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Restaurant Cook Skips Court Again On Charges Of Filming Woman In Restroom

A Naperville restaurant worker who was arrested and charged with using his cell phone to surreptitiously film a woman in a restroom has failed for the second time to appear in court to answer charges in that case.

05/20/2013

Sherry Dove, from left; Robert Groves, Felicia Dove (Elgin Police Dept.)

3 Charged With Animal Cruelty After 2 Dozen Dogs, 4 Cats Found In Elgin Home

An anonymous caller prompted Elgin Police to visit the home of 51-year-old Sherry Dove, on the 100 block of Villa Street.

05/10/2013

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Chicago Ridge Cops Working With Non-Profit To Give Funeral For Abandoned Baby

Strangers have been coming together to provide a funeral for a newborn baby boy, whose body was found inside a cooler at a suburban recycling plant last week.

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A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Backs Medical Marijuana, Despite Concerns From Police

Leading Illinois law enforcement organizations stepped up their opposition Wednesday to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use, warning Gov. Pat Quinn in a letter about lax motorist safeguards on a day a committee moved the measure to the Senate floor.

05/08/2013

Lemont police search Oakwood Elementary School after a bomb threat was found written on a wall. (Credit: CBS)

Bomb Threat Written In Chalk Prompts Search Of Two Lemont Schools

Police officers and dogs have been searching two suburban schools, after officials found a bomb threat written on one of the buildings.

05/06/2013

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Cop Stops Speeding Car In South Elgin, Finds Passenger Shot

A police officer pulled over the driver of a car driving with its brights on and speeding early Sunday morning to discover the front-seat passenger had been shot. The victim was later taken to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin for his injury, police said.

05/05/2013

Aurora police and firefighters honored for saving 14yr old. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Aurora Honors Police, Firefighters For Saving Teen’s Life

Steven Prosser says he can’t even begin to know how to thank the men who saved his daughter Annie the night that she and three others were in a car that was submerged in a retention pond off of I-88.

04/30/2013

Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

Search Resumes Along Des Plaines River, But Still No Sign Of Maywood Boy’s Body

Volunteers and police officers returned to the Des Plaines River on Saturday to resume searching for the body of a missing toddler from Maywood.

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2 Investigators: Cook Allegedly Hides Camera In Restaurant Bathroom

Naperville police want to talk to anyone who may have used the woman’s bathroom at a particular Naperville restaurant. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

04/15/2013

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Western Springs Police: Couple Tried To Lure Youngsters

Deputy Chief of Police Brian Budds says the goal appears to be “to lure these youths into the car and cause them harm.”

04/08/2013

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Chicago Police Boost Mag Mile Presence

Chicago police officers were out in force Friday night, nearly a week after youths caused disturbances near and along the Magnificent Mile.

04/07/2013

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Suburban Cops Defend Actions In Two Raids, Including One That Killed Dog

The head of a north suburban law enforcement agency was defending tactics used in a couple of raids carried out in the last several months.

03/26/2013

A police sketch of a man who beat a pedestrian with a baseball bat in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side earlier this month. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Bat-Wielding Man Who Attacked Couple

Chicago Police have released a sketch of a man who used a baseball bat to brutally beat a father of four in Jefferson Park.

03/20/2013

65 year old Sharon Balleu is suing the Village of Melrose Park because of her missing dog, Beau. (Credit: STMW)

Woman Suing Melrose Park Cops For Giving Her Dog Away

65 year old Sharon Balleu is suing the Village of Melrose Park because of her missing dog.

03/20/2013

Lisa Koziol-Ellis (Credit: Elgin Police)

Elgin Police Investigating Murder Of Woman

It turns out a 33 year old woman was found dead in her Elgin townhome this weekend moved in just a week ago.

03/03/2013

Elgin Deputy Police Chief Cecil Smith (CBS)

Elgin Police Official To Become Top Cop Where Trayvon Martin Was Killed

Some would say Cecil Smith is jumping into the fire with his next professional move. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/22/2013

The CTA stop at Loyola University. (CBS)

Third Loyola Student Robbed Within A Month

The latest stick-up occurred as Loyola campus police officials are exploring the idea of issuing electronic stun guns to its officers. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

02/18/2013

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Carjacking Victim Doesn’t Want To Press Charges

The victim of an alleged abduction and carjacking that began in Chicago’s River North area early Friday and ended in northwest suburban Schaumburg wants police to stop their investigation and will not pursue charges if the alleged offender is found, according to police.

02/15/2013

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Cicero Wants More Cooperation With Chicago On Gangs

A coalition of Cicero officials and one Chicago activist are hoping for a little more cooperation in the area of bridge between the two communities.

02/08/2013

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Recent Violence Prompts Police Drug Raids Across City

Police arrested 43 people and seized illegal drugs with an estimated street value of $23,000 during a series of raids around the city Thursday and Friday.

02/02/2013

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