A snapping turtle trapped in a barrier meant to stop Asian carp has prompted DuPage County officials to take a look at that barrier to make sure it’s not a consistent problem for wildlife.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is taking a hard look at expanding its presence in the western suburbs. But it is not yet time to get in line for tickets.
The art work of John Lennon is returning to the Chicago area, more than 40 years after a local judge declared it obscene and ordered it burned.
Suburban prosecutors say they are satisfied that it is now a lot more difficult for someone to be wrongfully convicted of a crime than it was years ago.
The sister of John Spira, the west suburban man who disappeared more than five years ago, says she’s so frustrated at the pace of the investigation she’s taken matters into her own hands.
Torrential downpours, cloud-to-ground lightning, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph, and hail as large as golf balls could all be in store for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
The weather is warming up, trees and flowers are blooming, and experts and homeowners who have ash trees remain on the hunt for trees infested with the emerald ash borer.
Voters in Lincolnwood resoundingly repudiated their local school board in the election Tuesday.
Bond was set at $750,000 Friday morning for a Wheaton College professor who stands charged with possessing child pornography after police seized several computers from his home.
It’s not the first time Louis Capuzi, 54, has been accused of breaking into homes. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
A former pastor and community college instructor was sentenced Friday to six months in DuPage County Jail for sexually molesting a girl from Naperville on numerous occasions in 2010.
A man facing prison for heroin possession fatally shot his girlfriend, her two sons and niece as they slept in the home they shared in unincorporated Villa Park early Tuesday.
A DuPage County judge has found a 27-year-old refugee unfit to parent the child she abandoned at birth but now wants back.
An Illinois Department of Transportation official pleaded guilty Wednesday in DuPage County to driving drunk and was ordered to pay fines and court costs totaling $2,405.
A judge in DuPage County has giving a well-known suburban squatter a choice; get a job or face jail time.
Illinois Department of Public Health officials are seeing the worst whooping cough outbreak in years.
Residential property assessments are down as much as almost 10 percent in DuPage County.
An Elmhurst man has been sentenced to nine-years in prison after pleading guilty to his sixth drunk driving violation.
A Pennsylvania man accused of drugging a dog at a west suburban dog show in hopes of helping his girlfriend’s dog’s chances of winning was found not guilty Wednesday.
As many as 2,000 people will experience homelessness for one night in the western suburbs, in an effort to draw attention and raise funds for homeless families.
- Some People You Should Know: The MelodeersIt all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.155
- Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security GuardNew video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.329
- House Passes Concealed Carry Plan Opposed By Senate LeaderGun owners in the only state still banning concealed weapons would win that right under a plan approved by the Illinois House on Friday, but the governor and other powerful Democrats oppose the plan because it would wipe out local gun ordinances -- including Chicago's ban on assault weapons.220
- Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA StationAround 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.256
- Store Owner Kidnapped In Pilsen, SUV StolenPolice said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.248
- Man Found Shot To Death In Zion Supermarket Parking LotThe man found shot to death in a parking in north suburban Zion on Thursday afternoon has been identified as a Waukegan resident.152
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