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Kyle Voissem

Former UIC Gymnast Convicted Of Scalding Dog

Kyle Voissem was convicted Tuesday after a two-day bench trial, and now faces up to three years in prison. The judge also ordered him to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

03/27/2013

Byron Nuclear Plant

Equipment Problem Suspected As Cause Of Nuclear Plant Shutdown

Authorities continue to investigate why a reactor went down at a nuclear power plant near Rockford.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Station in Byron, Illinois, is one of 17 nuclear reactors at 10 sites in three US states. It is the nation's largest operator of commercial nuclear power plants and third largest in the world. (Photo credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Shutdown At Exelon Nuclear Plant Near Rockford

Exelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Byron The Dog

Charges Upgraded Against Man Who Poured Boiling Water On Dog

Authorities have upgrade charges against a 20-year-old college athlete accused of throwing boiling water on his dog after the animal urinated on the floor.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

The Braidwood nuclear power plant (CBS)

Nuclear Safety Regulators To Inspect 2 Illinois Plants

Federal nuclear safety regulators said Thursday they will be conducting special inspections at two nuclear plants in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2011

Stock Photo (John Moore/ Getty Images)

Marine From Illinois Killed In Afghanistan

CHICAGO (WBBM) – The war in Afghanistan has claimed the life of a soldier from northern Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–10/17/2010