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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.

04/07/2014

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.

03/12/2014

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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.

03/05/2014

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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.

02/27/2014

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.

12/24/2013

(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.

11/19/2013

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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.

10/29/2013

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 […]

10/25/2013

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.

08/16/2013

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.

08/09/2013

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.

07/23/2013

(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.

06/12/2013

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.

05/24/2013

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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.

04/28/2013

Max Fabian will turn 104 on Saturday. (Steve Miller/WBBM)

North Suburban YMCA Member Turns 104

March 9, 1909 is the birthdate of Max Fabian. He’s kind of a character.

03/07/2013

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Best Bars To Celebrate Your Birthday In Chicago

From bowling to karaoke, the Chicagoland area offers many venues for celebrating birthdays while having a drink with friends. The following places will help you plan a memorable event.

01/10/2013

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)

Plan For New Bridge At Site Of Deadly Train Wreck

A new railroad bridge will be built at the site of a deadly train derailment and viaduct collapse in the northern suburbs on July 4.

08/29/2012

A car with at least one body inside was found in the rubble of a train derailment and bridge collapse in the northern suburbs, a day after the wreck. (Credit: CBS)

Public Given Chance To Discuss Deadly Train Wreck With Railroad Executives

The public will get a chance to meet Monday evening with railroad executives and federal investigators, about the deadly 4th of July derailment and bridge collapse on the Glenview-Northbrook border.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

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)

Investigators Review Video Of Train Wreck That Killed 2

Federal investigators are looking at video of the freight train accident that killed a Glenview couple on the 4th of July.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

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)

After Fatal Train Wreck, Durbin Calls For More Federal Oversight Of Bridge Inspections

As crews continued cleanup of the train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was calling for increased federal oversight of railroad bridge inspections.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

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