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Police Investigate “Sexting” Scandal At Barrington Middle School

Some students at a northwest suburban middle school could face criminal charges, after using their phones to share provocative photos of classmates, including some naked pictures.

04/08/2014

A suspect held police at bay Friday at a gas station and mini-mart near Wadsworth. (CBS)

Fireworks Lit In Gas Station Bathroom Precedes Police Standoff

A tense standoff at a north suburban fast food restaurant and gas station drew dozens of police officers and forced customers and staff members to clear out after a series loud pops were heard.

03/21/2014

Wet weather tyres sit in the paddock during previews for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 10, 2013 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images,)

Alsip Police Caution Motorists About String Of Tire Thefts

Police say drivers park their cars only to come out and find their vehicles sitting on blocks. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

03/10/2014

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Two Men Shot In Grand Boulevard

Two men were shot early Saturday in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.

03/01/2014

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two men are dead and at least nine people were wounded since Friday night in shootings across the city.

01/25/2014

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Cops: Chicago’s Serial Carjacker Also Gurnee Purse-Snatcher

A man accused of robbing an elderly woman of her purse in a north suburban parking lot two weeks ago has been identified as the same man who was arrested Tuesday for allegedly committing a series of carjackings in Chicago, one of which led to the death of an 11-year-old boy.

12/26/2013

This screen grab of surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a Midlothian store. (The Tint Shop)

Police To Burglarized Store: Fingerprint Evidence Could Take A Year To Process

Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/19/2013

Two women were attacked in Arlington Heights within the past two weeks. (CBS)

Two Women Attacked In Separate Arlington Heights Incidents

One attack happened Friday morning near Hintz Road and Haddow Avenue. The other, about a mile and a half away in Lake Arlington Park. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/11/2013

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Parolee Charged In Waukegan Home Barricade

A man on parole was charged after he barricaded himself inside a three-story apartment building Friday morning after a dispute with a woman.

09/21/2013

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Chicago Police Academy Opens Doors To Potential Recruits

Hundreds turned out Saturday as the Chicago Police Department opened the doors of the Police Academy to potential recruits

09/07/2013

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Chicago Police Sergeant Carjacked On South Side

Police are searching for suspect who carjacked an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant in the South Shore neighborhood late Friday.

09/07/2013

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NW Indiana Launch Special Police Team

The smallest of crimes could get you in big trouble with cops in Northwest Indiana. They’ve launched a special team of officers from several cities – stopping dozens of people each night.

09/04/2013

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Man Dies After Lansing Shooting

A man died early Saturday after a shooting in south suburban Lansing.

08/24/2013

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Teen With Ice Cream In Niles

Niles police are looking for a man who tried to entice a teenage girl to go with him Wednesday evening.

08/09/2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Governor Open To Limiting Police, Fire Unions

Police and firefighters were not included in the 2011 law that barred other public sector unions from collectively bargaining over anything other than base wage increases no greater than inflation.

07/30/2013

A water tower in Harvard, Illinois. (CBS)

Teen Mother, Boyfriend Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A 17-year-old mother was found fatally shot in a Northern Illinois back yard early Thursday – the apparent victim of a murder-suicide perpetrated by the father of her baby.

07/25/2013

Milo Simmon (Left) and Earl Toomer (Right) (Credit: Riverside Police)

Cops Arrest 2 Men Accused Of More Than 40 Robberies Since April

Police in west suburban Riverside say they arrested two men over the weekend they believe are responsible for more than 40 burglaries since April.

07/22/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about the murder of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, an honor student who had performed with her school band at President Barack Obama's inauguration. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Addresses Violence, Says Progress Is Being Made

Mayor Emanuel addressed the escalating number of shootings around the city and says some headway is being made in the war against crime.

07/21/2013

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Man Follows, Grabs Girls On West Side

A man followed two teenage girls and grabbed one of them early Saturday on the West Side.

07/20/2013

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Police Warn Of Near West Side Robberies

Police are searching for up to two suspects who robbed and attacked business owners and pedestrians on the Near West Side in the last two weeks.

07/07/2013

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