Dempster Street

Julio Avila and Eduardo Castro are charged with aggravated battery. (Credit: Mount Prospect Police)

Two Charged In Mount Prospect Shooting

Julio Avila, 21, and Eduardo Castro, 18, were each charged Tuesday with a count of aggravated battery with a firearm.

11/20/2014

Surveillance photo shows the suspect who robbed a Niles bank on Feb. 9. Federal prosecutors say Walter Unbehaun did it because he wanted to return to prison. (Credit: FBI)

Feds: Elderly Felon Robbed Bank So He Could Return To Prison

An aging ex-con who deliberately got caught robbing a bank so he could go back to prison should have his wish fulfilled, federal prosecutors say.

11/22/2013

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Four Hurt In Six-Car Crash In Niles

The driver of a Ford F-150 pickup was westbound on Dempster Street just before 11 p.m. when he crossed into the eastbound lanes and hit a taxi head-on, according to Niles police.

10/24/2013

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Two Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Mount Prospect

July Diaz-Hernandez and Victariao Lopez-Rosales were found dead in a bathtub at their home in the 500 block of West Dempster Street.

10/23/2013

Smoke Detector (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Smoke Detector Alerts Nanny To Fire, Helps Save Child In Evanston

Officials say a smoke detector was key in alerting residents to a fire in a single-family home Monday in north suburban Evanston.

04/10/2013

Demolition crews work on the removal of the Hofmann Dam in Riverside, Ill. (Credit: Illinois Government News Network)

Governor Celebrates Removal Of Dam In Riverside

Usually, when you see politicians gather for ribbon-cutting ceremonies at public projects, it’s to mark their completion or dedication. But Friday, Gov. Pat Quinn and others gathered in a park in west suburban Riverside, along the Des Plaines River, to celebrate the destruction of a dam.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2012

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Winnetka Village Trustee Busted For Allegedly Driving Drunk In Skokie

A Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

The Greenleaf Street viaduct on the CTA Purple Line will be replaced with a new steel bridge on the weekend of June 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Viaduct Replacement To Close Part Of Purple Line This Weekend

Major repair work on CTA bridges is going to halt service on a stretch of the Purple Line in Evanston over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

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Car Plows Into Mattress Store In Skokie

It was a mess Thursday morning at a mattress store in Skokie, after a car plowed right into the middle of the showroom.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

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Sanitary Conditions Lead Morton Grove To Close LA Fitness Club

An LA Fitness health club in Morton Grove has been ordered shut down because of unsanitary conditions.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

An explosion blew out the roof of an apartment building at 8734 Kimball Av. in Skokie on Dec. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Skokie Explosion May Have Been Arson, Report Says

A Skokie two-flat that destroyed by an explosion and fire last month may have been set ablaze intentionally.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Kaufman's Bakery & Delicatessen in Skokie was forced to close after a fire on Nov. 6, 2011, damaged the popular deli. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Skokie Deli Plans To Reopen ‘Better And Stronger’ After Fire

It may be a while before a landmark Skokie deli and bakery reopens after a devastating fire over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Kaufman's Bakery & Delicatessen in Skokie was forced to close after a fire on Nov. 6, 2011, damaged the popular deli. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Skokie Deli Damaged By Fire Overnight

A popular deli and bakery in north suburban Skokie has been shut down after a fire overnight.

11/06/2011

Evanston police responded to a shooting at a McDonald's parking lot on April 15, 2011. One teen was wounded and taken to a local hospital. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 17, Charged In Evanston McDonald’s Shooting

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teen inside a McDonald’s in Evanston last week.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

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Car, School Bus Crash In Mount Prospect

A car and a school bus were involved in a crash Friday morning in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

An alleged taxi thief was caught in Rogers Park after a high-speed chase through several northern suburbs. (Credit: CBS)

Driver Of Stolen Taxi Caught After High-Speed Chase

A man was apprehended by Chicago Police this morning, after leading a chase through several northern suburbs for about an hour before crashing in Rogers Park.

01/26/2011