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Cook County Forest Preserve

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  • Search For Man Missing In Wheeling Suspended

    (WGN-AM)- After looking about 3½ hours Sunday morning for a man who fell into the Des Plaines River on Saturday, officials postponed the search after water conditions were deemed too hazardous. Wheeling Fire Department officials and Cook County Forest...
  • Man's Body Found in Des Plaines River

    (WGN-AM)- A man's body was recovered from the Des Plaines River Tuesday morning, near where Cook County Forest Preserve police have been searching for a Prospect Heights man who fell into the river last month. The body, a white male who has not been...
  • FBI Sets Up Command Center At Burr Oak

    FBI Sets Up Command Center At Burr Oak
    (WGN-AM)- FBI officials said today that they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves this morning. The FBI set up a mobile...
  • Part 6: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's south suburbs

    Part 6: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's south suburbs
    Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland. 1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...