Lincoln-Way North High School in Frankfort, Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

School Board Votes To Close Lincoln-Way North High School

Now thousands of families are scrambling to figure out what’s next, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Jim Holland, Frankfort's mayor. (CBS)

Psst! Buddy, Want To Buy A Frankfort Home, Real Cheap?

There’s a catch, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


John Maniatis (Credit: Frankfort Police)

School District Suspends, Moves To Fire Hall Of Fame Coach Over DUI Charge

Longtime Hillcrest High School girls basketball coach and social studies teacher John Maniatis has been suspended without pay, with the intent of having his employment terminated at the Country Club Hills school, school district officials decided late Thursday night.


John Maniatis (Credit: Frankfort Police)

Suburban High School Basketball Coach Arrested For DUI

John Maniatis, 46, of the 400 block of Pleasant Hill Road in Frankfort, was arrested about 12:45 am. April 4 for misdemeanor DUI, according to Frankfort police. He was also cited for improper lane usage and making an improper turn at an intersection.


Donald Walsh (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Frankfort Cop Convicted Of Punching, Choking Girlfriend

A southwest suburban Frankfort police officer who was found guilty Tuesday of misdemeanor domestic battery will lose his job with the police department.


File Photo Of Outdoor Christmas Decorations. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Grinch Steals Frankfort Man’s Shedful Of Christmas Decorations

The collection of lights and figures was estimated to be worth $15,000, police say.


Patrick Giles (Frankfort Police)

Suspect Charged In ‘Flash Mob’ Theft At Sports Authority, Others Sought

Patrick Giles has been charged with burglary and felony theft and taken to the Will County jail, Frankfort police announced Friday.


A home damaged from a Tornado in Frankfort, Ill. (CBS)

Residents Of Frankfort, Manhattan Vow To Rebuild

The weather service estimates winds of up to 135 miles an hour hit Manhattan and Frankfort. Three days after that terrible tornado those communities are beginning to bounce back.


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Tinley Park Man Dies After Crashing Into Fence

Warren Petrie, 66, suffered an apparent heart attack and crashed into a fence in south suburban Frankfort.


Four people were taken to the hospital and about a dozen others suffered bumps, bruises and scrapes after the deck they were standing on collapsed in southwest suburban Frankfort on June 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Deck Collapses During Graduation Party In Frankfort

A graduation party on Sunday ended with more than a dozen people hurt, when a second floor deck crashed to the ground.


Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots.(Credit: CBS)

Lists Detailing Voter History Mailed To Residents Of South Suburb

On election day, CBS 2’s Mai Martinez found some voters in Frankfort, IL who say someone is trying to shame them into voting.


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Frankfort Doctor Accused Of Fondling Woman Faces Third Lawsuit

A third woman filed a lawsuit this week alleging a Frankfort pediatrician fondled her and asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life during office visits.


Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Attorney: George Ryan Broke No Rules In Weekend Trip To Restaurant

George Ryan’s lawyer said Tuesday that the former governor did nothing wrong when he went out to dinner with family and a few friends on Sunday, despite being on home confinement through early July.

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Frankfort Pediatrician Facing 10 Counts Of Sex Abuse, Five Counts Of Battery

A southwest suburban Frankfort pediatrician turned himself in to authorities Friday after being charged with 10 felony counts of criminal sexual abuse and five misdemeanor counts of battery.


Dino Kapadia holds the drutter, a combination driver and putter that uses a slingshot to fire golf balls down the fairway, and a putter head for the greens. It's designed for use in the game "walkoff," a version of golf Kapadia invented after back problems kept him from being able to swing a traditional club. (Credit:

Suburban Man Invents New Game And ‘Club’ For Golfers With Bad Backs

A 72-year old south suburban man has invented a new game that’s a variation of golf, but without the chance for a backache.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2012

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Frankfort Police Try To Force Woman To Testify Against Suspended Cop

Police are using an unusual tactic to try to force a Mokena woman to tell a police commission how her cop ex-boyfriend hit, head-butted and choked her this past summer.


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Former Youth Coach Going To Prison On Sex Charges

A former local youth soccer coach is heading to prison after pleading guilty Monday to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and one count of aggravated child pornography.


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Gov. Quinn Signs ‘Julie’s Law’ To Crack Down On Extreme Speeders

Julie Gorczynski, 17, was killed last year in Orland Park when a motorist traveling 26 mph over the speed limit crashed into the passenger side of the Jeep she was riding in.


A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Tinley Park Cop Admits To Driving Drunk In Crash

A former Tinley Park Police officer admitted to a Will County judge that he left the scene of a drunken driving accident nearly a year ago.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

Green Garden Country Club in Frankfort will be auctioned March 9, 2012, as part of owner William J. McEnery's bankruptcy case. (File photo/ STMW)

Suburban Country Club On Auction Block In Bankruptcy

A Chicago firm is soliciting offers for the sale of Green Garden Country Club in Frankfort, part of the ongoing bankruptcy case of former gas station magnate William J. McEnery.