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Someone You Should Know: The Kids At Giant Steps Elementary

For the kids at Giant Steps Elementary in Lisle, a school for autistic students, it’s a big deal: their own production of a show called “The Little Red Hen.”

06/05/2015

Guiseppe Ressa (DuPage County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Alleged Kidnapper Was Obsessed With Children

Guiseppe Ressa, 34, was charged with three counts of aggravated kidnapping, three counts of child abduction and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

06/04/2015

Railroad Crossing

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Metra Train Near Lisle

The person was hit by a Metra equipment train about 5:25 a.m. near Burlington Avenue in Lisle, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.

06/03/2015

Sister Carolyn Sieg has been principal of St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle for 48 years. Before that, she was a teacher and student there. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Catholic School Principal Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Sister Carolyn Sieg has lived most of her life around St. Joan of Arc School; having been a student and teacher at St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle before serving as principal there for 48 years.

05/22/2015

A passenger train stops after a pedestrian was killed in Lisle. (CBS)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In Lisle

Inbound train No. 1272 struck a pedestrian just east of the Lisle station just after 4 p.m., Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile said. Officials said the pedestrian had died.

03/16/2015

Surveillance video from Aldi grocery store, at 5525 Route 53 in Lisle, which was robbed at gunpoint about 2:35 p.m. Monday. (Photo from Lisle police)

Lisle Grocery Store Robbed At Gunpoint

A man walked into the store, at 5525 Route 53, about 2:35 p.m. and attempted to take crash from an open cash drawer.

01/21/2014

Hannah Andrzejewski (Credit: Lisle Police)

Missing Lisle Teen Found

A 16-year-old girl reported missing from her west suburban home on Monday has been found in Chicago and returned home safely, police said Friday.

10/25/2013

Scholl Hall at Benedictine University. (CBS)

Police Investigate Alleged Sex Assaults On West Suburban College Campus

Police say one of the women victims is a Benedictine University student, and the other is a friend. Both are in their late teens.

09/23/2013

Brian Crow's bathroom is under renovation following the April floods that his Lisle. (CBS)

Lisle Residents Piecing Lives — And Homes — Together After Flood

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot looks at how residents of the west suburb are coping, weeks after flooding ruined homes.

06/06/2013

A puppy mill in Ohio (Photo supplied by Humane Society)

Humane Society: 2 Of 100 Worst Puppy Mills Located In Illinois

“These are the worst of the worst,” said Kathleen Summers, who helped author the “A Horrible Hundred” report. It focuses on facilities that have been previously cited in publicly available inspection documents.

05/14/2013

Piotr Zaniewski (Mt. Prospect Police)

Acupuncturist Fondled Woman While Giving Her Massage: Prosecutors

Piotr Zaniewski of Lisle was charged with criminal sexual assault and was held Sunday in lieu of $50,000 bail.

02/04/2013

Tree in winter at the Morton Arboretum. (CBS)

Trees Could Use Watering and Mulching During Snow Drought, Experts Say

Experts say the lack of snow — coming off of an extremely dry summer — is literally stressing trees out. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

01/10/2013

John Kasik

Dad Accused Of Threatening To Kill Daughter’s Volleyball Coach

A suburban man has been charged with felony harassment–and misdemeanor counts of battery and disorderly conduct–in an incident involving his daughter’s volleyball team.

10/30/2012

Handcuffs

Nearly $1.5 Million In Silver, Gold Found In Drug Dealer’s Storage Space

Some lucrative loot was discovered in the western suburbs as federal agents carried out a major drug investigation.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

First Cases Of 2012 West Nile Reported In Chicago Area

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.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Benedictine University is preparing to be a shelter for evacuees during the upcoming NATO summit, if necessary. (CBS)

Benedictine University Sets Up Potential Shelter For NATO Summit Evacuees

Benedictine University has been asked by the American Red Cross in DuPage County to set up emergency shelters in case there are evacuations from Chicago during the upcoming NATO summit.

05/04/2012

Cory M. Paytes, 22, and Travis J. Gamble, 22, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and resisting a peace officer.

Serial Pizzeria Robbers Caught After Latest Heist

Two serial pizzeria robbers were caught red-handed Monday night after ordering employees into a freezer while robbing a west suburban restaurant at gunpoint.

01/18/2012

Benedictine University in west suburban Lisle (Credit: CBS)

Benedictine University Eyes Arizona Campus

While the west suburban Lisle institution has no plans to leave town, a proposal up for approval this week could result in the private Catholic nonprofit school establishing a campus in Mesa, Ariz.

01/07/2012

(credit: MortonArb.org)

2 Hospitalized In Crash On Morton Arboretum Grounds

A crash on the grounds of the Morton Arboretum sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Joanne Slahor gives CBS 2's Rob Johnson a tour of the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Morton Arboretum

There’s no time like the present to enjoy autum colors at the west surburban oasis. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes a tour.

10/21/2011

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