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Peotone (CBS)

Will County Officials, IDOT To Discuss Plans For Third Airport

Will County officials say they plan to meet later this month with the Illinois transportation director to discuss the proposed Peotone airport project.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Handcuffs

Man Charged With Trying To Trick Naperville Police Into Driving Him Home

An Aurora man is facing charges, after he allegedly tried to trick Naperville police into giving him a ride home from work.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Anthony Porter

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Going Back To Prison For Stealing Deodorant

A Chicago man who spent years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction is headed back behind bars.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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Joliet On Pace To Break Records For Guns Seized In One Year

Joliet police say they did not want to break a record they set last year, but it looks like it’s going to happen.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Signs 3 New Laws To Protect Illinois’ Environment

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed three new laws aimed at protecting the environment in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

Scales Of Justice

Former Argonne CFO Says He Was Fired For Calling Out Accounting Scam

The former chief financial officer of the Argonne National Laboratory is suing the organization, claiming it fired him for blowing the whistle on some alleged illegal accounting at the lab.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

47th Place Shooting

Report: Girl Says She Is Alive Because Boy Jumped In Front Of Bullet

A 14-year old Chicago girl says she’s alive today because her 13-year old friend stood in front of her during a gang shooting on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

Dean Milenkovic

Orland Township Firefighter Busted In Sex Sting, Thought Chat Partner Was 13

An Orland Township firefighter has been charged after allegedly sending explicit messages and pictures to what he thought was a 13-year old girl.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

(Credit: Illinois Department Of Revenue)

Many Taxpayers Who Filed By Mail Still Waiting For Refunds From State

The Illinois Department of Revenue says many Illinoisans who filed their tax returns the old-fashioned way are still waiting for refunds.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Adolfo Gomez, 52, and his wife Deborah Gomez, 43, were arrested in Lawrence, Ks., after allegedly leaving two of their five children bound and blindfolded in an SUV in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store. (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Attorney: Northlake Mom Whose Kids Were Found Blindfolded Was Mistreated

A Northlake mother says she was unaware of how her five children were being treated by her husband and was trying to get out of the relationship.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: 200 Cops To Work As Security For Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter’s Wedding

A published report says between 100 and 200 Chicago Police officers will be off the streets Saturday to provide security for the wedding of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Kane County State’s Attorney: Raises Needed To Keep Prosecutors From Leaving

The Kane County State’s Attorney is planning to ask for raises for his staff, and he says the reason is crucial.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge: Savio’s Attorney, Stacy’s Pastor Can Testify At Drew Peterson Trial

A Will County judge decided today that Kathleen Savio’s divorce attorney and the pastor for Drew Peterson’s fourth Wife, Stacy, will be permitted to testify at Drew’s murder trial.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Adolfo Gomez, 52, and his wife Deborah Gomez, 43, were arrested in Lawrence, Ks., after allegedly leaving two of their five children bound and blindfolded in an SUV in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store. (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Northlake Parents Bound, Blindfolded 2 Kids In Kansas

A couple from west suburban Northlake is charged with child abuse, after two of their five children were found bound and blindfolded in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Kansas.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Alligator

Indiana Family Watches As Alligator Bites Florida Boat Captain’s Hand Off

An Indiana family on a trip to Florida watched in horror as an airboat captain giving a tour of the Everglades lost his left hand, when a 9-foot alligator bit it off.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

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Rosati’s Combines Hot Dogs, Pizza With New Menu Item

One local franchise chain is just about ready to release this summer a unique collaborative taste-treat.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Feral Cats

Crews Tear Down Stinky House Once Occupied By Cat Hoarder

The former home of a Vernon Hills cat hoarder has been torn down, after year of complaints that it stunk up the entire neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

A pigeon hangs out in Oak Park. The birds are leaving a lot of feces behind. (CBS)

Oak Park Village Board To Weigh In On Euthanizing Pigeons

Oak Park is set to move ahead with discussion of euthanizing pigeons at a village board meeting Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Velvet Rope Lounge

Suspicious Fire Destroys Gay Nightclub In Oak Park

Oak Park authorities say signs point to arson as the cause of the weekend fire that heavily damaged a gay bar.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2012

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Libertyville Police Search For Man Who Maced Walgreens Employee

Police are searching for a man who sprayed a Libertyville Walgreens employee in the face with mace when she caught him stealing boxes of Allegra.

06/02/2012

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