Another Public Hearing Coming On Toll Hike Plan

Another public hearing is coming on the controversial $12 billion construction plan for the Illinois Tollway.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011


DUI Offender Seeks To Have Bond Lowered, Gets It Raised

A Chicago man arrested for DUI in the western suburbs two weeks ago is probably wishing that he didn’t ask for his bail to be lowered.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

Brian Lesure (Photo Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Boyfriend In Custody After Beating Children

A man is being held on $100,000 bond after being charged with beating his girlfriend’s young children with a leather belt.


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Woman Charged With Stabbing Sister With Kitchen Knife

A west suburban woman faces aggravated battery charges for allegedly stabbing her sister in the back with a steak knife during a fight on Saturday afternoon.


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Layoffs Hit Suburban Police Departments

After several years of furloughs, layoffs and decreased revenue, some of the hefty police payrolls are suddenly within reach of cities’ budgeting shears.


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Man Faces Up To 90 Years For Sex Assault Of Baby

A Montgomery man was convicted in the attack on a 3-month-old girl that left her with a broken leg. The State’s Attorney says it’s one of the most disturbing he’s had to prosecute.


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Kane Co. Getting $2.6M For New Bike Paths

GENEVA, Ill. (STMW) – Kane County has been awarded more than $2.6 million in federal grant money to build three new bike and pedestrian paths.


Brian Anderson

Police: Man Pours Gasoline On Woman, Lights Fire

A mother and her four young children escaped injury after a west suburban man apparently pushed her down, poured gasoline on her and lit her clothes on fire early Sunday during a domestic dispute.