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A railroad viaduct along Skokie Highway was flooded by heavy rains on Monday, leaving a long line of trucks stranded for several hours as they waited for the water to drain enough to pass. (Credit: CBS)

Deputy Coroner Rescues Family Stranded In Flooded Viaduct

A Lincolnwood family of five is okay today because a Lake County official happened upon them during when a street flooded Monday night in Lake Bluff.

05/14/2014

A railroad viaduct along Skokie Highway was flooded by heavy rains on Monday, leaving a long line of trucks stranded for several hours as they waited for the water to drain enough to pass. (Credit: CBS)

U.S. 41 Reopens In Lake Bluff; Flooding Still A Threat Elsewhere

Though some of the flooding from Monday’s thunderstorms has receded, the Des Plaines River was still overflowing its banks on Wednesday, and the North Branch of the Chicago River was near flood stage in some areas, with more rain on the way Wednesday evening.

05/14/2014

A railroad viaduct along Skokie Highway was flooded by heavy rains on Monday, leaving a long line of trucks stranded for several hours as they waited for the water to drain enough to pass. (Credit: CBS)

Monday’s Storms Leave Homes And Roads Flooded

Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.

05/13/2014

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Lake County, Ill. 2013

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.

10/29/2013

Steve Ostergaard, 27, was in the auditorium next door to the one where James Holmes allegedly began firing on audience members. (CBS)

Area Witness To Colo. Tragedy: ‘You Can’t Change The Way You Live’

Steve Ostergaard of Lake Bluff was at a Denver-area conference last week and took 12 students to see a late showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” when gunfire erupted in the auditorium next door.

07/23/2012

Steven Ostergaard, 27, of Lake Bluff, was in the auditorium next to the room where a gunman opened fire during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." (LinkedIn)

Lake Bluff Man A Witness To Colorado Theater Massacre

Steve Ostergaard talked to CBS 2 about the terrifying experience of being one room away from the gunman who shot at moviegoers.

07/20/2012

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Police Officer Rescues Man From Burning Building

A north suburban police officer rescued a man from a burning home early Sunday in Lake Bluff.

02/20/2011

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Suburban Man Held In Child Porn Case

A Lake County grand jury indicted a north suburban Lake Bluff man on child pornography charges.

02/12/2011

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Lake County Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

CHICAGO (STMW) – A Lake Bluff man was arrested Saturday on child pornography charges as part of a continuing statewide crackdown, Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office announced.

01/09/2011

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Homeowner Injured By Christmas Tree Fire

A north suburban homeowner was injured Monday after he discovered his Christmas tree on fire and tried to drag it out of the house.

01/05/2011