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31 Charged In Connection To Heroin Distribution Operation

DuPage and federal drug hunters are celebrating what they see as a victory for the good guys with charges against 31 in a heroin distribution ring.

08/28/2013

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Police Release Sketch Based On Remains Found In 2010

CHICAGO (CBS) — The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in identifying the human remains that were found in April 2010 at the Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in unincorporated Wheaton. This past […]

07/01/2013

Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DuPage County Makes Last-Minute Push For Cubs

DuPage County is the latest Chicago area making a push to lure the Cubs out of Wrigleyville.

670 The Score–06/12/2013

Four people were found shot to death in this home near west suburban Darien, in what authorities believe might have been a murder-suicide. (Credit: CBS)

Four Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Near Darien

Four people have been found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide at a home in unincorporated DuPage County near Darien.

06/11/2013

Is this an image of a large, wild cat? Officials don't know. (Bloomingdale Police)

Mystery Animal Seen Lurking In Bloomingdale Preserve

The Meacham Grove Forest Preserve is 252 magnificent acres of prairies, fishing spots, jogging and bike trails and thick woodlands. In those woods, something lurks. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/06/2013

Richard L. Madison (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

Limo Company: Prom Driver Charged With DUI Was ‘Bad Apple’

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talked with the Alsip company that provided the so-called “party bus” to two dozen Oswego East High School students.

05/13/2013

A resident of Des Plaines walks through floodwater to get to his home on Friday. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster Areas

On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.

05/09/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Prosecutors: Borizov Ordered Accomplice To ‘Kill Everybody In The House’

DuPage County prosecutors told jurors in the triple murder trial of Johnny Borizov that he convinced a mentally-challenged accomplice to kill his ex-girlfriend’s family in 2010, because Borizov was involved in a bitter custody battle with his ex.

04/23/2013

Flood waters poured into many homes in north suburban Northfield. (Courtesy: Brian Bell)

Red Cross Providing Shelter For 200 Affected By Floods

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.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2013

Workers pile up sandbags outside a Gurnee barbershop on Thursday. (Credit: Ed Curran/CBS)

Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To Floods

The designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.

04/19/2013

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Evans Hopes Cook County Courts Can Get Cameras Soon

With a high-profile triple murder trial underway in DuPage County with a camera in the courtroom, Cook County’s chief judge was left wondering when Chicago would be able to follow suit within its own court system.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2013

Daniel P. McDade (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's office)

Police: Man Threatened ‘Columbine’ Style Shooting At Courthouse

A man is accused of threatening a “Columbine type” shooting at the DuPage County Courthouse, reports, WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

04/08/2013

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Lawyer Delighted By Ruling Allowing Suburban Islamic Center To Open

A lawyer for Chicago’s Council on American-Islamic Relations says he is delighted with a ruling by a federal judge – which sides with a suburban Islamic religious center’s right to open – and goes against DuPage County.

04/01/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

DuPage Judge Allows Cameras For April Murder Trial

A DuPage County judge has overruled objections from both sides and will allow cameras into the courtroom for a high-profile murder trial next month.

03/18/2013

Joseph Spitalli (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney)

Murder Suspect Accused Of Trying To Hire Hit Man From Jail

Murder suspect Joseph Spitalli tried from jail to hire a hit man to kill his former girlfriend so she couldn’t testify against him — and offered to use his tax refund to pay for the slaying, DuPage County prosecutors alleged Monday.

01/14/2013

Tami Lucibello (left) and Brenda Loth (right) are both charged with drunk driving.

2 Women Charged With DUI At Same Time, Same Place

Police say they started out socializing together at a downtown bar. Then they allegedly committed traffic violations together not far from the police station, while driving home one behind the other.

12/21/2012

Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of 212 Orchard in Bolingbrook was ordered held on a $200,000 by Judge Thomas Else on Friday.  (Credit: STMW)

Former Maywood Cop Charged With Sexual Assault

Former Maywood officer Deon Sams, 38, of Bolingbrook is charged with one count each of criminal sexual assault and official misconduct.

12/14/2012

Coyotes are increasingly common in the western suburbs, putting small-pet owners on alert. (DuPage County Forest District)

Experts Disagree On Best Solution To Keep Coyotes At Bay

Coyote sightings in the western suburbs have increased, and small pets are being targeted by the wild animals. CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports.

11/08/2012

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Early Voting A Popular Choice This Election Year

This is Day Four of early voting in Illinois, and thousands of people are taking advantage.

WBBM Newsradio–10/25/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

DuPage County Having Trouble Finding Bilingual Election Judges

You’d think it would be easy to find people eager to make nearly $200 for one day’s relatively easy work. But it’s not, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/11/2012

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