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Application For Strip Club In Crestwood Withdrawn

Strong opposition appears to have torpedoed plans for a strip club in southwest suburban Crestwood, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.


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Man With Concealed Carry Permit Fires At Robber As Police Arrive

A man with a concealed carry permit got involved when he witnessed an armed robbery at a wireless store in southwest suburban Crestwood over the weekend.


Four people were hospitalized early Friday after a car crashed into a creek in a southwest suburban Crestwood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

4 Hurt When Car Lands Upside-Down In Crestwood Creek

Firefighters pulled four people – likely in their late teens and early 20s – out of the car, and placed them on stretchers.



Shepard Students Create Biodiesel Generator

Starting next week, Shepard High School science students will use solar power to turn cooking oil waste into clean biofuel


Crestwood Water Tower

Feds Seek Prison Time For Contaminated Crestwood Water Case

The government is asking a federal judge to give the former Crestwood police chief and a former water department operator up to 21 and 27 months in prison, respectively, for their roles in a scheme to use polluted well water in the village’s water supply for more than two decades.


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Phone Cord Tangled In Steering Wheel A Factor In Fatal Crestwood Wreck

His wife of 31 years was killed in a car accident involving unusual circumstances, but Robert Shattuck is not bitter or angry.


Soccer Goal

Crestwood Opens Soccer Club’s Field To Public

Crestwood Soccer Club board member Rob McKay said the club refuses to open its books to the village, as required under the revised parks ordinance.



Woman Dies 5 Days After Crash In Crestwood

Linda Schattuck, 60, was hurt in the Aug. 8 traffic crash in the 13900 block of South Cicero Avenue


A view of the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Visits Crestwood As Chicago Aldermen Honor Blackhawks

The Stanley Cup drew a big crowd in southwest suburban Crestwood on Wednesday, as hundreds of Blackhawks fans waited in line – many of them for several hours – for a glimpse of the legendary trophy.


Theresa Neubauer. (Credit: Zach Crenshaw/CBS)

Ex-Crestwood Water Official Guilty Of Lying To Investigators

The former Crestwood water department head accused of lying to investigators about the village’s use of tainted well water in its drinking supply has been found guilty of the federal charges.


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Jury Deliberating In Tainted Crestwood Water Trial

A prosecutor told jurors before they began deliberations Friday that a one-time suburban Chicago water official lied about drawing village water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical, while her attorney declared her a scapegoat of an inner circle of powerful men.


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Jury Selection Underway In Trial Of Former Crestwood Water Official

Underway at this hour, jury selection in the case of contaminated water in far south suburban Crestwood, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


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Former Crestwood Official Pleads Guilty To Lying About Tainted Water

Crestwood’s former certified water operator pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that he lied to regulators about mixing water from a tainted well with the village water supply.


Jim Sylvester has been missing since Wednesday night, his family says. (family handout)

Police: Missing Crestwood Man, 21, Found Dead In Lake

Jim Sylvester, 21, had gone missing March 28. He was distraught over a relationship breakup and had contacted friends and said, “Tell everyone I’m sorry,” according to police.


Jim Sylvester has been missing since Wednesday night, his family says. (family handout)

Crestwood Man, 21, Vanishes

A relative of James Sylvester says he was last seen at home Wednesday night. A friend later told the family he received an “alarming” message from Sylvester.


Surveillance video of one of the suspects.

Police: Woman Kidnapped After Leaving Restaurant In SW Suburbs

Three suspects are wanted for abducting a 69 year-old and terrorizing her. Police say the men grabbed the woman shortly after she left a fast food restaurant in the southwest suburbs.


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Nearly 3,000 Children Get Free Coats–Just In Time

About 3,000 children who live in suburban Cook County got free coats on Thursday.


U.S. Army Spc. Brad Liberio returned home to Crestwood, Ill., on July 3, 2012, after spending a year serving overseas. (Credit: CBS)

Crestwood Soldier Celebrates Homecoming In Time For 4th Of July

While Americans are celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, one Crestwood family will have even more to celebrate – the safe homecoming of a soldier who had been serving in Afghanistan.

CBS 2–07/03/2012

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August Trial Scheduled For Two Indicted In Crestwood Water Scandal

Two south suburban Crestwood officials indicted on federal charges in the village’s tainted drinking water scandal will be going to trial in August, according to a recent U.S. District Court filing.


Joseph Campione

Man Charged With Stealing Cancer Patient’s Donation Jar

A Palos Hills man has been charged with stealing a donation jar intended for a cancer patient, after he turned himself in.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011