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Metra Dedicates Renovated Station In Flossmoor

Officials and residents expect big things from a newly-renovated Metra station that was dedicated Friday morning in south suburban Flossmoor.


A manhole cover in Flossmoor. (Credit: Pamela Jones)

South Suburban Police Investigating Missing Manhole Covers

A new danger on the road is pushing drivers to swerve in the south suburbs. The culprit? A thief stealing manhole covers.


Flossmoor Police (CBS)

Flossmoor Police Working With FBI, Prison Officials To Track Home Invader

The assault happened early Sunday morning in the 1200 block of Douglas in the south suburb. The victim was home alone at the time and told police he had what looked like a kitchen knife.


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Man Breaks Into Home In Flossmoor, Sexually Assaults Woman

A man broke into a woman’s south suburban home over the weekend and sexually assaulted her in her bedroom before demanding money, the victim told police.


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Flossmoor Boy Held On $2M Bond In Brother’s Murder

Michael Tigue, 15, appeared in bond court Saturday, where Cook County Judge James Brown set bond at $2 million.


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Beware Insurance Pitches Disguised As Obamacare

You may think you’re signing up for affordable health care, but experts say it could be a scheme to get you to enroll in something else. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


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Investment Firm Buys Southland Homes In $28 Million Deal

Tinley Park-based Mack Cos. said it has sold nearly 200 single-family homes in the south and southwest suburbs to an Arizona-based real estate investment trust for $28 million.


Bundles of Christmas tree lights strands, like this one, were stolen Monday in Flossmoor. (CBS)

Christmas Tree Recycling Effort Marred By Theft Of Light Strands

Organizers had hoped to use the proceeds from the recycling to help finance next year’s Christmas tree drive. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


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Vandalism At Suburban High School Causes Thousands In Damage

Homewood-Flossmoor High School is investigating an act of vandalism that caused damage estimated at several thousand dollars to the south suburban school.


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Abandoned Home Drawing Vandals, Fear In Flossmoor

An abandoned home in south suburban Flossmoor has become a symbol of the economic times, and is the center of attention for all the wrong reasons.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

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FedEx Helps Cops Bust International Theft Ring

Investigators say fraudulently purchased goods were delivered to vacant homes, then shipped to Ghana.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010