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Robert Grossman is charged with aggravated DUI after fatally striking a pedestrian in Des Plaines. (Credit: Des Plaines Police)

Man Charged With DUI After Killing Pedestrian In Des Plaines

Robert Grossman, 44, is charged with one count of aggravated DUI resulting in death.

04/10/2014

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Police: Body Found In Evanston Could Be Missing Des Plaines Woman

A body found Sunday morning in north suburban Evanston could be of woman who had been missing from Des Plaines for weeks, police said.

04/06/2014

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Doctor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Bedridden Patient

Bail was set at $250,000 on Sunday for a doctor accused of sexually assaulting a bedridden 61-year-old Des Plaines woman during home visits at her residence over the course of three years.

03/24/2014

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Police: Doctor Fondled Handicapped Woman During Home Visits

Charles S. Dehaan, 59, was charged Friday with aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse against a physically handicapped person, both felonies.

03/21/2014

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Maryville Academy Seeks To Close Hospital

The move to shutter its hospital comes less than two weeks after its nurses staged a five-day strike to protest working conditions at the facility.

03/20/2014

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Body Of Missing Des Plaines Woman Found Near Indiana Site Where She Went Missing

A body was found Friday afternoon near the site where a former Des Plaines woman went missing in December after floodwaters swept away the pickup she and her husband were driving in southern Indiana.

03/15/2014

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Vehicle Struck By Metra Train In Des Plaines

A train struck a vehicle in northwest suburban Des Plaines Monday afternoon, halting all inbound and outbound Metra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line.

02/17/2014

Herminio Bahena-Santana (left) and Sandra Gonzalez (right). (Photos from FBI)

FBI: Missing Teenage Girl From Houston Was Last Seen In Des Plaines

The FBI is searching for a 16-year-old girl from Houston, Texas, who was last seen in northwest suburban Des Plaines.

02/08/2014

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Search Scaled Back For Des Plaines Woman Swept Away By River In Indiana

The search for 31-year-old Cathryn McGill, a former Des Plaines woman who was swept away in a river in southwestern Indiana in late December, has been scaled back.

01/13/2014

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Police: Des Plaines Man Stabbed His Father During NY Eve Fight

John H. Reardon, 20, of the 900 block of East Rose Ave. in Des Plaines stabbed 62-year-old James Reardon, of the same address, about 9:45 p.m. on Dec. 31, according to a report from Des Plaines police.

01/02/2014

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Search Resumes For Suburban Woman Missing In Southern Indiana

Crews in southern Indiana are going back out this morning to search the flooded White River for a 31-year-old woman from northwest suburban Des Plaines, after she was swept away yesterday morning.

12/30/2013

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Des Plaines Woman May Have Been Swept Away By Indiana Flood Waters

Thirty-one-year-old Kathryn McGill of Des Plaines, Ill., went missing Sunday morning after floodwaters swept her husband’s vehicle off of Indiana 257 near southern Indiana’s Pike County and Daviess County line.

12/29/2013

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Judge: Des Plaines Officer Accused Of Excessive Force Rightfully Terminated

A Cook County judge upheld the termination of a northwest suburban Des Plaines police officer on Friday, overturning an arbitrator’s ruling that the officer, accused of using excessive force against an arrestee and lying about it, should return to work.

12/17/2013

Tens of thousands came to Des Plaines this week to honor the Virgin Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico. (CBS)

Cold Not Stopping Our Lady Of Guadalupe Celebration

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakely reports this is the 25th year for this celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Maryville Academy Shrine in Des Plaines and this one may be the coldest yet.

12/11/2013

Students at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, and sell them at the school's farm stand. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Garden At School For Troubled Youth Provides Calming Influence

For the past five years, spring and summer for students at Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy has been garden time – a chance to learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, harvest them, and eat them.

07/19/2013

Tommie Parker, Ronaldo Crawford and Antoine Adams (left to right) have been charged with robbing a Radio Shack in Des Plaines. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Tracking Device Leads Police To Electronics Store Robbers

Three Chicago men accused of robbing a northwest suburban Des Plaines electronics store were ordered held on $250,000 bail Sunday.

07/01/2013

Fountain Blue in Des Plaines features this outdoor event tent. (CBS)

Neighbors Try To Shut Down Banquet Hall Music Tent

With gurgling sprays of water, and a landscape bursting with color, the 6,000-square-foot event tent may look like the perfect place to host a party. But by night people who live nearby say the tent amounts to a very noisy neighbor. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

06/03/2013

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Student Pulled Over And Robbed By Phony Police Officer

A man driving an unmarked white Ford Crown Victoria with interior flashing red and blue lights pulled the student over near Ballard and Bender roads in Des Plaines as she was driving to school around 7:30 a.m. on May 20.

05/23/2013

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Des Plaines Police Looking For Cop Impersonator

Yesterday morning a female student at Maine East says the fake cop stopped her near River and Ballard roads, and that’s not all.

05/21/2013

Area around Big Bend Lake and the Des Plaines River in Des Plaines. Still in flood recovery mode one month after the Great Flood of 2013. (Photo by Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

A Month Later, Many Flood Victims Still Cleaning Up, Making Repairs

It has been one month since major flooding overwhelmed much of the Chicago area, but many of the victims are no closer to being able to return to their homes.

05/17/2013

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