Suzanne Le Mignot

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Five Lung-Transplant Patients Grateful For Second Chance

A special education teacher, a judge, a grandmother, an executive director and a 21-year-old woman — all are thankful for the sacrifices of others. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/15/2014

Timmothy Pitzen, left; an age-progressed picture, showing what he might look like today. (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)

‘Age-Progressed’ Photo Created Of Aurora Boy Who Disappeared Three Years Ago

It was three years ago this week that six-year-old Timmothy Pitzen disappeared. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

05/09/2014

Rene Valentin-Matos. (Credit: CBS)

Man Held Without Bond In Englewood Girl’s Rape, Murder

Rene Valentin-Matos was ordered held without bond Thursday in the 2009 rape and murder of 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner.

05/08/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Takes Blame For Botched Anti-Violence Program — But Credit For Shutting It Down

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot sat down with the governor Friday, a day after news broke that the feds were looking into the now-defunct Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.

05/02/2014

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Families Displaced After Grilling Accident Sparks Woodridge Fire

A propane grill accident is believed to have caused an apartment building fire in west suburban Woodridge, displacing 12 families, authorities said.

05/01/2014

Julia Boyle enjoys an electronic cigarette as she waits for customers at the Vapor Shark store on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Brandon Leidel, CEO, Director of Operations Vapor Shark, said he welcomes the annoucement by the Food and Drug Administration that they are proposing the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would ban sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and require makers to gain FDA approval for their products. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Beats Feds To Regulation Of ‘E-Cigs’

They’re called e-cigarettes. While the battery-operated device has its critics, some say it has helped them stop smoking. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/24/2014

Aidan Garcia (courtesy of Annette Josleyn)

Young Victim Of Pitbull Attack Has Nightmares Of The Ordeal: Grandmother

Aidan Garcia was walking to a community center in his East Chicago, Ind. neighborhood Tuesday when he was attacked by a 5-year-old Pitbull named Drizzy.

04/17/2014

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Gunmen Threaten Lake View Shop Employees

A worker at Vosges Haut Chocolat in Lake View says four men in a black LTD or Crown Victoria approached him on his way in to work and put a revolver to his head. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2014

A Chicago surgeon shows off a pair of 3-D glasses he wears during surgery. (CBS)

Surgeons Using 3-D Technology To Remove Tumors

Most of us are familiar with wearing special glasses at the cinema, but some doctors are using them in the operating room. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

03/13/2014

A hose provides water to an Elgin residence affected by frozen pipes. (CBS)

Hydrants, Hoses Aid Some Elgin Residents With Frozen Pipes

Since the end of January, several underground water service lines have frozen in Elgin. Thirty-nine homes were temporarily without water. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

03/08/2014

A Mount Prospect banquet hall has closed, leaving couples in the lurch. (CBS)

Shuttered Banquet Hall Leaves Brides And Grooms In The Lurch

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports Bristol Court Banquets and Legendary Catering has left some couples high and dry with impending wedding dates.

03/07/2014

A church statue was vandalized in McHenry, Ill. (CBS)

McHenry Church Hit With String Of Vandalism Incidents

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports the pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is reaching out to the community and to the person who vandalized his church.

02/07/2014

A personal-injury attorney says this rusted balcony railing caused a serious accident. (CBS)

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Problems With Iron Balcony Railings

A Buildings Department spokesperson says the city has issued 600 iron-related balcony violations since 2012. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/30/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Officials Had Been Trying To Inspect Hammond, Ind. Apartment Where Fatal Fire Erupted

Since last May, the city had been trying to get the landlord to allow inspectors into the rental property, as required by city ordinance. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

01/10/2014

A picture taken on December 15, 2012, shows a close view of an outdoor thermometer reading to -35C in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, about 2800 km east of Moscow. The temperatures in Novosibirsk dropped this weekend to -35C (-31F). AFP PHOTO / VALERY TITIEVSKY (Photo credit should read VALERY TITIEVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Autos, Homes Need Protection Against Harsh Winter Conditions

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot offers a 101-level course on winterizing your home and automobile when temperatures plummet.

01/03/2014

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.

12/20/2013

Parked cars in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Some Motorists To Pay More For Car Insurance Under New Law

For one Chicago man, the change is a little late, after he was injured while riding his bike.

11/29/2013

John O'Connor, who served in Vietnam with the Army from 1967 to 1968, reads names inscribed on the Moving Wall display, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, following the opening ceremony for Welcome Home 2011 at Navy Pier on June 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Welcome Home 2011 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1986 Chicago Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade where 200,000 veterans and their families marched in a parade in front of 300,000 spectators. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Stops In Aurora

The Vietnam Moving Wall and the Healing Field of Flags will be at West Aurora High School until this Monday at dusk. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot was at the opening ceremony.

11/08/2013

Watches are displayed at the Tourbillon store on Michigan Avenue. (CBS)

Mag Mile Smash-And-Grab Nets Burglars $425K In High-End Watches

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports on a brazen robbery at a Mag Mile retailer where one watch can cost as much as a house.

11/01/2013

Two women were attacked in Arlington Heights within the past two weeks. (CBS)

Two Women Attacked In Separate Arlington Heights Incidents

One attack happened Friday morning near Hintz Road and Haddow Avenue. The other, about a mile and a half away in Lake Arlington Park. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/11/2013

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