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  • Cops: Motorist rear-ends school bus, dies

    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,...
  • Radar Eyes: They love melody, chaos, cassettes

    Radar Eyes: They love melody, chaos, cassettes
    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...
  • 3 Chicago teens charged in Crestwood burglary

    3 Chicago teens charged in Crestwood burglary
    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...
  • One dead after Alsip motorcycle crash

    One dead after Alsip motorcycle crash
    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...
  • 1 killed, 4 wounded in separate South Side shootings

    1 killed, 4 wounded in separate South Side shootings
    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...
  • As Burr Oak settlement payments arrive, old wounds reopen

    As Burr Oak settlement payments arrive, old wounds reopen
    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...
  • Teens charged with hate crime ordered to stay away from victim

    Teens charged with hate crime ordered to stay away from victim
    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...
  • Read family-written obituary of Dawn Brancheau, SeaWorld trainer killed by killer whale

    Dawn Therese Brancheau, 40, of St. Cloud, formerly of Cedar Lake, Ind., passed away February 24, 2010 doing what she loved. Inspired as a child after seeing a Shamu show, Brancheau knew at an early age that she wanted to perform with the whales. While...
  • Summer A Hot Time For Cemetery Thefts

    (WGN-AM)- Summertime is a high-traffic season at area cemeteries, both for people visiting loved ones' graves and the thieves preying on them. So with Father's Day around the corner, police officials are warning people to lock their cars and keep a close...
  • Suspects Charged In Burr Oak Plot Receiving Protection In Jail

    (WGN-AM)- The four cemetery employees charged in the alleged scheme to dig up bodies and illegally resell their grave sites have been moved into a special section of Cook County Jail to avoid serious injury from other inmates, Sheriff Tom Dart said this...
  • Hynes Looking To Revoke Burr Oak Licenses

    (WGN-AM)- Comptroller Dan Hynes launched a license revocation effort today against the owner of Burr Oak Cemetery where hundreds of burial sites were desecrated so that their grave sites could be used a second time. The revocation proceeding against...