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Police Warn Of Fake Cop Who Robbed Motorist In Streamwood

Police in northwest suburban Streamwood were on the hunt for a man they say is pretending to be a cop, and taking advantage of unsuspecting drivers.


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Police: Cop Impersonator Robbed Woman After Stopping Her Car

Streamwood Police say a police impersonator robbed a woman last week – after he stopped her car on a side street near Schaumburg Road and Route 59.


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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Streamwood Remains Unclaimed

No one has claimed a $1 million lottery ticket that was sold at a store in the northwest suburbs last week.


Andrew Wilson saved a girl's life using CPR. (Credit: CBS)

Streamwood Teen Uses CPR To Save Girl’s Life

A Streamwood teenager is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a girl, thanks to a skill he had but never thought he’d ever use.


Surveillance photo of the suspect.

Streamwood Police Release New Video Of Gas Station Murder Suspect

Streamwood police are hoping to catch a killer based on the way he walked at the scene of a gas station robbery and fatal stabbing nearly a year ago.


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Prosecutors: Drunk Driver Follows Other Motorist Home, Tries To Run Person Over

A Streamwood man is in jail, accused of road rage.


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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For Cook County, Ill. 2013

Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.


Peter A. Surges has been charged with stalking a young child. (Streamwood Police Dept.)

School Monitor Sentenced For Stalking Girl, 8

A 53-year-old Streamwood man has been sentenced to two years in prison for stalking an 8-year-old girl.


Surveillance photo of the suspect.

Surveillance Photos Released Of Gas Station Stabbing Suspect

Streamwood Police are asking for help and have released surveillance photos of the suspect.


Anand Jaiswal, 24, was fatally stabbed at his job as a Streamwood gas station clerk. (courtesy Jaiswal family)

NW Suburban Gas Station Clerk Stabbed To Death

24-year-old clerk at a northwest suburban gas station was stabbed to death early Saturday.


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Streamwood House Fire Might Have Been Caused By Holiday Lights

An overnight fire that caused about $75,000 in damage to a northwest suburban home may have been caused by outdoor holiday lights, fire officials said Thursday morning.


Rachel Morris went missing on Nov. 12, 2012, after she was last seen in Shady Oaks Park in Streamwood. Her body was found in the park 11 days later. She is seen on the left in a photo from November 2011, and on the right in a photo from September 2012. (Credit: Streamwood Police)

Body Of Missing Streamwood Woman Found In Park

The body of a missing 20-year-old woman from Streamwood has been found in a park near where she was last seen alive.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2012

Peter A. Surges has been charged with stalking a young child. (Streamwood Police Dept.)

School Worker Charged With Stalking 9-year-old

A 53-year-old lunch and recess supervisor at a northwest suburban elementary school was charged with stalking Friday for initiating “inappropriate communications” with a 9-year-old student.


Keewon Taylor (Credit: Streamwood Police)

Man Charged In Streamwood Home Invasion, Kidnapping

A man who turned himself into police has been charged in connection with an armed home invasion Friday afternoon in Streamwood that put two schools and a library on lockdown.



Feds Arrest Suspect Accused Of Making Bomb Threat To Iowa Mall

A man taken into federal custody in Streamwood Friday afternoon allegedly phoned in a bomb threat to an Iowa shopping mall earlier this week.


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Prosecutors: Driver Had Marijuana In System In Crash That Killed Retired Music Teacher

Prosecutors say a man had marijuana in his system when he caused a crash that killed a long-time music teacher in the Elgin schools.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Cold Exposure Cited In Two Separate Deaths Friday

The deaths Friday of two men — one in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood and another in northwest suburban Streamwood — were due in part from exposure to the cold.


A 43-year-old man was rescued from a frozen pond in Streamwood after he tried to ride his bike over the frozen surface on Feb. 20, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Riding Bike Across Frozen Pond Falls Through Ice

A 43-year-old man was hospitalized Monday afternoon after he tried to ride his bicycle across a frozen pond in northwest suburban Streamwood and fell through the ice.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012

New Uses, The Resale Home Store

A new twist on the resale shop has come to Streamwood. New Uses, the Resale Home Store, opens Saturday (Feb. 18) at 490 Bartlett Rd. in Streamwood.


Army Sgt. Eric Rundquist returned to his Streamwood home on Dec. 26, 2011, after completing his third tour of duty in Iraq. (Credit: CBS)

Family’s Ultimate Christmas Gift: Son’s Safe Return From Iraq

A community’s love was felt on Monday as a hometown soldier returned home from war. With the war in Iraq now a completed mission, thousands of soldiers are returning home and the relief of having their son back with them is the best of Christmas presents for the Rundquist family in Streamwood.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011