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Paratransit Bus Drops Off Man With Severe Autism Miles Away From Home

A man with severe autism ended up shivering in the cold all alone after being dropped off by a transit service miles from home.

10/07/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In West Suburban Forest Preserve

A woman was sexually assaulted Friday night in a forest preserve in the western suburbs, near Maywood and Forest Park.

10/07/2014

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Woman Killed By Freight Train Near Maywood

A west suburban woman was fatally struck by a freight train Thursday night near west suburban Maywood, causing Metra delays overnight on the Union Pacific/West Line.

10/03/2014

American flag decals on lockers at a Maywood firehouse. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Maywood Firefighters Allowed To Return To Work, Decal Dispute Still Unresolved

Firefighters in Maywood have filed a union grievance against the village and fire chief for demanding that they remove their own American flag and other stickers from the lockers and helmets.

09/10/2014

American flag decals on lockers at a Maywood firehouse. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Four Maywood Firefighters Sent Home Over Refusal To Remove American Flag Decals

Four Maywood firefighters have been suspended for refusing to remove American flags from their helmets, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

09/09/2014

A sign marks the entrance to the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on May 30, 2014 in Hines, Illinois. Hines, which is located in suburban Chicago, has been linked to allegations that administrators kept secret waiting lists at Veterans Administration hospitals so hospital executives could collect bonuses linked to meeting standards for rapid treatment. Today, as the scandal continued to grow, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned from his post. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Veterans Show Up In Force To Complain About Care At Hines VA Hospital

Veterans around the country, including here in Chicago, finally had their say about the scandal surrounding the VA health care system. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

09/04/2014

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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

08/05/2014

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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.

06/05/2014

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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.

05/15/2014

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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.

05/10/2014

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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.

05/04/2014

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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.

04/22/2014

Bellwood Man Shot To Death In Maywood

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

04/13/2014

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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.

03/06/2014

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.

02/21/2014

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.

02/13/2014

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.

12/23/2013

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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.

12/15/2013

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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.

12/10/2013

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.

11/21/2013

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