| Feb 9, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Federal and local law enforcement authorities announced the takedown of a major drug operation that was selling heroin to customers throughout the south suburbs and into northwest Indiana.
The drug operation operating at 138th Street and Kedvale...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:09 PM
The Cook County medical examiner's office conducted an autopsy today and determined that a 3-month-old Calumet City boy's death Thursday was a homicide due to suffocation.
Ken Blackman Jr. of the 500 block of Luella Avenue in the suburb was pronounced...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 10:28 PM
BARODA, Mich. — Police say a Dowagiac man on his way to see his sister in Bridgman died in a crash at a Baroda intersection Sunday.
Around 1 p.m. John Franklin Williamson was driving westbound on W. Shawnee Road. Police say Edmundo Montes of...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
A man wanted in connection with a slaying in Dolton waived extradition this morning after being arrested following a traffic stop in Iowa, police say.
The suspect, Albert Allen. was driving a van stopped by Cedar Rapids police Tuesday afternoon,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Authorities say a dead Riverdale man who suffered a gunshot wound was dropped off at Ingalls Hospital in Harvey by people who didn't stick around to file a report.
Jamail Xabier Seay, 20, of the 14200 block of South Stewart Avenue in Riverdale, was...
| Nov 5, 2011
CHESTER, Ill. — After serving nearly two decades in prison for a murder they did not commit, brothers James Harden and Jonathan Barr shared their final hours behind bars together Friday.
A day after a Cook County judge vacated the convictions of...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A man who was found shot to death this afternoon in a vacant building in the city's Austin neighborhood suffered multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.
Police were called about noon and told that someone had been shot and was in a building located in...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 6:44 AM
The Cook County jail guard who was being held in that facility on rape charges has been transferred to another jail for his own safety, authorities said today.
Robert Buchanan, 45, was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault in connection with the...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Known lifelong by his nickname, Pat Huber died peacefully at home on Nov. 12, 2011.
He was born in New York, N.Y., on June 4, 1927, the first of five children born to Walter and Margaret (Goss) Huber. He and his siblings grew up in Locust, N.J., and...