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Victory Center nursing home in Park Forest. (Credit: CBS)

State Police Probe Death Of Elderly Man Shot By Cops

Illinois State Police have launched an investigation into why police in Park Forest shot a 95-year-old man with a bean bag round, leading to the man’s death.


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Elderly Man Dies Hours After Being Shot By Police With Beanbag Rounds

Police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 95-year-old Park Forest nursing home resident who died several hours after a confrontation with officers


James A. Romaine (Credit: Park Forest police)

Man, Teen Charged With Sexual Assault Of Southwest Suburban Woman

A man and teenage boy were charged Sunday with breaking into a southwest suburban Park Forest home last Thursday then beating and sexually assaulting the startled homeowner when she returned to her residence.


Children's House Daycare, Park Forest. (CBS)

Park Forest Daycare Shuts Down Without Warning

Frustrated parents who showed up with their kids still had more questions than answers. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


Robert Garza and his little brother look at damage from a space rock. (Credit:

Space Rocks Blasted South Suburbs Back In 2003

The damage from the meteorite that exploded over Russia on Friday is fairly rare, but a south suburb was hit similar space debris about 10 years ago.


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Rich East Teacher Suspended For Alleged Inappropriate Contact With Student

A male math teacher at Rich East High School has been put on paid leave and is facing further disciplinary action for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a student, officials said Thursday.


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Rich East Educator On Leave After Inappropriate Conduct With Student

A faculty member at a south suburban high school has been placed on leave amid allegations of inappropriate conduct with a former student.


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Careless Smoking Blamed For Park Forest Fire That Killed Mother, Grown Son

Officials believe careless use of smoking materials is what caused a fire that killed a mother and son in south suburban Park Forest Tuesday.

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Larry Wood (left) and Gloria Wood. (Credit: Dolton Police Dept.)

Father Charged With Beating Daughter To Death In Motel

A south suburban man was charged Friday for allegedly beating his teenage daughter to death in a Dolton motel while high on drugs.



Man Who Threatened To Cut Off Women’s Toes Faces More Charges

A south suburban man described as a savvy sex offender is in a lot of trouble.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Victor Holmes, charged with robbing his friends inside car. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Suburban Man Charged With Robbing Friends Inside Car

It was a robbery plot certain to fail.


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Man Charged After Trying To Lure Girl Into His Car

A Park Forest man has been charged with stalking an 11-year-old Orland Park girl after trying to lure her into his car when she was walking with a 9-year-old friend, police said.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

House Explodes In Park Forest

A house exploded in south suburban Park Forest Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Wheelchair user Randy Iliff was reunited with his stolen van. (CBS)

Disabled Man Reunited With Stolen Van

Hearing about his plight, a Newsradio 780 listener steps forward to pay nearly $300 in towing and impound fees.