Palos Hills

Three people died after a plane crashed in southwest suburban Palos Hills. (CBS)

Three Killed In Small Plane Crash In Palos Hills Identified

Three healthcare professionals from Kansas were killed late Sunday after their aircraft crashed not long after taking off from Midway Airport.



Man Dies After Palos Hills Crash

Authorities responded to the crash on LaGrange Road, or Route 45, near 111th Street at 5:08 p.m., Cook County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said. A 22-year-old man, identified as Giedrius Lisnicenka, was riding his motorcycle south on LaGrange when it hit the back of a stopped vehicle.


Leah Wright (Palos Hills Police)

Police: Motorist With Heroin Falls Asleep In Taco Bell Drive-Through Lane

Leah Wright, 19, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of resisting arrest following the incident at the Taco Bell at 7601 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills.



At ‘Cyber Challenge,’ The Best Hacker Wins

Protecting against attacks is the purpose behind a competition held in Palos Hills Friday. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


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Palos Hills Students Graduating With 13 Years Of Perfect Attendance

Two seniors who will graduate from Stagg High School in Palos Hills on Tuesday will stand out from the rest of their classmates in their determination to have never missed a day of school. Ever.


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Cook County Loaned Out More Than 1,400 Tons Of Salt During Brutal Winter

The county loaned out 1,339 tons, about 2.8 percent of its salt supply this winter, according to Frank Shuftan, spokesman for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.


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Man Charged In Palos Hills Stabbing

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a person during a fight in southwest suburban Palos Hills Sunday afternoon.


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Clerk Pepper-Sprayed In Palos Hills Store Robbery

Police are searching for two men who pepper-sprayed a clerk while robbing a southwest suburban convenience store of more than $2,000 last week.


Swallow Cliff Woods (Credit: Cook County Forest Preserve District)

Forest Preserve Seeks Public Input On Swallow Cliff Upgrades

The Cook County Forest Preserve District drew a good-sized crowd Thursday morning for an open-air public meeting to discuss planned improvements to the Swallow Cliff Woods preserve in Palos Hills.


Medals Make For A Most Memorable Memorial Day For Veteran, 96

Anthony Vaccarello will proudly display his American flag this Memorial Day, just as he does every year.


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Five Injured In Four-Vehicle Crash Near Palos Hills

Five people were injured Sunday during a four-vehicle crash near southwest suburban Palos Hills.


Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Suburban Cops Who Caught Escaped Inmate To Be Honored For Bravery

Three veteran Palos Hills police officers were being honored Thursday for the capture of Kenneth Conley, one of two federal prisoners who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in December, using a rope made of bedsheets.

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Dan Katula battles with the escaped bank robber Kenneth Conley. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Father Fought Off Escapee Conley

CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli talked with a suburban father who bravely fought off Conley as he broke into the man’s home.


Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Federal Escapee Caught

A federal prisoner who eluded authorities for more than two weeks after a daring escape from a Loop jail was caught Friday at a southwest suburban apartment complex, where he was trying to disguise himself as an older man.


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Suspect In New York Restaurant Murder Caught In Palos Hills

A fugitive has been arrested in Palos Hills, after allegedly stabbing and killing a man who was out celebrating his engagement in the New York borough of Staten Island this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Leonard Tatro (Credit: Palos Hills Police)

Police: ‘Highly Intoxicated’ Man Headbutts Cop, Sticks Head In Toilet

A highly intoxicated man who had gotten thrown out of a bar went on a bizarre rampage over the weekend involving, and now he is facing felony charges.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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Police Sent To High School In Palos Hills 3 Times in 1 Day

Police were sent to a high school in Palos Hills three different times in one day last week, and three students are in big trouble now.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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5 Seriously Injured In Palos Hills Crash

Five people were seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning in southwest suburban Palos Hills.


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7 Injured When Storms Rip Down Tent In Palos Hills

The storms Monday morning brought winds so strong that a large tent came crashing down in Palos Hills, injuring at least seven people.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

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Elderly Man Charged With DUI After Hitting Four Homes

A 77-year-old man was charged with drunk driving and issued several traffic violations after striking four houses.