Route 53 Crash

Driver Killed In Fiery Crash On Route 53

A fiery crash left a driver dead, and shut down multiple lanes of Route 53 in the Schaumburg corridor early Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

A Starbucks store in Schaumburg is now offering beer and wine in the evenings. (CBS)

Coffee, Tea — Or Booze? Starbucks Rolling Out New Concept

Starbucks has selected the first Chicago-area store to offer an expanded menu that includes beer and wine. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey was at the grand opening.


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Schaumburg Police Investigate Reported Attack In Parking Garage

A Schaumburg woman told police she was attacked earlier today in the parking garage of her apartment complex.


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Man Stabbed To Death In Schaumburg

A man died after being stabbed in an apartment in northwest suburban Schaumburg Saturday.


Kim and Khloe Kardashian make a promotional appearance at Sears Friday at Woodfield Mall. (Allen Maniscalco/CBS 2)

Kardashian Sisters Draw Hundreds Of Fans At Woodfield Mall

Fans began to line up at 3:30 p.m. Thursday for the two-hour, 5 p.m. Friday promotional appearance at Sears.


Empty Classroom

Big Raises Mean Big Pension Penalties At Suburban Schools

Suburban school districts are pushing back hard against a 2005 state law that was meant to rein in Illinois’ skyrocketing pension costs.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

A meteor from the Geminids meteor shower in 2009 (File Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stargazers Spot Meteor Streaking Across Chicago Area Skies

Several people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2012

Hair Salon

Hairstylist’s Action May Have Saved Client’s Life

A longtime hairstylist is being honored by Hoffman Estates police for helping save an elderly client’s life.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2012

The new iPhone 4 is displayed at the flagship Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on June 24, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Schaumburg, Apple iPhones Taking Bite Out Of Crime

Police officers in the northwest suburb are using all kinds of apps to help keep criminals at bay. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


Car dealership (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker: State Has 3,000 Cars That Are Barely Used

A state lawmaker says Illinois is wasting a lot of money on cars that aren’t needed.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Schaumburg police have released this sketch of a man wanted for forcing his way into a home, then trying to use a stun gun on a woman who lived there. (Credit: Schaumburg Police Department)

Police Release Sketch Of Stun Gun-Wielding Home Invader

Police on Monday released a sketch of a man wanted for forcing his way into a home last week, then trying to use a stun gun on a resident until she screamed for help and the suspect fled.


Fire Graphic

One Resident Critically Injured, Others Displaced In Schaumburg Fire

One resident was critically injured and others displaced in a fire Saturday morning at their Schaumburg apartment complex.



Male Intruder Uses Stun Gun On Woman In Schaumburg

A man tried to force his way into the home of a northwest suburb woman Wednesday morning, then tried to use a stun gun on her until she started screaming for her roommate.


Hoarder House

Hoarder’s House Auctioned For $35,000 In Schaumburg

The foreclosed home of a reported hoarder in Schaumburg has been sold at auction.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Paul LaDuke, 75, is charged with masturbating in class while teaching at Schaumburg Christian School on Nov. 11, 2011. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Ex-Teacher Denies Masturbating In Classroom

A former teacher at the Schaumburg Christian school on Wednesday denied charges he masturbated in front of students while teaching his math class.


A North Pole post office in the Gyurnek family's front yard in Schaumburg was knocked over by vandals, who also wrecked a hand-built gingerbread house and Santa’s workshop, filled with miniature furniture and decorations. (Credit: CBS)

Vandals Hit Two Intricate Christmas Displays In Schaumburg

Vandals tried to ruin the Christmas spirit in Schaumburg by targeting some pretty spectacular front yard displays.

CBS 2–12/21/2011

Handicapped Parking

Police Crack Down On Handicap Parking Space Misuse

Think twice before you park in a spot for the handicapped without the proper placard, because the Illinois Secretary of State Police are cracking down during the holidays.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

Paul LaDuke, 75, is charged with masturbating in class while teaching at Schaumburg Christian School on Nov. 11, 2011. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Parent Says She Saw Teacher Going Around With Pants Unzipped

The mother of a former student at Schaumburg Christian School says some memories took on a disturbing new meaning when she heard the accusations against teacher Paul LaDuke.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Hermain Cain, a GOP candidate for president, appeared in Schaumburg, Ill. Saturday. (CBS)

GOP Presidential Contender Cain Stops In Schaumburg

Herman Cain, the surprise winner in the Florida Republican straw poll, spoke before an appreciative crowd at the Midwest Tea Party Convention in Schaumburg.


Unemployment Line

Program Provides Unemployed With Today’s Job-Seeking Skills

The ongoing economic slowdown has forced people into the job market who last wrote up a resume on a typewriter. A program at the Harper College Schaumburg campus is working to provide them with today’s job-seeking skills.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011