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Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Missing SIU Student Found Dead

Pravin M. Varughese, 19, was last seen about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of West College Street in Carbondale, according to Carbondale police.


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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Cook County, Ill. 2013

Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.


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Body Found In Morton Grove Garage Fire

A body was discovered Saturday during a garage fire in north suburban Morton Grove.


This bike path is where a 68-year-old bicyclist was fatally injured. (CBS)

Police Seek Owners Of Unleashed Dogs Who Caused Fatal Bike Crash

Wladyslav “Walter” Bujak was on the bike trail doing what he loved. But Bujak did not finish his ride. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.


45 Golf Carts Destroyed In ‘Suspicious’ Forest Preserve Fire

Forty-five golf carts were destroyed Monday when a fire spread through an area of a Cook County Forest Preserve golf course near north suburban Morton Grove.


George I. Nenov (Credit: Park Ridge police)

Man Arrested For Skimming Attempt At Park Ridge Bank

A Morton Grove man is charged with trying to steal financial information from those who used an automatic teller machine at a Park Ridge bank.


Kevin Maguire (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

Son Charged In Morton Grove Home Arson

A parolee was ordered held on $25,000 bond for allegedly using gasoline to start a fire during an argument at his parents’ north suburban Morton Grove home last month.


Jason Logsdon is charged with robbing several hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs in early 2013. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

‘Bad Hair Bandit’ Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Hair Salon Robberies

Jason Logsdon, who took on the media-created “Bad Hair Bandit” moniker after allegedly robbing several salons throughout the Chicago area, pled not guilty Friday to five counts of armed robbery, Pioneer Press is reporting.


An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Charges Expected Wednesday Against Hair Salon Robbery Suspect

Detectives from Chicago and the suburbs believe they finally got their man. Police plan to announce charges on Wednesday for a man arrested in connection with the robberies of more than a dozen local hair salons.


Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Train Fatally Strikes Man In North Suburb

A Metra train fatally struck a man Friday night in north suburban Morton Grove.


College Preparatory School Of America in Lombard, Ill. (Credit: CBS)

Islamic School Hit With Acid-Filled Bottle In Lombard

An Islamic school in west suburban Lombard is at least the second Muslim institution to report an attack this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

David Conrad, 51, is accused of firing a high-velocity pellet rifle at a mosque in Morton Grove while 500 people were praying inside. (Credit: Morton Grove Police)

Mosque Leader Wants Hate Crime Charge For Man Held In Pellet Gun Attack

A leader of the Morton Grove mosque that was damaged by air rifle shots on Friday said he thinks the man being held should be charged with a hate crime.


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Man Fired Pellet Rifle At Morton Grove Mosque

A man allegedly fired a pellet rifle at a mosque in the northern suburb of Morton Grove Friday night while 500 people prayed inside.


A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Morton Grove

A pedestrian was struck and killed a Metra train Thursday night in north suburban Morton Grove.


This sign greeted LA Fitness members in Morton Grove earlier this week, but the health club reopened Friday. (CBS)

Morton Grove Health Club Reopens After Closure

Village officials closed LA Fitness earlier this week, citing sanitary problems. But authorities say improvements have been made.



Sanitary Conditions Lead Morton Grove To Close LA Fitness Club

An LA Fitness health club in Morton Grove has been ordered shut down because of unsanitary conditions.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Morton Grove Carjacking

Alleged Carjacker Killed In Morton Grove Crash

A crash following a carjacking in Morton Grove has left one man dead and a woman critically injured.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011

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Niles West Students Stage Demonstration In Support Of Teachers

Students at the Morton Grove high school say they don’t want to see Illinois begin treating public union members like they do in Wisconsin.


Identity Theft

Identity Theft Doubled Last Year In Morton Grove

Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States, and in north suburban Morton Grove incidents of identity theft have more than doubled from 2009 to 2010.


Suspect Caught

Man Charged After Attempted Robbery, Wild Car Chase

A Chicago man was charged with five felonies on Thursday, a day after he tried to rob a suburban Subway restaurant and then stole a cab, leading police on high-speed chase for about an hour.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011