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Gang Problem Growing, Seeping Into Suburbs, Authorities Say

Grim statistics were at the heart of multi-state summit held Friday in Oak Brook. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

02/14/2014

One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

CO Detectors Not Working In Oak Brook Home Where Man Died

Carbon monoxide detectors were not working in a west suburban Oak Brook mansion where an 86-year-old man died and seven women were injured as a result of a leak Thursday morning.

01/17/2014

One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

One Dead, Seven Sickened In Oak Brook Carbon Monoxide Leak

A carbon monoxide leak Thursday morning in west suburban Oak Brook left an 84-year-old man dead and sent at seven women to the hospital.

01/16/2014

Stephen Peterson

Court Upholds Firing Of Drew Peterson’s Son From Police Force

A trial judge previously determined police and fire commissioners in Oak Brook was justified in firing officer Stephen Peterson after concluding he’d obstructed the investigation into the disappearance of his father’s fourth wife.

12/13/2013

McDonald's

Australians Hand-Deliver Petitions To McDonald’s HQ

A team of Aussies traveled some 8,000 miles from the tiny town of Tecoma to Oak Brook to be heard. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley shows us why they don’t want big macs down under.

09/18/2013

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Attorney Charged With Stealing More Than $2M From Clients

Kathleen Niew, who operated Niew Legal Partners in Oak Brook, was arrested Thursday at her office and charged with 10 counts of wire fraud,

08/29/2013

Levert Jones, 25, is charged with the attempted robbery of an Oakbrook Center jewelry store on June 23. | Photo provided by DuPage County State's Attorney

$500K Bond For Man Charged With Attempted Robbery Of Oak Brook Jewelry Store

A man has been charged in a brazen robbery attempt at a mall jewelry store in suburban Chicago in which the suspect was shot.

06/29/2013

Police tape outside a store at Oakbrook Center. (Credit: Jim Williams)

Cops Recover Getaway Vehicle From Oak Brook Jewelry Store Robbery

Oak Brook police are still trying to catch two of the three men who tried to rob a jewelry store at the Oakbrook Center mall yesterday.

06/23/2013

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McDonald’s Adding Variations To Quarter Pounder, Drops Pricier Angus Burgers

The company, based in Oak Brook, Ill., says the new burgers will replace its meatier Angus Third Pounders, which were among the most expensive items on its menu at around $4 to $5.

05/13/2013

File Photo of Auto Accident (David McNew/ Getty Images)

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Crash On I-88

A man died and another person suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 88 near west suburban Oak Brook, authorities said.

11/13/2012

Stephen Peterson

Judge: Oak Brook Must Further Explain Why It Fired Drew Peterson’s Son

A DuPage County judge on Tuesday ordered the Oak Brook Board of Fire and Police Commissioners better explain its reasoning for firing the son of Drew Peterson, who is currently on trial in Will County for allegedly murdering his ex-wife.

08/08/2012

Stephen Peterson

Drew Peterson’s Son Files $10M Lawsuit Over Firing

Stephen Peterson, son of Drew Peterson, who is awaiting trial on charges he murdered his wife, filed a $10 million federal lawsuit Tuesday over his firing from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011.

07/10/2012

Frank Calabrese Sr.

Pricey Items From Mobster Calabrese’s House Going Up For Auction

The treasure trove of former Chicago Outfit hitman Frank Calabrese Sr. goes on the auction block next month.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Janitors

Janitor Strike Averted With Tentative Deal

Thousands of Chicago janitors have reached a tentative deal that would avert a strike next week at private buildings and public schools.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Union janitors represented by SEIU Local 1 stopped traffic at the busy intersection of Route 83 and 22nd Street in west suburban Oak Brook, as contract talks resumed with building owners and government officials in Chicago and the suburbs. (Credit: CBS)

Union Janitors’ Rally In Oak Brook Stops Traffic

A day after they rallied in Chicago’s Loop, union janitors took their strike threat to the suburbs, where they staged a large and noisy demonstration for their cause.

WBBM Newsradio–04/05/2012

Rajat Prakash (Photo courtesy of Oak Lawn Police)

Doctor Charged With Fondling Patient At Advocate Christ Hospital

A doctor at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn stands accused of fondling a patient and trying to put her hands on his crotch.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Butler National Golf Club Weighs Whether To Start Admitting Women

Times may be changing at the exclusive Butler National Golf Club in Oak Brook.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Michael Jordan

Jordan’s One Sixtyblue, Oakbrook Center Bloomingdale’s To Close

The Bloomingdale’s home and furnishings store at the Oak Brook Center, Michael Jordan’s swanky One Sixtyblue eatery in the West Loop, will both soon close.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

This surveillance photo shows the armed robbery of a west suburban McDonald's. (Oak Brook Police)

Suspect Charged In Robbery Of McDonald’s Near Company Headquarters

Authorities in Oak Brook have arrested and charged a boy in the robbery of the upscale flagship McDonald’s restaurant at company headquarters.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Surveillance video images of a man suspected of stealing gold chains from two stores in Orland Park and four other stores in Chicago Ridge, Oak Brook, Lombard and Joliet. (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Thief Has Stolen $20K In Gold Chains From Suburban Jewelry Stores

Authorities are looking for a jewelry thief who ripped off at least two Orland Park stores and is suspected of similar robberies in four other suburbs.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

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