| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:17 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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 …...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
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 …...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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 …...
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2010
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...
| 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...