Robbins

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Robbins Celebrates Opening Of New Metra Parking Lot

South suburban Robbins held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to open a new parking lot at the village’s Metra station.

WBBM Newsradio–06/13/2012

Storms on Sunday caused damage across the Chicago area. (CBS)

Strong Storms Rock Chicago Area Overnight

Powerful storms caused flooding, and lightning strikes caused damage across Chicago, including a house fire in Robbins.

05/07/2012

Robbins Fire

Extra-Alarm Fire Rages In Robbins Junkyard

A pile of tires caught fire in a junkyard in south suburban Robbins overnight, prompting 15 fire departments to report to the scene.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Rocky Clark was paralyzed playing football at Eisenhower High School. (CBS)

Mourners Praise Paralyzed Athlete Rocky Clark As Inspiration

Clark was paralyzed when he was tackled during a football game in 2000 while playing for Blue Island’s Eisenhower High School. But mourners at his funeral said Clark went on to become an inspiration.

01/14/2012

Lydia Healthcare in Robbins. (CBS))

Hundreds Evacuated From Nursing Home Fire

A nursing home in south suburban Robbins was evacuated after a fire early Monday, displacing at least 400 people.

10/31/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Emanuel Has Plan To Recover Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a plan to recover almost $15 million owed by some suburbs for unpaid water services provided by the City of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

(Credit: CBS)

City Taking Steps To Collect Millions In Unpaid Water Bills

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he is actively going after $15 million in unpaid water bills owed to the city by four Chicago suburbs. He also promised to take another look at free water that the city supplies to various non-profit groups.

CBS 2–09/22/2011

Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA: City Owed Millions In Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

The city of Chicago is owed $47 million in unpaid water bills. It’s a big number for a cash-strapped city. A Better Government Association study found that those who owe much of that money might not be who you expect.

CBS 2–09/21/2011

Robbins Fire

4 Children Rescued From Fire In Robbins

Four kids were rescued from an extra-alarm blaze at a public housing complex in south suburban Robbins.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2011

Handcuffs

5 Held, 1 On Lam In Suburban Drug Sweep

Five men have been arrested and a sixth is being sought as a fugitive following a federal drug sweep Monday that targeted cocaine sales in and around south suburban Robbins.

11/23/2010

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