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Bensenville Credits Youth Soccer League For Steep Decline In Crime

The dramatic drop in crime around four apartment buildings is over the past three years, says Bensenville Village President Frank Soto.

03/18/2015

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Cook County Sergeant Describes Saving Suicidal Man In South Suburbs

About 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.

03/18/2015

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After Case Of Mistaken Identity, Steelworker Denied Home Loan

A south suburban man says a bank added insult to injury, after it mixed up his identity and then denied him the loan he wanted.

03/18/2015

This weapon was discovered at Midway Airport on Monday. (Credit: TSA)

Indiana Pastor ‘Feels Terrible’ After Arrest For Bringing Gun To Midway

A 35-year-old Northwest Indiana pastor arrested at Midway Airport Monday for trying to carry a gun through security now says he feels terrible about the incident.

03/17/2015

Dr. Joseph Leija. (Credit: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.)

Expert Predicts ‘Heavy Season’ For Allergy Sufferers

Allergy season is officially here and it may be worse than normal.

03/16/2015

The fire damaged the rectory attached the Notre Dame Catholic Church. (Credit: CBS)

Rectory Of Near West Side Church Damaged After Fire

Chicago firefighters were on the scene of a 150-year-old church on the Near West Side after reports of a fire Sunday morning.

03/15/2015

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Animal Rights Group Wants Will County To End Deer Culling

The head of a suburban-based animal protection group was trying to stop – or at least change – Will County’s deer culling program; and he said he took hidden camera video to back up his claim that it’s cruel and unnecessary.

03/13/2015

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Indiana Authorities Hunt For Escapee

Dennis McCay of Merrillville had been on probation for a Class D felony — neglect of a dependent. He fled Thursday.

03/12/2015

Glass fell from a high-rise near the Magnificent Mile Thursday. (CBS)

High-Rise Glass Falls, Hits Man On Head

The man was expected to be okay, but the incident caused concern in the Streeterville neighborhood.

03/12/2015

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Stray Bullet Hits TV Inside Palatine Man’s Condo

Palatine Police say a stray bullet broke the window of a condominium resident – and ended up in his television.

03/11/2015

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman", is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City. The Sinaloa cartel leader - the most wanted by US and Mexican anti-drug agencies - was arrested early Saturday morning by Mexican marines at a resort in Mazatlan, northern Mexico. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Filmmaker Says Chicago Premiere For El Chapo Documentary Cancelled Amid Gang Fears

A documentary about the man who’s been called Chicago’s Public Enemy Number One will not open as scheduled this Friday at a Chicago theatre, and the filmmaker says it’s because of fear of neighborhood gangs.

03/11/2015

Jennifer Ullery. (Credit: Algonquin Police)

Mom Who Shot TV Cooperating With DCFS; Kids Won’t Be Removed From Home

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says the Algonquin mother accused of shooting her flat-screen TV will get to keep her three children.

03/11/2015

Jennifer Ullery. (Credit: Algonquin Police)

Police: Algonquin Mother Shot TV With Rifle While Her Kids Watched

An Algonquin mother of three is free on bond – after what police are calling an “unusual” crime.

03/10/2015

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Lake County Man Exonerated In Rape, Abduction After 20 Years In Prison

Prosecutors in the north suburbs have formally dismissed criminal charges against a Waukegan man who’s been behind bars for 20 years for a rape he did not commit, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

03/09/2015

Sarah, Duchess of York, takes a picture with a fan at the Housewares Show at McCormick Place. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Duchess Of York Among Promoters At McCormick Place Housewares Show

More than 20,000 buyers are in Chicago for the 2015 International Home and Housewares Show at McCormick Place.

03/08/2015

Two people were critically hurt in the fire in the 300 block of South Albany. (Credit: CBS)

Two Critically Injured In East Garfield Park Fire

Two people have been critically hurt in a fire early Sunday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/08/2015

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Beware Prom Dress Rip-offs Online, Consumer-Advocacy Group Warns

With high school girls thinking about prom season, here’s a warning from the Better Business Bureau.

03/05/2015

Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home. (Credit: CBS)

Remains Of Two Infants Discovered In Gary Funeral Home

The Lake County, Indiana, Coroner’s office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.

03/04/2015

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Inspector General: Chicago Fire Department Still Not Meeting Response Time Standards

Chicago’s inspector general says the Chicago Fire Department is still not meeting nationwide standards for response time, despite being chided a year-and-a-half ago for not meeting those standards.

03/04/2015

Second City says the improv classes at Northwestern are essentially what they teach on the first day of class at Second City. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Parkinson’s Patients At Northwestern Get Improv Lessons From Second City

Second City has been holding a couple of improv classes at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for Parkinson’s disease patients, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller

03/04/2015

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