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Volunteers from the Home Depot in Homer Glen gave Phyllis Powell's home a landscaping makeover to thank her for maintaining Crest Hill's veterans' memorial. (Credit: CBS)

Volunteers Give Landscaping Makeover To Woman Who Maintains Veterans’ Memorial

A Crest Hill woman who 25 years ago knocked on doors and gathered names for what would become the town’s veterans’ memorial is receiving a thank you today.

10/10/2013

Kaity Siegel holds a baby goat that was abandoned across the street from Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. (Photo courtesy Kaity Siegel)

Baby Goats Abandoned Across Street From Suburban Farm

The manager of a farm in southwest suburban Lockport said it’s a good thing someone heard the cries of baby goats that were abandoned across the street. Otherwise, “they would have been coyote bait.”

WBBM Newsradio–05/16/2013

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Crest Hill Man Dead After I-80 Crash

A driver died Wednesday afternoon after the SUV he was driving crashed into a dump truck on Interstate 80 in Tinley Park Wednesday afternoon.

05/08/2013

Crest Hill Fire Set To Cover Up Murder, Police Say

Crest Hill police say a house fire last weekend was set to cover up a murder.

11/20/2012

Crest Hill Fatal Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Crest Hill Shooting

The Will County Sheriff’s Department is searching for at least one gunman after a deadly shooting in Crest Hill.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Teacher Was Called Fat, Told She ‘Looked Like S**t’ In Class

A special education teacher is suing a colleague and the Richland School District in Crest Hill, alleging that she was called fat and treated cruelly in front of students.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

Crash

Three Dead In New Lenox Crash

Two men and a woman, all southwest suburban Crest Hill residents in their 20s, are dead after the car they were traveling in struck construction equipment on Interstate 80 in New Lenox early Saturday.

12/10/2011

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Woman With Special Needs Has Been Missing For 2 Weeks

A social service agency that helps people with disabilities is reaching out to the public for help in finding a young Crest Hill woman who has been missing for more than two weeks.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2011

Tiffany Startz

Joliet Woman Acquitted Of Charges In Deadly Party Game

A Joliet woman has been acquitted of charges that she was responsible for a man’s death when she punched him as part of a party game last year.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Darrell J. Stephenson

Alleged Molester Soccer Coach Hit With More Charges

Serious legal trouble has been compounded for a Will County soccer coach already charged with molesting a 12-year-old boy.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

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Charges To Stand In Deadly Party Game Case?

A Will County judge is set to decide whether felony reckless conduct and battery charges will be dismissed against two people who were charged after a bet on a party game led to man’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

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Police: Man Died From Violent “Party Game”

Two people have been charged with reckless conduct after a 27-year-old man died following a violent “party game” in southwest suburban Crest Hill.

01/08/2011

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Man Shoots At Officer, Escapes

An armed man got away after exchanging gunfire with a police officer early Saturday.

12/12/2010

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Four Will County Home Invasions Likely Linked

Gun-toting bandits tied up people inside, stole money and — in one case — a mysterious black box and bag.

10/25/2010