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  • Authorities: Boy fatally shot by accident in Calumet City

    Authorities: Boy fatally shot by accident in Calumet City
    The death of a boy fatally shot in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night has been ruled an accident, authorities said today. An autopsy today found Tyshaun McClurge, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, died of a gunshot...
  • South suburban, Chicago officials ask Quinn not to close Tinley Park Mental Health Center

     
    More than a dozen elected officials from the south suburbs and Chicago signed a letter sent to Gov. Pat Quinn Wednesday asking him not to …...
  • Mayor: Joliet post office to remain open

     
    The downtown Joliet post office will stay open, despite¬† being targeted to close earlier this month, Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante said. Giarrante said he received …...
  • Blotter: Wendy’s worker assaults patron who complained, burglary and more

     
    Battery A 19-year-old Wendy’s employee was charged Aug. 27 with assault and unlawful consumption of alcohol. Police said she lunged at a customer who complained …...
  • Paralyzed man dies in Calumet City fire

    Paralyzed man dies in Calumet City fire
    A 32-year-old man died early this morning in a fire at his Calumet City home, police in south suburban city said. The man was identified as Eric Salazar, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Police and firefighters responded to the...
  • Hammond man gunshot victim in Calumet City

    Hammond man gunshot victim in Calumet City
    A Hammond man found in south suburban Calumet City Friday night died of a gunshot wound, according to officials. Dvonte C. Harris, 18 , of the 100 block of Sibley St. in Hammond, was found in the 600 block of Douglas Avenue in Calumet City, according...
  • South suburban man dies in motorcycle crash in Kankakee County

    South suburban man dies in motorcycle crash in Kankakee County
    A Calumet City man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into the rear of a stopped car in Kankakee County, state police said. The motorcyclist's passenger was also injured, but not critically, authorities said. Killed was Anthony J. Perry, 54,...
  • 2 in Calumet City die from CO intoxication

    2 in Calumet City die from CO intoxication
    Examinations done today determined that two people found in a Calumet City home Saturday died of carbon monoxide intoxication.  Charlotte Taylor, 64, and Anthony Harris, 45, were both pronounced dead at their home in the 200 block of Webb Street Saturday...
  • Prosecutors: Cue to kill pregnant teen was song 'I Hate You'

    Prosecutors: Cue to kill pregnant teen was song 'I Hate You'
    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...
  • Country Club Hills, Ford Heights vie for casino

    Casino chasing Country Club Hills Mayor Dwight Welch had changed his mind about the business — saying it preys on the poor and doesn’t spur development — but he didn’t hesitate when it was clear he might finally get one. After...
  • Funnel clouds spotted as storm moves south of city

    Funnel clouds were reported early tonight as a strong storm blew through south of Chicago from Illinois into Indiana. About 6:50 p.m. a tornado warning was issued for southeastern Cook County, northern Lake County in Indiana as well as northwestern...