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NW Suburban Hospital Loses Power For Two Hours

Seven patients were transferred from a northwest suburban hospital Friday morning after a wing of the hospital lost power for two hours.


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After Meeting Fundraising Goal, Suburban Pop Warner Team Makes Super Bowl

Now that it has raised the money to finance its trip to the Pop Warner championships, a team of 7th and 8th graders from Hoffman Estates is doing well in the tournament.


The Hoffman Estates Redhawks, a Pop Warner team of middle-schoolers. (GoFundMe)

Pop Warner Contenders Need Money — Fast — To Hit Football Playoffs In Orlando

The Hoffman Estates Junior Midgets are champions of an 11-state region. They need to come up with $32,000 to pay expenses.


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Prosecutors: Hoffman Estates Man Used Camera To Peer Up 8-Year-Old’s Skirt

A man from Hoffman Estates appeared in court Sunday after he was caught taking a video under a little girl’s skirt at a Walmart, a prosecutor said.


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$500K Bond For Man Who Shot Police Officer With BB Gun

A northwest suburban man who fired a BB gun at police responding to a domestic incident at his home Friday is being held on a $500,000 bond.


Hoffman Estates Finds No Sexual Misconduct In Basketball Team Hazing

Rough horseplay, yes. Sexual misconduct, no. That is the finding of an investigation of off-campus hazing at Hoffman Estates High School involving the boys’ basketball team.


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Hoffman Estates High School Boys’ Basketball Team Suspended For Hazing

After a one-day internal investigation, the entire boys’ varsity basketball team at Hoffman Estates High School was suspended Saturday for three games.


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Report: Sears To Offer Cash Rather Than Health Insurance Plans

Two big employers, including one based in the Chicago area, are changing the way they provide health insurance to their workers.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

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Police, Condo Owners Fight Crime In Hoffman Estates

olice in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates are working to reduce crime – one condo complex at a time.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012


Drought Leaving Lawns Dry, Farmers Devastated

Storms packing enough power to leave anyone drenched to the bone passed through Chicago on Thursday, but the area is still severely short on rain.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Former Illinois Veterans Affairs director Tammy Duckworth (left) is running against incumbent U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh in the 8th Congressional District in 2012. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images/CBS)

Walsh Not Apologizing For Comments About Duckworth’s Military Service

Republican Congressman Joe Walsh isn’t apologizing for his statement that Democratic rival Tammy Duckworth seems to talk too much about her military service record.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

An honor guard carries the U.S. flag in the Independence Day parade in Hoffman Estates on July 4, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Show Goes On For 4th Of July, Despite The Heat

Wednesday’s heat and humidity didn’t stop the 4th of July parade in Hoffman Estates, where four towns were coming together to celebrate the nation’s birthday.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

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In Tight Times, 4 Municipalities Team Up For Fireworks

Hoffman Estates is partnering with two communities and a township to do fireworks this year at the Sears Centre. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.


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Veterans’ Museum Could Be Coming To Hoffman Estates

Northwest suburban Hoffman Estates could soon be the home of a new veterans’ museum.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

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Elderly Hoffman Estates Man Dies In Blaze At His Home

A 90-year-old man died early Sunday in a fire at his home in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.


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DCFS Investigating Death Of 4-Month-Old Girl

Hoffman Estates police are investigating the death of a 4-month-old Mount Prospect girl who officials say might have died from shaken baby syndrome Saturday afternoon.


Allen Fernandez, 11, died on April 21, 2012, after he was found in a forest preserve near his Hoffman Estates home, with a puncture wound to his chest. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Cops Signal Hoffman Estates Boy Died From ‘Tragic Accident’

The bizarre death of an 11-year old boy from Hoffman Estates, who suffered a puncture wound to the chest, appears to be a “tragic accident,” authorities said Monday.


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Hairstylist’s Action May Have Saved Client’s Life

A longtime hairstylist is being honored by Hoffman Estates police for helping save an elderly client’s life.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2012

David Shotkoski was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1985. He was shot and killed during a robbery attempt in 1995 while he was in spring training. (Family Photo)

Murder Victim’s Parents Angry Killer Set Free 10 Years Early

A convicted killer was let out of a Florida prison Tuesday, 10 years earlier than expected. The man he murdered was a Chicago native his parents said they’re shocked and angry to hear the news of the killer’s release.

CBS 2–04/03/2012

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Sears Holdings To Close 5 Illinois Stores

The stores to be shuttered are a Sears in Alton, a Sears Grand/Essentials in McHenry and three K-Marts — in Oak Lawn, Zion and Peru.