| 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 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...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 6:23 AM
A Chicago Heights man died after being shot four blocks from his home early Saturday morning, officials said.
Keithen Rice, 20, of the 1200 block of Center Avenue, was was shot near the intersection of 15th Street and Shields Avenue, a spokesman for the...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 3:47 PM
A man died Saturday morning after he was hit by a vehicle on the 300 block of East Sauk Trail in South Chicago Heights, according to authorities.
Vincent Mendez, 59, of the 3300 block of Commercial Avenue in South Chicago Heights, was pronounced dead...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:14 AM
Two male teens were wounded this evening in separate but related shootings in south suburban Ford Heights, officials said.
The first shooting happened about 6:47 p.m. near the intersection of Diplomat Lane and Woodlawn Avenue. The second shooting...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 3:01 PM
A Harvey man was shot and killed by police after he tried to run down an officer during a chase that began in Chicago Heights, authorities say.
Mateo Meza-Cortez, 29, was shot around 2:50 a.m. Friday at 159th Street and Loomis Avenue in Harvey, according...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A 19-year-old woman was killed four blocks from her Chicago Heights home early Saturday morning, according to authorities.
Danielle Simmons, of the 400 block of West 16th Street, was shot and killed while standing on the 200 block of West 14th Place,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:19 AM
A Chicago Heights man was killed over the weekend after his car struck a tractor-trailer in Iroquois County, police said today.
The accident happened near Clifton at the intersection of U.S. Route 45/52 and 2900 North Road at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:51 PM
The Illinois Tollway today awarded some $132 million in construction contracts for roadway and bridge rehabilitation work that will start in 2012.
The package includes seven contracts that tollway board member David Gonzalez had balked at approving...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:48 AM
A 55-year-old man who was hit by a car on Illinois Route 30 in Chicago Heights Wednesday died Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
An eastbound car hit him near East End Avenue just before 8 p.m. on Feb. 29, according to a news release from the...
| 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...