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Man Arrested After Fleeing Eisenhower Crash

Kenneth Spruiell has been charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking, aggravated driving under the influence and two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon



Preschool Teacher Faces Child-Porn Charges

A spokesman for the state’s attorney’s office said there is no evidence that anyone in Richard Gertler’s care was a victim.


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Veteran: VA Hospital Almost Caused My Death

Allen Sloma says a delayed cancer diagnosis at Hines VA Hospital almost cost him his life. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


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Proviso East High School Cancels Classes Monday, Tuesday After Fire

Classes at Proviso East High School are cancelled for Monday and Tuesday after a Saturday night fire at the Maywood school.


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Man Fatally Shot In Maywood Parking Lot

A 49-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday night in west suburban Maywood.


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Maywood Man Charged In Sunday Fatal Hit-And-Run

A Maywood man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that left a 64-year-old woman dead Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


Bellwood Man Shot To Death In Maywood

A Bellwood man died early Sunday after being shot in west suburban Maywood.


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Man Accused Of Calling In Bomb Threat Before Court Hearing

A west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building.


Three men were shot inside the Pumpkin's Place restaurant Friday night at 1426 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. | photo by Reema Amin/for Sun-Times Media

Masked Gunman Shoots Three Inside Maywood Restaurant

The shooting happened about 5:45 p.m. at Pumpkin’s Place, 1426 S. 5th Ave., according to Maywood Police.


A Pace bus was involved in a crash in Maywood. (CBS)

4 Hurt In Pace Bus Crash Near Maywood Hospital

The incident happened about 3:45 p.m. outside Loyola University Medical Center when a red Nissan Sentra traveling southbound on 1st Avenue veered into the northbound lane and struck a Pace bus carrying five passengers.


An abandoned home was gutted by an early morning fire on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Maywood Building Destroyed In Fire

No injuries reported in fire at abandoned home.


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Authorities: Man, Woman Killed In Murder-Suicide

A man and woman were killed in a murder-suicide in west suburban Maywood Saturday afternoon, authorities said.


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Natural Life For Gang Member For Murder Of Iraq Vet

A gang member will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of an Iraq war veteran who was an innocent bystander to a shooting that followed a bar brawl in 2007.


Musician John Prine poses with his award for Best Contemporary Folk Album in the press room at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 8, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Singer-Songwriter John Prine Says He Has Operable Lung Cancer

Prine, a Chicago area native, got his start in the early-1970s at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music.


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Sheriff Dart Hails Online Crime Tips As “Wave Of The Future”

Cook County Sheriff’s police credited a new online crime tips feature with helping solve the murder of a college student.

WBBM Newsradio–07/23/2013

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Man Fatally Shot In Maywood

A Glendale Heights man died Saturday night after being shot in west suburban Maywood.


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Wisconsin Woman Charged In Fatal Maywood Hit-And-Run

A Wisconsin woman has been charged for allegedly fatally striking a motorcyclist in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night in west suburban Maywood.


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Former Three-Sport Star At Proviso East Shot And Killed

A former star athlete at Proviso East High School was shot in west suburban Maywood overnight.


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Child’s Body Found In Des Plaines River Believed To Be Bryeon Hunter

Police and firefighters got a tip about a boy’s body possibly in the river near 31st and First Avenue. Cook County Sheriff’s officers pulled the child out of the water and the body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office for identification.


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Search Resumes Along Des Plaines River, But Still No Sign Of Maywood Boy’s Body

Volunteers and police officers returned to the Des Plaines River on Saturday to resume searching for the body of a missing toddler from Maywood.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2013