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  • $250M casino project touted for Country Club Hills

    $250M casino project touted for Country Club Hills
    A casino development company based in North Las Vegas revealed plans today for a $250 million casino in Country Club Hills, a location that proponents say would draw gamblers from throughout the south suburbs. However, the proposal faces two serious...
  • 8 held on bail in Dolton dogfighting bust

    8 held on bail in Dolton dogfighting bust
    Eight men charged in connection with attending a dogfight busted by police this week in Dolton were ordered held on bail today, authorities said. Seven dogs used in the fighting ring in Dolton were rescued by authorities following raid on the dogfight...
  • Products that prevent summer brain drain

    Products that prevent summer brain drain
    For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association. “When you’...
  • Chicago man fatally shot in Calumet City

    Chicago man fatally shot in Calumet City
    A man from the South Side was shot to death in Calumet City early Thursday morning, according to authorities. Charles Keller, 35, of the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood, was pronounced dead at 2:35 a.m. at...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • She was maybe as young as 17, with straight brown hair and an olive complexion. She wore a hoop earring in her right ear. Officials say she was strangled and her body dumped in a trash...
  • Chicago overnight crime report

    Chicago overnight crime report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 15-year-old girl died late Sunday after being shot multiple times in south suburban Calumet City, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Read more. • Two teenagers...
  • Live-in boyfriend of Calumet City woman held without bond in her murder

    Live-in boyfriend of Calumet City woman held without bond in her murder
    A Cook County Judge ordered the live-in boyfriend charged in the death of a missing Calumet City woman held without bail Sunday. As friends searched a forest preserve Sunday for the remains of Gena Chiodo, Donal E. Clark, 42, appeared in Cook County bond...
  • South Holland boy dies following shooting

    South Holland boy dies following shooting
    An investigation is under way after the death of a 17-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound while in an apartment in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night. Tyshaun McClurg, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, was...
  • Authorities: Boy fatally shot by accident in Calumet City

    Authorities: Boy fatally shot by accident in Calumet City
    The death of a boy fatally shot in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night has been ruled an accident, authorities said today. An autopsy today found Tyshaun McClurge, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, died of a gunshot...
  • Man found fatally stabbed in Austin alley identified

    Man found fatally stabbed in Austin alley identified
    Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who was stabbed several times on the West Side during a homicide, authorities said. Officers found the man about 11:20 p.m. Monday in an alley near the 5000 block of West Ohio Street, Police News...
  • Calumet City woman charged with concealing boyfriend's slaying

    Calumet City woman charged with concealing boyfriend's slaying
    A Calumet City woman has been charged with concealing the slaying of her boyfriend this week and obstruction of justice, prosecutors said. Desiree Cook, 37, of the 900 block of Paxton Avenue in the south suburb, is charged with concealment of a...
  • Drivers take steps to fight obesity

    Drivers take steps to fight obesity
    On a warm, sunny Thursday morning in Frankfort, school bus drivers and monitors are chatting in their cafeteria-style lounge when Madonna Mikaitis enters the room to make an announcement. "Who's walking today?" Mikaitis booms. "Let's go!" With that,...