Crete

Video Poker machine. (CBS)

Gamblers Beat The Odds At Crete Bar

Where’s the best place in Illinois to play those recently legalized video gambling games. CBS2’s Mike Parker found it.

02/27/2013

Leonard Bottando (handout)

Retired Fire Captain Struck, Killed In Hit-And-Run In Crete

A retired Steger fire captain died early Monday after being struck by a vehicle in south suburban Crete.

11/12/2012

Yvette Guerrero-Silva. (Credit: Crete Police)

Police: Drunk Mom Ran Over Daughter In Driveway

A mother who admitted consuming “several alcoholic beverages” struck and killed her baby daughter as she was backing her car out of a driveway, police said.

07/20/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Village Of Crete Calls Off Plans For Immigrant Detention Center

The possibility of a federal detention center being built in south suburban Crete is off the table.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Opponents Ramp Up Campaign Against Crete Immigrant Detention Center

Opponents are ramping up their campaign against a proposed detention center for illegal immigrants to be built in south suburban Crete.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Detention Center Opponents Finish 48-Hour March To Crete

Opponents of a proposed immigration detention center in far south suburban Crete were out in force Sunday, in the final day of a 48-hour opposition walk.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

March From Chicago To Crete Protests Immigration Detention Center

About 50 immigration rights activists are staging a 48-hour walk from Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood to far south suburban Crete.

03/30/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Little Village Church Members To March Against Immigrant Detention Center

Members of a small Little Village neighborhood church are hoping civil libertarians will join them for a three-day march to protest a new immigration detention center planned for far south suburban Crete.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Crete Resident: Village Would ‘Basically Die’ If Detention Center Opens

There are some sharp lines drawn in south suburban Crete, where a private prison corporation plans to build a detention facility for the immigration service.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Proposed Immigrant Detention Center Stirs Debate In Crete

U.S. immigration officials have selected the south suburb as a possible new site for a lockup where hundreds could be detained. But some residents are saying “Not in my back yard,” CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/23/2012

Handcuffs

Man Arrested For Soliciting Undercover Cop Posing As 14-Year-Old Girl

A Chicago man was arrested in south suburban Crete last week for arranging to meet and have sex with a 14-year-girl who turned out to be an undercover police officer.

01/16/2012

School Bus Accident, generic sized image

Eight Kids Injured As Buses Collide Near Crete

Eight south suburban students were transported to hospitals with minor injuries after two school buses collided Wednesday afternoon near south suburban Crete, the SouthtownStar is reporting.

01/11/2012

Michelle Eustis

Woman Killed In DUI Crash At Horse Race Track

A horse driver from south suburban Crete is dead, after an accident with a drunken driver on the grounds of the Balmoral Park racetrack in south suburban Crete.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Harley Davidson (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Man Sues Harley-Davidson After Crashing During Test Ride

A man did more than burn rubber while test driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that he claims fell on top of him.

01/27/2011

John K. Martynus

$250K Bond For Children’s Counselor Caught In Sex Sting

Bond was set at $250,000 on Wednesday for a suburban children’s counselor and high school referee accused of using the Internet to try to arrange sex with someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010

John K. Martynus

Counselor Accused Of Trying To Arrange Sex With Girl

A man whose job was to counsel troubled children, and who also worked as a high school sports coach, now stands charged with trying to arrange a sexual tryst with a 13-year-old girl.

12/07/2010

John K. Martynus

Counselor Charged With Soliciting Young Girl

A man whose job was to counsel troubled children, and who also worked as a high school sports coach, now stands charged with trying to arrange a sexual tryst with a 13-year-old girl.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Megan Duskey

CPS Teacher Dies At Hotel Halloween Party

A Chicago Public School teacher who was an NIU graduate has died in an accident at a Loop hotel.

10/31/2010

Brian Dorian

Cop Scheduled For Court In Fatal Shooting Spree

A south suburban police officer charged in a fatal two-state shooting spree is expected to appear at the Will County Courthouse in Wheaton for a bond hearing Tuesday.

10/09/2010

Dylan Drapeau died in a July 2006 traffic accident involving the suspect in this week's shooting spree. (CBS)

Accused Shooter Was Involved In Teen’s Fatal ’06 Accident

The off-duty police officer charged in this week’s two-state shooting spree was involved in a fatal July 2006 accident that killed a Crete teen.

CBS 2–10/08/2010