| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Police in south suburban Harvey believe the death of a 14-year-old boy late Saturday was the result of an accidental shooting, authorities said.
The teen was identified as Mario Butler, of the 1600 block of Downs Drive in Calumet City, and he was...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:22 AM
A man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Calumet City nighclub that left two dead and two wounded has been brought back to Illinois from Texas to face murder charges, police said.
Antonio Goston, 26, was arrested May 23 in Fort Worth, Texas, on...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:45 PM
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,...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 1:37 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:51 AM
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.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 1:22 PM
A Chicago teen held in Cook County Jail on a burglary charge told a purported hit man named “Smoke” that he wanted a witness in his case “kidnapped, raped and dumped in a creek,” prosecutors said today.
Juan Vanga, 17, agreed...