| 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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:09 PM
The Cook County medical examiner's office conducted an autopsy today and determined that a 3-month-old Calumet City boy's death Thursday was a homicide due to suffocation.
Ken Blackman Jr. of the 500 block of Luella Avenue in the suburb was pronounced...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Bail was set today for two men accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl while she was attending a sleepover party for one of the suspects' younger sister.
Steven Johnson, 19, of the 17800 block of Chicago Avenue in Lansing, and Daniel Rucker,...
| 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,...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 6:40 AM
A 10-year-old South Bend boy police say was beaten to death by his father will be laid to rest Monday morning.
Funeral services for Tramelle Sturgis are set for 11:30 in Calumet City, Illinois. Visitation starts at 10.
Tramelle will be buried in...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:30 PM
A 66-year-old woman was pronounced dead this afternoon after a fire in her Calumet City home, officials said.
The fire broke out at the woman's home on the 400 block of Buffalo Avenue, officials said.
Elizabeth Klimczak was pronounced dead on the...
| 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...