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David Chereck was 15 when he was strangled in January 1992.  (Photo courtesy Cook County Sherriff)

Suspect Arrested In L.A. For 1992 Murder Of Skokie Teen

A Los Angeles man who was a suspect in the 1992 murder of 15-year-old David Chereck, from Skokie, has been arrested and charged in the case.

7 hours ago

Howard Kim (Credit: Morton Grove Police)

Elderly Man Charged With Killing Wife In Morton Grove

A 74-year-old north suburban man has been charged with the fatal shooting of his wife last week in what police believe was a failed murder-suicide attempt.

07/01/2014

A woman was found shot and killed at her home in Morton Grove. / Photo from NVP.

Woman, 71, Killed, Male Hospitalized After Shooting In Morton Grove

A 71-year-old woman is dead and a man is hospitalized after a shooting in north suburban Morton Grove Friday.

06/28/2014

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Morton Grove Family Disputes SIU Student’s Cause Of Death

A Morton Grove mother says her son was murdered despite the coroner’s report.

05/31/2014

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.

02/18/2014

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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.

10/29/2013

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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.

10/12/2013

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.

10/04/2013

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.

09/04/2013

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.

06/25/2013

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.

05/12/2013

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.

03/08/2013

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.

02/05/2013

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.

12/15/2012

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.

08/12/2012

A police gun and handcuffs.  [Generic] (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

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.

08/11/2012

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.

03/29/2012

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.

02/24/2012

Shower

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

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