| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:21 PM
A Calumet Park woman has been charged in connection with the death of a pit bull that had been left outside in subzero cold, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Tracy Cherry, 46, was charged with animal cruelty after the sheriff's Animal...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:51 PM
A Harvey man arrested Friday is accused of helping to clean up the blood of a Markham man shot to death earlier this year.
Christopher Chandler, 22, of the 15000 block of Hoyne Avenue in the south suburb, used water and bleach while trying to cover up...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Authorities were giving out little information regarding the deaths of a man and woman at a Calumet Park home this morning.
The two people were found dead in the 12600 block of Loomis Street in the south suburb and declared dead at 6:57 a.m. at the...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Two men were charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man whose body was found in April in an unincorporated area in Thornton Township in the south suburbs, Cook County sheriff's officials said.
Brandon Johnson of Harvey and Lester...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Authorities have some “very strong leads” in the Easter morning slaying of a Joliet woman and the wounding of her boyfriend during a shooting in …...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Authorities have some "very strong leads" in the Easter morning slaying of a Joliet woman and the wounding of her boyfriend during a shooting in Calumet Park, police said.
The woman was identified as 30-year-old Darlene Darty, according to the Cook...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:48 AM
A man who was 7 when he and another boy were the youngest people in the country to be charged with murder was sentenced today to 52 years in prison in a 2006 double-shooting, prosecutors said.
Romarr Gipson, now 21, and the other suspect were later...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Will County board members have once again said a third airport won't fly with them unless the county has control over how it is run. …...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 12:09 PM
Bail was set at $3 million today for a south suburban man charged with selling painkillers stolen from the Skokie pharmacy where he worked.
Earl Newsome, 57, of Calumet Park was arrested Thursday and charged with delivery of a controlled substance and...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:48 PM
A Chicago attorney accused of billing Calumet Park $600 per hour for work he never did pleaded guilty to theft on Monday.
Mark McCombs, 50, was sentenced by Cook County Judge Jorge Alonso to six years in prison for an overbilling scheme that spanned...
| May 18, 2011
| 11:09 AM
A Calumet Park police officer tripped and choked a 16-year-old boy during an arrest last year, then covered it up by falsifying police reports, a Cook County prosecutor said in court today.
Officer Lynell Porch, 39, was charged with aggravated battery,...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 4:12 PM
(WGN-AM)- State officials Tuesday sued the corporate owner of Burr Oak Cemetery, accusing it of consumer fraud and violations of multiple laws related to the funeral and burial industry.
Illinois Comptroller Daniel Hynes and Attorney General Lisa Madigan...