| 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...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Children's/young-adult author Judy Blume and graphic novelist/cartoonist Art Spiegelman will be honored as part of this year's Printers Row Lit Fest, which runs June 8 and 9 in the South Loop.
Blume, the author of such beloved works as "Are You There...
| 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...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Illinois scientists at the forefront of cancer research will receive more than $5.5 million from the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society this year. …...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Three Chicago teens have been charged with burglary in Crestwood after police from eight suburban departments and Cook County pursued them Friday afternoon.
Someone called police about a home burglary in the 5000 block of West 137th Street in Crestwood...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Convicted murderer Steven Robbins is back in Indiana this afternoon, three days following his mistaken release from the Cook County Jail after being brought to Chicago to dispose of an old case against him, according to the Cook County sheriff's office....
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A 16-year-old girl has been missing for days from the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said today. Kelly Hannon was last …...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A major drug distribution operation fueling two heroin rings in the south suburbs was shut down Tuesday when federal and local law enforcement arrested 13 …...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Dwyane Wade brings the ball up court against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 3, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images) "I jus hrd that the heat sell out more on road then home..so let's change...