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.
At least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jury selection has started at the first trial in the Chicago area to allow cameras in court during testimony and through to a verdict.
Charges have been filed in a murder and kidnapping that happened early Friday morning in Darien.
Police are questioning a woman who apparently left a baby in a shopping cart and then reported the boy missing, police said Thursday.
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.
Someone has stolen thousands of dollars worth of onions from a Darien truck yard.
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.
Fire Department crews had to pry the door off a car in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway, leaving traffic tied up for miles.
Low levels of radiation from Japan have been detected in the Chicago area, in Will and DuPage counties.
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.
DARIEN, Ill. (STMW) – A firefighter was reportedly injured during a fire in west suburban Darien Sunday morning.
- Man Found Shot To Death In Zion Supermarket Parking LotPolice responded to calls of shots fired about 4:34 p.m. and found the man, whose age and identity were not immediately released, shot in the front seat of a vehicle in the 2800 block of Sheridan Road.152
- School Warns Parents Of Kidnapping Attempt On PlaygroundA man tried to abduct a 4th grader from the playground at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School at 3730 N Oakley Ave on Wednesday.150
- Senate Passes Ban On Handheld Cell Phones While DrivingThe proposal says drivers must use hands-free devices or speakerphone features.127
- Three Stabbed On Northwest SideThree teenagers were stabbed in the Belmont Cragin area Thursday night on the Northwest Side.142
- Students Disciplined For ‘Sexting’ Incident At Evanston Township HighIn a letter to parents dated Thursday, District 202 Supt. Eric Witherspoon wrote that girls sent inappropriate photos to members of the varsity baseball team.265
- Cops Crack Down On Retailers Who Sell Stolen GoodsA new law in Illinois is allowing police and retailers to work together to crack down on organized retail theft. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.117
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