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Prom King

Young Man With Down Syndrome Elected Prom King

A Romeoville man wants the world to know his son was elected high school prom king.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012

Ann Budzinski, 99, and her son James, 62, were attacked by three men who forced their way into the Budzinski's home in Romeoville, demanding cash and jewelry. The attackers duct-taped both victims while they ransacked the house. (Credit: CBS)

Robbers Duct-Tape 99-Year-Old Woman During Home Invasion

A 99-year-old woman was duct-taped to a chair and attacked in her own home in southwest suburban Romeoville on Wednesday.

CBS 2–04/12/2012

Jason C. Horton, 33, of Romeoville is charged with five counts of aggravated child porn. (Will County State's Attorney)

Computer Analyst From Romeoville Faces Child-Porn Charges

Jason C. Horton, 33, of the 1600 block of Ashbury Lane is charged with five counts of aggravated child porn — charges that carry a penalty of up to seven years in prison if convicted.



Thieves Taking 20 Manhole Covers A Month In Joliet

Police in Joliet report, they’re losing about 20 manhole covers a month, and they’re not alone, as the value of scrap metal sends thieves in search of easy money.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

This screen grab shows a suspect robbing a Romeoville bank Thursday. (FBI)

Man Robs Romeoville Bank

The man gave the teller a note which said he had a gun and demanded money.



Woman Dies In SW Suburban Crash

A southwest suburban woman was killed in an auto accident this weekend in Romeoville.


Trey Harbert and Emmanuel Marte Gil reenact how Trey used the Heimlich Maneuver to save Emmanuel from choking during lunch on Sept. 6, 2011, at Martinez Middle School in Romeoville. (Photo courtesy: Valley View School District 365U)

Romeoville 7th Grader Saves Classmate From Choking

A 7th grade student knew how to use the Heimlich Maneuver when it counted Tuesday at Romeoville’s Martinez Middle School. Now, he’s a reluctant hero.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011


Chicago Tube And Iron Completes Merger With Olympic Steel

Romeoville-based Chicago Tube and Iron Company announced Friday it has completed a previously announced merger with Olympic Steel, Inc., with Olympic acquiring all of the outstanding shares of CTI.


Romeoville Plane Crash

1 Dead, 1 Injured When Small Plane Crashes In Romeoville

One person was killed and another was seriously injured when a small plane they were on crashed in southwest suburban Romeoville on Sunday, taking out power lines near Lewis University Airport.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2011

Romeoville High School football coach Jeff Kuna (Credit: Valley View School District)

Romeoville Coach Cleared Of Drunk Driving Charges

Romeoville teacher and football coach Jeff Kuna has been cleared on charges of drunken driving.


School Gymnasium Generic (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Romeoville Football Coach, Driver’s Ed Teacher Charged With DUI

After Romeoville High School’s head football coach was arrested on charges of DUI and speeding, the teacher reportedly swapped his classes so he isn’t teaching driver’s education.


File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Fire Displaces Southwest Suburban Family

A fire Sunday night displaced a family from their home in southwest suburban Romeoville.


File Photo (Robert Laberge/ Getty Images)

Store Clerk Tied Up In Suburban Robbery

Two men tied up a clerk while robbing a music store in southwest suburban Romeoville on Thursday.


Road Closed

Jackknifed Trucks Prompt Hazmat In Romeoville

Two jackknifed trucks in far southwest suburban Romeoville prompted authorities to close a major road and call a hazardous materials response this morning.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Man Crushed To Death By 3-Ton Slab Of Granite

A 23-year-old employee of a southwest suburban stone warehouse was crushed to death by a 6,000-pound slab of granite on Thursday morning.


Romeoville Oil Spill

EPA Monitoring Cleanup Of Suburban Oil Leak

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is monitoring the cleanup of the oil leak from an underground pipe in southwest suburban Romeoville and Lockport.


Romeoville Oil Spill

South Suburban Oil Spill Closes Streets, Halts Metra Trains

For the second time in the past four months, south suburban Romeoville has been hit by a crude oil spill.


Romeoville Oil Leak

Oil Pipeline Owner Donates $75K To Romeoville

The firm at the center of the oil spill last summer in Romeoville is offering an olive branch of sorts.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

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Police: Kidnapping Is A Hoax

A college student told Bourbonnais police she was abducted on Halloween and held for seven hours by a man who kissed her repeatedly.


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Murder Charges Dropped In Romeoville Woman’s Death

Prosecutors have dropped murder charges against a southwest suburban man accused of bludgeoning his wife to death with a hammer based two pathologists’ findings.