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

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Lockport Cop Gets 6 Years For Fatal DUI

A southwest suburban police officer was sentenced to six years in prison Monday for a December 2009 DUI crash that killed a 29-year-old man on the Stevenson Expressway.


Romeoville Oil Spill

Officials Seek Injunction Over Suburban Oil Spill

Officials asked for a preliminary injunction requiring two pipeline companies to mediate damage from an oil spill last month in southwest suburban Lockport.


Deonte Lesley

Teen Shot And Killed While Playing Video Games

A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed and his cousin was injured as they were playing video games in their bedroom in southwest suburban Lockport Township.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2011

Deonte Lesley

Boy, 14, Killed When Bullets Hit Will County Home

A 14-year-old boy and his cousin weren’t even safe in their own room in Lockport Township.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2011