Hoffman Estates


Girl, 5, Fatally Struck By Car In Hoffman Estates

A 5-year-old girl was fatally struck by a car Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.


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Former Nursing Home Employee Charged With Stealing From Elderly

Bria Abrams, 21, has been charged with felony theft, for allegedly stealing from five elderly people living at Alden Poplar Creek, at 1545 N. Barrington Rd., while she worked there.


Police investigate at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, after the facility's active shooter alarm was triggered Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Hospital Locked Down After False Alarm About Active Shooter

A Hoffman Estates hospital was placed on lockdown, and employees were later evacuated, while police investigated what turned out to be a false alarm for an active shooter in the building.


Hotels are seen on the beach in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California state, Mexico. (Credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than A Dozen Hoffman Estates Firefighters Among Those Trapped In Cabo San Lucas

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports the majority of one shift of the Hoffman Estates Fire Department went there for a wedding, and what happened isn’t a fairytale.


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Man Dies After Being Struck By Car Near Hoffman Estates

The 27-year-old had been walking about 5 a.m. near Golf and Rohrssen roads in unincorporated Hoffman Estates when he was hit by a westbound Nissan Versa.


Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: A Proposal For The ‘Barnstorming Illini’ In 2015

Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

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Man Guilty In 2009 Murder Of Ex-Fiancée’s Family

Jurors found 26-year-old D’Andre Howard guilty of murdering the father, sister and grandmother of his ex-fiancé, Amanda Engelhardt in 2009.


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Returning Soldier Gets Hero’s Welcome At Hoffman Estates School

A third-grade class at Frank C. Whitely Elementary School had written letters to Capt. Allen at the urging of a classmate whose father is also in the service.


A car plunged into Poplar Creek in Hoffman Estates on Friday, after another car hit it head-on at Golf and Sutton roads. (Credit: CBS)

Car Lands In Creek After Crash In Hoffman Estates

A car ended up in a creek in Hoffman Estates, after another car crashed into it Friday morning.


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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