Daniel S. Blubaugh (LaGrange Police Department)

LaGrange Police Hide In Church, Catch Suspect Stealing From Donation Boxes

Daniel S. Blubaugh of Naperville was arrested by two officers who hid in the church after officials reported a pattern of Sunday donations coming up missing.


Church Fire

Federal Investigators Probe Fire At Geneva Church

Federal officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

Ascension Catholic Church

Community Seeks Vandals Who Struck Oak Park Church

A Roman Catholic Church in Oak Park is the victim of vandalism, after two robberies in recent weeks.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Robert Lyzenga

Indiana Church Pastor Accused Of Mounting Cameras In Restroom

A church in Indiana has removed its pastor, after he was arrested for allegedly disguising two hidden video cameras as air fresheners and hiding them in the women’s toilet stalls at the church.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Father Bob Lombardo of Our Lady of Angels explains the renovation of the historic church in Humboldt Park. (CBS)

Our Lady Of Angels Church Reborn With Help Of Volunteers

A Humboldt Park church synonymous with tragedy — a 1958 fire that killed 92 children next door — will be re-dedicated this weekend. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.



Phone Hackers Rack Up $27,000 Bill For Hinsdale Church

A Hinsdale church is on the hook for a $27,000 phone bill for calls made while the church was closed.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Police Seek Driver Who Struck West Side Church, Fled

Police are looking for the driver who crashed an SUV into a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood church Monday morning before running away.


Pastor E. James Logan of Christian Faith Fellowship Church is in a dispute with Adidas over his trademarked slogan, "Add a zero." (CBS)

Zion Church Cries Foul In Trademark Dispute With Adidas

Adidas wants to negate a Lake County church’s trademark, and Bulls star Derrick Rose may get drawn into the middle of the dispute, CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Newborn Baby Abandoned In Schaumburg Church Parking Lot

Members at a northwest suburban church got quite a shock on Sunday when they opened up a shopping bag that had been left on a car and found a newborn baby inside.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

First United Methodist Church in Aurora

Aurora’s Oldest Church Prepares To Close

Over nearly two centuries, the oldest church in Aurora has survived a powerful windstorm and an arson fire. But now it is closing for good.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2011

Church Burglary

South Side Churches Burglarized

Police are looking for a burglar who is suspected of hitting churches on the city’s South Side over the past month.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011


Girl, 17, Charged With Stealing From Church

A 17-year old girl stole money from a church office, while her accomplice robbed a church employee, earlier this month in the on the Far South Side, police said.


Ash Wednesday (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ashes On-The-Go

Christians in Chicago are pausing to reflect on their lives and their faith. Many of those who could not find the time to make it to their church had their faith find them instead.


Church (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Woman Found Dead In Church Parking Lot

A woman was found dead inside her vehicle and appears to be the first weather-related death in Lake County because of the storm.


Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn And Republican Bill Brady (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Gov. Quinn, Brady Address Black Chicago Church

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady focused on education, family values and President Barack Obama on Sunday in one of their final pitches to black voters at a major Chicago mega-church.


File Photo Of A Swastika Flag (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Swastikas Found Outside North Suburban Church

Police are investigating two swastikas found spray-painted on pavement outside north suburban church.