Oswego

Oswego police investigate after a home invasion on Hemlock Lane on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Masked Men Steal Car After Oswego Home Invasion

Four masked gunmen broke into a home in southwest suburban Oswego Tuesday morning, and took several cell phones before stealing a car.

07/22/2014

Eric Thor Hakala (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Bond Reduced, But Child Porn Suspect Still In Jail

Prosecutors allege 37-year-old Eric Hakala posed as a St. Charles East student on a fictitious Facebook account to contact minors in Batavia, Oswego and Naperville, engage in sexually explicit conversations and trade photos.

04/07/2014

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Boy Scout Saves Kid Who Falls Through Ice In Oswego

A suburban teen is getting a little hero treatment at home these days, for helping to save the life of another child. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

01/16/2014

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Man Killed In North Lawndale Home Invasion

Two men knocked on the door of a residence about 8:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Central Park Avenue, got into a struggle with a man inside, and shot him in the chest.

12/27/2013

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Suburban Bus Driver Calls It A Day After Nearly 40 Years

Peggy Figgins began driving special-needs children back in 1976 in Oswego school district 308. Over nearly four decades, she’s watched the district explode in size.

12/04/2013

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Fire In Oswego Causes $100K In Damage

No one was home when a fire Monday morning killed several cats and did $100,000 to a home in southwest suburban Oswego.

11/12/2013

Michael Martin (Credit: Oswego Police)

Worker Charged With Bringing Gun To Oswego East

A Plainfield man who works as an information technology specialist under contract to the Oswego District 308 schools faces a felony weapons charge for bringing a gun to Oswego East High School.

10/30/2013

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Male Passenger

Jason B. Callahan, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kendall County Coroner’s Office.

09/16/2013

Hannah Grace Mary Pavlik (Family Photo)

Like Father, Like Daughter; Baby Girl Born In Parking Lot

Hannah Grace Mary Pavlik was born early Saturday morning on the eve of her dad’s birthday. He also was born in a parking lot 33 years ago.

08/20/2013

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Towns Aim For Whitewater Adventure On Fox River

When you think of whitewater rafting, places like Idaho or Colorado might first come to mind.

08/15/2013

Stormy clouds in Oswego. (Credit: Ron Westphal )

Kendall County Residents Say Tornado Siren Didn’t Go Off During Storm

A tornado warning bulletin for Kendall County came in from the National Weather Service at 5:15 p.m., but a siren at an Oswego subdivision was silent when the county activated the warning system.

06/13/2013

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Oswego School Buses To Get WiFi

Some school buses in Oswego will soon be online, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.

03/20/2013

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Oswego Cop Suspended After Standoff Outside Channahon Pizza Restaurant

An Oswego police officer has been suspended after walking into a southwest suburban pizzeria with a gun, and yelling at employees while off duty.

03/14/2013

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Two Men Charged With Stealing Boats From Oswego Fishing Club

Two west suburban Aurora men were taken into custody this week in connection with the theft of six boats that happened last year.

03/14/2013

Police Lights Police Car

Police Find 13-Year-Old Behind Wheel

Police conducting a traffic stop near west suburban Oswego got a surprise early Thursday — the driver was a 13-year-old girl.

02/14/2013

Oswego High School (CBS)

Oswego School District Braces For Potential Disruptions Before Mayan ‘Doomsday’

Things seemed to be normal Thursday night as the Oswego High School girls’ basketball team took the floor at home against Naperville Central. Administrators hope it stays that way, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

12/13/2012

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Protesters Flock To Grand Opening Of New Chick-Fil-A In Oswego

While the Chick-Fil-A controversy has largely fallen out of the headlines, the opening of a new franchise in Oswego still drew a throng of protesters who support same-sex marriage rights.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Jury Selection Begins In Vaughn Family Massacre Case

Jury selection begins Monday morning in another high-profile murder trial in Will County.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Trial To Begin Tomorrow In Vaughn Family Murders

After five years of legal proceedings and a few bizarre twists, the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting his wife and three children in an SUV in suburban Chicago is expected to begin Monday.

08/12/2012

Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Trial Set To Start Monday For Family Massacre Suspect Christopher Vaughn

As the Drew Peterson murder trial continues, another high-profile case begins this Monday in another courtroom at the Will County courthouse.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

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