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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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


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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Police Seek Lockport Man On Child Porn Charges

Prosecutors charged a southwest suburban man with two counts of aggravated child pornography Wednesday, court records show.



Lockport Man Accused Of Videotaping Underage Girl In Bathroom

A young man from Lockport is facing child pornography charges, after recording an underage girl on a hidden camera he set up in a bathroom.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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Lockport Man Charged With Beating Child

A southwest suburban man is accused of beating a 3-year-old boy earlier this year, and police said charges could be filed against the child’s mother.


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Man Trying To Steal Copper Wire Killed By Downed Power Line

An unidentified man apparently trying to steal copper wire in a southwest suburban park was killed Wednesday night when a power line fell on him.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

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Construction Worker Killed In Lockport Accident

A 28-year-old construction worker was killed Friday morning when a dump trunk backed over him in southwest suburban Lockport.


Will County authorities survey the damage Saturday after a car plowed through a Lockport Township house, killing an occupant. (CBS)

Occupant Of Pot-Growing House Killed When Car Crashes Through Front

A 28-year-old Lockport Township man was killed Saturday when a neighbor’s runaway car crashed into his home, where first-responders found marijuana growing.


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Hanover Park Murder Suspect Dies After Police Shot Him

A northwest suburban man called a person of interest in his wife’s murder died Sunday morning, nine days after police shot him in southwest suburban Lockport.


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Warrant Issued For Man Accused Of Molesting 6-Year-Old Girl

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Lockport man accused of molesting a 6-year-old family member, police said.



6 Treated For Heat Exhaustion At Memorial Day Parades

Six people were hospitalized for heat exhaustion Monday morning while attending Memorial Day parades in two neighboring suburbs.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2011

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Lockport High School Employee Arrested On Student Sex Charge

A suspended southwest suburban Lockport Township High School District employee resigned this week and was arrested Thursday on accusations he committed an act of sexual conduct with a student in 2009.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011