Richard Dent (Credit: Northfield Police)

Dent Fined For Driving 107 MPH On Edens Expressway

Former Chicago Bears defensive end and Super Bowl MVP Richard Dent pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving over 100 mph on the Edens Expressway in Northfield last year.


Grace Brannon (Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners)

Man Collapses At Veterinarian’s Office While Visiting Sick Dog, Is Revived By Staff

The 59-year-old pet owner was visiting his 12-year-old golden retriever at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Northfield when he collapsed and lost his pulse.


A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

The New Literacy: Computer Coding

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to a coding curriculum creator and some coding kids.


(Photo Illustration by Oli Scarff/Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Heinz Buying Kraft In Deal To Create $28 Billion Food Giant

H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue in excess of $28 billion.


A teen rescued after climbing a cell phone tower in Northfield. (Credit: Captured News)

Teen Rescued After Climbing Cell Tower In Northfield

A teenager is back on the ground after a rescue Friday night in Northfield.


The inbound Edens Expressway was closed early Thursday after a street sweeper truck collided with two SUVs near Willow Road. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Street Sweeper Crash On Inbound Edens Prompts Temporary Closure

No one was taken to the hospital after the crash, but the street sweeper spilled fuel across the highway, forcing police to close all lanes for at least two hours.


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Person Shot In Northfield Home Being Rented By Manager Of Rapper Chief Keef

Trouble has found teenaged gangsta rapper Chief Keef — again.


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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.


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New Trier Employee Charged With Stealing From School, Parents

Timothy Barfield, New Trier’s transportation coordinator, allegedly took payments for bus transportation services in the form of cash and checks made out directly to him from district parents, according to police.


Patrick Stein. (Credit: CBS)

State Discontinues Healthcare Funding For Disabled Stroke Victim

Unconscionable. That’s what a doctor calls a state decision to cut care funding for a patient.


Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is seen in a mugshot after an arrest in Georgia in May 2013. (Credit: Dunwoody, Ga., police)

Northfield Police: Rapper Chief Keef Was Doing 110 In A 55

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was charged early Monday with excessive speeding in Northfield — one week after being arrested in Georgia on a marijuana charge.


Sandbags still sit outside a home in Albany Park, where flooding had left many streets and basements underwater on Thursday. The flooding began receding Thursday evening, and many of those streets and homes were dry by Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Clean Up Begins For Families Hit By Floods

Now the clean-up begins for thousands of Chicago area residents whose homes and businesses were inundated by flooding.


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Group Takes Heat For Lowering U.S. Flag, Mounting Malaysian Flag For Event

A local group took some heat this week for briefly taking down the American flag at a Northfield park and putting up a Malaysian flag.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Kraft Products

Kraft Snack Food Spinoff Picks Suburbs Over Chicago

When Kraft spins off its snack food division, the new headquarters will be in the suburbs and not Chicago, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Oreo Cookie Celebrates 100th Birthday

America’s favorite cookie, the Oreo, turned 100 years old on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012


Report: IDOT Crews Dumped Roadkill Alongside Edens

Disciplinary action is reportedly in store for some Illinois Department of Transportation workers accused of dumping roadkill instead of disposing of it properly.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Jan Borja

New Trier Community Mourns Former Teacher, Administrator

Students and staff at New Trier High school are grieving over the weekend death of a former teacher and administrator.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2012

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SNAP Protests After Priest Says Mass Amid Abuse Allegations

Members of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests were handing out leaflets outside Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Kraft Products

Kraft Foods To Cut Up To 1,600 Positions

Kraft Foods Inc. will cut 1,600 positions in North America as it prepares to split its business in two.


Kraft Products

Kraft Plans To Split Into Two Publicly-Traded Companies

By the end of next year, food giant Kraft could be two separate companies.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011