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  • Man found fatally stabbed in Austin alley identified

    Man found fatally stabbed in Austin alley identified
    Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who was stabbed several times on the West Side during a homicide, authorities said. Officers found the man about 11:20 p.m. Monday in an alley near the 5000 block of West Ohio Street, Police News...
  • Calumet City woman charged with concealing boyfriend's slaying

    Calumet City woman charged with concealing boyfriend's slaying
    A Calumet City woman has been charged with concealing the slaying of her boyfriend this week and obstruction of justice, prosecutors said. Desiree Cook, 37, of the 900 block of Paxton Avenue in the south suburb, is charged with concealment of a...
  • Ex-ND star Mirko Jurkovic dies

    Ex-ND star Mirko Jurkovic dies
    MISHAWAKA – Mirko Jurkovic, a member of Notre Dame's 1988 national championship team and consensus All-American lineman, died Wednesday at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Mishawaka from complications from colon cancer. He was 42. Jurkovic was a...
  • 8 held on bail in Dolton dogfighting bust

    8 held on bail in Dolton dogfighting bust
    Eight men charged in connection with attending a dogfight busted by police this week in Dolton were ordered held on bail today, authorities said. Seven dogs used in the fighting ring in Dolton were rescued by authorities following raid on the dogfight...
  • $250M casino project touted for Country Club Hills

    $250M casino project touted for Country Club Hills
    A casino development company based in North Las Vegas revealed plans today for a $250 million casino in Country Club Hills, a location that proponents say would draw gamblers from throughout the south suburbs. However, the proposal faces two serious...
  • 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 …...
  • 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, despiteĀ  being targeted to close earlier this month, Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante said. Giarrante said he received …...
  • 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...
  • Women charged rape; doctor still practiced

    Tameka Stokes was 19 when a pelvic disease diagnosis brought her to the exam table of Bruce Sylvester Smith, a gynecologist at Chicago's Kennedy Medical Service Corp., in May 2000. According to Stokes' allegations in state records, Smith raped her...
  • Inmate charged in plot to kill witness

    Inmate charged in plot to kill witness
    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...