| Aug 11, 2013
For 22 years she rarely spoke of the chilling attack, even as it changed so much about her life.
The multisport athlete was 14 and on her way home from basketball practice on a fall evening when she was grabbed from behind, dragged from the road and...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:24 PM
A man died early this morning after being shot in south suburban Robbins, authorities said.
Brandon K. Bibbs, 29, of the 10100 block of South LaSalle Street in Chicago, was declared dead at 1:47 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The Robbins Police Department is sending dozens of sexual assault kits to state officials for testing after the department discovered it lost paperwork associated with the cases.
Over the last few months, the police department, with help from the Cook...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
A South Side man mistakenly released from Cook County Jail three weeks ago after being arrested for beating his girlfriend attacked her again while free, authorities said.
It wasn't until Steven Derkits missed a court date Tuesday that the jail...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:12 PM
A Robbins man currently in the Cook County jail on separate charges, was ordered held in lieu of $2 Million bail for a 2012 murder and a separate shooting the year before, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said today.
Antwaan Bryant, 33, appeared in bond...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:31 AM
An Indiana man convicted of murder has been on the loose since Wednesday evening after Cook County Jail officials mistakenly released him, authorities said.
The Sheriff's Office confirmed that Steven L. Robbins, 44, was released after appearing in...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:12 PM
A Robbins man was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail today for a beating that left a man in a coma until the victim died nearly eight months later in 2011, officials said.
Harlandez Meals of the 4100 block of West Lincoln Lane was charged with...
| Feb 15, 2011
Q: Vanilla versus French vanilla. Explain, please!
—Tracey Thomas, San Francisco
A: Vanilla bean varieties are often named for where they're grown, like Madagascar, Tahiti and Mexico. That's not the case with French vanilla. The name refers not to...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Baskin-Robbins has selected the top 10 finalists of its national online flavor creation contest and is now calling on ice cream lovers to select the winning flavor to be featured in Baskin-Robbins shops nationwide June 2011. In October, ice cream...
| Dec 27, 2011
A disability van that was stolen from a south suburban Harvey woman has turned up at the Robbins Police Department. Her collapsible wheelchair, however, was not inside
Andrea Florenz, 50, reported Friday that her specially-equipped van had been stolen....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The latest heat wave is partially responsible for the deaths of two men, officials said today.
Their deaths pushes up the number of heat-related deaths since May to 18, officials said.
Charles Redmon, 56, of the 1200 block of West 103rd Street, died...