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A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

First Cases Of 2012 West Nile Reported In Chicago Area

The West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Lincolnwood Voters Reject Bond For New School Building

Voters in Lincolnwood resoundingly repudiated their local school board in the election Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–03/21/2012

A tree limb broken during a July storm still hung over power lines in Clarendon Hills in mid-November, as ComEd had yet to send out a crew to remove the limb, which threatens to fall on high voltage power lines. (Credit: CBS)

Family Upset ComEd Hasn’t Removed Broken Limb Over Power Lines

A west suburban family is running out of patience with ComEd. They say that, since July, the company has been putting off fixing a broken tree that threatens high voltage power lines.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

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Labor Dispute Looms Over New School Year In Western Suburbs

A new school year begins Thursday in Community Consolidated School District 181 serving the Hinsdale area, but a labor dispute between teacher and the school board underlies it all.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

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Many Still Without Power After Storms

Conditions are cool and fairly calm now, but many Chicago area residents remain without power Thursday morning and crews are still cleaning up from two tornadoes that hit the suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

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Man Sues City, Says Parking Tickets Weren’t For Him

A west suburban man has filed suit against the City of Chicago because he was sent parking ticket notices when he hadn’t even been in the city.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011