| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:03 PM
A 22-year-old Markham man was pronounced dead this morning after being shot in south suburban Harvey, officials said.
Darius Shelton, of the 3300 block of Willow Lane in Markham, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 7:56...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:42 PM
A 19-year-old man who police believe was writing graffiti died from electrocution after being found this week unconscious between an electrical transformer, a chain link fence and a telephone pole, authorities said.
The man, identified as Derrick...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Two men were charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man whose body was found in April in an unincorporated area in Thornton Township in the south suburbs, Cook County sheriff's officials said.
Brandon Johnson of Harvey and Lester...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Authorities found a dead dog and several others that were emaciated when they evicted a Harvey man Thursday.
The dead dog was found in the basement of the house in the 0-100 block of West 151st Street in the south suburb, and another dog could not...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Bail was set at $2 million today for a 42-year-old Harvey man accused of shooting his 24-year-old wife 10 times at their home this week.
In Cook County bond court, prosecutors outlined a story of a troubled relationship that resulted Wednesday in the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Cook County prosecutors have charged a fourth man in connection with the 2010 slaying of a woman and two children following a botched robbery in Harvey.
Defendant Darryl Lloyd, 29, was denied bond today at the Markham courthouse. Lloyd and three other...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:19 AM
At least three people were killed and 17 wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight as the city saw its warmest weather in seven months.
In one of the fatal shootings, three men were shot in a parking lot across the street from the headquarters of the...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a controversial Illinois law prohibiting people from recording police officers on the job.
By passing on the issue, the justices left in place a federal appeals court ruling that found...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:29 PM
A Cook County judge has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit that alleged inequalities in how Chicago police deploy officers in predominantly black and Hispanic communities.
In a 10-page ruling last week, Judge Neil Cohen ruled that the court does not have...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:16 PM
An investigation is under way after the death of a 17-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound while in an apartment in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night.
Tyshaun McClurg, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, was...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The death of a boy fatally shot in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night has been ruled an accident, authorities said today.
An autopsy today found Tyshaun McClurge, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, died of a gunshot...