| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:30 PM
A 66-year-old woman was pronounced dead this afternoon after a fire in her Calumet City home, officials said.
The fire broke out at the woman's home on the 400 block of Buffalo Avenue, officials said.
Elizabeth Klimczak was pronounced dead on the...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
At least 10 people were killed, including a 6-year-old girl, in shootings over the weekend in Chicago.
The slain were among at least 49 people wounded in shootings from 5 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, according to information compiled by the Chicago...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:27 AM
A 32-year-old man died early this morning in a fire at his Calumet City home, police in south suburban city said.
The man was identified as Eric Salazar, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Police and firefighters responded to the...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:30 AM
A Hammond man found in south suburban Calumet City Friday night died of a gunshot wound, according to officials.
Dvonte C. Harris, 18 , of the 100 block of Sibley St. in Hammond, was found in the 600 block of Douglas Avenue in Calumet City, according...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:45 PM
A Calumet City man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into the rear of a stopped car in Kankakee County, state police said.
The motorcyclist's passenger was also injured, but not critically, authorities said.
Killed was Anthony J. Perry, 54,...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Examinations done today determined that two people found in a Calumet City home Saturday died of carbon monoxide intoxication.
Charlotte Taylor, 64, and Anthony Harris, 45, were both pronounced dead at their home in the 200 block of Webb Street Saturday...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot in his car near Sibley Boulevard and Hoxie Avenue in Calumet City Saturday night.
Gage Jean-Pierre, of the 200 block of Calhoun Avenue, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center about 11:30 p.m., a...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 6:24 AM
Two people were killed and two others wounded in a shooting outside a Calumet City club early Saturday morning, according to police.
Police exchanged gunfire with an offender, according to Calumet City Police Chief Edward Gilmore, and it's not yet...
| May 26, 2007
| 5:08 PM
A Cook County judge ordered a Calumet City man held without bail Saturday morning on charges he murdered his girlfriend's 4-year-son, saying the beating death indicated the man had a "wanton disrespect for human life."
Donell Parker, 23, of the 500 block...
| Apr 30, 2010
Tameka Stokes was 19 when a pelvic disease diagnosis brought her to the exam table of Bruce Sylvester Smith, a gynecologist at Chicago's Kennedy Medical Service Corp., in May 2000.
According to Stokes' allegations in state records, Smith raped her...
| May 19, 2009
(WGN-AM) - Three people suspected of robbing a bank Tuesday afternoon and shooting a Calumet City police officer while exchanging gunfire are in custody, police said at a news conference.
As Calumet City police pursued three people onto the Bishop Ford...
| May 20, 2009
(WGN-AM)- Two people were shot to death and one wounded early Wednesday morning in a bar fight that escalated in south suburban Calumet City, police said.
The shootings happened in a parking lot outside Laristos II Sports Bar and Grill, 403 Torrence Ave....