral sex on him in his squad car.

12/07/2012

A first-degree murder arrest warrant has been issued for Arnoldo Jimenez, who is wanted in the stabbing death of his newlywed wife, 26-year-old Estrella Carrera. (Credit: Burbank Police)

Luxury Car Tied To Woman’s Murder Found, Suspect Likely Fled To Mexico

An expensive sports car— tied to the murder of a newly married woman last spring–has been found.

10/04/2012

Residents say ComEd has delayed the replacement of this unsafe-looking pole. (CBS)

ComEd Drags Out Repair Of Rickety Pole For A Year, Residents Say

The precarious-looking electrical pole is in Bob Ptack’s backyard, snapped in half during a vicious storm last July. Its replacement sits 50 feet away.

07/06/2012

Estrella Carrera, 26, was found stabbed to death in her apartment in Burbank, two days after her wedding. She was wearing the same dress she had on as she celebrated her marriage with her family on her wedding night. (Family Photo)

Police Offering $10,000 Reward In Case Of Murdered Bride

Burbank Police say they believe the newlywed accused of stabbing his bride to death almost two weeks ago may be in central Mexico.

05/24/2012

A first-degree murder arrest warrant has been issued for Arnoldo Jimenez, who is wanted in the stabbing death of his newlywed wife, 26-year-old Estrella Carrera. (Credit: Burbank Police)

Burbank Seeks FBI’s Help In Finding Man Suspected Of Killing New Wife

Burbank Police have asked the FBI for help in finding the 30-year-old groom accused of murdering his bride over the weekend, and leaving her body in a bathtub, still wearing the dress from her wedding party.

05/16/2012

A first-degree murder arrest warrant has been issued for Arnoldo Jimenez, who is wanted in the stabbing death of his newlywed wife, 26-year-old Estrella Carrera. (Credit: Burbank Police)

Warrant Issued For Husband Of Woman Slain In Dress From Wedding Night

Southwest suburban police have issued an arrest warrant for a 30-year-old man wanted for stabbing his newlywed wife to death over the weekend. His wife was found dead just two days after their wedding.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Estrella Carrera, 26, was found stabbed to death in her apartment in Burbank, two days after her wedding. She was wearing the same dress she had on as she celebrated her marriage with her family on her wedding night. (Family Photo)

Newlywed Found Stabbed To Death, In Dress From Wedding Night

Police in the southwestern suburbs are investigating the stabbing death of a young newlywed, who was found dead in her bathtub two days after her wedding, in the dress she was wearing the night she was married.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2012

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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

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed In South Side Crash

The family of a man killed in an alleged drunken driving crash in January filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the driver accused of causing the crash.

04/20/2011

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Bridgeview Mayor Tapped For State Senate

Local Democrats have tapped Bridgeview Mayor Steve Landek to replace retiring state Sen. Lou Viverito, who just voted for a controversial state income tax hike.

02/06/2011

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Unemployment Office Boom Doesn’t Help Unemployed

The recent extension of unemployment benefits has meant a boom in business at Illinois unemployment offices. The boom is a not a good for the people who need help, CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez explains why.

CBS 2–01/18/2011