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Police: One Person Killed In Mundelein Car Wreck

One person was killed and three others injured in a two-car crash Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Mundelein, police said.


Mundelein police investigate after an 11-year-old girl was killed inside a home in the 1600 block of Woodhaven Court. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder. (Credit: CBS)

Will Teen Charged With Killing Sister Be Charged As Adult?

Prosecutors are considering whether a 14-year-old girl charged with killing her younger half-sister should be tried as an adult.


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Metra North Central Service Running Again

Trains on Metra’s North Central Service that were halted because of a freight train derailment Tuesday will resume Wednesday morning.


A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Freight Train Derailment Halts Metra North Central Service

A Canadian National Railway train derailed in Mundelein early Tuesday, blocking all other trains that use the same tracks, including Metra North Central Service — which runs between Antioch and Union Station.


Mundelein police investigate after an 11-year-old girl was killed inside a home in the 1600 block of Woodhaven Court. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with murder. (Credit: CBS)

Girl, 11, Suffered 40 Stab Wounds; 14-Year-Old Half-Sister Charged With Murder

An 11-year-old girl was killed at her home in far north suburban Mundelein on Tuesday, when she was stabbed 40 times. A 14-year-old girl has been charged with the murder.


Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Girl

Charges of sexual assault and child pornography have been filed against a Chicago man who allegedly abducted a 3-year-old north suburban girl in September, then returned her a short time later.


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

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.


Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Suspect Arrested In Mundelein Child Abduction

Police have arrested a man suspected of abducting a 3-year-old north suburban girl on Monday and returning her a short time later.


Mundelein police have released a suspect in the abduction of a three-year-old.

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Child Abduction

Police in Mundelein have released a sketch of a suspect in a child abduction and are asking for the public’s help in finding the offender.


Mundelein police said this may be the car driven by a man who abducted a 3-year old girl about 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, and then returned her to the area a short time later./ photo from Mundelein police

3-Year-Old Child Abducted, Then Returned In Mundelein

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who abducted a 3-year old north suburban girl on Monday, then returned her a short time later.


Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

Teen Struck, Killed By SUV In Mundelein

A 16-year-old Grayslake boy was killed late Thursday when he was struck by an SUV driven by an 18-year-old in northwest suburban Mundelein.



17-Year-Old Boy Dies In North Suburban Crash

A 17-year-old boy died after the SUV he was driving left the road, striking a telephone pole and tree in north suburban Grayslake early Sunday.


Sandra Rogers. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Judge Allows Woman To Withdraw Guilty Plea In Sledgehammer Attack

After seven years in prison, a former Mundelein woman is being allowed to withdraw her guilty plea and go to trial in a sledgehammer attack on her ex-husband and his new wife.

WBBM Newsradio–05/01/2012

Best Buy

Best Buy To Close 1 Chicago Store, 5 In Suburbs

Best Buy — the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer — is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

Mundelein Murder-Suicide

Police: Man Killed Ex-Girlfriend’s Daughter, Self In Mundelein

Two people were found dead at a home in north suburban Mundelein early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Salvation Army bell-ringer

Salvation Army Strikes Gold In North Suburbs

The Salvation Army has literally struck gold with several anonymous donors in the northern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Mundelein Flare

5-Story Geyser Of Flames Shoots Into Mundelein Sky

As officials have warned, you can expect to see a five-story geyser of flames shooting into the air in Mundelein through much of the morning Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

Natural gas flare (Credit: AP)

Gas Main Work In Mundelein To Create 50-Foot Flame

MUNDELEIN, Ill. (CBS) – A huge flame will shoot as high as 50 feet into the air Tuesday morning in the far north suburbs. As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, North Shore Gas crews will […]

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Interior of the Party Fantasy family entertainment center in Mundelein. (Photo courtesy

Businessman Cancels Plans For ‘Party Fantasy’ Center

A Mundelein businessman has thrown up his hands and decided not to open an indoor family entertainment center — after spending more than $1 million over the past nine months to build it and hiring a staff of 50.

WBBM Newsradio–08/10/2011

Prison fence

Former Ice Skating Coach Jailed On Child Porn Charges

A north suburban man who formerly coached ice skating was taken into federal custody Monday to begin serving a 14-year prison sentence for possessing child pornography.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011