Prospect Heights


Wheeling, Prospect Heights Aim For Fireworks Show At Executive Airport

Here’s something to get you thinking about summer: planners already are putting together fireworks shows for Independence Day.


A 14-year-old boy was missing after a fire swept through his family's home in Prospect Heights. (Credit: CBS)

Missing Teen Found Safe After Fire Guts Prospect Heights House

The 14-year-old boy’s family reported him missing after firefighters responded to a blaze in the 1200 block of Stratford Road around 3:45 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the boy’s parents said the teenager was nowhere to be found. Hours later, the boy was found safe at a friend’s apartment.


Police investigate the death of a newborn Thursday in Prospect Heights. (Network Video)

Police Investigate Death Of Baby Girl In Prospect Heights

Police and paramedics responded to a call of an unresponsive baby at 10 a.m. Thursday in the 800 block of East Old Willow Road. The child was pronounced dead at the scene, Police Chief Jamie Dunne said at the scene.


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School Bus Driver Suffers Heart Attack In Prospect Heights

At the end of the day on Monday, students at two elementary schools in Prospect Heights were boarding their buses to go home when an aide on one of the buses noticed the driver, Chuck Fedarj, wasn’t in his seat.


Dareka Brooks, 22, of Milwaukee is charged with one count of armed robbery. (Prospect Heights Police)

Teen Summons Prostitute, Who Pepper-Sprays Him And Steals His Piggybank

The 14-year-old victim set up the meeting online using a website for sexual liaisons, Prospect Heights police said.


A resident of Des Plaines walks through floodwater to get to his home on Friday. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Des Plaines Blames Neighbors For Flood Problems

The City of Des Plaines is blaming Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights for some of its flooding problems.


Eric Chung, 29, is charged with kidnapping and raping a woman inside his cab. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Cabbie Accused Of Kidnapping, Raping Woman In Taxi Charged In 2nd Attack

A cab driver was arrested over the weekend, after allegedly kidnapping a woman and sexually assaulting her inside his taxi in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2013

The Christmas Tree at Daley Plaza is lit on Nov. 20, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

City Christmas Tree Lights Up Daley Plaza Christkindlmarket

Thanksgiving is still two days away, but Christmas arrives at Daley Plaza today.


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Head-On Collision Ties Up Busy Intersection In Prospect Heights

A head-on collision resulted in injuries and nearly shut down a busy intersection in Prospect Heights early Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

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Man Kills Woman, Self In Prospect Heights Condo Building

Police say a man shot and killed a woman, then turned the gun on himself, in a condo complex in Prospect Heights this week.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Three people died in a single-car accident in Prospect Heights. (CBS)

Survivor Charged In Crash That Killed 3 In Prospect Heights

The sole survivor of a crash that killed three teenagers in Prospect Heights is now under arrest.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Three people died in a single-car accident in Prospect Heights. (CBS)

Teen Credits Seat Belt With Saving Life In Crash

A 17-year old survivor of a deadly car crash credits a seat belt with saving his life last weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Three people died in a single-car accident in Prospect Heights. (CBS)

Three Teens Killed, 4th Hurt In Crash Of Stolen Car

Friends and family members on Sunday were mourning the deaths of three teenagers killed in a car crash in Prospect Heights early Saturday. Police said the youths were in a stolen car.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011

Three people died in a single-car accident in Prospect Heights. (CBS)

Three Teens Dead, Fourth Injured In NW Suburban Crash

Three teens were killed and a fourth person was injured when the car they were inside slammed into a tree in northwest suburban Prospect Heights overnight.


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Gang Members Indicted For Shooting At Man In Front Of School Bus

Two northwest suburban gang members were indicted Thursday on charges alleging they beat and shot at a man in plain view of students getting off a school bus last month.



3 Charged In Prospect Heights Home Invasion

Three men are expected in court Friday after being charged with an armed home invasion in Prospect Heights last month, for which a fourth suspect remains at large.


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Prospect Heights Police Chief Resigns

The police chief in northwest suburban Prospect Heights has abruptly resigned.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010