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Police: Father Stabs, Kills Daughter Then Takes Own Life

A father killed his 3-year-old daughter in an apparent murder-suicide in southwest suburban Woodridge Friday, police said.

04/05/2014

Michael Buhrman (Booking Photo)

Nuclear Engineer Convicted Of Carjacking Recaptured After Fleeing

Michael Buhrman is currently in custody of federal officials and is expected to be brought back to DuPage County “in the near future.”

11/01/2013

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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.

10/29/2013

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Principal Eats Worm After Students Reach Book Quota

To the delight of the students at a Woodridge elementary school, their principal ate a worm today to fulfill a promise.

05/30/2013

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Elderly Berwyn Couple Killed In I-355 Crash

An elderly Berwyn couple was killed in a crash on I-355 Saturday afternoon near west suburban Woodridge.

04/27/2013

A missing person's poster issued for Scott Arcaro after he vanished in February 2007. His skeletal remains were found in Woodridge in March 2013. (Photo credit: someoneismissing.com)

Skeletal Remains In Woodridge Identified As Man Missing Since 2007

The DuPage County Coroner has identified the skeletal remains found in a wooded area in west suburban Woodridge last month as that of a man who has been missing for more than six years.

WBBM Newsradio–04/23/2013

Dale Fry is charged with sexually assaulting a teen in Oswego.

Former Oswego High Teacher Gets Five Years In Prison

A popular former Oswego High School teacher was sentenced to five years in prison for having sexual contact with a student at the school.

07/14/2012

Marcus Lyons, 54, secured a $5 million settlement for his wrongful conviction on a rape charge. (CBS)

Wrongfully Convicted Man Gets $5M Settlement

Marcus Lyons was 29 years old and in the U.S. Navy Reserves and about to get his computer science degree when he was arrested.

06/07/2012

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)

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

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19-Year-Old Killed When Motorcycle Crashes Into Semi

A 19-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a semi in west suburban Woodridge.

05/05/2012

Surveillance image of a bank robbery at a TCF Bank branch in Woodridge on April 4, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Man With Bandana Over Face Robs Woodridge Bank

A man in a Charlotte Hornets cap and holding a dark-colored bandana over his face robbed a west suburban bank branch Wednesday.

04/04/2012

Scott Webb

$750K Bond For Ex-Woodridge Cop Charged With Looting Charity

A former Woodridge police officer has been caught, after being charged with pocketing $30,000 intended for the families of officers killed in the line of duty and going on the run for several months.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Actress Linda Blair talks with CBS 2's Mike Parker at an area screening of "The Exorcist." (CBS)

Linda Blair Resurrects ‘The Exorcist’ On Halloween Night

The star of the 1973 classic met fans at a screening in the southwest suburbs. CBS 2′s Mike Parker talked with her about the iconic film.

10/31/2011

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Missing Former Cop Found, Charged With Stealing $30K From Charity

A former Woodridge cop who vanished in May after he was charged with stealing more than $30,000 earmarked for a police charity group has been arrested in Missouri.

10/19/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Naperville Man Arrested For Growing Marijuana In Forest Preserve

A Naperville man who had a similar run-in with authorities 11 years ago has been charged with growing nine marijuana plants in a secluded section of the Greene Valley Forest Preserve near west suburban Woodridge.

09/24/2011

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Woodridge Man Charged In NW Side Murder

A Woodridge man is being held without bond for the alleged murder of an Aurora man last Thursday on the Northwest Side.

08/07/2011

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Search Suspended After Canoe Tips Over In Retention Pond

Emergency crews were sent to a retention pond in southwest suburban Lemont early Tuesday to rescue a man from a capsized rowboat.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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Man Killed In West Suburban Motorcycle Crash

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a vehicle in west suburban Woodridge Tuesday afternoon.

07/27/2011

Tom Felton, a member of the "Harry Potter" cast, is in the Chicago area this weekend. (WBBM/Michele Fiore)

‘Harry Potter’ Co-Star Conjures Up Crowds In Woodridge

Think Harry Potter mania has run its course? Think again, WBBM’s Michele Fiore reports.

07/22/2011

Jenna Jameson retires from the adult film industry in 2007. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Jenna Jameson, DuPage Theater Owner May End Legal Battle

The on-going legal drama involving porn star Jenna Jameson, and the owner of two Chicago area movie theaters, could be coming to an end.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

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