| 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...
| Jul 18, 2011
John Mosca, proprietor of a two-room roadhouse near New Orleans famed for its Italian-style garlicky shrimp, oysters, chicken and marinated crab dishes, has died. He was 86.
Mosca died Wednesday at his home in suburban Harahan, said his daughter, Lisa...
| Mar 10, 2011
David S. Broder, one of the nation's leading political reporters and a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1973 for distinguished commentary about the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 81.
Broder, a longtime columnist at the Washington Post, died Wednesday at...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The state of Illinois is teaming with Cook County on a trial program in which a loan fund will be created to buy vacant foreclosed homes, renovate them and resell them to home buyers at low interest rates.
Six suburbs will take part: Berwyn, Chicago...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A landlord who became “very upset” toward a man about rental property and gunned him down in a hail of bullets at a gas station in Chicago Heights this week was charged with murder, police said tonight.
Dennis Joyner, 60, of south suburban...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 8:20 PM
Chicago Heights police were questioning a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Chicago Heights man in the south suburb on Friday, police said Saturday night.
An autopsy conducted Saturday determined that Derrick Bell, 19, of the 500 block of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:08 PM
A missing elderly man in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease has been located, Chicago police said late this afternoon.
A missing persons alert was issued by police Wednesday morning for Bafia Wladyslaw, 76, who was driving a 2003 green Ford minivan...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 1:29 PM
A 10-year-old University Park boy apparently drowned Friday afternoon at an apartment complex in south suburban Steger, officials said.
Anthony Perkins, of the 700 block of Spring Court in University Park, was pronounced dead at 3:31 p.m. at Saint...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:53 PM
A 48-year-old man who was in a coma after a fight over a bicycle in Ford Heights this week died today from his injuries, the Cook County Sheriff's Department said.
Ronald Wade, of the 1000 block of Lexington Circle in Ford Heights, was charged with...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 3:18 PM
A man accused of beating an older man in a fight over a bicycle in Ford Heights last week has been charged in the other man’s murder, authorities said.
Fred Barnes, 48, died Saturday from head injuries suffered in the July 11 attack, the Cook...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 8:38 AM
A Chicago Heights man was killed and another person was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
One victim, the driver of the vehicle involved according to police, was dead on the scene;...