A Mariano's sign. (CBS)

Protesters Want Mariano’s To Ban Guns At Suburban Stores

A group of suburban residents were planning a protest Tuesday morning at the grand opening of a new Mariano’s grocery store, over the company’s policy allowing customers to carry concealed weapons.


Mr. Reese (Heartland Animal Shelter)

Northbrook Animal Shelter Offers $1,000 For Stolen Dog

(CBS) – A Northbrook animal shelter is putting up some serious cash to get a dog back. Mr. Reese is a Jack Russell Terrier mix, and the first dog ever stolen from Heartland Animal Shelter. […]



Best Buy ‘Geek Squad’ Helps Cops Bust Man With Child Porn On Computer

Patrick Kearney dropped off computer equipment at a Best Buy store on July 8, asking that media from his original computer be transferred to a new machine. Best Buy “Geek Squad” employees noticed file folders with suspicious-sounding names, prosecutors said.


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7 People Injured As Semi And Minivan Collide On Edens Spur

All lanes have reopened on the Edens Spur following a crash involving a semi and a minivan that left seven people hospitalized Tuesday afternoon near north suburban Northbrook.


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Judge Lets Accused Million-Dollar Toy Thief Await Trial At Northbrook Home

A Northbrook woman accused of using her long black skirt to pilfer toys across America with her husband and daughter may await trial at home, a federal judge said Thursday. But Lela Bogdanov would be wise to avoid any toy stores.



2 Investigators: Postmaster Taking Long Breaks In Middle Of Work Day

The postal system is in financial trouble but the CBS 2 Investigators uncovered a boss at the federal agency who is anywhere but at work in the middle of his government day.


Harvey Caplin (Photo supplied to CBS)

Missing Glencoe Man Died Of Cold Exposure

The body of the man — since identified as the 82-year-old Caplin — was found about 10 a.m. Saturday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Northbrook, on Illinois Tollway property.


Emergency crews respond to the scene where a child was killed by a falling bookcase. (Credit: Northbrook Police)

Three-Year Old Girl Killed By Falling Bookcase

A falling bookshelf killed a 3-year-old girl Wednesday morning in Northbrook.


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Family Accused Of Selling Stolen Goods For $4M On eBay

A Northbrook couple and their adult daughter have been arrested for allegedly pulling in $4.2 million on eBay by selling off toys and other merchandise they’d stolen during a 10-year shoplifting odyssey.


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Prosecutor: Northbrook CEO ‘Cheated’ Clients Out Of $500 Million

On Wednesday, as one of the biggest financial fraud trials in Chicago history began, federal prosecutors pointed the finger of blame at Sentinel Management Group’s CEO Eric Bloom, who they said “cheated and defrauded” his clients for years.


Tamara L. Nelson (Photo from Mount Prospect police)

Northbrook Woman Charged With Battering Infant

A north suburban woman has been charged with battering an infant who was in her care.


(Left to right) Stevan Bulatovic, Nikolas Pena, and Michael Staples are accused of stealing cash and valuables from at least 100 cars, most of them unlocked. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Three Charged With Burglarizing More Than 100 Cars

Police credited a call from a local resident who provided a description of the thieves led officers to one of the suspects, and arrests of the other two soon followed.


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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.


Art Bobis in front of his expansive model railroad creation. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Model Railroader Art Bobis

(CBS) – There are model train enthusiasts with little setups in their basements. And then there is Arthur Bobis. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says he is someone you should know. The year was 1975. You […]


Star Davis (left) and Tracy Musiala (right) are charged in an elaborate pickpocketing scheme in the north suburbs. (Credit: Northbrook Police)

Pair Charged In North Suburban Pickpocketing Scheme

Police in the north suburbs have arrested two women for a wide-ranging pickpocket scheme, largely targeting restaurant patrons.


Susan G. Komen Walk

Chicago’s Last Komen Cancer Walk Steps Off In Northbrook

Hundreds of people were gathering Friday for the start of the final Susan G. Komen 3-Day breast cancer walk in the Chicago area.


A Union Pacific freight train hauling coal from Wyoming to Wisconsin derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook on July 4, 2012. A railroad bridge also collapsed in the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Fatal Train Derailment, Bridge Collapse Caused By Heat

The Federal Railroad Administration said it’s likely that temperatures of 103 degrees last July caused train tracks to buckle, derailing a coal train, and causing the bridge it was traveling on to collapse.


(Left) Michael Rosengarden (President / Owner, Northbrook Toyota Scion),
(right) Kevin Fletcher (General Manager, Toyota Chicago Region, Toyota Motor Sales USA).

Northbrook Dealership Earns ‘40 Years In Service’ Award

Toyota Motor Sales USA recently recognized Northbrook Toyota Scion with a ‘40 Years in Service’ award at the dealership in Northbrook.


The Melodeers (CBS)

Some People You Should Know: The Melodeers

It all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.


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Northbrook Police Warn Public Of “Ruse Burglars”

Police in north suburban Northbrook are warning residents and business owners to be on the lookout for “ruse burglars,” since several homes in the village have been targeted in the last few weeks.