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DuPage Co. Sheriff's Deputy John Bertuca and Stitch.

Handler: DuPage Police Dog Was ‘Unbelievable’

“Stitch,” the only cadaver dog at the DuPage County Sheriff’s office, died a week ago. WBBM’s Steve Miller has more on his story, and the agonizing decision his partner had to make to end Stitch’s life.

08/09/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Shooting Survivors Testify In Darien Triple Murder Trial

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.

04/24/2013

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BGA Lawsuit Wants To Know: Did Sheriff’s Son Tap Into Sensitive Records?

The Better Government Association is trying to determine if Patrick Zaruba, son of the DuPage County sheriff, had access to a police database. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

06/28/2012

Stephanie McNeil with a sign marking 5 years since her brother John Spira disappeared. The sign is across the street from where he was last seen, on County Farm Road near North Ave in West Chicago. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Sister Keeps Memory Of Missing Brother Alive

It was five years ago today when businessman and musician John Spira disappeared from his West Chicago office parking lot.

02/23/2012

Dorian Ford, 19, is charged with felony disorderly conduct for allegedly faking his own kidnapping to get $1,000 in ransom from his family. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Man Fakes Own Kidnapping To Take $1,000 From Family

A southwest suburban man who wanted to get money from his family staged his own kidnapping to demand $1,000 in ransom, according to police who later arrested him.

02/08/2012

Photo Of Cocaine Powder. (AP Photo)

$2 Million Of Cocaine Seized In Traffic Stop

A mother of four and man from Mexico have been charged with drug crimes after $2 million in cocaine was found in their vehicle.

04/18/2011

DuPage County Sheriff Badge Graphic. (DuPage County Sheriff)

DuPage Sheriff Deputies Help One Of Their Own

The colleagues of a DuPage County Sheriff’s deputy are inviting the public to a fundraiser to help him after his family was hit by illness.

WBBM Newsradio–12/08/2010