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Police Investigate Apparent Drive-By Shooting In LaGrange

The victim was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was in stable condition after surgery.



2 Investigators: Woman’s Driveway Crumbles After Construction Work Next Door

Construction of one home causes destruction at a neighboring home. The damage inflicted months ago has yet to be fixed.


A member of a SWAT team. (Credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

SWAT Team Responds To Lyons Township North High School

Police were responding to an erroneous report of gunfire at the suburban campus.


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Five Injured In Four-Vehicle Crash Near Palos Hills

Five people were injured Sunday during a four-vehicle crash near southwest suburban Palos Hills.


Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without Cars

A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Daniel S. Blubaugh (LaGrange Police Department)

LaGrange Police Hide In Church, Catch Suspect Stealing From Donation Boxes

Daniel S. Blubaugh of Naperville was arrested by two officers who hid in the church after officials reported a pattern of Sunday donations coming up missing.


Doug Witmer, 42, drowned Saturday during a Wisconsin triathlon. (courtesy Kasey Madden)

LaGrange Man Drowns In Wisconsin Triathlon

A 42-year-old La Grange man drowned this weekend in Wisconsin’s Lake Winnebago, while performing in a triathlon.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2012

Grand Prairie Transportation now has cameras aboard buses when it transports children for a suburban special-education district. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Alleged Abuse Leads Parents To Lobby For Cameras On School Buses

The mother and father of twin 3-year-old daughters want to keep their names private — but not their battle. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Collides With Vehicle, Killing Driver

LAGRANGE, Ill. (STMW) — A Metra train struck a vehicle Friday night in west suburban LaGrange, killing the driver and halting train service on the BNSF Railway line. BNSF Railway equipment train No. 1282 struck […]


Urban Sole Boutique

Boutique: Smell Of Barbecue Next Door So Bad, We Have To Close

Barbecue may make your mouth water, but the owners of a LaGrange boutique say it’s raising such a stink that it’s prompting them to shut down.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

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Gunmen Ransack Home, With 3 Kids, Nanny Inside

Police are investigating a violent home invasion at gunpoint today in southwest suburban LaGrange.


An original issue of a 1962 comic book featuring Spiderman could be worth $15,000. (Credit: Marvel Comics)

Old Spider-Man Comic Left In Garage Could Be Worth $15,000

The owner of a 50-year-old comic book is finding that Spiderman can spin a web of cash.


A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

Part-Time School Worker Charged With Child Porn

A part-time Lyons Township high school worker is facing federal child porn charges after agents found over 1,000 explicit images on his computer.



Best Of Old LaGrange

New restaurants might be opening up in LaGrange left and right, but the town still has a few that have been around forever, and are still worth trying for the first time, or revisiting if you haven’t in awhile.


LaGrange Hazmat

8 Hospitalized After Spill In LaGrange Business

Five ambulances and a hazardous materials team were sent out Monday morning for a chemical spill at a business in LaGrange.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Woman Caught In Metra Train Door Saved By Passenger

A Metra passenger became stuck in a doorway as her train began moving, but was likely saved from serious injury by a quick-acting passenger.


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Investigators Seek Leads In LaGrange Home Attack

Cook County sheriff’s investigators are seeking clues into a violent home invasion that left one man shot and another beaten by masked gunmen in the Highlands subdivision in LaGrange.