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Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Criminal Charges Won’t Be Filed In Death Of SIU Student Pravin Varughese

A Morton Grove woman whose 19-year-old son died a year ago in Carbondale says the state’s attorney has decided not to bring criminal charges against anyone.

02/25/2015

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Some Suburbs Also Holding Elections On Tuesday

In southwest suburban Homer Glen, five candidates are running for village president, five candidates are running for village clerk, and 13 candidates are running for three trustee seats. All 23 candidates are write-in candidates.

02/24/2015

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Morton Grove Police Ask Public’s Help In Solving Fatal Hit-And-Run

A vehicle hit 86-year-old Richard Mikulec Jan. 12 near the intersection of Harlem and Shermer in Morton Grove last month. The Army Air Corps veteran died from his injuries.

02/23/2015

The woman told police she was attacked Sunday night in Morton Grove. (Credit: CBS)

Morton Grove Police: Woman’s Report Of Robbery, Stabbing Unfounded

Morton Grove police say a woman’s report of being robbed and stabbed last Sunday in Morton Grove is unfounded.

02/18/2015

The woman told police she was attacked Sunday night in Morton Grove. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Stabbed During Robbery In Morton Grove

A woman was stabbed Sunday night during a robbery in north suburban Morton Grove.

02/16/2015

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Morton Grove Police Making Progress In Finding Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

It has been three weeks since an 86-year-old Morton Grove man was killed in a hit-and-run crash not far from his home – and now police say they are making some progress in the investigation.

02/02/2015

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Morton Grove Police Vow To Find Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Richard Mikulec, 86, was near the intersection of Harlem Avenue and Shermer Road when he was hit. The driver sped off.

01/14/2015

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Elderly Man Killed In Morton Grove Hit-And-Run

The male – whose age was not immediately disclosed – was taken to a Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he later died of his injuries, police said.

01/12/2015

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Family Of Pravin Varughese To File Complaint With Justice Department

The Morton Grove family of an SIU student who died last February says they will file a complaint with the federal government over the police handling of the case.

11/16/2014

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Morton Grove Recruiting Dog Walkers To Help Fight Crime

Morton Grove is the latest Chicago suburb to join a national program that trains people to take a bite out of crime while they’re walking their dogs, WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports.

10/22/2014

A load of salt is dumped into an Illinois Department of Transportation snow plow, in preparation for Tuesday's snowstorm. (Credit: CBS)

Communities Paying Wildly Different Prices For Road Salt

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards learned in this Original Report what your hometown pays may be a lot more than the one next door.

10/01/2014

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Man Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Morton Grove

Outbound train No. 2127, scheduled to arrive in Deerfield at 5:10 p.m., struck a person about 4:50 p.m. near Beckwith Road in Morton Grove, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

08/04/2014

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 in connection with the case.

07/24/2014

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

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