Mount Prospect

A Metra train struck this truck on Friday in Mt. Prospect. (CBS)

Truck Driver Killed, Several Hurt In Metra Train Crash

A Metra train crashed into a semi-trailer truck Friday morning in Mount Prospect, causing the truck to burst into flames.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Jorge Magana (left), 17, of Wheeling; Luis Guzman (right), 17, of Arlington Heights. (Credit: Mount Prospect Police)

Gang Members Arrested After Attacking Suburban Boys

Three admitted gang members are facing felony charges for the beatings of two northwest suburban boys on Wednesday.


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Car, School Bus Crash In Mount Prospect

A car and a school bus were involved in a crash Friday morning in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Betty Burden

Probation For Drunken School Bus Driver

A former school bus driver who admitted to being drunk when she drove students finds out Wednesday if she is going to prison.


Brian Essenberg (Mount Prospect Police)

Joyride Over Lawns Angers Residents

An out-of-control driver carved up more than 30 lawns as neighbors slept. A 19-year-old was arrested.


Mount Prospect Fire Dept. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Candles Suspected To Have Caused Fire

Unattended candles are suspected as the cause of a fire in a condominium that injured two women and displaced several others.


Betty Burden

Former School Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

A former Mount Prospect school bus driver pleaded guilty on Wednesday to driving drunk when she took students home from school last spring.



Charges Strengthened Against Alleged Sex Trafficker

Alex A. Campbell is accused of forcing women to work at his massage parlor, keeping their earnings through extortion and forcing them to be “branded” with tattoos.


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Mount Prospect Police Warn Of ‘Car Accident’ Scam

Mount Prospect police say a scam artist is knocking on doors in the northwest suburbs.


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Feds: Suburban Man Took More Than $4M In Ponzi Scheme

A Mount Prospect man who raised about $12 million from investors in a real estate deal that federal prosecutors call a “Ponzi” scheme has been charged with wire fraud and sued by the SEC.