Joseph Spitalli (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney)

Darien Man Gets 65 Years For Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

A former west suburban man will spend 65 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after fatally stabbing her new boyfriend as the couple went for a walk near her Darien home.


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Darien Police Step Up Patrols After String Of Robberies

Burglars have targeted a small area in a DuPage County town and police are asking for the public’s help to track them down.


The Ulman family. (Credit: Jennifer Ulman.)

Darien Couple Named “Homesteaders Of The Year” By Magazine

A Darien couple has been chosen as Grit Magazine’s “Homesteaders of the Year” for how they live off the land and share their lifestyle with others.


Four people were found shot to death in this home near west suburban Darien, in what authorities believe might have been a murder-suicide. (Credit: CBS)

Four Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Near Darien

Four people have been found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide at a home in unincorporated DuPage County near Darien.


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Viral Video: Mishap During ‘Star Spangled Banner’–And Kid Makes Great Save

A boy playing the cymbals during a performance of the “Star Spangled Banner” at Eisenhower Junior High School in Darien, Ill. had one of those “OMG” moments that could have been really embarrassing.


People assess the damage after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Illinois Requires Annual Severe Weather Drills At Schools

In case you’re wondering, after seeing the devastation in Oklahoma this week, Illinois schools are required by the State Board of Education to conduct severe weather drills once a year.

WBBM Newsradio–05/21/2013

A lightning strike opened a hole in the roof of a townhome in southwest suburban Darien on May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes Overnight

At least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

Jacob Nodarse testifies against his friend Johnny Borizov, in a triple-murder trial in DuPage County. Nodarse has admitted to killing three members of Borizov's ex-girlfriend's family at Borizov's behest. (Credit: CBS)

Killer Testifies He Felt Like He Was In A Dream During Murder Of Darien Family

In response to questions from Johnny Borizov’s attorneys, Jacob Nodarse said he couldn’t tell if he was dreaming or awake when he murdered Lori, Jeffery and Michael Kramer.


Jacob Nodarse testifies against his friend Johnny Borizov, in a triple-murder trial in DuPage County. Nodarse has admitted to killing three members of Borizov's ex-girlfriend's family at Borizov's behest. (Credit: CBS)

Star Witness In Darien Triple-Murder Trial Takes Stand

he confessed gunman in a triple murder in west suburban Darien three years ago took the stand Thursday in a DuPage County courtroom, and testified about being ordered to commit the murders by his friend, Johnny Borizov.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Shooting Survivors Testify In Darien Triple Murder Trial

Jeff and Lori Kramer and their son Michael were shot to death in their Darien home three years ago. The trial of the man accused of killing them continued Wednesday in Wheaton.


Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Prosecutors: Borizov Ordered Accomplice To ‘Kill Everybody In The House’

DuPage County prosecutors told jurors in the triple murder trial of Johnny Borizov that he convinced a mentally-challenged accomplice to kill his ex-girlfriend’s family in 2010, because Borizov was involved in a bitter custody battle with his ex.


Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Darien Triple Murder Case To Be 1st Chicago Area Trial With Camera In Court

Jury selection has started at the first trial in the Chicago area to allow cameras in court during testimony and through to a verdict.


Joseph Spitalli (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney)

Murder Charges Filed In Darien Stabbing

Charges have been filed in a murder and kidnapping that happened early Friday morning in Darien.


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Baby Left In Walgreen’s Shopping Cart

Police are questioning a woman who apparently left a baby in a shopping cart and then reported the boy missing, police said Thursday.


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Car Goes Off Overpass, Ends Up On Roof On I-55

A 20-year-old woman and her baby are expected to survive after the car they were in went off a bridge Saturday night on Route 83 and onto the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway.



More Than $5,600 Worth Of Onions Stolen In Darien

Someone has stolen thousands of dollars worth of onions from a Darien truck yard.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Jacob Nodarse pleaded guilty to murder. (Credit: Lee County Sheriff)

Jacob Nodarse Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Darien Family

A Countryside man Tuesday entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill to a 2010 triple murder in Darien, and has agreed to testify against the man accused of commissioning the crime.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2011

Stevenson Expressway Crash

Crews Pry Door Off Car For Rescue After I-55 Crash

Fire Department crews had to pry the door off a car in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway, leaving traffic tied up for miles.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Dresden Nuclear Power Plant

Radiation From Japan Found In Chicago Area

Low levels of radiation from Japan have been detected in the Chicago area, in Will and DuPage counties.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011


Federal Cuts May Hit Fermilab, Argonne

There are warnings that the United States might fall farther behind other countries in innovative technologies, if proposed federal budget cuts hit Argonne and Fermilab.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011