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Vernon Area Public Library No Longer Collecting Overdue Fines

The Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire said overdue fines added up to only about half a percent of their annual budget, and eliminating the fines allows them to save money on the staff time and service costs needed to collect them.


The cast of "The Pirates of Penzance" at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire. (Photo Courtesy of Peter Coombs/Marriott Theatre)

Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire Celebrating 40 Years

Like the song from its current production, “La Cage Aux Folles,” for the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, the best of times is now.


A Lincolnshire police car (CBS)

Lincolnshire Police Investigate Sexting At Stevenson High School

Stevenson High School just two months ago sponsored a forum to discourage students from sharing inappropriate images.


Daniel Bockenhauer

Man Charged With Trying To Abduct Girl From Lincolnshire Home

A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly punching and trying to kidnap a girl as she walked into her Lincolnshire home on Wednesday.


Marrow Drive Draws Dozens Of Volunteers In Lincolnshire

Students, teachers and families came together Saturday at a north suburban school to donate blood and register to be bone marrow donors.


Workers load salt into a snowplow in north suburban Lincolnshire. (CBS)

Road-Salt Supply A Concern For One Suburb

In north suburban Lincolnshire, there have been ongoing supply concerns because demand has been unusually high this season. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Alexander Pera (Credit: Lincolnshire Police)

Restaurant Manager Stole IDs To Pay For Disney Trips

He may be the world’s biggest Disney fan, but a local restaurant manager is in huge trouble with the law for the way he allegedly paid for 15 recent Disney trips.


A 109-year-old pair of pliers netted a California man a $5,000 prize from Klein Tools, which was searching for the oldest working pair of its side-cutting pliers. (Credit: Klein Tools)

$3 Pair Of Pliers Nets A $5,000 Prize From Suburban Tool Company

Thanks to a Chicago-area company, a California do-it-yourselfer has received a $5,000 return on a $3 investment.

WBBM Newsradio–06/27/2013

Wagon Wheel

Des Plaines River Cleanup Volunteers Find Historic Wagon Wheel

You never know what you’re going to find if you volunteer to clean out your local river.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2012


Watering Restrictions In Place In Several Suburbs

Because of the hot weather and dry conditions, several suburbs have implemented water restrictions.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Stevenson High School

Stevenson High School Dean Probed For Sending Inappropriate Texts

A dean at Stevenson High school in Lincolnshire is under investigation for reportedly sending inappropriate text messages to a student.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

Child Daycare  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Day Care Owner Dies Before Standing Trial In Case Of Boy’s Death

In 2009, a boy was killed by an employee at a Lincolnshire day care center, and the trial of the owner on obstruction of justice charges was to begin soon.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012


Police: Man Sold More Than 8,000 Counterfeit Phones

Local and federal authorities arrested a man accused of producing more than 8,000 counterfeit Motorola mobile telephones sold online and through businesses in Lincolnshire and Glenview.


Stevenson High School

Man Arrested For Walking Halls Of School, Refusing To Identify Himself

A 21-year-old Vernon Hills man said he had come back to Stevenson High School to pick up his diploma, but he ended up getting arrested after security found him wandering the halls.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

iPhone 4 (Ian Gavan/ Getty Images)

Cell Phone Picture Leads Police To Alleged Scam Artist

A cell phone picture helped police in Lincolnshire catch an alleged scammer.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Advocate: Legalized Marijuana Would Prevent Trade By Teens

An advocate for the legalization of marijuana says teens would never have been able to buy and sell pot at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, if the substance were legal and regulated.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Stevenson Students Arranged Drug Deals Via Text Messages, Police Say

Police say two students at Stevenson High School are now facing charges after an investigation into alleged drug sales.



Students’ Text Messages Probed In Drug Case At Stevenson High School

Drug peddling and abuse are the focuses of an investigation underway at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire and authorities have been reading students’ text messages as part of the case.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

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Four Injured In Lincolnshire Crash

Four people were injured, one critically, Friday night when a sport-utility vehicle crashed into street signs, sped in the wrong direction while passing a cop and collided into two vehicles in north suburban Lincolnshire.


Klein Tools

Klein Tools To Close Plants In Skokie, Roselle

The State of Illinois struck a deal to keep Sears and the CME Group in Illinois this week, but meanwhile, local tool manufacturer has confirmed that it will be taking some jobs out of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011