River Grove

About 20 residents were forced from their apartments after a car hit the building in River Grove. (CBS)

River Grove Residents Displaced After Car Slams Into Building

A car drove through an apartment building early Monday in northwest suburban River Grove.


Fire damaged three apartments in a 50-unit building in west suburban River Grove on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Two Hospitalized As Precaution After River Grove Fire

The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the five-story building at 8245 Belmont Av.


A 14-year-old autistic boy was found dead in an home located above a business in the 8100 block of West Grand Avenue in River Grove on Sunday. Authorities said the body had signs of trauma. (Credit: Susanna Song)

Charges Filed In Stabbing Death Of Autistic River Grove Teen

A River Grove mother and another woman are charged with murder for allegedly stabbing an autistic 14-year-old teenager to death in the family’s west suburban home.


A 14-year-old autistic boy was found dead in an home located above a business in the 8100 block of West Grand Avenue in River Grove on Sunday. Authorities said the body had signs of trauma. (Credit: Susanna Song)

Boy With Autism Found Stabbed To Death In River Grove

A 14-year-old boy with autism was found stabbed to death inside an apartment in west suburban River Grove on Sunday.


Gene & Jude's Red Hot Stand was still undergoing major cleanup work five days after widespread flooding due to heavy rains, while the McDonald's next door was getting ready to open. The manager of the McDonald's invested in flood prevention equipment after a flood in 2008. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

A Tale Of Two Restaurants: Flood Damage Varies Depending On Preparations

Two eateries next door to each other in northwest suburban River Grove were in very different stages of cleanup on Tuesday, as flood waters from the Des Plaines River slowly receded.

WBBM Newsradio–04/23/2013

A glitch in the digital sign showed gasoline for under a buck in River Grove. (Credit: Jim Deveros)

Gas For 99 Cents? Blame The Flood

Gasoline for 99 cents? You would need a canoe to get it in River Grove.


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Best Bars To Celebrate Your Birthday In Chicago

From bowling to karaoke, the Chicagoland area offers many venues for celebrating birthdays while having a drink with friends. The following places will help you plan a memorable event.


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Best Tiki Bars In Chicagoland

Looking for some great Rum drinks? Maybe at a tiki bar or two? Don’t worry, the near ‘burbs are chock full of funky fun nooks to sing Mele Kalikimaka while you slug Singapore Slings.


Photo by Dwayne Richter (Newstipper)

One In Custody After Car Smashes Into Suburban Repair Shop

One person is in custody after a car smashed into the side of a River Grove car repair shop this morning.


Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Begins Training New Police Officers

For the first time in nearly three years, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police will be getting 26 new officers, as the department figures a way around belt-tightening.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Des Plaines River Body

Body In Des Plaines River Was Missing Rolling Meadows Woman

Authorities say a body pulled from the Des Plaines River last week is that of a Rolling Meadows woman who had been reported missing in March.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Des Plaines River Body

Body Found In Flotsam Pile In Des Plaines River

The body of a woman has been pulled from the Des Plaines River in River Grove, police say.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Des Plaines River Flooding

Flood Threat Has River Grove Getting Ready

Living along a river – any river – means keeping your eye to the sky, and rain in the spring means the potential for your street to turn into a river. They know that all too well in River Grove.

CBS 2–04/27/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Freight Train Derailment Stalls 2 Metra Lines

A set of wheels on a moving freight train car derailed Friday afternoon, disabling the train and causing delays on two Metra commuter rail lines.


Kathleen Hebel

River Grove Teacher Cleared Of Drug Charges

Drug possession charges have been dropped against a River Grove teacher arrested in Chicago last month.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2011

Photo Of Spinning Wind Turbine. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Windy Weather Has School’s Wind Turbine Going Non-Stop

It was spinning so fast, a circuit breaker had to kick in.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2010