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Westmont Police Hunt For Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of Elderly Woman

An elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.


One person was killed when this SUV rolled over and caught fire during a crash in Westmont on March 21, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Two Killed In Fiery Rollover Crash In Westmont

Two people was killed early Thursday, when an SUV crashed, flipped over, and caught fire in west suburban Westmont.


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$2 Million Bond For Woman Charged With Stabbing Husband

Bond was set at $2 million Monday for a 42-year-old woman charged with stabbing her husband to death Friday night, police said on Sunday.


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Westmont Mom Accused Of Pocketing Section 8 Cash

A Westmont mother of four is accused of pocketing housing assistance for which she did not qualify.


A crane performing work on railroad signals in Westmont collapsed onto the Metra BNSF Railway tracks on Aug. 15, 2012, leading to major delays on the commuter line from downtown Chicago to Aurora. (Photo courtesy: David Douglas)

Trains Moving After Major Problems On Metra BNSF Line

Trains were stopped for four hours midday Wednesday when a crane erecting a new signal bridge above the BNSF Ry. tracks in Westmont toppled over, taking the bridge with it.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

A suspect dressed as a construction worker robbed a TCF bank in Westmont.

Man Wearing Construction Gear Robs TCF Bank In Westmont

A west suburban bank branch was robbed Friday by a man wearing a construction vest and hat.


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Woman Wounded In Exchange Of Gunfire With Westmont Police

A 45-year-old woman was wounded when she exchanged gunfire with police in west suburban Westmont Friday afternoon.


A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

First Cases Of 2012 West Nile Reported In Chicago Area

The West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

DuPage County Woman Dead From West Nile Virus

Officials have confirmed that a woman from west suburban DuPage County has died of the West Nile virus.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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Westmont Cheerleaders Buying iPads For Special Needs Kids

WESTMONT, Ill. (WBBM) — The gift of an iPad for a special needs girl from Westmont is prompting her big sister’s cheerleading team to “pay it forward,” and help other special children. All the inspiration […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2011

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Westmont Cheer Team Fundraiser To Bring iPads To Special Needs Children

Friday night’s Westmont High School halftime show will be anything but normal. Cheerleaders will raise money to provide iPads equipped with special apps to help special-needs children nationwide learn.

WBBM Newsradio–09/16/2011

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$2M Bond For Westmont Man Accused Of Stabbing Father To Death

Bond was set at $2 million Monday for a 32-year-old west suburban man charged with stabbing to death his 63-year-old father during a fight at a Westmont hotel where the younger man lived.



Westmont Man Charged With Murder Of Father

A 32-year-old west suburban man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his 63-year-old father during a Saturday afternoon fight at the Westmont hotel where the younger man lived.


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Power Knocked Out In Large Part Of Westmont

About 1,600 customers in Westmont lost their electricity this morning, after power lines came down.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

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West Suburban Nursing Homes Mostly OK in Surprise Check

State regulators uncovered only minor problems and made three arrests on outstanding warrants while conducting unannounced checks of two west suburban nursing homes.

WBBM Newsradio–12/02/2010

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Westmont Shooting Declared Double Murder-Suicide

Police in west suburban Westmont said a 50-year-old man shot and a 6-year-old girl and her grandmother on Friday before taking his own life.


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Six-Year-Old Among Three Dead In Westmont Apartment

Three people were found with fatal gunshot wounds Friday morning in the west suburban apartment where they lived.


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Finance Director Accused Of Stealing From Village

A former finance director was indicted on charges alleging she stole more than $46,000 from a west suburban village for personal expenses.


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Husband, Wife Killed In Westmont Fire

A west suburban couple died shortly after being rescued from a fire in their Westmont home Sunday evening.