| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:32 PM
An Alsip man was sentenced to 80 years in state prison today for the 2006 shooting death of an FBI informant, officials said.
Jerry Henderson, 41, was convicted of the slaying in January and faced up to a life sentence in prison, according a Cook County...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2010
On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun.
The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Bodies were dumped in an unused corner of Burr Oak Cemetery in far greater numbers than a 2009 criminal investigation originally found, according to an archaeologists' report recently delivered to the Cook County sheriff's office.
"Human remains and...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 3:27 PM
A little more than a year after Illinois lawmakers rewrote open records laws promising a new era of transparency and accountability, frustrated mayors, school superintendents and police chiefs are back in Springfield, looking to undo many of the...
| 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...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:58 AM
An Alsip man was killed when he rear-ended a school bus on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in northwest suburban Rosemont on Saturday afternoon, state police said.
The man, identified as David Ramirez, 30, of the 3600 block of West Benck Drive in Alsip,...
| 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...
| 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...