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Dan and Elizabeth Lynch with their newborn daughter, Mary Margaret. (Credit: NorthShore University HealthSystem)

Paramedic Delivers His Own Baby Daughter On Edens Expressway

A paramedic from north suburban Evanston delivered his own baby daughter Friday morning, after his wife went into labor while they were driving on the Edens Expressway.

08/29/2014

Lincolnwood firefighters use foam to douse flames after two U.S. Postal Service vans caught fire in Lincolnwood on Aug. 25, 2014 (Credit: Scott Lasker/Network Video Productions)

Officials Conducting Arson Investigation After Post Office Vans Burned

Federal authorities were reviewing surveillance camera footage as part of an arson investigation, after to U.S. Postal Service vans were set ablaze Monday night.

08/26/2014

Renderings show retail, office and hotel complex planned for the site of the former Purple Hotel at Touhy and Lincoln in Lincolnwood. (Credit: North Capital Group)

New Hotel, Grocery Store Planned For Purple Hotel Site

The Lincolnwood Village Board recently approved a $27 million incentive package for the proposed Shoppes at Lincoln Pointe.

07/21/2014

Aaron Thal. (Photo supplied by family)

Mother Pleads For Help In Solving Mystery Of Son’s Hit-And-Run Death

For the first time, a Lincolnwood mother speaks out about the hit-and-run mystery surrounding her son’s death.

06/18/2014

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)

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 19-year-old man died after he was struck by at least two cars while crossing the street Monday morning in north suburban Lincolnwood, police said. | NVP News video

Man Dies After Being Struck By At Least 2 Cars In Lincolnwood

A 19-year-old man died after he was struck by at least two cars while crossing the street Monday morning in north suburban Lincolnwood, police said.

03/10/2014

Lincolnwood firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday night at a retirement home. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Woman Injured In Fire At Lincolnwood Retirement Home

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 7:30 p.m. at Lincolnwood Place, a six-story retirement home at 7000 N. McCormick Blvd.

03/06/2014

Renderings show retail, office and hotel complex planned for the site of the former Purple Hotel at Touhy and Lincoln in Lincolnwood. (Credit: North Capital Group)

Developers Release Renderings Of Development At Purple Hotel Site

Developers have produced a mostly retail- and food-oriented complex for the 11 acres at 4500 W. Touhy. A 210-room hotel would go along the northern part of the site with frontage on Lincoln Avenue.

09/25/2013

The so-called "Purple Hotel" in Lincolnwood will be demolished this week. (CBS)

Infamous ‘Purple Hotel’ Has Date With Destiny On Tuesday

The infamous “purple hotel” in Lincolnwood is now a shadow of its former self. Soon, it won’t even be that, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

08/26/2013

Firefighters work to put out a fire in the storeroom of Myron & Phil's, a steakhouse in Lincolnwood, on May 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Breaks Out At Lincolnwood Restaurant Shortly After Founder’s Death

Myron Freedman died Wednesday at the age of 95. A short time later, a fire broke out in the storeroom of Myron & Phil’s, the steakhouse and seafood restaurant he and his brother founded 43 years ago.

WBBM Newsradio–05/08/2013

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Lincolnwood Village Trustee: Firing Range Would Create Bad Image

A firing range in north suburban Lincolnwood appeared on the verge of winning village board approval two weeks ago, but now, the proposal may be mortally wounded.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2012

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State Police Going After ‘Rogue’ Motorcycle Riders On Edens Expressway

Illinois State Police are teaming up with Skokie and Lincolnwood police to try to catch “rogue riders” – people who recklessly drive racing motorcycles on the Edens Expressway.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2012

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Lincolnwood School Officials Quit Amid Spending Controversy

One week after voters in north suburban Lincolnwood District 74 overwhelmingly rejected a referendum to finance construction of a new school building, its two top leaders are out.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Lincolnwood Voters Reject Bond For New School Building

Voters in Lincolnwood resoundingly repudiated their local school board in the election Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–03/21/2012

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Lincolnwood College Student Named Finalist In Manischewitz Cook-Off

A college student from Lincolnwood is getting ready for finals, but they have nothing to do with his pre-med studies at Princeton University.

WBBM Newsradio–03/01/2012

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Lincolnwood Residents Blast School Spending After Taxpayer Probe

It’s a small suburban school district that some say is spending big money on things like Chicago hotel rooms, fancy meals and a luxury car. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, residents in Lincolnwood took it upon themselves to get the dirt on how school officials have been spending their money.

CBS 2–01/18/2012

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Rolf’s Bakery Workers: We Were Left Out In The Cold

More than 100 people who worked at Rolf’s Patisserie are suing the owners of the Lincolnwood bakery following its abrupt closure last month.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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Developer Wants To Restore, Revive Lincolnwood’s Purple Hotel

The demolition of the Purple Hotel in Lincolnwood has been anticipated for nearly five years, but now an investor from Skokie wants to restore and preserve it.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

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Plans Moving Ahead To Redevelop Site Of Old Lincolnwood Hotel

Demolition and redevelopment are one step closer for a long-vacant Lincolnwood Hotel with a colorful exterior and a seedy history.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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Stolen Tortoise Returned Safe And Sound

Thanks to an anonymous tip, a tortoise that was stolen from a Lincolnwood pet store has been returned safe and sound, if “a little freaked out.”

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

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