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Appeals Court Allows For DNA Testing In 1996 Highland Park Murder Case

A state appeals court has ordered that DNA evidence from a 1997 murder trial in Lake County be tested for the first time.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Watering

Watering Restrictions In Place In Several Suburbs

Because of the hot weather and dry conditions, several suburbs have implemented water restrictions.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Capsized Boat On Lake Michigan

Two adults and two children were rescued Sunday afternoon by a U.S. Coast Guard boat crew after the sailing vessel they were aboard capsized, sending all four into the water, near north suburban Fort Sheridan.

06/03/2012

This is the first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk since he suffered a stroke in January. (Credit: Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago)

Sen. Kirk Released From Rehab Institute

Nearly four months after suffering a stroke, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has been released from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and is now back at his Highland Park home.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

An 18-year-old woman was raped Saturday night near the Congress Theater in Logan Square. (CBS)

Teenage Boys Charged In Brutal Sex Assault Near Congress Theater

Bond was set at $750,000 Tuesday for two teenage boys accused in the brutal sexual assault of an 18-year-old girl near the Congress Theater in the Logan Square neighborhood on New Year’s Eve.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

Vatrell Knox

Missing Highland Park Boy Found On Near North Side

A missing 12-year old north suburban boy has been found safe in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Michael Jordan Mansion

Michael Jordan’s Highland Park Mansion Goes Up For Sale

Michael Jordan’s Highland Park mansion is up for sale for $29 million.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Rape Rally

Dozens Rally Against Rape After Attack Near Congress Theater

A rally against violence was held in Chicago Monday night, near the scene where a teenage girl from Highland Park was sexually assaulted and left unconscious on New Year’s Eve.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

A new Thornton's gas station in Highland Park drew hundreds of customers when it opened with a promotion for $1.99 a gallon unleaded gas on Dec. 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

$1.99 A Gallon Gas In Highland Park Draws Huge Crowd

A gallon of gas was a huge bargain in north suburban Highland Park on Thursday, but the bargain didn’t last for long.

12/22/2011

Stick Figure Bandit. (Credit: FBI)

‘Stick Figure Bandit’ Wanted By FBI

The FBI is on the hunt for a bank robber dubbed the “Stick Figure Bandit.”

10/20/2011

Surveillance photo of the man who robbed the PNC Bank branch in Highland Park on Sept. 22, 2011. (Credit: Highland Park Police)

Police Search For Robber In Highland Park Bank Heist

A bank branch in downtown Highland Park was robbed on Thursday morning, the second bank heist in the area in the past three weeks.

09/22/2011

The pilot of this small plane was killed when it crashed in Mt. Pleasant, Wis., on Sept. 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Former Trucking Executive Killed In Wisconsin Plane Crash

The recently-retired CEO of a truck trailer manufacturing business is being hailed as a hero for guiding his plane away from a subdivision as it crashed near Racine, claiming his life.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

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

Highwood Mayor Arrested For DUI

The mayor of north suburban Highwood has been charged with driving drunk, after being pulled over in neighboring Highland Park.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

A white male suspect wearing a yellow backpack robbed a Chase Bank branch in Highland Park on Thursday. (Credit: FBI)

Highland Park Bank Robbery Puts Schools On ‘Soft’ Lockdown

Authorities have released photos of a suspected bank robber, who robbed a Chase Bank branch in Highland Park on Thursday.

09/01/2011

Highland Park Fatal Accident

Truck Driver Killed In 6-Vehicle Pileup In Highland Park

A semi-truck driver is dead, and another is hospitalized, in a multi-vehicle pileup that snarled traffic in Highland Park as late as Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

Arthur Gerald Jones

Plea Deal May Be Coming For ‘Dead’ Chicago Area Man Turned Vegas Bookie

A former Highland Park man found in Las Vegas decades after he was declared dead may not have to go on trial.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Eduardo Franco (Police Dept. Photo)

Bike Path Rapist Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Highland Park man who pleaded guilty in June to raping a woman on a North Shore bike path has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

08/14/2011

Arthur Gerald Jones

Legally Dead Commodities Broker Found Working As Vegas Bookie

A onetime commodities broker from Chicago has been missing since the Carter administration, and was declared legally dead a quarter century ago.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

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

2 Candidates Vie For Highland Park Mayor

North suburban Highland Park is among several communities that will choose a new mayor in the April 5 elections.

WBBM Newsradio–03/18/2011

Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Releases 2011 Schedule

Variety is the spice of life, and there is going to be something for everyone at the Ravinia Festival this year.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

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