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Amber Creek (Credit: Racine County Sheriff)

Palatine Man Charged In 1997 Slaying Of Teen Girl

A 36-year-old man from Palatine was in custody in Racine, Wis., on Tuesday, charged in the 1997 slaying of 14-year-old Amber Creek, whose beaten and nearly frozen body was found in a Wisconsin wildlife refuge.

04/08/2014

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Best Last-Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots Near Chicago

You’ll be ready for fall after chilling at one of these nearby destinations from Chicago over Labor Day weekend.

08/17/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Blue Line Service Resumes, After Body Found In Subway

Service was halted for nearly an hour Friday morning on a section of the CTA Blue Line, after a body was found under a grate in the subway.

05/03/2013

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Small Plane Skids Onto Interstate Near Racine, Wisc.

A small plane “landed” on Interstate 94 Monday night outside Racine, Wis., the Federal Aviation Administration said.

10/22/2012

Iryana Vaughn

Missing Racine Girl, Father Found In Chicago; Mother Slain

A missing 2-year-old girl from Racine, Wis., was found with her father on the city’s Southeast Side Wednesday morning, after the girl’s mother was killed in a homicide.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Earthquake Seismogram

Minor Earthquake Awakens Northwest Suburban Residents

Residents of the far northwest suburbs were not dreaming last night – a minor earthquake shook the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

The pilot of this small plane was killed when it crashed in Mt. Pleasant, Wis., on Sept. 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Former Trucking Executive Killed In Wisconsin Plane Crash

The recently-retired CEO of a truck trailer manufacturing business is being hailed as a hero for guiding his plane away from a subdivision as it crashed near Racine, claiming his life.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

Al "Boogie" Clemons

Wisconsin Man Caught In Sting Trying To Sell Dog For Fights

A man came all the way from Wisconsin to sell his pit bull for dogfighting, and he likely won’t be going home anytime soon.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Fishing

Wisconsin Man Sets Record For Brown Trout

Roger Hellen, of Franskville, Wis., has just earned a world record for his 41-pound, 8-ounce brown trout, which he caught in July on Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010