| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A Blue Island man faces a charge of threatening a public official after he got testy Friday with a Chicago police officer who told him to quit smoking and drinking in a South Side bus shelter, authorities said.
Larry E. Hamilton, 42, of the 2100 block...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:13 PM
A south suburban man has been charged in the fatal hit-and-run of a 61-year old man in Tinley Park, officials said.
Prosecutors with the Cook County State's Attorney have charged Michael T. Epley, 22, of the 2200 block of Prairie Street in Blue Island,...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Two men were charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man whose body was found in April in an unincorporated area in Thornton Township in the south suburbs, Cook County sheriff's officials said.
Brandon Johnson of Harvey and Lester...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Willie May, Evanston Township High School’s long-time athletic director and a former silver medalist at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, died Wednesday night from …...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:52 PM
Two women accused of leaving four children alone in a home where a fire broke out, killing two of them, were each ordered held on $100,000 bond Monday.
Tatiana Meakens, 23, the mother of the four children, and her sister, Britany Meakens, 22, left the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Metra on Wednesday unveiled the first four of its new “Highliner” cars that will go into service later this week on the Electric District Line.
They are the first of 160 cars being built at a new Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing LLC plant in...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:54 AM
An 18-year-old man was fatally wounded steps away from his home in south suburban Blue Island, officials said.
Bryant M. Jones of the 2900 block of West 141st Place was shot on the 2800 block of West 141st Place. He was pronounced dead at 1:20 a.m.,...
| Oct 26, 2012
On a warm late September evening in one of the nicer high-rises on Chicago's Marine Drive, Brenda Fredericks peered over her glasses and surveyed a large group of relatives from her husband's family, many of whom she had never met before.
| May 22, 2012
| 3:34 AM
A couple was hit by a barrage of gunfire as they rode down a South Shore street, a man was shot dead near his Morgan Park home and two others were wounded in separate late night shootings, authorities said today.
In one of the shootings, the female...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Sometimes a mug shot is the most interesting facet of a crime story. That's certainly the case for Andrei Bibbs, 53, of Blue Island, who …...