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.
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.
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.
Three Chicago men accused of robbing a northwest suburban Des Plaines electronics store were ordered held on $250,000 bail Sunday.
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.
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.
Yesterday morning a female student at Maine East says the fake cop stopped her near River and Ballard roads, and that’s not all.
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.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on the collaborative process between victims and police artists that helps nab offenders.
Work to repair flood damaged homes in some Chicago suburbs was just beginning on Friday, more than a week after the floods, as water levels were just beginning to fall for some communities.
Flood stricken Des Plaines residents have more to worry about now.
The clean up is underway in Chicago’s suburbs, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
The City of Des Plaines is blaming Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights for some of its flooding problems.
The American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.
A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a Metra train in Des Plaines on Tuesday.
Voters in northwest suburban Des Plaines have elected 26-year-old Matt Gogusz as their next mayor, the youngest person ever to serve in their city’s highest elected position.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is reminding people to keep their windows and doors locked after a Des Plaines woman caught an intruder in her bedroom who apparently came in through the window.
What started as a fun-run in the snow nearly turned tragic in Des Plaines yesterday. But it turned out to be a lucky day for a little boy who slipped into the river.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez met the hero cop who saved him.
Part of the roof of a popular suburban banquet hall collapsed overnight, apparently due to the weight of the heavy snow that fell during Tuesday’s snowstorm.
Des Plaines Police massively overstated its efforts to crack down on holiday drunk driving to secure federal funding, according to charges filed Wednesday against a former commander.