Palos Township

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Man Killed In Wrong-Way Crash In Palos Township

A 64-year-old southwest suburban man died early Tuesday in a wrong-way, two-vehicle crash, authorities said.

03/12/2013

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Nurse Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver In Palos Township Crash

A nurse from southwest suburban Lockport was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle in unincorporated Palos Township.

07/08/2012

File Photo (Nick Laham/ Getty Images)

Once-Endangered Eagles Return To Cook County

For the first time in a century, people have been able to see a bald eagle nest in Cook County. As CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports, they came close to extinction in the U.S.

05/11/2012

Bald Eagle

A Rare Sight: Nesting Eagles Spotted In Palos Township Forest Preserve

In news that may have been a century in coming, a nesting pair of bald eagles is visible to the public in Cook County.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

Gary Albert, 49, was charged with killing his teenage girlfriend in 1981 when she got pregnant. Prosecutors say he wanted her to tell her mother she was dating another boy or had been raped. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Not Guilty Verdict In 1981 Slaying Of Pregnant Deaf Girl

A Sugar Grove man has been acquitted of the murder of his teenage girlfriend 30 years ago, when the two were attending a program for deaf students together.

11/21/2011

(Clockwise from top left) John Granat Jr., 17;  Christopher Wyma, 17; Mohammad Salahat, 17; and Ehab Qasem, 19, are charged with the murder of Granat's parents on Sept. 11, 2011, in their Palos Township home. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

4 Teens Charged With Killing Palos Couple Ask For New Judge

Attorneys for the young man accused of killing his Polish-born parents want a new judge to handle his case, as do the three friends accused of helping him commit the crime.

11/17/2011

Gary Albert, 49, was charged with killing his teenage girlfriend in 1981 when she got pregnant. Prosecutors say he wanted her to tell her mother she was dating another boy or had been raped. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

State: Upset She Was Pregnant, Man Killed Girlfriend In 1981

A 49-year-old man went on trial Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death 30 years ago, after she told him she was pregnant and he tried to convince her to tell her mother she was dating another boy or that she had been raped.

11/15/2011

Palos Defendants

3 Teens Charged With Helping Friend Kill Parents

Three suburban teenagers have been charged with helping a high school classmate kill his own parents in unincorporated Palos Township last month.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

Patrick Mizwicki

High School Runner Killed By Car During Cross Country Practice

A runner competing in a high school cross country race on Thursday was struck and killed by a car.

09/16/2011

John Granat

Son Charged With Beating Parents To Death In Palos Park

A 17-year-old boy high school student has been arrested and charged with beating his parents to death in their home in unincorporated Palos Park.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

John Granat, 44, and Maria Granat, 42, were found dead in their unincorporated Palos Park home. (CBS)

Couple Found Dead In Palos Park Home

A man and woman found in their home in unincorporated Palos Park died violent deaths, medical officials said Monday.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Joshua Davis-Nguyen (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Man Caught Stealing Copper Piping From Home

Police responding to a burglary call found a substantial amount of copper piping had been stripped from the inside of a home — and a suspect nearby.

12/17/2010