Brittany Wawrzyniak (Photo supplied to CBS)

Five Months Later, Teen’s Family Still Seeking Answers In Her Death

Relatives of a dead southwest suburban teenager don’t believe they’re getting all the facts about her death, and they want police to say more.


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Prosecutor: Worth Teen Died Jumping From Car After Buying Pills

An 18-year-old woman from southwest suburban Worth died when she jumped out of the car of an alleged drug dealer, after buying $200 worth of anti-anxiety pills, Cook County prosecutors said Monday.


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Man Charged After Death Of Worth Woman

A south suburban man has been charged after a woman died Friday in south suburban Worth.


Margareta Scheibe, 72, was found dead under a pile of garbage in her home in southwest suburban Worth on Feb. 15, 2012. (Credit: Southtown Star)

Woman Found Dead Under Mound Of Trash In Worth Home

For two weeks, the body of a 72-year-old woman from southwest suburban Worth lay beneath a foot of debris in the basement of her home.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

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Shoe Charity Operator Loses Apartment In Fire

The woman from suburban Worth known as “the Shoe Lady” has her shoes, but not much else — following a fire that burned the apartment building in which she lived.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

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Explosion, Fire Destroy South Suburban Restaurant

A massive fire destroyed a one-story building that housed a Chinese restaurant in south suburban Worth on Saturday after bystanders said they heard a loud explosion.


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Man Dead After Crashing Car, Walking Into Traffic Naked

A south suburban man died over the weekend after crashing his car on the Tri-State Tollway, stripping naked, and walking into traffic.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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Hot Dog Vendors Going To War In Suburban Worth

It may be known as ‘The Friendly Village,’ but there’s a battle brewing in southwest suburban Worth over hot dogs.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

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2 Hospitalized After Crash In Worth

Two vehicles collided this afternoon in south suburban Worth, sending two people to a hospital.


Spyridon Spyropoulos, 69, is accused of sexually assaulting a child for several years in exchange for gifts. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Department)

$500K Bond For Man Charged With Child Rape

A Southwest Side man is being held on $500,000 bond for allegedly sexually assaulting a child in exchange for gifts.


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Bystanders Rescue 3 From Rollover Crash

Bystanders rescued a mother and her two young sons from a car after it was T-boned by a delivery truck and rolled onto its roof Friday.