Sport-Utility Vehicle Hits Freight Train In Western Springs, Occupants Get Out On Their OwnA sport-utility vehicle hit a freight train in Western Springs Sunday afternoon, leaving the vehicle severely damaged but causing no injuries.
Suburban Residents Fret About Possible Pace Route Eliminations, Say Public Meetings Are Convenient To FewPace on Wednesday will reveal the changes it plans to make next year to save money – which could include cutting several routes.
Fatal Snow Plow Involved Crash On I-294 Near Western SpringsOn person died Sunday after a Chevrolet driver lost control and struck an Illinois Tollway snow plow that was stopped in a lane of traffic with emergency lights activated.
List Of Communities Asking For Sterigenics To Close GrowsIn a letter, the Western Springs president asks Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for an immediate, temporary shutdown of the facility.
Police: Man Kills Self In Front Of Western Springs Day CareA man is believed to have committed suicide Tuesday morning in front of a day care facility in west suburban Western Springs, police said.
Car Chase Prompts Lockdown At Lyons Township High SchoolA car chase that ended Thursday in west suburban Countryside prompted a soft lockdown at Lyons Township High School.
11 Chicago-Area Towns Make "American’s 100 Richest Places" ListEleven Chicago suburbs made Bloomberg list of “American’s 100 Richest Places,” released last week.
Surveillance Cameras May Help Stop String Of Western Springs Break-InsFour home break-ins have happened in the western suburban community since Dec. and police may be on to those responsible.
Thieves Make Easy Pickings Of Unlocked Cars In Western SpringsThe victims are all what police are calling easy targets, with cars unlocked or garage doors left open. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports..
Family: Missing Western Springs College Student Found Safe In ColoradoA 20-year-old west suburban sophomore at the University of Colorado who went missing from his Boulder apartment for more than a week has returned, according to his family.
University Of Colorado Student From Western Springs MissingCBS 2’s Jim Williams reports Berry “Tyler” Allen's parents, who live in Western Springs, dropped everything here and headed to Boulder, where Tyler attends the University of Colorado. His roommate reported him missing last week.
Gunman Robs Western Springs BankThe robbery happened Tuesday at a First Merit Bank branch at 5450 Wolf Rd. at 4:10 p.m., according to a statement from Western Springs police.
Man Who Saved Woman From Metra Train: "There's No Hero Here"Ed Suarez said he couldn’t believe his eyes Monday when he saw a disoriented 80-year-old woman drive onto the railroad tracks in Western Springs at the height of the evening rush, but he’s glad he didn’t think twice about springing into action.
Good Samaritan Rescues Elderly Woman Before Metra Train Strikes VehicleAt 5:17 p.m., the 80-year-old woman driving southbound on Wolf Road turned eastbound onto the railroad tracks, and her vehicle got stuck, according to Western Springs Police Sgt. John Piest.
Special Ed Students At Lyons Township H.S. To Operate Coffee Shop A new coffee shop is brewing up opportunities for special-ed students in the western suburbs, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.