Western Springs

Family: Missing Western Springs College Student Found Safe In ColoradoA 20-year-old west suburban sophomore at the University of Colorado who went missing from his Boulder apartment for more than a week has returned, according to his family.
University Of Colorado Student From Western Springs MissingCBS 2’s Jim Williams reports Berry “Tyler” Allen's parents, who live in Western Springs, dropped everything here and headed to Boulder, where Tyler attends the University of Colorado. His roommate reported him missing last week.
Gunman Robs Western Springs BankThe robbery happened Tuesday at a First Merit Bank branch at 5450 Wolf Rd. at 4:10 p.m., according to a statement from Western Springs police.
Man Who Saved Woman From Metra Train: "There's No Hero Here"Ed Suarez said he couldn’t believe his eyes Monday when he saw a disoriented 80-year-old woman drive onto the railroad tracks in Western Springs at the height of the evening rush, but he’s glad he didn’t think twice about springing into action.
Good Samaritan Rescues Elderly Woman Before Metra Train Strikes VehicleAt 5:17 p.m., the 80-year-old woman driving southbound on Wolf Road turned eastbound onto the railroad tracks, and her vehicle got stuck, according to Western Springs Police Sgt. John Piest.
Special Ed Students At Lyons Township H.S. To Operate Coffee Shop A new coffee shop is brewing up opportunities for special-ed students in the western suburbs, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Stalking DuPage County JudgeJohn Euwema, 58, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty to one Class 4 felony count of stalking and one count of interfering with the duty of a judicial officer for harassing Judge Kathryn Creswell.
5 Illinois Students Reach National Spelling Bee SemifinalsThe competition began Wednesday with more than 280 students from around the country, but only 46 spellers advanced to the semifinals using scores from onstage words and a computerized spelling-vocabulary test.
Rep. Durkin New Leader Of Illinois House RepublicansThe Western Springs lawmaker was elected Thursday afternoon in Springfield. Rep. Jim Durkin's challenger had been state Rep. Raymond Poe of Springfield.
Van Filled With Blackhawks Fans Hits Tree, Flips On Its SideA day of celebration came to an abrupt halt early Friday when a van full of Blackhawks fans hit a tree and rolled onto its side near in Western Springs.
Western Springs Police: Couple Tried To Lure Youngsters Deputy Chief of Police Brian Budds says the goal appears to be “to lure these youths into the car and cause them harm.”
Community Comes Together One Last Time For Kelli O'LaughlinFamily and friends paid their final respects to 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin Friday, as a suspect prepared to appear in court on charges that he stabbed her to death in her Indian Head Park home.