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A car crashed through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water in southwest suburban Ottawa on Monday. The male driver was pronoucned dead after his car was pulled out nearly four hours later. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Dies After Car Plunges Into Sand Quarry

LaSalle County Sheriff’s police said the car was heading west on Main Street, when it crossed the T-intersection at Boyce Memorial Drive, crashed through a fence, and went into a sand quarry owned by U.S. Silica Co.


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Man Shot Inside Apartment In Wauconda

Three men knocked on an apartment door in Wauconda Sunday night. One of three children who lives in the apartment opened the door and let the three men in, and began arguing with the boyfriend of the child’s mother. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the mother’s boyfriend.


Police blocked off a section of Old Plank Road Trail near the Metra station in Matteson on Thursday, after a woman was raped along the trail around 5:30 a.m. (Credit: CBS)

Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other Towns

A 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot And Killed In Harvey

The man, thought to be in his 20s, was shot in the 14900 block of South Main Street.


Plainfield Shooting

Masked Assailants Shoot 1 Person, Beat Another In Plainfield Apartment Building

One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a shooting and possible burglary inside an apartment building in Plainfield.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Catlow Theater

Community Rallies To Save Historic Barrington Movie Theater

A Barrington landmark has been rescued from digital extinction.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

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Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Glenwood

A Dolton man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday in south suburban Glenwood.


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Driver In Crash That Killed Skokie Boy Allegedly High On Pot

A woman has been charged with driving while on drugs, after allegedly causing a crash that left an 8-year-old boy dead in Skokie.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Carter Vo, 8, was hit and killed by a car while riding his bike in Skokie Monday. (CBS)

Skokie Police Investigate Crash That Killed Boy, 8

Police continue to investigate a tragic accident that killed an 8-year-old boy riding his bike in Skokie.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Police: Hit-And-Run Driver Sped Up Before Killing Officer

Police in northwest Indiana are focusing their search on a dark blue GMC pickup truck or SUV in their investigation into the hit-and-run crash that killed a Lake County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others. Authorities also said the driver apparently accelerated shortly before hitting the officers as they were jogging.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

(clockwise from top left): Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Britney Meux was killed, and deputies David Murchek, Delano Scaife and Latasha Johnson were injured, when a vehicle slammed into them on Tuesday night. (Credit: Lake County, Ind., Sheriff's Office/CBS)

Corrections Officer Killed, 3 Others Injured In Hit-And-Run In NW Ind.

A northwest Indiana corrections officer was killed and three others were injured Tuesday night when a hit-and-run driver struck them as they were jogging in Crown Point.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Wheaton Bank Robber

Robber Hits Bank In Wheaton Jewel Store

Police in Wheaton were trying Wednesday morning to find the person who robbed a bank in the western suburb.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Miguel Renteria (Credit: Skokie Police Department)

Dad Tells 911 Dispatcher: ‘I Killed Them’

A Skokie father admitted during a 911 call that he stabbed has teenage daughter and 2-year-old granddaughter to death.


Miguel Renteria, 39, is charged with fatally stabbing his 18-year-old daughter and his 2-year-old granddaughter. (Credit: Skokie Police Department)

Dad Charged In Deadly Double Stabbing In Skokie

Police were questioning a 39-year-old man Wednesday night, after a woman and a toddler were found stabbed to death inside an apartment in Skokie.


Szechwan Restaurant

Second Floor Drops 18 Inches At St. Charles Restaurant

A St. Charles official says it’s not clear yet when a familiar downtown restaurant can reopen – after the building’s second floor fell a foot and a half two days ago.

WBBM Newsradio–08/10/2011

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Men Charged With Stealing Scrap Metal In Evanston

Two men face criminal trespassing charges after allegedly using a U-Haul truck to steal scrap metal from an Evanston manufacturing plant Thursday morning.