A truck hauling deoxidizer caught fire on Illinois Route 394 on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Truck Fire Halts Traffic On Route 394 In Glenwood

The truck, hauling deoxidizer, was traveling south about 2 a.m. on I-394 near Glenwood Lansing Road when the tractor went up in flames, according to Illinois State Police. The driver disconnected the vehicle from the tractor and drove a safe distance away to call authorities.


Michael Patrick Zimny (Credit: Kosciusko County Sheriff)

Suburban Man Accused Of Beating Woman’s Head Against Clothes Dryer

A 54-year-old south suburban man is being held in Indiana – accused of beating a woman’s head against a clothes dryer yesterday.


Hugo Dominguez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

60 Days In Jail For Man Who Admitted Beating, Chaining Up Son

A south suburban man who admitted that he routinely beat his 13-year-old son and chained the boy to a dryer at night pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced two months in jail and probation.


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Police Want To Interview 2-Year-Old About Shooting In Glenwood

Police in south suburban Glenwood say they’re hoping to interview a two-year-old boy who was at the scene of a shooting in his home earlier this week.


(Credit: CBS)

Three Shot In Glenwood

A 21-year-old Glenwood man who was undergoing surgery Monday afternoon after four men broke into his apartment and he was shot in his bed managed to protect his 2-year-old son during the shooting, according to the 2-year-old’s mother and grandmother.


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Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Glenwood

A Dolton man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday in south suburban Glenwood.


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Co-Workers Claim They Are Being Excluded From Mega Millions Jackpot

No one has officially come forward yet to claim a $118 million jackpot on a lottery ticket sold at a Glenwood gas station two weeks ago, but there is already a legal fight over the money.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

$118M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In South Suburb

A Mega Millions game player who bought their ticket for Friday night’s drawing at a south suburban gas station is $118 million richer this morning.



Bank Employee Caught In Dominican Republic With Nearly $40K He Stole

Federal authorities say a south suburban bank employee almost pulled off his complex plan to steal $40,000 and jet out of the country with it, but until he neglected to disclose the money at customs in the Dominican Republic.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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Harvey Man Shot And Killed By Cop He Tried To Run Over

A Glenwood police officer shot and killed a 39-year-old man who tried to run him down early Friday morning in nearby south suburban Harvey.


Glenwood Fire

Explosion, Fire Rock Glenwood Strip Mall

Firefighters battled an explosion and fire at a strip mall in south suburban Glenwood.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

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Police Shoot, Kill Suspect After Standoff In Glenwood

A standoff in south suburban Glenwood ended after more than 15 hours Friday morning, when police shot the suspect.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011