Microchip Helps Family Get Back Lost Dog 5 Years Later

Nearly six years after losing their dog – and moving to a new town – a Homewood family has been reunited with their pet, thanks to its microchip ID tag.


A snowplow gets to work in Kankakee Thursday. (CBS/Network Video)

Homewood Wonders: Will Road Salt Make It In Time?

The salt comes by barge down the Calumet River. This year, the O’Brien Locks that open to Lake Calumet are closed for repairs from now until mid-December and then again from mid-January until March. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


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Man, 83, Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Homewood

Joseph Coghlan, 83, was struck near 183rd Street and Gottschalk Avenue, about a tenth of a mile from his home, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.


Homewood Police are  asking for the public's help in identifying this toddler found unattended Monday morning. (Credit: Homewood Police)

Family Of Missing Toddler In Homewood Located

Police are asking for help in identifying a toddler found in Homewood Monday morning.


Police in south suburban Homewood conduct a critical incident drill to prepare for the event of a mass shooting at a school. (Credit: Village of Homewood)

Suburban Cops Run School Shooting Drill To Prepare For The Worst

Would your child know what to do in a school emergency? Would you know how to react? The village of Homewood on Tuesday held a critical incident drill to help everyone prepare.


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Homewood Man Convicted Of Fatally Stabbing 3-Year-Old Son

south suburban man was convicted Tuesday of fatally stabbing his 3-year-old son and sexually assaulting the child’s mother during a violent domestic attack in the West Side Austin neighborhood in 2011.


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Suit: Homewood Cops Injured 82-Year-Old Woman

Three Homewood residents filed a federal lawsuit Friday, claiming two police officers allegedly barged in to their home and injured an 82-year-old woman.


A pile of road salt that public works crews in northwest suburban McHenry will use on roads during the year's first snowstorm on Dec. 20, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Salt Shortage Forces Homewood To Conserve

Road crews are working around the clock to make streets passable in Homewood, only this time, the village is “holding the salt” when it comes to Homewood’s side streets.


Surveillance photo of a bank robbery at the Bank of America branch at the Cherry Creek Plaza shopping center in Homewood. (Credit: FBI)

Two Charged In Homewood Bank Robbery That Ended In Standoff

Malcolm Carpenter, 32, of Chicago; and Justin Williams, 23, of Calumet Park, are each charged with one count of bank robbery, according to the FBI.


A Bank of America branch in Homewood was robbed Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Standoff After Homewood Bank Robbery Ends, Three Suspects In Custody

It was a tense afternoon for everyone living or working near a Bank of America branch in Homewood following a robbery and manhunt.


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102-Year-Old Woman Dies In South Suburban Crash

A 102-year-old woman died Saturday night after a Wednesday crash in south suburban Homewood.


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Homewood Park Closed After Crews Dig Up Chemical Containers

Crews were excavating at an old Nike anti-aircraft missile site near Apollo Park, at 190th and Halsted streets, when they dug up containers that once held a chemical used in rocket fuel.


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Suburban School Holds Drill To Prepare For An Armed Intruder

At a school in the south suburbs, police prepared for a terrifying possibility. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, fortunately it was all just a drill.


A customer purchases an AK-47 style rifle for about $1200 at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Homewood, Hazel Crest Eye Ban On Assault Weapons

As state lawmakers decide Tuesday whether to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of the concealed-carry law, two Southland towns are set to vote Tuesday night on ordinances that would prohibit assault weapons within their borders, the Southtown Star reports.


LaMar Wilson is charged with murder in the June 18 shooting death of Homewood resident Henry Kormoi. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Gary Man Charged In Homewood Murder

LaMar Wilson, of the 4900 block of Washington Street, was charged Thursday, two days after being arrested by U.S. marshals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


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Man Shot To Death In South Suburban Homewood

Nineteen-year-old Homewood resident Henry Kormoi died from at least one gunshot wound he suffered near home in the 1100 block of 187th Street.


Liese Ricketts. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Area Woman Robbed In Peru And Lives To Tell Her Story

Liese Ricketts was debuting a Peruvian artwork collection in Arequipa, Peru back in March when she hailed a cab with a friend and was attacked by 4 masked men.


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No Bond For Man Charged With Beating, Stabbing His Mother

A 22-year-old south suburban man who was arrested for severely beating and stabbing his mother Monday, then driving off after dumping her in a ditch, was ordered held without bond at a hearing on Saturday.


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Someone You Should Know: Dollhouse Artisan Collette Renfro

If you think the world is too big and could be a little smaller, why not try making doll houses? A good place start is the Blackberry Harvest Dollhouse Museum in Homewood, CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.


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Wanted: Man Suspected Of Beating, Stabbing Mom, Dumping Her In Ditch

Police are looking for a 22-year-old south suburban man suspected of severely beating and stabbing his mother Monday, then driving off after dumping her in a ditch.