Lombard

A worker removes damaged drywall from a flood-damaged home in Lombard on April 24, 2013, nearly a week after widespread flooding in the Chicago area from heavy rains. (Credit: CBS)

Cleanup Costs Can Pile Up For Flood Victims With Worst Damage

Nearly a week after widespread flooding damaged thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area, the exhausting and costly cleanup process continued for many flood victims on Wednesday.

CBS 2–04/24/2013

An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Charges Expected Wednesday Against Hair Salon Robbery Suspect

Detectives from Chicago and the suburbs believe they finally got their man. Police plan to announce charges on Wednesday for a man arrested in connection with the robberies of more than a dozen local hair salons.

02/05/2013

Rep. Joe Walsh

Walsh Appears Before Muslim Audience, Stands By ‘Radical Islam’ Remarks

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told a largely Muslim-American audience in west suburban Lombard Friday night that he is standing by controversial remarks most of them interpreted as anti-Muslim.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Evergreen Park Mayor James Sexton

Evergreen Park Mayor Now Suffering From West Nile Virus

Days after the mayor of Lombard died of the West Nile virus, it turns out that the mayor of Evergreen Park is also now suffering from the disease.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Lombard Village President William Mueller has died from complications of West Nile Virus, the village has announced. (Village of Lombard)

Funeral To Be Held For Lombard Mayor This Weekend

CHICAGO (CBS) – Funeral arrangements now are set for the longtime Lombard village president who died of West Nile virus over the weekend. WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports 76-year-old Bill Mueller led Lombard for 19 […]

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Lombard Village President Bill Mueller (Credit: Village of Lombard)

Lombard Mayor Battling Cancer And West Nile Virus

Bill Mueller, the longtime village president in west suburban Lombard, is now battling both cancer and the West Nile virus.

08/14/2012

Chick-fil-A

Lombard Village Trustee Slams Ald. Moreno, Backs Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day

A Lombard village trustee who also serves as the attorney for a conservative religious law firm is publicly defending Chick-Fil-A, after Chicago Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) announced he would block the fast food restaurant from opening in his ward over the company’s opposition to gay rights.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

Todd Mandoline, 23, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated arson, one count of arson and one count of criminal damage to property for allegedly setting a deadly fire in Lombard on July 22, 2012. (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Man Held Without Bond In Deadly Lombard Arson

A 23-year old man is set to appear for a bond hearing in DuPage County Wednesday morning, accused of murder and arson.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Todd Mandoline, 23, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated arson, one count of arson and one count of criminal damage to property for allegedly setting a deadly fire in Lombard on July 22, 2012. (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Man Charged After Deadly Fire In Lombard

A Villa Park man is facing murder charges after a deadly fire in Lombard.

07/24/2012

A young mother was killed in a fire over the weekend that Lombard police believe was intentionally set. (CBS)

Lombard Mother Dies In Suspected Arson Fire

Monday would have been victim Paula Morgan’s 25th birthday. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

07/23/2012

Eugene Sanders, Nakia Tyler

Suspect Surrenders In Wood Dale Burglary, Police Chase

A suspect has surrendered after going on the lam for three days, following a burglary and police chase in the western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

Lombard Manhunt

Search Continues For Burglar Who Fled After Police Chase Into Lombard

The search continues for a South Side man who is accused of trying to break into a west suburban home and then leading police on a chase through three suburbs.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Lombard Manhunt

Police Search For Suspect After Chase In Western Suburbs

Police searched with dogs on the ground and a helicopter in the air early Tuesday, as police searched for a suspect who led them on a chase after allegedly burglarizing a Wood Dale home.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

This is a photo of Lance, a tortoise who went missing last weekend but was recovered June 23, 2012. (courtesy: Andy Lechner)

Missing Tortoise Takes His Time Getting Home

Lance, the beloved pet of a Lombard family, escaped from his back yard last weekend and was feared kidnapped. Then an email came Saturday with good news.

06/23/2012

This is a photo of Lance, a tortoise who went missing last weekend but was recovered June 23, 2012. (courtesy: Andy Lechner)

Missing: West Suburban Tortoise

Susan and Andy Lechner say Lance, their African spurred tortoise, went missing from their yard in Lombard, where he was last seen grazing on grass last Sunday.

06/21/2012

Lombard Train Fatal

Person Struck, Killed By Metra Train In Lombard

Police in west suburban Lombard are investigating after a person was struck and killed by a freight train.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Dianne McGrath has taken up shooting as a hobby, and she finds it relaxing. (CBS)

For More Women, Ladies’ Night Out Includes Time At The Shooting Range

More and more women are buying guns and learning how to use them. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

04/30/2012

Fire Graphic

Spontaneous Combustion Of Rags Blamed For Lombard Fire

Spontaneous human combustion is a myth, but spontaneous combustion of other objects really can happen – and the phenomenon is being blamed for a fire that ripped through a Lombard garage over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Lottery Winners

Lombard Co-Workers Win $1 Million In Powerball

A group of co-workers is $1 million richer after buying a Powerball ticket at a 7-Eleven in Lombard.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Jesus Hernandez (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney)

Northlake Man Gets 18 Years In Prison For Home Invasion

WHEATON (CBS) — A west suburban man who pleaded guilty to breaking into a home and tying up the inhabitants in 2010 was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday. Judge George Bakalis sentenced […]

02/01/2012

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