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A gorilla doll outside Terry's Byke Haus has greeted customers for years before a fire on Wednesday gutted the shop in southwest suburban Countryside. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

South Suburban Bike Shop Destroyed In Fire

Terry’s Byke Haus has been around for 46 years, according to its website. Area resident Darlene Roncskevitz called the store “a landmark in Countryside,” especially because of the large gorilla doll that stood facing 55th Street, waving at passing motorists.

11/20/2014

Scott Von Drasek, right, spends time with his disabled neighbor, Lee Yovanof. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Youngster Who Helps His Disabled Neighbor

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to a 9-year-old suburban boy who spends time with the stroke victim who lives next door.

02/24/2012

Countryside City Hall (CBS)

Countryside Mayor’s Wife Pushed Her Company On City Employee, Memo Says

Cathy Krzeminski reportedly urged a police employee to send city workers to her occupational health firm, a city memo says. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

CBS 2–08/04/2011

Countryside Fire

Fire Breaks Out In Countryside Near Stevenson Expressway

A fire broke out this morning in a garage in Countryside, snagging traffic along the Stevenson Expressway but causing no injuries.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Car Into Building

Car Slams Into Fitness Center In Countryside

No one was injured this morning when a car slammed into a Curves fitness center in west suburban Countryside.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

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

Many Suburban Mayors Ousted; Tax Hikes Rejected

In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011