Man Arrested For Kidnapping Woman In Texas And Holding Her Captive Near Chicago Could Face Federal ChargesPolice say Abel Fajardo abducted 32-year-old Erika Valdez at gunpoint outside her home near Houston on Tuesday, and then drove her more than 1,000 miles to a motel in southwest suburban McCook, where he held her captive.
Woman Abducted From Texas Found Safe In Motel In Suburban McCookA woman kidnapped from Texas has been found safe in a suburban Chicago motel.
McCook Police Chief Mario DePasquale Charged In Extortion Scheme Tied To Ex-Mayor Jeffrey TobolskiThe charges against DePasquale accuse him and Tobolski of plotting to demand the owner of a McCook restaurant pay them $1,500 for each "themed event" he wanted to host.
Illinois Student Athletes Rally To Get Back On FieldCOVID-19 has delayed the start of the fall sports season, and now, student athletes are rallying with a demand to get back on the field.
Jeff Tobolski, Former McCook Mayor And Cook County Commissioner, Pleads Guilty To Bribery SchemeTobolski, who is cooperating with federal investigators, admitted to taking more than $250,000 in bribes as mayor and county commissioner.
Former McCook Mayor Jeffrey Tobolski Charged In Extortion SchemeThe former mayor of McCook and Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski is now charged with conspiracy to commit extortion and filing a false tax return.
First Responders Deliver Care Packages To Every McCook ResidenceThis week every residence in the Village of McCook got a care package stuffed with pandemic fighting goodies including N95 masks, surgical masks, hand sanitizer and latex gloves.
Federal Agents Raid Village Halls In McCook, LyonsFederal agents raided the village halls in southwest suburban McCook and neighboring Lyons on Thursday, the FBI confirmed.
Woman Charged With DUI For McCook Crash That Left Passenger DeadTracey Fellows, 35, was charged Wednesday with one count of aggravated DUI in a crash causing death, according to McCook Police Chief Mario DePasquale.
Electric Firm Moving Back To ChicagoMeade Electric Co. designs, installs and maintains electric, gas and telecommunications systems, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
Blasting Resumes At Suburban Quarry Months After QuakeIt was a real mystery back in November when a blast went off at a suburban rock quarry and then seconds later, the ground shook. The question is , was the earthquake related to the blast?
Rep. Lipinski Calls For Investigation Into Quarry BlastCongressman Dan Lipinski has asked three federal agencies to get to the bottom of Monday's tremors centered on a quarry in southwest suburban McCook.
Safety Concerns Delay Investigation Of McCook Factory ExplosionIn McCook, work crews began the job of shoring up a fire-damaged factory after an explosion last night tore through a metals grinding plant, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Judge Won't Toss Case Against PeraicaA Cook County Judge won't throw out a case accusing former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica of stealing an opponent's campaign signs last year.
Peraica To File Lawsuit Over Weekend ArrestCook County Commissioner Tony Peraica says he plans to file a civil rights lawsuit against the village of McCook.