Smoke was still rising from what remains of Melanie Dennis’ house. In four years, her two daughters died, and one of her daughter’s ashes was inside the home. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
A Lemont middle school student who admitted to writing a bomb threat on a wall at Oakwood School will be charged as a juvenile, police said Tuesday, and her actions could result in expulsion and having to make restitution, according to the school’s student handbook.
Police officers and dogs have been searching two suburban schools, after officials found a bomb threat written on one of the buildings.
DuPage County Sheriff’s police have closed a portion of Route 83 following a fatal accident near southwest suburban Lemont.
A pedestrian and an Illinois State Police trooper were hospitalized after a “serious traffic crash” on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Lemont.
The West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.
A serious crash shut down several lanes of busy Route 83 early Thursday near Lemont.
A 32-year-old Lemont man was electrocuted Friday while trimming a tree at his home in the southwest suburb.
Authorities have released a sketch of the man suspected of shooting a Downers Grove man in an apparent road rage shooting in the southwest suburbs.
Teams were working to restore power to a section of southwest suburban Lemont following a power outage caused by a car that crashed into a utility pole.
Some Chicago area couples who were ready to get married at a Lemont wedding facility are running into some major frustration since the venue suddenly shut down.
A 22-year-old woman from Lemont and an Algonquin native are two of 32 people named as Rhodes Scholars on Sunday.
A 19-year-old southwest suburban Lemont woman who told a Willis Tower security officer her companion “had a bomb’’ was arrested Thursday in the Loop, police said.
The body of a missing canoeist has been found, two days after he vanished when his boat flipped over in a retention pond near Lemont.
Emergency crews were sent to a retention pond in southwest suburban Lemont early Tuesday to rescue a man from a capsized rowboat.
A half dozen tugboat crew members are safe Thursday morning, after being involved in an accident in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
A 43-year-old man who lives near Lemont is accused of sexually abusing a woman when she was 14.
A small Catholic school in the suburbs is raising funds by auctioning off a special group of pigs in statue form. CBS 2′s Susan Carlson reports.
Several ambulances are being sent to an assisted living facility in the southwest suburbs on a report of multiple overdoses.
For the second time in less than two weeks, police in southwest suburban Lemont are warning residents of the attempted abduction of a child.
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