| 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....
| Nov 22, 2013
The mother of a 7-year-old boy who was fatally hit by a car while walking to school has sued the driver of the car and Chicago Heights School District 170.
The lawsuit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court says driver Ronald Mascitti, a school...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A husband and wife were found dead after a fire in Chicago Heights early Friday morning, according to authorities.
The fire happened in the 200 block of East 24th Street in Chicago Heights, a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said....
| May 18, 2013
| 7:53 AM
A man was shot dead Friday night in Chicago Heights in attack that wounded two other people, authorities said.
Joshua Garcia, 18, of the 3100 block of Willow Road in South Chicago Heights, was declared dead at 9:50 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:14 PM
A mom, her two children and another man have been charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery in connection to the group beating of a man Thursday night in south suburban Richton Park.
Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set bails at $500,...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A Ford Heights fire dispatcher has been charged with buying a piece of department equipment knowing it was stolen, then pawning the item, the Cook County sheriff's office announced today.
A $20,000 personal recognizance bond was set today for Varndell...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
A worker was killed in an industrial accident at a Chicago Heights metals plant this morning, officials said.
Crews responded to 333 State St. in the south suburb, where a company called Vesuvius, a metals plant, is listed.
A worker was pronounced...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
One of Gov. Pat Quinn’s new appointees to the Illinois Tollway board came out swinging today, refusing to vote to approve millions in construction projects …...