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Dead fish in Lake Linden. (Credit: CBS)

Thousands Of Dead Fish Washing Up On Shores Of North Suburban Lakes

By the thousands, fish are dying in the shallower man-made lakes of the Chicago area.

04/01/2014

James Ealy

Ealy Gets Life In Prison For Killing Burger King Manager

James Ealy strangled Mary Hutchinson, a 45-year-old wife and mother, after forcing her to open the safe as she was preparing to open the former Burger King store in Lindenhurst.

10/09/2013

James Ealy

Sentencing Set For Next Month In Burger King Murder

Almost seven years after Mary Hutchison, a 45-year-old wife and mother, was strangled as she was preparing to open the former Burger King restaurant in Lindenhurst, final preparations for the sentencing of her killer are under way.

09/05/2013

James Ealy

Ealy Found Guilty In Burger King Strangling Case

Jurors deliberated for a little more than three hours Friday before finding James Ealy guilty on one count of first-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Mary Hutchison.

05/24/2013

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Rescuers Pluck Man And Woman From Frigid Waters Of North Suburban Lake

Two people were rescued from the shallow depths of a north suburban lake Saturday after falling through ice softened by unseasonably warm temperatures.

01/12/2013

A group of four teenagers was arrested in Lindenhurst for a vandalism spree that included slashing an inflatable Santa on a motorcycle in one resident's yard. (Credit: Lindenhurst Police Department)

4 Teens Arrested For Vandalism Spree In Lindenhurst

What started out as juvenile pranks turned a bit more serious in the northern suburbs. Police in Lindenhurst said four teenagers are in big trouble, suspected of going on a holiday vandalism spree.

CBS 2–01/04/2012

Jail/Prison

Pair’s Arrest Clears Up 30 Home Break-Ins

Two residents on Briar Lane in far north suburban Lindenhurst kept their wits about them when one saw a man using a pry tool to get into another neighbor’s house.

09/17/2011

James Ealy

Attorneys: Suppress Confession In Lindenhurst Burger King Murder

Attorneys for the Lake Villa man, charged with the murder of a fast food restaurant manager, want an alleged admission of the crime thrown out.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Gurnee police released this sketch of a woman who attacked another woman in a parking lot. (Credit: Gurnee Police Department)

Gurnee Attacker Bites, Punches Victim In Parking Lot

Police are looking for a woman who forced her way into another woman’s car at a north suburban Sears parking lot last weekend, then robbed the victim after punching and biting her.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

James Ealy

Attorneys For Burger King Murder Suspect Want Charges Dropped

Defense attorneys for the man accused in the 2006 murder of a Lindenhurst Burger King manager are asking a judge to drop the charges.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

Expressway Traffic

Wanted Man Runs Out Of Gas On Road In Lindenhurst

Running out of gas and obstructing traffic was the least of a Round Lake Beach man’s problems earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

Helen Miller

Woman Impaled By Tree Says Passersby Left Her For Dead

She survived the unthinkable when she was impaled by a tree. On Tuesday, the suburban woman is out of the hospital and thanking the paramedics who helped save her life. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS 2–11/09/2010

Smart Car Accident

Woman Impaled By Tree Branch That Fell In Storm

A Lake Villa woman was injured when she was impaled by a tree branch while driving her car during Tuesday morning’s storms.

CBS 2–10/26/2010