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Moose Lodge Raising Money For California Wildfire Victims

The Lockport Moose Lodge has been collecting donations to send to a fellow lodge in Clearlake Oaks, California, just north of San Francisco. That lodge has been housing and feeding 150 people forced to evacuate their homes due to wildfires this summer.

08/11/2015

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Lockport Pharmacist Accused Of $2.4M Health Care Fraud Scheme

A southwest suburban pharmacist has been indicted in a $2.4 million fraud scheme that involved bogus insurance claims, identity theft, swapping out prescription drugs for supplements, and selling counterfeit Viagra, federal authorities said Tuesday.

05/26/2015

A fire burns at Homer Tree Service in Lockport on Monday. (Credit: Grant Spooner)

None Injured In Huge Fire At Lockport Mulch Business

The blaze at Homer Tree Service, at 16464 W. 143rd St., in Lockport was so large, police shut down the nearby exit ramp on the Veterans Memorial Tollway.

05/19/2015

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Man Charged With DUI After Vehicle Crashes Into Lockport Home

A man is facing a DUI charge after a vehicle was driven into a home early Sunday in southwest suburban Lockport.

04/26/2015

A lone flag on a snow-covered green at Big Run Golf Club in Lockport. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Spring Snow Puts Damper On Chicago Area Golfers

Many golfers have been starting to scratch that spring itch in the past week, that is, until the snow that dropped on the Chicago area Monday.

03/23/2015

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Boy, 16, Killed In Lockport Drive-By Shooting

A 16-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting Thursday afternoon a block away from his home in southwest suburban Lockport.

10/25/2014

Vivianna LeBlanc and her father Christopher LeBlanc (Credit: Lockport Police)

Missing 7-Month Old Child From Lockport Located

Police in southwest suburban Lockport located a baby girl that was reported missing by the baby’s mother.

07/01/2014

Meghana Kamineni of Lockport, participates during round two of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition May 28, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

5 Illinois Students Reach National Spelling Bee Semifinals

The competition began Wednesday with more than 280 students from around the country, but only 46 spellers advanced to the semifinals using scores from onstage words and a computerized spelling-vocabulary test.

05/29/2014

A fire at a custom cabinet business in Lockport. (Credit: CBS)

Lockport Cabinet Business Destroyed By Massive Fire

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports the fire broke out at Style Line Cabinets, a manufacturer of cabinets, kitchens, vanities and more.

05/07/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Ride Janie Ride Foundation

Eight years ago, a procession of motorcycles gave birth to a tradition that will be celebrated again this weekend. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

05/02/2014

A damaged SUV after a wrong-way driver's vehicle hit another on I-355. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Wrong-Way Driver Injures Multiple People On I-355

About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.

04/08/2014

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Man Arrested After Firing Shots During Standoff In Lockport

A 41-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning, after he fired shots at neighbors’ houses during a five-hour standoff with police.

02/27/2014

White male tiger Aron hisses in his enclosure in the privately-owned zoo by Andrzej Pabich in Boryszew, central Poland on February 1, 2014. The lion babies were born on January 28. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

No Joke: Tiger Walks Into A Lockport Bar, And Police Aren’t Laughing

A local man took his tiger cub out for some fresh air. Authorities swatted him with misdemeanor charges. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

02/26/2014

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Man Dies In Apparent Backhoe Accident In Lockport Township

A man was found dead Friday after apparently being crushed by a backhoe outside his home in southwest suburban Lockport Township.

11/30/2013

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Vehicle Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In Lockport

A pedestrian died early Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in southwest suburban Lockport.

10/27/2013

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Man Dies After Thrown From Bull At Rodeo Near Lockport

An 18-year-old man died Wednesday, three days after he was thrown off a bucking bull while participating in a rodeo near southwest suburban Lockport.

10/12/2013

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Man Dies In Lockport Motorcycle Crash

A man died early Saturday morning after driving his motorcycle off the road in southwest suburban Lockport, the Southtown Star is reporting.

10/06/2013

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Summer Heat Prompting Some Schools To Close Early

The brutal heat has prompted some schools to end classes early on Tuesday, or cancel classes altogether.

08/27/2013

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Lockport Man Hit Sleeping Boy With Fireplace Shovel: Authorities

Nathan Hiatt, 29, allegedly struck the sleeping boy with the utensil about 1 a.m. Saturday in a home in the 15100 block of 131st Street in an unincorporated area near Lemont.

07/08/2013

Kaity Siegel holds a baby goat that was abandoned across the street from Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. (Photo courtesy Kaity Siegel)

Baby Goats Abandoned Across Street From Suburban Farm

The manager of a farm in southwest suburban Lockport said it’s a good thing someone heard the cries of baby goats that were abandoned across the street. Otherwise, “they would have been coyote bait.”

WBBM Newsradio–05/16/2013

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