Utility Pole Snaps

Broken Utility Pole Shuts Down Busy Intersection On Lyons-Stickney Border

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.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

Surveillance video from bank robbery in Berwyn.

Woman Suspected In Three Suburban Bank Robberies In Custody

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.


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Lyons Mayor Appoints Ex-Con Father To Village Zoning Board

A former mayor of west suburban Lyons convicted of rigging construction bids is now on the village’s Zoning Board and Plan Commission.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011

Lyons Police patch.  (Credit: Lyons Police Department Website)

Third Person Dies After Head-On Crash

A third person has died from an early Sunday head-on crash apparently caused by a driver going the wrong direction in Lyons.



2 Dead, 3 Seriously Injured In Lyons Crash

Two people were killed and three others were seriously injured when two cars crashed head-on early Sunday in west suburban Lyons.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011

Eight kids were hurt on an inflatable slide at a Lyons elementary school. (CBS)

Children Hurt On Playground At Lyons School

Eight students from a Lyons elementary school were rushed to the hospital this afternoon after a mishap on the school playground.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Fallen Officers' Procession

Law Enforcement Officers Gather To Honor Fallen Comrades

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Cook County gathered Tuesday morning to remember their fallen comrades.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

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Smoke Bomb Set Off At Adolf Hitler Birthday Party

Investigators in Lyons continue to search this morning for the person who set-off a smoke bomb at a birthday celebration for Adolf Hitler.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

Arnold Randall

Behavior At Forest Preserve Pool Infuriates Officials

New safety and conduct rules are in place at Cook County Forest Preserve District pools this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

Two Workers Shovel Out A Car In Winter Snow. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lyons Man Dies While Shoveling Snow

A 58-year-old man died Wednesday after collapsing while shoveling snow in front of his home in west suburban Lyons.

WBBM Newsradio–02/02/2011

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Woman, Pets Rescued From Fire

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.


Police Car Lights (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

West Suburban Man Stabbed To Death In Home

A man is dead after apparently being stabbed multiple times at his west suburban Lyons home during an altercation.


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Car Crashes, Bursts Into Flames In Brookfield

Four people were injured early Saturday after the vehicle they were in crashes into a tree and bursts into flames in west suburban Brookfield.