A man died Friday night after he was struck by a vehicle in west suburban Lyons.
A mother and her 2-year-old daughter were among 11 people who have police and firefighters to thank for helping them get to safety, after a fire at an apartment building in west suburban Lyons early Monday.
About 9:15 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1645 Larkin Ave. and announced the robbery, a release from Elgin police said. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in an unknown direction.
Two women were killed Saturday night following a car crash in west suburban Lyons.
Lyons Township School officials are suing the township’s former treasurer, alleging he overpaid himself more than a half million dollars in taxpayer money.
Homes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.
Police dogs were brought out Tuesday to search a west suburban forest preserve for a 59-year old Chicago man who has been missing since late last week.
The busy intersection of Harlem Avenue and Pershing Road on the boundary between Lyons and Stickney was shut down Wednesday morning, after a utility pole snapped.
A woman who is suspected of committing three bank robberies in the west suburbs of Berwyn and Lyons has been taken into custody, according to the FBI.
A former mayor of west suburban Lyons convicted of rigging construction bids is now on the village’s Zoning Board and Plan Commission.
A third person has died from an early Sunday head-on crash apparently caused by a driver going the wrong direction in Lyons.
Two people were killed and three others were seriously injured when two cars crashed head-on early Sunday in west suburban Lyons.
Eight students from a Lyons elementary school were rushed to the hospital this afternoon after a mishap on the school playground.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Cook County gathered Tuesday morning to remember their fallen comrades.
Investigators in Lyons continue to search this morning for the person who set-off a smoke bomb at a birthday celebration for Adolf Hitler.
New safety and conduct rules are in place at Cook County Forest Preserve District pools this morning.
A 58-year-old man died Wednesday after collapsing while shoveling snow in front of his home in west suburban Lyons.
A woman and two pets were rescued from a fire at a house in west suburban Lyons on Wednesday, but another pet cat died in the blaze.
A man is dead after apparently being stabbed multiple times at his west suburban Lyons home during an altercation.
Four people were injured early Saturday after the vehicle they were in crashes into a tree and bursts into flames in west suburban Brookfield.
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