Racine

Christian Loga-Negru (Racine County Sheriff)

Suburban Woman’s Murder In Wisconsin Resembles 2004 Kidnapping Case

An Arlington Heights man was being held on $1 million bail in Wisconsin, charged with killing his estranged wife with a hatchet, after she had fled to Mount Pleasant to stay with friends who offered her shelter from her husband. The murder brings to mind the story of another woman who was kidnapped in Racine County in 2004.

11/21/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Blue Line Service Getting Back To Normal After Debris Blocked Trains

Normal service has resumed on the Blue Line, after nearly nine hours of significant delays, due to a pile of wet concrete that fell on the tracks on the Near West Side early Tuesday.

09/30/2014

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DePaul Issues Alert After Student Assaulted

DePaul University is warning of an attack on a student last night.

09/29/2014

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