Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

Electric Firm Moving Back To Chicago

Meade Electric Co. designs, installs and maintains electric, gas and telecommunications systems, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.


McCook quarry. (Credit: CBS)

Blasting Resumes At Suburban Quarry Months After Quake

It was a real mystery back in November when a blast went off at a suburban rock quarry and then seconds later, the ground shook. The question is , was the earthquake related to the blast?


Northwestern University seismic station at Ryerson Woods Conservation Area in Lake County, IL. measured Monday's tremor.

Rep. Lipinski Calls For Investigation Into Quarry Blast

Congressman Dan Lipinski has asked three federal agencies to get to the bottom of Monday’s tremors centered on a quarry in southwest suburban McCook.


Advanced Grinding Services. (Credit: CBS)

Safety Concerns Delay Investigation Of McCook Factory Explosion

In McCook, work crews began the job of shoring up a fire-damaged factory after an explosion last night tore through a metals grinding plant, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.


Tony Peraica

Judge Won’t Toss Case Against Peraica

A Cook County Judge won’t throw out a case accusing former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica of stealing an opponent’s campaign signs last year.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

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Peraica To File Lawsuit Over Weekend Arrest

Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica says he plans to file a civil rights lawsuit against the village of McCook.


Tony Peraica Mugshot

Peraica Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing Opponent’s Signs

Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica was arrested Saturday night on misdemeanor vandalism charges in west suburban McCook.


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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.