The teens—who live in West Chicago, Carol Stream and Malta—were each charged with misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and reckless conduct, the DuPage County sheriff’s office said. Investigators were called about 10:30 a.m. on May 1 after a plastic bottle exploded in the parking lot of Indian Knoll Elementary School.
Deputies arrived and determined a bottle had been used as a “chemical reaction device commonly known as a MacGyver bomb.”
Many residents of West Chicago are still waiting on their city to send them a water bill. For many of them, it’s been as long as 15 months since they last had a water bill.
One person was killed and two others were injured Friday night in a fiery head on crash in suburban West Chicago.
A woman who lives next door to the house in the 400 block of Colford Avenue said she saw a man in a silver SUV accelerate on the driveway, clip the side of the house, and smash all the way through the garage in the back yard.
t’s a waiting game in West Chicago as homeowners continue to look for water bills that still haven’t arrived, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports it’s apparently not the first time those dogs went on the attack.
A landscaper working near Illinois Route 59 and Hawthorne Lane flagged down a West Chicago police officer Thursday afternoon, when he found a car off the road. A partially decomposed body was near the car.
The expense to replace them falls on the city, and the holes left behind are a safety concern. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
DuPage County Sheriff’s deputies will assist in the searches, organized by John Spira’s sister, Stephanie McNeil.
Someone is stealing sewer grates in West Chicago neighborhoods and that’s bad news for cars, bikes and those on foot.
More than 4,000 students in West Chicago will return to classrooms Thursday morning after teachers and school district officials hammered out a “tentative agreement” that ends a three-day strike.
Elementary school teachers in West Chicago hit the picket lines on Monday, after going on strike.
Two local school districts are facing possible teachers’ strikes, and one could come as soon as Wednesday.
A western suburb with a sizable Mexican-American population has been forced to cancel its Mexican Independence Day celebration this September.
Though they were without power for days, neighbors in one hard-hit part of West Chicago have high praise for ComEd crews who’ve been working around the clock.
Thousands of homes and businesses across the Chicago area remained without power Tuesday, after a fast-moving round of storms on Sunday.
The storms on Sunday produced only dark skies and rumbles of thunder with no rain at all in some areas, but other areas were hit with powerful winds that have left a trail of extensive damage, and power outages that cold last for days.
As many as 15 construction vehicles were destroyed in a fire early Monday in West Chicago.
A west suburban police officer apparently killed herself on Monday in her home in West Chicago.