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Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Highland Park Crash Suspect Released After Posting Bond

The young woman accused of running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day, after allegedly huffing computer cleaning spray, has been released on $50,000 bond.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Police: Charges In Highland Park Girl’s Death Could Be Upgraded

While the mayor of Highland Park has expressed frustration with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office’s handling of the fatal crash that caused the death of a 5-year-old girl, authorities continue to investigate the accident, David Schwarz, the city’s deputy police chief, said Thursday.


Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Mayor ‘Frustrated’ By Investigation Of Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old Girl

Police have cited an 18-year-old woman with the offense of driving while intoxicated in connection with a Labor Day accident in Highland Park that killed a 5-year-old girl.


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No Charges In Crash That Killed Girl, 5, In Highland Park

There is no word of any charges yet in a horrifying accident that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Highland Park Trees

Highland Park Officials To Residents: You Can’t Lop The Tops Off Your Trees

The city of Highland Park has a warning for its homeowners: you can’t just lop off the tops of trees — even if they’re on your property.

WBBM Newsradio–07/25/2012

Annual CFA International Cat Show Showcases Pedigreed Felines

Highland Park Couple Could Face Jail Time For Neglecting Nearly 2 Dozen Cats

A Highland Park couple faces the fines and possible jail time for allegedly neglecting cats living their garage.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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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 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


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.