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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.


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.


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$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.



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.


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.


Miguel Vazquez

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.


Rowboat Capsized

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.


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.


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

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

DuPage County Theater Owner In Legal Battle With Jenna Jameson

Porn star Jenna Jameson missed two dates when she was supposed to appear at movie theaters in Naperville and Woodridge. Now the cinemas’ owner has taken her to court.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

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

Porn Star Sued By Theater Owner For No-Show

A west suburban movie theater owner is suing the adult film actress Jenna Jameson, claiming she failed to make public appearances she had agreed to.


Missing: Maverick

Rash Of Break-Ins Hit Pet Owners Hard

A Bucktown woman who works as a massage therapist for the Chicago Bulls says her dog was stolen more than three weeks ago during a break-in.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2011


Reward Increased For Dog Stolen In Woodridge Break-In

Police confirm the pot of money for Remy the Shih Tzu poodle mix has grown to $1,500.



Woodridge Family Remains Upset Over Stolen Dog

The Woodridge family whose pet dog was stolen in a break-in 10 days ago says it’s difficult to try to explain to the children why someone would take the family pet.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2011


Reward Offered For Return Of Family’s Dog

Police in Woodridge say a reward is now being offered for the safe return of a dog stolen from a family’s home just over a week ago.

WBBM Newsradio–01/16/2011

West Suburban Community Pantry (CBS)

People You Should Know: Pantry Volunteers

The West Suburban Community Pantry started on a small scale 25 years ago; today, it serves 800 families in DuPage County.



Anti-Cruelty Society Joins Search For Stolen Dog

The Anti-Cruelty Society is stepping in to try to find a stolen dog – and reunite him with his family in Woodridge.

WBBM Newsradio–01/13/2011


Burglars Kidnap Dog From Woodridge Home

Police in Woodridge are wondering why thieves broke into a home Friday and took the family’s pet — along with his cage.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011