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Wheeling Condos Get Temporary Fix After 5 Days Without Water

Running water has been restored for a north suburban condo complex that had been without it for five days, but the fix is only temporary, and there is still a boil order in effect.


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Report: Police Crash That Killed Pedestrian ‘Unavoidable’

The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team has released the details of a report on a fatal crash involving a police vehicle in northwest suburban Wheeling last year, calling the accident “unavoidable.”



Wheeling, Prospect Heights Aim For Fireworks Show At Executive Airport

Here’s something to get you thinking about summer: planners already are putting together fireworks shows for Independence Day.


(From left to right:  Jasmine Garcia,  Rakwan Crosby and  Antonio Collins. (Credit: Wheeling Police)

Three Charged With Shooting During Wheeling Drug Deal

Three people are accused in a shooting that injured two people last week during a drug deal gone bad in northwest suburban Wheeling.


The scene of the shooting Tuesday night in Wheeling. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Two Shot At Wheeling Apartment Complex

The two were found at an apartment complex parking lot in the 400 block of McHenry Road some time before 7 p.m., a Wheeling police spokesman said. They were then taken to a hospital.


Video from Wheeling squad car that hit and killed a man. The family attorney says the video cast doubt's on the officer's account. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Attorney Says Dash Cam Video Disputes Wheeling Police Officer’s Account Of Fatal Crash

The attorney for the family of a man struck and killed by a Wheeling police officer claims new video casts doubt on the officer’s version of events.


Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza (Credit: Wheeling Police)

Police: Wheeling Man Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

In November 2013, Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza, 24, of Wheeling provided alcohol to the girl until she was drunk, then drove her to an apartment complex, according to a statement from Wheeling police. Carvajal-Mendoza then sexually assaulted the girl while she was in and out of consciousness.


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Wheeling Police Officer On Paid Leave After Fatal Accident

A Wheeling police officer is on paid leave as the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team investigates a fatal crash yesterday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.


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Wheeling Police Officer’s Vehicle Fatally Strikes Pedestrian

A Wheeling police officer’s vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in the northwest suburb.


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

Most communities recommend that adults take costumed children out early in the recommended trick-or-treat hours to take advantage of daylight, for safety’s sake.


A number of roads in North Barrington were washed out by flooding, following continuous heavy rainfall for several hours early Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

Wheeling Residents Fight To Keep Flood-Damaged Homes From Wrecking Ball

Residents in Fox Point Mobile Home Park along the Des Plaines River fought to save their homes last April and now they’re trying to save them from the wrecking ball.


Shamekia Goodwin-Badger, a Wheeling police officer, died after becoming ill during a training session. (Photo from Wheeling Police)

Wheeling Cop Dies After Collapsing During Training

Shamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years


A Beechcraft twin-engine plane crash-landed in Wheeling, while trying to land at Chicago Executive Airport, on June 25, 2013. The pilot was the only person on board, and was not seriously hurt. (Credit: CBS)

Pilot Survives Crash Landing In Wheeling

A twin-engine Beechcraft crashed just north of Chicago Executive Airport, in Wheeling, Tuesday evening.


Collin Scheffler, left, and Jesus Sanchez, right. (Credit: Wheeling Police)

Two Men Charged In Wheeling Shooting Death

Two men were charged with the shooting death of a man who was standing next to an alleged gang member the pair were targeting Wednesday night in northwest suburban Wheeling.


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Man Dead After Shooting In Wheeling

A man was fatally shot a block from his home in northwest suburban Wheeling on Wednesday.



Flooded Wheeling Residents Can’t Get Permits For Repairs

It’s going from bad to worse in one Wheeling mobile home park.


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Suburban Students Propose Their Own Immigration Reform Plan

After 2nd graders from Riley Elementary in Arlington Heights recited facts about the history of immigration in the U.S., some 7th graders took the stage at London Middle School in Wheeling to outline their proposals before their peers and politicians.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

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Woman Left In Locker: ‘He Just Wanted Me Dead’

Nine years later, a Wisconsin woman is recalling the trauma she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband who left her to die in a Wheeling storage locker.


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No Fireworks Display For Wheeling This Year

One Chicago suburb is cancelling its July 4th fireworks display, but it has nothing to do with budget problems.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

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Another Day Of Extreme Heat; Problems Arising For Commuters

The 90-plus-degree heat wave continues in Chicago, and the heat could cause some problems for your morning commute.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012