| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:09 PM
A 33-year-old woman from Merrill, Wis., is scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday, charged in the hit-and-run crash that killed a Bellwood man last weekend in Maywood.
The accident happened at about 10 p.m. Sunday on the 2000 block of South 5th...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A 3-year-old at a baptism party was hit by a car in the Archer Heights neighborhood and died overnight.
The boy was hit about 10:40 p.m. Saturday in the 3900 block of West 47th Street on the Southwest Side and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Basketball rosters and 2012-13 schedules for Illinois-Chicago, Loyola and Northern Illinois:
Kelsey Barlow*/Sr. /6-5/200/Indianapolis
Daniel Barnes/Sr. /6-2/168/Oak...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 6:05 PM
A Chicago man on parole in a 2001 murder was ordered held without bail today after being charged in the 2010 slaying of an Indiana University graduate in Bellwood.
On the afternoon of Dec. 6, 2010, Andrew Smith opened fire into a car in the 400 block...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:13 AM
A Des Plaines woman and a Bellwood man have been arrested on charges of trying to help immigrants gain U.S. legal residency by arranging fraudulent marriages in Las Vegas and Illinois in exchange for up to $17,000.
Teresita Zarrabian, 60, and Michael...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:18 PM
A suburban official who claimed 10 job titles at once has seen his retirement checks whittled by pension officials — though the 56-year-old is still getting about $230,000 a year.
The Tribune revealed in June that Bellwood had paid its comptroller,...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 7:46 PM
West suburban politicians beamed as they dug shovels into scruffy industrial land two years ago to herald a new Metra station meant to redefine the blue-collar town of Bellwood with tony condos and shops.
But the station was not built, and the dream...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 11:22 AM
At least 80 men who collectively owe more than $1.7 million in unpaid child support payments -- including one man who alone owes several hundred thousand dollars -- were arrested during a two-week sting, officials said today.
The operation, dubbed...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 4:07 AM
Two teens were shot in separate incidents in west suburban Maywood and died early this morning, officials said.
Sharon Draine, 16, of the 300 block of Bellwood Avenue in west suburban Bellwood, was shot and killed in the 2000 block of South 2nd Avenue in...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 1:53 AM
A Bellwood man was killed and a companion wounded early this morning in a shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said.
Both men, ages 22 and 24, were leaving a building in the 3800 block of West Madison Street...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 2:55 PM
An autopsy today determined that a west suburban man was shot to death and ruled his death a homicide, officials said.
Torri Catron, 21, of the 400 block of Englewood Avenue in west suburban Bellwood was pronounced dead at 7:34 a.m. Friday after his...