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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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Lockport Teen’s Bail Set At $2 Million In Shaken Baby Death

Lockport teenager is being held on a $2 million bail after authorities say he killed his girlfriend’s baby by shaking her at least 10 times because her crying made him “aggravated.”

01/03/2013

Some residents of Lockport, Ill. held a vigil Thursday night to honor victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (CBS)

Lockport Holds Vigil For Newtown, Conn. Victims

Even though 763 miles separate Lockport from Newtown, Conn., there was no distance in the hearts of people who attended a vigil in Illinois. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/27/2012

16-Year-Old Killed In Southwest Suburban Traffic Crash

A 16-year-old girl died on Saturday following a traffic crash in southwest suburban Lockport.

12/16/2012

This man was caught on tape robbing a bank in Lockport. (Credit: FBI)

Glen Ellyn Police Arrest Elderly Bank Robber Wanted In Lockport

Police said the Indiana man was captured during the attempted robbery of a Bank of America branch in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn.

10/08/2012

This man was caught on tape robbing a bank in Lockport. (Credit: FBI)

Well-Dressed Man Robs Standard Bank In Lockport

A nattily dressed robber brandishing a handgun held up a bank in Lockport on Tuesday.

10/02/2012

Heidi Roseen of Lockport was killed over the weekend by a driver whom police say was drunk. (handout)

Co-Workers Mourn Nurse Killed By Drunken Driver

Monday was painful for the nurses, doctors and staff who worked with, knew, loved and respected Heidi Roseen. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/09/2012

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Nurse Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver In Palos Township Crash

A nurse from southwest suburban Lockport was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle in unincorporated Palos Township.

07/08/2012

Glen Higginbotham (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty Again, 13 Years After Girl’s Death

The man responsible for killing a 10-year-old girl in a 1999 drunken-driving crash admitted Monday he drove under the influence again in 2010.

03/26/2012

Pyramid Custom Cabinets

Craftsmanship And Service Come First At Pyramid Custom Cabinets

When the door opens into the workshop at Pyramid Custom Cabinets in Lockport, you’re sure to hear a lot of sawing, sanding and hammering. And they take their craft very seriously.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2012

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Thieves Taking 20 Manhole Covers A Month In Joliet

Police in Joliet report, they’re losing about 20 manhole covers a month, and they’re not alone, as the value of scrap metal sends thieves in search of easy money.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

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