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.


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 […]


Synthetic Drugs

Police Raid Lombard Smoke Shop Selling Fake Pot, Bath Salts

Police raided a smoke shop near Lombard and arrested the owners this week, after they were found to be selling synthetic pot and bath salts.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Lucky Man Wins Two $1M Lottery Games

The odds of lightning striking twice may be slim, but so is winning the lottery more than once. Or maybe not.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

File Photo Of Outdoor Christmas Decorations. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Christmas Brings Thefts Of Baby Jesus Statues, Lawn Decorations

Though the Christmas holiday is getting nearer, vandals and pranksters haven’t displayed a holiday spirit. Communities around Chicago have reported acts of theft and vandalism to Christmas displays recently.


Surveillance video images of a man suspected of stealing gold chains from two stores in Orland Park and four other stores in Chicago Ridge, Oak Brook, Lombard and Joliet. (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Thief Has Stolen $20K In Gold Chains From Suburban Jewelry Stores

Authorities are looking for a jewelry thief who ripped off at least two Orland Park stores and is suspected of similar robberies in four other suburbs.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

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Five People Hurt In Rollover Crash In Lombard

Several people were hurt Thursday morning when a car crashed and rolled over in west suburban Lombard.


Joe And Angela Liberty

Lombard Restaurant Gives Back To Regular Customer

Two years ago, Angela Liberty was diagnosed with frontotemperal dementia, a disease that is degenerative, terminal and untreatable.
Now, the staff at their favorite Rock Bottom brewery in Lombard has decided to give back.

WBBM Newsradio–08/23/2011

Lighting Bolt/Strike Generic (Photo credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Lightning Strike Prompts Evacuation Of Lombard Nursing Home

Lightning is suspected of causing a Saturday morning fire that forced more than 50 seniors to leave a nursing home in west suburban Lombard.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Ford Unveils Mechanism To Warn Of Crashes

Ford safety engineers set up crashes to show how technology can prevent them, during demonstrations in the Yorktown Center mall parking lot in Lombard.

WBBM Newsradio–07/14/2011

Fire Graphic

Lightning Possible Cause Of Banquet Hall Fire In Lombard

A fire that did about $100,000 damage to a west suburban banquet hall is believed to have been caused by either weather or electrical problems.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Lombard Bank Robbery

FBI Releases Photo Of Lombard Bank Robbery Suspect

The FBI is releasing surveillance photos of a man who robbed a west suburban bank branch Tuesday.


Stock Photo (AP)

Suburban Powerball Players Win $200K

No one won the $82 million Powerball jackpot Saturday night, but two west suburban players came pretty close, and picked up $200,000 each in the process.


Mark Hebert

AT&T Worker Busts Child Porn Suspect

A Lombard man has been arrested on child pornography charges, after an AT&T employee found graphic images on the man’s computer while installing service.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2011