Neighbor

Fire Graphic

Hammond Man Heralded As Hero For Saving Neighbor From Fire

John Tomczak Jr. was watching TV in his living room about 10:25 a.m. when he heard a strange noise coming from outside his Hammond, Ind., home, he said. He went to the back of his house to see if he could figure out what it was.

03/27/2014

Blood stains the SUV and driveway where a man attacked a longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw. (Credit: CBS)

Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking Friend With Chainsaw

A 50-year-old man accused of attacking his longtime friend and neighbor with a chainsaw was taken into custody overnight.

08/22/2013

Surveillance cameras mounted on a home in Humboldt Park.  (Photo Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged With Hiding Camera In Neighbors’ Bedroom

A 16-year-old boy west suburban boy is charged with unauthorized video recording and disorderly conduct after a hidden surveillance camera was found in November in his neighbors’ bedroom.

02/13/2013

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) leaves court in Lake County, after she was found not guilty of trespassing and property damage charges stemming from a dispute with her neighbor. (Credit: CBS)

State Senator Acquitted Of Trespassing, Property Damage

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) has been acquitted of trespassing and property damage charges stemming from a dispute with a neighbor this summer.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2012

Attempted Abduction Suspect

Child Abduction Attempts Reported In Chicago, Aurora

Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Peterson’s Former Neighbor: It’s Time For Justice For Stacy

With the guilty verdict for Drew Peterson this week, a neighbor of the former Bolingbrook police sergeant says it is now time to put all efforts toward solving the case of Peterson’s missing fourth wife, Stacy.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Drew Peterson

Prosecutors’ ‘Low Blow’ Prompts Judge To Consider Mistrial In Peterson Case

The second day of the Drew Peterson murder trial was cut short on Wednesday, when a witness testified about finding a bullet in his driveway — believing Peterson planted it there to intimidate him — and defense attorneys promptly sought a mistrial.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested for trespassing and property damage, after a dispute with her neighbor in Lake Villa. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Police Release 911 Call From Sen. Suzi Schmidt’s Dispute With Neighbor

Officials have released recordings of a 911 call that triggered criminal charges and the arrest of State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa).

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested for trespassing and property damage, after a dispute with her neighbor in Lake Villa. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Lake County GOP Not Calling For Schmidt Resignation After Arrest

Lake County Republican bosses are wrestling with how to handle the latest embarrassing incident involving State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa).

CBS 2–06/13/2012

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested for trespassing and property damage, after a dispute with her neighbor in Lake Villa. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt Arrested In Dispute With Neighbor

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa), who is retiring amid a series of controversial 911 calls, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trespassing on a neighbor’s land, and damaging his property.

06/12/2012

Police Assault

Sources: Cops Have Faced Assault Accusations Before

Sources say the two officers under investigation for claims of sexually assaulting a woman have faced similar accusations twice before.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Lynn Baggett

Police: Woman Poured Boiling Liquid On Elderly Neighbor

A woman has been charged with pouring boiling liquid over her 74-year-old neighbor’s head, after offering to make the older woman dinner over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011