| May 18, 2014
A Melrose Park pain specialist charged Medicare the highest rate allowed for more than 80 percent of her established patients' office visits in 2012, government records show.
That same year, a Chicago Heights internist classified every single patient...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Authorities have charged a 35-year-old Chicago man with sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman he had been communicating with on a social media website, officials said.
Karon Godbold, whom his victim knew as "Maurice Jones," drove the woman about 1 p....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A 61-year-old Chicago Heights woman became the fourth person this season to die from cold-related causes in Cook County, authorities said.
Police were called to the 1200 block of D’Amico Drive in the south suburb just before 8 a.m. on Tuedsday...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:58 PM
A 7-year-old boy died this morning after being hit by a car on his way to school in Chicago Heights, authorities said.
Paramedics began treating the boy shortly after the accident happened at 7:48 a.m. at 16th Place and Chicago Road, the Chicago Heights...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:22 PM
A former employee of the CeaseFire violence prevention program was fatally shot today in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.
Marlon Lee, 36, was driving when his car came to rest on the 6100 block of South Woodlawn Avenue at...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:46 PM
A 40-year-old Steger woman who allegedly drove over her child in Crete Wednesday evening was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility today on two counts of aggravated DUI.
Yvette Y. Guerrero-Silva of the 400 block of Richton Road is...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:34 AM
A 53-year-old man died in a single-car crash in Glenwood Saturday night, according to authorities.
James Lemieux, of the 500 block of East 144th Street, was pronounced dead at 10:12 p.m. at Franciscan St. James Health hospital in Chicago Heights, a...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:17 AM
A man was found fatally shot Monday night in the driveway of his home in south suburban Chicago Heights.
Someone shot Kevin Allison, 42, at his home in the 500 block of Concord Court, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
| Aug 12, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Private security guards fatally shot a 19-year-old Chicago Heights man who fired shots at them at a subdivision in south suburban Richton Park, authorities said today.
The shooting occurred before 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lioncrest Townhomes...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:28 PM
It’s not what you think, the International Pole Convention.
The pole dancing convention founder, Jessalynn Medairy, 27, is so used to the questions, she answers them before they’re asked: “There’s nobody here that would be a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:41 AM
An Indiana man died late Sunday afternoon after he was tasered in south suburban Thornton, officials said.
Mark A. Koves, 28, of the 9500 block of Roosevelt Street in Crown Point, was pronounced dead at 5:44 p.m. at St. James Hospital in Chicago...