| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:30 PM
A Frankfurt man high on marijuana and Freon and who was texting and steering his car with his knees when he struck and killed a Blue Island man in 2009 was sentenced to seven years in prison today, officials said.
Joseph Brynda, 20, pleaded guilty in a...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:05 AM
Chicago police shot and killed a man at an 'L' station Sunday night when they said he pointed two pistols at officers.
A spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police said it appeared the gunman may have committed "suicide by cop."
The dead man was...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:14 PM
A Blue Island man who faces DUI charges after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood Monday had a blood-alchol level more than three times the legal limit, prosecutors said.
Walter Thompson, 30, of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:56 PM
A woman who was struck and killed by a Metra Rock Island train this morning in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side has been identified, officials said.
The accident happened about 7 a.m. near 95th Street and Vincennes Avenue, officials...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 10:18 PM
Eight people were injured when a car plowed into a Chili's restaurant on the South Side Saturday night, officials said.
Two victims were transported to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook county in serious-to-critical condition and two others were...
| May 18, 2011
| 1:09 PM
A police search today on the Far South Side for the body of a teenage girl believed to be at least the third victim of a serial killer has ended without searchers finding anything, authorities said.
Blue Island police and the South Suburban Major...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 9:11 AM
May 2--From 8am to 1pm the Blue Island Kiwanis will host its Annual Pancake Breakfast at Veterans Memorial School, 12320 S Greenwood Avenue, Blue Island, IL. The cost of the ticket is $5 per person and tickets are available at the door or from any Blue...