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Best Go Kart Tracks In Chicago

Get behind the wheel at these go kart racing venues in the Chicago area.

06/12/2015

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Police Step Up Patrols At Glenbard East H.S. After Unsubstantiated Threats

Police in west suburban Lombard were taking no chances, sending extra officers to Glenbard East High School, after rumors of some type of violence.

05/01/2015

A ComEd truck parked behind a home after storms caused power outages on June 21, 2011.  (Credit: CBS)

Two Western Suburbs Debut Smart Street Light System

Bensenville and Lombard are the first to debut the Smart Streetlight Program that uses smart, energy efficient LED streetlights.

02/03/2015

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Villa Park Man Convicted Of Murder For 2012 Arson Fire

It took jurors about 90 minutes to return a guilty verdict for Todd Mandoline on his 26th birthday. On July 22, 2012–a day ahead of her 25th birthday–Paula Morgan was killed in the fire after a party she hosted at her home in Lombard, where she lived with her mother and 6-year-old son.

01/21/2015

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Motorists Celebrate As Some Stations Sell Gas For Under $2 A Gallon

You’ve probably noticed by now that gas has fallen to its lowest price in almost a decade. Drivers are now asking themselves how long will it last?

12/27/2014

Kavin Gipson (DuPage County State's Attorney)

Prosecutors: Pair Stole Salvation Army Kettle Before Leading Police On High-Speed Chase

Kavin Gipson, 48, and Roosevelt Huddleston, 51, approached the bucket outside the Ultra Foods, 491 E. Roosevelt Road in Lombard, about 7 p.m. while the bell ringer was inside the store, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.

12/19/2014

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Group Still Pushing To Stage Christmas-Themed Haunted House In Lombard

The Village Board rejected the permit based, in part, on concerns about added traffic.

11/14/2014

Christmas Haunted House

Lombard Group Fighting To Keep Christmas-Themed Haunted House

The Lombard Village Board said it rejected a permit for a Christmas-themed haunted house based, in part, on concerns about added traffic.

11/14/2014

Crews battle a house fire in west suburban Lombard early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Fire Destroys Home In Lombard

The fire started in the garage of a house in the 400 block of Collen Court. One of the home’s residents heard a “pop” in the garage and opened the door to find it engulfed in flames, DiRienzo said. The fire spread into the house, and flames were through the roof by the time fire crews arrived.

10/30/2014

ComEd Power Yard

Sticking With ComEd Helps Lombard Residents Save On Electricity

Lombard’s electricity aggregation contract was up, so village officials decided in April and May to see which electricity provider would offer the lowest prices for residents. It turned out, ComEd beat the alternative suppliers.

10/09/2014

A car slammed into a 7-Eleven in Lombard. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Photo: Man Crashes Car Into Lombard 7-Eleven

A west suburban man who was out to pick up a gallon of milk allegedly drove his car through a window and into a 7-Eleven convenience store Sunday morning in Lombard.

09/15/2014

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Lombard Police Cracking Down On Drivers Using Handheld Cell Phones

Lombard Police say they are cracking down on drivers using hand held cell phones, reports WBBM’s Kimberly Easton.

07/29/2014

Lija Hyssong (photo provided)

Lombard Teen Dies Suddenly On Vacation

Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong was abandoned in China in 1998 as an infant. Eighteen months later, she was adopted by a loving couple from west suburban Chicago. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

07/10/2014

Officials said a fire that caused $100,000 in damage to a Lombard home Monday night may have been caused by a lightning strike. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Lightning Strike Might Have Sparked Fire In Lombard

A fire that caused about $100,000 in damage to a west suburban Lombard home Monday night may have been caused by a lightning strike during the heavy thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area, officials said.

07/01/2014

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Martial Arts Studio Destroyed By Fire In Lombard

A fire caused up to $300,000 in damage to a strip mall building in west suburban Lombard early Monday.

04/21/2014

Acupuncturist Frank Yurasek (CBS)

Your Chicago: At-Ease Clinic At National University

At the At-Ease Clinic in Lombard, the treatment program emphasizes acupuncture, instead of the usual cocktail of drugs. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

03/14/2014

Joliet police bought this heroin in an undercover purchase; the alleged dealer was later arrested. (CBS)

Lombard Police To Start Carrying Narcan To Counter Heroin Overdoses

Lombard Deputy Chief Tom Wirsing says heroin overdoses are a community issue, affecting everyone.

03/10/2014

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DuPage Prosecutors: Lombard Woman Murders Husband

Anka Misocevic, whose age was not immediately known, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.

01/10/2014

CBS 2's Chris Martinez got a look on Wednesday at the worst damage in Washington, Ill. (Credit: Chris Martinez/CBS 2)

Delegation From Lombard To Distribute Relief Supplies In Washington, Ill.

A group from the village of Lombard is heading southwest tomorrow morning – with loads of tools and supplies to help the people of Washington, Illinois, rebuild after the tornado, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

12/11/2013

A homeless person (CBS)

Veteran Has Been Helping The Homeless For Nearly 25 Years

Even though 64-year-old Jim Proffitt has been feeding the homeless since 1989, he said it’s not his occupation.

10/18/2013

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