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Carly Rousso (center) and her parents arrive at the Lake County Courthouse ahead of her bench trial for allegedly huffing keyboard cleaner before running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Carly Rousso Sentenced To 5 Years In Death Of Child

A north suburban woman convicted of huffing computer cleaner before running over a 5-year-old girl two years ago was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison

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A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescues three kayakers who went adrift in Lake Michigan, after launching for a daytrip from Peninsula State Park in Door County, Wisconsin. A 43-year-old woman and two 9-year-old boys were missing approximately 12 hours before they were rescued. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Highland Park Boy Among 3 Kayakers Rescued Near Door County

A 9-year-old boy from Highland Park, his cousin, and his aunt were rescued from Lake Michigan on Friday, about 12 hours after they were reported missing while kayaking off Door County.

07/11/2014

Philip Vatamaniuc (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Attorney Removed In Highland Park Murder Case

Judge Victoria Rossetti agreed with a motion from prosecutors claiming that defense attorney Robert Ritacca’s representation of Vatamaniuc, as well as a potential material witness in the case who is facing a separate drug charge, created a conflict of interest.

06/17/2014

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Judge Rejects Plea Motion In Highland Park Murder Case

Prosecutors revealed this week that they have a witness who told them that Philip Vatamaniuc allegedly admitted to being the shooter in the murder of Highland Park 20-year-old Colin Nutter last summer.

06/12/2014

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Ex-Teacher Charged With Cyber Stalking After Losing Job In Highland Park

A substitute teacher at Highland Park High School has been arrested and charged with cyber stalking after being fired by the school.

05/31/2014

Actor Matthew Broderick attends The Fifth Annual New York Awards December 4, 2000 at Saturday Night Live Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)

‘Ferris Bueller House’ Sold After Five Years On The Market

The modernist-style complex in Highland Park sold for $1.06 million on Thursday, according to a published report.

05/29/2014

Carly Rousso (center) and her parents arrive at the Lake County Courthouse ahead of her bench trial for allegedly huffing keyboard cleaner before running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Trial Begins For Teen Accused Of Huffing Before Fatal Crash

A teenager accused of huffing computer cleaner before running over a 5-year-old girl two years ago has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide, but still faces trial for aggravated DUI charges.

05/27/2014

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Gourmet Chef Steps In To Cook For Highland Park Nursery School

A gourmet chef, a master of fois gras and rack of lamb, is busy turning out mac n’ cheese for a Highland Park nursery school while the regular cook recovers from a broken wrist.

03/19/2014

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Police Investigating Suburban Daycare Center After Report That Employee Forcefully Grabbed Child

Highland Park Police are investigating an incident at a day care center where a 2-year-old may have been roughed up by an employee yesterday morning.

03/05/2014

Jason Brown performs during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular following the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Highland Park Skater Jason Brown Going To Sochi Olympics

After finishing first in the free skate, and third in the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships over the weekend, 19-year-old Jason Brown was named to the U.S. Olympic skating team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

01/13/2014

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Two Hurt, One Critically, In Highland Park Fire

Two people, including one person rescued unconscious from a smoke-filled basement, were hurt in a house fire early Monday in north suburban Highland Park.

12/23/2013

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Auction Called Off For Michael Jordan’s North Suburban Mansion

Jordan spokeswoman Estee Portnoy says nobody offered the reserve price of $13 million for the seven-acre estate in Highland Park.

12/16/2013

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Michael Jordan Highland Park House Auction Set For Friday

Michael Jordan will try to sell his house at an auction on Friday.

11/21/2013

Bryce the dog and his owner Amy Silverman. (Credit: CBS)

Woman In Poland Helps Highland Park Family Find Their Missing Dog

Who could have imagined it? A dog lost in Highland Park is found, thanks to a woman in Poland. How did it happen? CBS 2’s Mike Parker has this Original Report.

11/13/2013

Benjamin Schenk (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Trial Date Set For Alleged Gunman In Wilmette Murder

A jury trial has been scheduled for March 31 for the suspected triggerman in the drug-related murder of 20-year-old Highland Park resident Colin Nutter.

11/08/2013

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.

10/29/2013

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Michael Jordan To Sell Highland Park Home At Auction

After trying unsuccessfully to sell his Highland Park estate, basketball superstar Michael Jordan has decided to put the house up for auction.

10/18/2013

David Gimelfarb (Credit: Family photo)

Extortionists Target Family Of Area Man Who Disappeared In Costa Rica

David Gimelfarb of Highland Park, 28, vanished in 2009, but his family won’t give up hope.

10/03/2013

Police investigate after a woman was found dead in the Willits House, a Frank Lloyd Wright mansion in Highland Park. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Found Dead In Historic Frank Lloyd Wright Mansion

Sylvia Robinson’s husband found her unresponsive in a home in the 1400 block of Sheridan Road in Highland Park, shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

09/18/2013

A car crashed into the Binny's Beverage Depot in Highland Park on Aug. 8, 2013. (Credit: Greg Chmieo)

Car Crashes Into Building In Highland Park

Two people were hurt when a car crashed into a Binny’s Beverage Depot in Highland Park and caught fire Thursday morning.

08/08/2013

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