| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Donations are being collected for the funeral costs of the mother and two teens killed by their father in their Robbins home on February 2.
A fund established by Shepard High School Principal Josh Barron and the Village Board of Robbins will also go...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
• A 41-year-old Orland Park man was charged with domestic battery in connection with an incident at a Mokena-area home on Jan. 13.
•A 21-year-old Chicago Heights woman was...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Four Republicans vying in a west and southwest suburban congressional primary said Friday that Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster is vulnerable because he voted for the Affordable Care Act and won’t have President Barack Obama at the top of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:52 AM
A Grundy County Board member made his candidacy for Congress official Tuesday.
Republican Chris Balkema, 42, of Channahon, announced he will run for a seat in the 11th District that spans the west and southwest suburbs including Naperville, Aurora and...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 11:27 AM
On March 22nd, 2010, Scott Zemnick and Amy Robbins-Zemnick purchased the residence at 2214 N. Seminary Ave. in Chicago, Illinois. The Zemnicks purchased the residence for $1,200,000.
Scott Zemnick is an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, an...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 2:51 PM
CHICAGO, Illinois -- The convicted ringleader of the macabre Burr Oak Cemetery burial plot-reselling scheme turned herself in today to begin serving her 12-year prison sentence, authorities said.
Carolyn Towns, 51, of Blue Island, pleaded guilty in...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 10:29 AM
(WGN-AM)- FBI officials said today that they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves this morning.
The FBI set up a mobile...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 5:17 AM
(WGN-AM)- FBI officials said Monday they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves and locating possibly hundreds of bodies that...