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Steve McMichael of the Chicago Bears removes his helmet during a game in 1990.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Bear McMichael To Run For Mayor Of Romeoville

The man they call “Mongo,” former Bears linebacker Steve McMichael, has filed papers to run for mayor of Romeoville.

12/26/2012

Comcast workers in Romeoville will vote on whether to unionize next month. (CBS)

Comcast Workers In Romeoville May Unionize

Comcast employees in one southwest suburb say they want better working conditions under the national cable giant. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley presents an Original Report.

09/27/2012

Steve McMichael of the Chicago Bears removes his helmet during a game in 1990.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former ’85 Bear To Run For Mayor Of Romeoville

Steve “Mongo” McMichael already has a Super Bow ring, so why not run for mayor?

670 The Score–08/16/2012

Steve McMichael of the Chicago Bears removes his helmet during a game in 1990.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Bear Eyes Top Political Office In Romeoville

Steve McMichael, who was a fan favorite as a member of Super Bowl-winning Chicago Bears, wants to add the word “mayor” to his resume.

08/16/2012

Boxes of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes cereal are seen displayed inside a Wal-Mart store July 28, 2003 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. With strong company wide sales rising 17.3 percent, Kellogg's has said its second quarter earnings beat Wall Street's expectations. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cereal Thief Grabs Semi Load Of Frosted Flakes Worth $24,000

A southwest suburban cargo thief has become a cereal criminal.

08/09/2012

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.

03/15/2012

Sewer

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.

02/02/2012

Crash

Woman Dies In SW Suburban Crash

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

01/01/2012

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

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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.

07/02/2011

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.

05/01/2011

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.

03/31/2011

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.

03/13/2011

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.

03/03/2011

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.

12/30/2010

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