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Metra Fatal

Metra Train Strikes, Kills Pedestrian In Vernon Hills

A train struck and killed a pedestrian early Thursday in Vernon Hills, prompting authorities to halt the train and leaving early-morning commuters delayed.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

Teen On Cell Phone (CBS Photo)

Libertyville, Vernon Hills High Schools Relax Cell Phone Use Rules

The new school year means new cell phone privileges for Libertyville and Vernon Hills High School students.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2011

Feral Cats

Former Cat Hoarder’s House Declared Uninhabitable

A house in Vernon Hills is reportedly emitting an odor so foul, it’s not fit for man or beast.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2011

Zack Tran died when a soccer goal fell on him. (CBS)

‘Zack’s Law’ To Make Soccer Safer After Tragedy

They lost their son on a sports field when a soccer goal came crashing down on top of him. Tuesday, almost eight years after the tragedy, the Vernon Hills parents will watch the governor sign a bill into law, Zack’s Law.

08/01/2011

Ronald Stolberg

Vernon Hills Man Indicted In Wife’s Murder

A Vernon Hills man has been indicted by a grand jury, on charges that he killed his wife during a domestic dispute.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Home Depot

Robbers On The Loose After Holding Up Vernon Hills Home Depot

Two robbers are on the loose in Vernon Hills, after they held up a Home Depot in the northern suburb.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Feral Cats

Vernon Hills Seeks To Inspect Former Cat Hoarder’s House

The Village of Vernon Hills was to go to court Monday to get permission to inspect the home of a former animal hoarder.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Husband Held On $3M Bond For Wife’s Murder

A north suburban Vernon Hills man is being held in Lake County Jail on $3 million bond on the charge he murdered his wife during a domestic dispute.

06/11/2011

Ronald Stolberg

Husband Charged With Wife’s Murder In Vernon Hills

The husband of a Vernon Hills woman who was found dead in her home earlier this week has now been charged with her murder.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Zanies

Vernon Hills Zanies Closed After Almost 20 Years

The Vernon Hills location of Zanies has closed, reportedly due to a lease dispute. The Zanies comedy clubs in Chicago and St. Charles remain open.

06/01/2011

Michaels

Michaels Hit With Another Lawsuit For Card Skimming Problem

The Michaels craft store chain is facing more trouble, now having been hit with a second lawsuit after disclosing its checkout line pin pads were subjected to tampering.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

Empty Classroom

High School Senior Boasts Lifelong Perfect Attendance

A Vernon Hills High School senior is about to do something no other student in her school district has ever done.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Emerald Ash Borer Called ‘Natural Disaster’ In Vernon Hills

The emerald ash borer is attacking trees in Vernon Hills, in what one village official calls a “natural disaster.”

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

'L' Stop Suspect Alert

Retired Officer Says He Saw ‘L’ Stop Suspect

A retired police officer in the far northern suburbs says he thinks he saw the robber – more than 30 miles away from the crime scene.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Soccer Goal

Parents Emphasize Dangers Of Soccer Goals

The parents of a little boy killed by a falling soccer goal are determined to see that it never happens to another child.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

Crash

4 Hurt In Vernon Hills Crash

Four people were hospitalized, including two who needed to be extricated, following a four-vehicle chain-reaction wreck Tuesday morning in north suburban Vernon Hills.

10/19/2010

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