The sister of former Yorkville High School wrestling team equipment manager Stephen Reinboldt (left)  has said her brother, who died in 1995, told her wrestling coach Dennis Hastert sexually abused him throughout high school. Hastert, who later rose to be U.S. Speaker of the House, has been indicted for allegedly trying to cover up apparent hush money payments to an acquaintance in Yorkville, to cover up allegations of sex abuse. (Yearbook photos)

Woman Says Hastert Sexually Abused Her Brother

Jolene Burdge of Billings, Montana, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the FBI interviewed her in mid-May about Hastert. She said her brother told her before he died in 1995 that his first homosexual contact was with Hastert and that the relationship lasted through all of his high school years.


Taxis says the man his a transformer and rolled over several times.

Man Steals, Crashes SUV Of Good Samaritan Who Pulled Over To Help Him

It was a seriously bum deal for a Good Samaritan who tried to help another driver after a crash in Yorkville. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has the Original Report.


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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 29th- October 5th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 29th- October 5th.


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Sheriff Deputy’s Young Son Kills Self With Officer’s Gun

Police in Yorkville are calling it a terrible tragedy–the apparent suicide of a very young boy.


Hannah Grace Mary Pavlik (Family Photo)

Like Father, Like Daughter; Baby Girl Born In Parking Lot

Hannah Grace Mary Pavlik was born early Saturday morning on the eve of her dad’s birthday. He also was born in a parking lot 33 years ago.



Towns Aim For Whitewater Adventure On Fox River

When you think of whitewater rafting, places like Idaho or Colorado might first come to mind.


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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Likely Factor In Death Of Yorkville Father, Son

Carbon monoxide poisoning was likely a contributing factor in the death of a 4-year-old boy and his father who were found dead at the father’s Yorkville home.



No Public Safety Threat After Man, Boy Found Dead In Yorkville Home

Yorkville Police Chief Rich Hart said Thursday that police are not looking for any suspects in the case and there is no danger to the public.


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Man, Boy Found Dead At Yorkville Home

A 35-year-old man and his 4-year-old son were found dead Wednesday in a home in the garage of a home in west suburban Yorkville, police said Thursday morning.


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Man, Boy Found Dead At Yorkville Home

A 35-year-old man and a 4-year-old boy were found dead Wednesday in a home in west suburban Yorkville, police said Thursday morning.



Rescued From Kendall Hoarder, Cats Looking For Home

In July, Kendall County Animal Control was asked by other county agencies to assist at a home that had several cats inside.


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Oswego Man Killed In Rollover Crash

An Oswego man was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Route 126 and Identa Road in unincorporated Kendall County near Yorkville early Friday morning — the fourth fatal crash on Route 126 in recent months.


Rep. Joe Walsh

Report: Rep. Walsh Criticizes GOP Leaders For Not Standing Up For Akin

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has criticized the leaders of his party for failing to stand up for embattled Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) during his race for the U.S. Senate.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Thomas Haring (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Man Sexually Assaulted 5-Year-Old While Babysitting

A rural Kendall County man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl he was babysitting at his home last fall.


Quintin Wissmiller, charged with DUI, after striking a pony. (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff)

Yorkville Man Collides With Pony, Charged With DUI

A Yorkville man who struck and killed a pony while driving an all-terrain vehicle has been charged with DUI, police said.


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Man Admits To Calling 911 Repeatedly Because His ‘Damn F***ing Phone Won’t Work’

A Kendall County man has been fined for making a series of wacky phone calls to 911.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Yorkville Man Wins Opportunity To Carry Olympic Torch

A Yorkville man has won the honor of carrying the Olympic torch in advance of this year’s Summer Games.

WBBM Newsradio–03/07/2012

Cory M. Paytes, 22, and Travis J. Gamble, 22, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and resisting a peace officer.

Serial Pizzeria Robbers Caught After Latest Heist

Two serial pizzeria robbers were caught red-handed Monday night after ordering employees into a freezer while robbing a west suburban restaurant at gunpoint.


Home for sale, file. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Yorkville Offers $10,000 To Those Who Buy Homes

The Illinois town of Yorkville is looking to do something about the depressed new home market.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

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Man Previously Jailed For Fatal DUI Arrested Again

A man who already spent time in prison for a fatal drunk driving accident is again facing DUI charges.