A large home in north suburban Wadsworth was destroyed after a four-alarm fire burned for nearly three hours Wednesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Wadsworth Home Destroyed In Extra-Alarm Blaze

The fire started around 4 a.m. in home at MacIntosh Court and Orchard Bluff Lane. At least 20 trucks from various area fire departments responded to the blaze, including crews from Zion, Beach Park, and some towns in Wisconsin.


A suspect held police at bay Friday at a gas station and mini-mart near Wadsworth. (CBS)

Fireworks Lit In Gas Station Bathroom Precedes Police Standoff

A tense standoff at a north suburban fast food restaurant and gas station drew dozens of police officers and forced customers and staff members to clear out after a series loud pops were heard.


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Tacky Monument To Nouveau Riche: Half-Off Sale On Massive Suburban Home

If $3.5 million is the same to you as lunch money is to the common man, then perhaps there is a home up in north suburban Wadsworth for you.


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Three-Alarm Blaze Burns Down Wadsworth Home

The multiple-alarm fire started in the attic of the home in the 38500 block of North Arbor Court about 3:20 p.m.


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

Halloween Trick or Treating is being held in communities throughout Lake County, Ill. in 2013. Most of the communities are holding Trick or Treat hours on the day of Halloween itself. Oct. 31, 2013, but several are having the Trick or Treat on the Sun. before Halloween, on Oct. 27.


Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze in Wadsworth. (Credit: Michele Fiore)

Firefighters Battling Extra-Alarm Blaze In Lake County

Firefighters from several fire departments are battling the extra-alarm fire in a large home in a sub-division at Wadsworth Road and Oak Crest Lane.


One person was killed when a school bus collided with a Jeep Wrangler and a Jeep Cherokee near north suburban Wadsworth, after the bus apparently ran a red light. The 34 children on the bus suffered only minor injuries. (Credit: Courtney Gousman/CBS 2)

No Charges In Fatal School Bus Crash In Wadsworth

The driver of a school bus involved in a fatal crash earlier this month in Wadsworth has been cleared of wrongdoing.


School bus accident in Wadsworth. (CBS)

Intersection Where Bus, Jeep Collided Has A Problematic Past

Fifty-three accidents occurred there between 2004 and 2011. The wrecks left 24 people injured and one dead, the Illinois Department of Transportation reports.


Many homes in Gurnee, Ill., were left with flooded yards and basements after heavy rainfall drenched the northern suburbs on July 27, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Storm Soaks Northern Burbs; More Severe Weather On The Way

A storm swept into the Chicago area Wednesday morning, prompting a flash flood warning for some areas as they were hit with more than 4 inches of rain.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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Wadsworth Man Gets 26 Years For Abusing Two Boys

A north suburban Wadsworth man is going to prison for 26 years for committing a crime he said haunts him

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011