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Chicago Police HQ Has Unwelcome Guests: Bedbugs

Chicago police confirm they’ve been dealing with those unwelcome intruders at the Public Safety Building at 35th and Michigan.

11/20/2014

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Arlington Heights Woman Killed In Wisconsin; Estranged Husband Arrested

An Arlington Heights woman was slain in southern Wisconsin on Wednesday night, and her estranged husband has been taken into custody.

11/20/2014

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Police: Robber With Fake Gun Shot By Calumet City Bakery Owner Seven Times

Police in Calumet City say they don’t expect charges against a bakery owner who shot a robber seven times – after the robber threatened the owner Tuesday with what turned out to be a fake gun.

11/19/2014

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Bank Robbery Suspect Who Fatally Shot Himself After Car Chase Identified As Former Atlanta Cop

A man suspected of robbing a bank Friday morning and leading police on a car chase through the south suburbs before fatally shooting himself has been identified as a former lieutenant with the Atlanta Police Department.

11/19/2014

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Burglars Drive Car Into Northbrook Louis Vuitton Store

Burglars have hit another Louis Vuitton store in the suburbs, two months after a similar smash-and-grab at the Vuitton store in Oakbrook netted $120,000 in high-end bags and merchandise for the culprits.

11/18/2014

Police say the man used his foot to conceal the bill after a customer in front of him dropped it. (Credit: Batavia Police Facebook page)

Batavia Police Searching For Man Who Pocketed $100 Bill At Gas Station

Police in Batavia are searching for a man they say pocketed a $100 bill that was dropped by a customer ahead of him at a gas station.

11/17/2014

A box that contained a love letter that  Kimberley Pierman says was written by her husband. The box was lost following the tornado in Washington. (Credit:  Found items from the Washington Illinois and Diamond Illinois Tornadoes Facebook.)

Woman Finds Husband’s Love Letter Following WBBM Story On Lost Items From Washington Tornado

An update on a story WBBM reported this morning – about possessions that were lost in the tornado a year ago.

11/17/2014

A box that contained a love letter that  Kimberley Pierman says was written by her husband. The box was lost following the tornado in Washington. (Credit:  Found items from the Washington Illinois and Diamond Illinois Tornadoes Facebook.)

One Year Later, Chicago-Area Woman Continues Work To Reunite People With Items Lost In Washington Tornado

It was a year ago tomorrow when a tornado devastated the town of Washington, Illinois and a woman who’d never heard of the town before the tornado has devoted this year to helping reunite people with their lost possessions.

11/16/2014

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Family Of Pravin Varughese To File Complaint With Justice Department

The Morton Grove family of an SIU student who died last February says they will file a complaint with the federal government over the police handling of the case.

11/16/2014

Ryan Harris Park in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. (CBS/Steve Miller)

Englewood Group Still Waiting On Park Field House

What’s the holdup? That’s what members of a community group are asking the Chicago Park District.

11/13/2014

Sonoko Tagami receiving a ticket from a Chicago police officer for indecent exposure. (Credit: Youtube)

Topless Woman Ticketed At Chicago Beach Files Lawsuit Against City

A woman ticketed in Chicago this summer for indecent exposure has now filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

11/12/2014

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Family Of Woman Killed By Car While Walking Dog Taking Legal Action

The family of a young Naperville woman killed as she walked her dog Sunday evening is now taking legal action.

11/12/2014

The Secretary of State's office in the Thompson Center. (Credit: Steve Miller)

DMV Computers Back Online After Day-Long Outage

If you were planning to get a driver’s license, license plate sticker, or state ID card on Wednesday, you’re out of luck for now.

11/12/2014

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Father Of Armed Man Fatally Shot By Police In Highland Park Hospital Questions Officers’ Conduct

The Lake County state’s attorney has determined that Highland Park police were justified when they shot and killed an armed man inside a hospital last week – but the man’s father tells WBBM he still has a lot of questions.

11/11/2014

Attorneys Marc Pearlman (L) and Jeff Anderson represent alleged victims of abuse. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Lawyers Representing Abuse Victims Claim Archdiocese Excluded Them From Process In Document Release

Five days after the Chicago Roman Catholic Archdiocese released more documents related to allegations of abuse by priests, lawyers representing past victims say the archdiocese has excluded a lot.

11/11/2014

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Woman Fatally Struck By Car While Walking Dog Across Street In Naperville

Naperville Police say a 22-year-old woman was killed last night – as she was walking across the street with her dog.

11/10/2014

A self-balancing unicycle. (Credit: On Balance Outdoor)

Made In Chicago: Self-Balancing Unicycles

On the sidewalk, you’d never hear a self-balancing unicycle coming, but you’d see it.

11/10/2014

Right now, the sea otter is known as Pup 681. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Shedd Raising Sea Otter Pup Abandoned In California

The Shedd Aquarium is raising a sea otter pup that was abandoned by her mother about five weeks ago off the California coast – about an hour south of San Francisco.

11/05/2014

Strong winds whipped up large waves on Lake Michigan on Halloween. Forecasters said waves could reach as high as 23 feet. (Credit: CBS)

Cleanup Of Storm Damage Along Lakefront Will Cost $100,000

Friday’s storms and high waves tore out huge chunks of asphalt along recreational paths.

11/03/2014

Two people were found shot to death inside a van early Sunday in south suburban Ford Heights, police said. | NVP News video

Police Investigating Two Double Murders In Ford Heights

There has been a double homicide in Ford Heights – just two days after another double homicide in that south suburb.

11/02/2014

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