Sidewalks are cleared outside at Cicero polling place at  Woodbine School on Tuesday. (Credit: Mike Puccinelli/CBS 2)

Voters Braving Winter Weather On Election Day

Voter turnout is expected to be relatively low as voters in the 2nd Congressional District head to the polls in snowy conditions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


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Person Fatally Shot By Homewood Police

Police responding to a call of a disturbance at an apartment building in south suburban Homewood Sunday morning fatally shot someone who confronted them.


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Investment Firm Buys Southland Homes In $28 Million Deal

Tinley Park-based Mack Cos. said it has sold nearly 200 single-family homes in the south and southwest suburbs to an Arizona-based real estate investment trust for $28 million.


Hair stylist Ashley Looney must do dialysis regularly because she has no kidney function. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Hair Stylist Who Overcomes Health Issues

Ashley Looney of Homewood likes to think of herself as an expert at making the best of it. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says she’s someone you should know.


Fred Rogers pleaded guilty to a 1977 cold case: the murder of a Homewood teen. (Homewood Police Dept.)

1977 Murder Case Put To Rest With Guilty Plea, Sentence

More than 35 years after Kenny Hellstrom took his last breath as his mother cradled his bleeding body, a man admitted fatally stabbing the Homewood teen.


Homewood Memorial Gardens had a backlog of bodies that were buried this weekend. (CBS)

Sheriff’s Office Present As 11 Bodies Found In Storage Are Buried

Eleven bodies that had been stockpiled at a suburban cemetery were put to rest Saturday under the supervision of the Cook County Sheriff’s Department. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.



Man Dies After Being Pulled From River In Homewood

A 59-year old man has died after he fell into a small lake in Homewood.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Sars Benefit Concert Held In Toronto

Jagger, Richards To Pay For Burial Of Chicago Bluesman

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones are footing the bill for the private burial of Chicago bluesman Hubert Sumlin.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

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Woman Who Injected Face With Beef Fat Dies

A woman from south suburban Homewood who reportedly injected her face with beef fat died from intestinal complications, medical examiners announced Friday.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

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Three Injured In Suburban Crash

Three people — including a girl — were injured Saturday afternoon in a three-car crash in south suburban Homewood.


FBI surveillance photo of bank robber.  (Credit: FBI)

White-Collar Man Robs Bank At Gunpoint

A man wearing a suit and tie appeared to be smiling as he robbed a bank branch inside a south suburban grocery at gunpoint.


Justice McCallister (Left), Tiffany Jones. (Homewood Police Photos)

$7,500 Still Missing After Homewood Bank Robbery

Could it have blown away? Maybe.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010

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Pair Charged After Homewood Bank Robbery

A pair of alleged bank robbers accused of stealing $104,500 from a Homewood bank threatened to kill a witness whose 911 call led to their arrest, according to a federal criminal complaint filed Wednesday.


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Suspect Shot In Homewood Bank Robbery

Police shot and wounded one suspect, arrested another and one remains on the loose, following a bank robbery in south suburban Homewood.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010