| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A 34-year-old Alsip man on a motorcycle died last night after a crash in Oak Forest.
A man identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Matteo Manueli was northbound on Oak Park Avenue approaching a curve at 147th Street about 8:45 p....
| Jun 20, 2012
On the day that his settlement check arrived, Charles Lewis paused for a moment and stared at the document.
It had been 25 years since he buried his 2-year-old daughter, Darlene, at Burr Oak Cemetery, in an area reserved for children. And it had been...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:01 AM
An Alsip man was fatally shot Sunday night on the city's Southwest Side, while four others, including a 17-year-old girl, were injured in separate shootings across the city.
The 24-year-old man was shot multiple times at about 8:20 p.m. in the 7900 block...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:26 AM
A Blue Island man has died following a traffic crash in southwest suburban Alsip Friday afternoon near Burr Oak Cemetery.
Bhrett Green, 53, of the 2300 block of Vernon Street, was riding a motorcycle that crashed with a car at 123rd Street and Cicero...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Three Chicago teens have been charged with burglary in Crestwood after police from eight suburban departments and Cook County pursued them Friday afternoon.
Someone called police about a home burglary in the 5000 block of West 137th Street in Crestwood...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:58 PM
The drums, as Sonic Youth might say, pound an expressway through your skull. The bass forcefully walks the divide between rhythm and melody. Guitars throw a curtain of dirt over everything, and then smear it around. Beneath all the mayhem, melodies emerge...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Two teenagers charged with committing a hate crime against a black teen were ordered today to have no contact with the alleged victim.
During an appearance by the two in Cook County Juvenile Court today, Judge Colleen Sheehan also set a 7 p.m. curfew for...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 9:36 PM
America’s best gospel choirs deliver messages of praise and redemption during the competition’s finale at Staples. The winner: Salvation and Deliverance of Tarboro, N.C. On Friday night at Staples Center, a group of snazzily dressed young...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:58 PM
A 21-year-old woman has been charged in connection with an accident Saturday night in Tinley Park that killed one of the three passengers in her car.
Sarah Lavko, of the 11500 block of Keeler Avenue in Alsip, has been charged with reckless homicide and...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 12:01 PM
An 18-year-old Alsip woman was killed Saturday night in Tinley Park when a car she was in went off the road and rolled over several times, police said.
The crash happened just after 11:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of 183rd Street, according to a statement...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 3:35 PM
A Calumet City man and his longtime girlfriend conspired to kill a woman who was carrying his child so he would not have to be a father, police and prosecutors said today.
And their signal to spring the plot was turning up the volume on the song, "I...