New Lenox

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Report: Chicago Ridge Officials Question Ex-Police Chief’s Disability Pay

Officials in Chicago Ridge want to revisit a deal they made with their former police chief over his disability pay.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012


Tinley Park Reconsiders Watering Ban; New Lenox And Mokena Could Follow Suit

The village of Tinley Park has reconsidered a possible full outdoor watering ban, after getting some rain overnight.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

Bond was set at $100,000 Wednesday for 21-year-old Justin M. White of New Lenox.

Governors State Student Charged With Child Porn

A southwest suburban college student was charged with aggravated child pornography after police found illegal files on his computers.


Gas Money.  (CBS)

Suburban Mayor: Don’t Buy Gasoline In My Town

Don’t buy gasoline in my town. That’s the message from the mayor of New Lenox.



New Lenox Gives Tax Incentive For Portillo’s To Open

The far southwest suburb of New Lenox is giving a tax incentive to a new restaurant that officials hope will bring jobs and tax revenue to the city.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

(Credit: Think Stock)

Joliet Man Hit By Squad Car Dies From Injuries

A 30-year-old man died Saturday from injuries he suffered being hit by a Will County Sheriff’s squad car Wednesday night in southwest suburban New Lenox.


Money (CBS)

New Lenox To Mail Out Property Tax Rebate Checks

One Chicago suburb is giving money back to its taxpayers.

WBBM Newsradio–03/01/2012

Hospital Bed Generic

Silver Cross Hospital Leaves Joliet For New Lenox

Silver Cross hospital officially moved its operations from Joliet to New Lenox over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012


Man Going To Prison For 7 Years For Burglary, Child Porn

A New Lenox man is going to prison for the next seven years after admitting to two separate unrelated crimes – burglarizing a house and collecting child pornography.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012


Small Dogs Mauled By Coyotes In New Lenox

A couple from New Lenox are lucky to have their dogs, after the animals were attacked by coyotes.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012


Three Dead In New Lenox Crash

Two men and a woman, all southwest suburban Crest Hill residents in their 20s, are dead after the car they were traveling in struck construction equipment on Interstate 80 in New Lenox early Saturday.



UIC Student Found Dead In Dorm Room

A student from the University of Illinois Chicago has died, after he was found unresponsive in his dorm room on campus.


Lake Search

New Lenox Man’s Body Found In Lake Near Gary

Authorities on Thursday returned Lake Michigan off Gary, Ind., as they search for the body of a 20 year-old-New Lenox man who was overwhelmed in the waves while swimming a day earlier.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Vietnam Veteran Gregory Fuller visits the traveling memorial that includes the name of his cousin. (CBS)

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Makes An Impact In New Lenox

The traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial is half the size of the original in the nation’s capital. But its impact is just as strong, CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports from New Lenox.


Scales Of Justice

Temp Agency Workers: We Were Cheated Out Of Pay

Dozens of workers for a temporary staffing company in the southwest suburbs, say they’ve been cheated out of pay they earned.

WBBM Newsradio–02/28/2011

Ross Larson (Midlothian Police Department)

Sub Teacher Made Advances Toward Students: Police

Authorities say Ross Larson of New Lenox began teaching as a substitute at Bremen High School nearly a year ago.


Railroad Crossing

CN Railroad Stirkes Deals As Freight Traffic Rises

The Canadian National Railway has now reached deals with 26 of 33 suburban communities that have been impacted by its acquisition of tracks formerly belonging to the EJ&E Railway.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2010

School Bus Accident

High School Student Struck, Pinned Underneath Bus

A southwest suburban high school student bicycling to school Thursday was hit by a bus and became pinned beneath it, authorities said.