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  • Robbins sexual assault victim seeks answers about 1991 attack

    Robbins sexual assault victim seeks answers about 1991 attack
    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...
  • Robbins man charged in '12 killing, '11 shooting

    Robbins man charged in '12 killing, '11 shooting
    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...
  • Robbins man held on $1M in beating death

    Robbins man held on $1M in beating death
    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...
  • Dozens of Robbins rape kits with missing records sent for testing

    Dozens of Robbins rape kits with missing records sent for testing
    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...
  • Convicted killer back in Indiana, found 'watching TV'

    Convicted killer back in Indiana, found 'watching TV'
    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....
  • Convicted Indiana murderer mistakenly released from Cook County Jail

    Convicted Indiana murderer mistakenly released from Cook County Jail
    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...
  • Man dies following Robbins shooting

    Man dies following Robbins shooting
    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...
  • American Cancer Society Increases Funding to $5.5 Million for Illinois Researchers

     
    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. …...
  • 3 Chicago teens charged in Crestwood burglary

    3 Chicago teens charged in Crestwood burglary
    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...
  • Harvey woman's stolen disability van found

    Harvey woman's stolen disability van found
    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....
  • Cemetery Manager Gets 12 Years for Digging Up Bodies, Reselling Plots

    Cemetery Manager Gets 12 Years for Digging Up Bodies, Reselling Plots
    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...