Cleanup Underway After Willowbrook ExplosionsCrews are working in the southwest suburbs to flush the sanitary sewer system where gasoline spilled Friday, causing several explosions.
UPDATE: It Will Take Days To Clear Groundwater Gasoline LeakInvestigators eventually determined the source: a Speedway gas station in Westmont. They believe fuel leaked from the station into the sewer system that stretches about eight miles.
Fires In Willowbrook, Westmont After Residents Reported Gasoline SmellIn Westmont, there were nearly a dozen small fires and over 100 reports of gasoline odors caused by a leak into the sewer system.
Fire In Westmont Leaves 20 Apartments UninhabitableThe fire started around 9 p.m. at an apartment building near 60th Street and Cass Avenue. A resident called 911, saying an apartment was filling with smoke.
Westmont Police Hunt For Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of Elderly WomanAn elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.
Two Killed In Fiery Rollover Crash In WestmontTwo people was killed early Thursday, when an SUV crashed, flipped over, and caught fire in west suburban Westmont.
$2 Million Bond For Woman Charged With Stabbing HusbandBond 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.
Westmont Mom Accused Of Pocketing Section 8 CashA Westmont mother of four is accused of pocketing housing assistance for which she did not qualify.
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.
Man Wearing Construction Gear Robs TCF Bank In WestmontA west suburban bank branch was robbed Friday by a man wearing a construction vest and hat.
Woman Wounded In Exchange Of Gunfire With Westmont PoliceA 45-year-old woman was wounded when she exchanged gunfire with police in west suburban Westmont Friday afternoon.
First Cases Of 2012 West Nile Reported In Chicago AreaThe West Nile virus has been detected in birds and mosquitoes in the Chicago area for the first time this year, the state announced Tuesday.