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Police investigate after a 17-year-old boy was struck and killed by a Metra train in the Norwood Park neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Struck, Killed By Metra Train On Northwest Side

A 17-year-old boy who attended Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train on Friday, just blocks away from school.

03/07/2014

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Metra Train Strikes Truck on NW Side

Inbound Union Pacific/Northwest Line no. 630 struck a truck that was backing into a lumber yard in the 6900 block of North Northwest Highway about 8:20 a.m.

01/03/2014

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Mount Prospect Building Evacuated Out Of Fear Of Collapse

A building housing a carpet outlet and an electronics store was evacuated in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, amid fear that the roof would collapse.

10/09/2013

Park Ridge Water Main Break

Water Main Break Snags Northwest Highway In Park Ridge

A water main break Wednesday morning snagged Northwest Highway in Park Ridge.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Fire Graphic

Suspicious Fire Damages NW Side Church

A suspicious fire damaged a church early Sunday in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

08/19/2012

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Police Impersonator On The Loose In Barrington

Police in the northwest suburbs are warning people about someone who has been trying to impersonate them.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Handcuffs

Footprints In Snow Near Crystal Lake Menards Lead Police To Burglar

Footprints in the snow turned out to be the key in a burglary case in Crystal Lake.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

File Photo Of Starbucks Store Interior (AP Photo)

Palatine Neighbors Protest Against Plan For New Starbucks

The Palatine Village Council has reversed itself, ordering another look at a plan to allow a Starbucks on Northwest Highway after residents voiced opposition.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Gladstone Park Murder Scene

Neighbor Charged In Man’s Beating Death On Northwest Side

Authorities have charged a man with beating his neighbor to death in the Northwest Side’s Gladstone Park neighborhood earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Gladstone Park Murder Scene

Suspect Questioned In Murder Of Man Found In Northwest Side Basement

Police were questioning a suspect Thursday morning in the murder of a Northwest Side man who was found beaten to death in his basement.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

Gladstone Park Murder Scene

Man Found Beaten To Death In Northwest Side Home

A man was discovered beaten to death in his Northwest Side home Wednesday, and a homicide investigation is underway.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

A Metra train struck this truck on Friday in Mt. Prospect. (CBS)

Truck Driver Killed, Several Hurt In Metra Train Crash

A Metra train crashed into a semi-trailer truck Friday morning in Mount Prospect, causing the truck to burst into flames.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

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Park Ridge Wants Escort Service Signs Taken Down

The City of Park Ridge is taking legal steps to get the manager of a strip mall to remove some storefront signs that are raising eyebrows.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2011