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  • Man arrested in 2011 Harvey slaying

    Man arrested in 2011 Harvey slaying
    A Harvey man sought for almost a year in connection with a 2011 slaying in the south suburb has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the killing, authorities said. Michael E. Brock, 25, was charged in the Nov. 19, 2011 slaying of...
  • Authorities ID suspect fatally shot by Harvey police

    Authorities ID suspect fatally shot by Harvey police
    Authorities have identified a man shot to death by Harvey police Sunday after he allegedly tried to run over officers responding to a robbery. Charles A. Brown, 20, of Blue Island, was pronounced dead at Advocate South Suburban Hospital at 11:21 a.m.,...
  • Sheriff pushes probes of policing woes in suburbs

    Sheriff pushes probes of policing woes in suburbs
    Citing chronic breakdowns in justice, the Cook County sheriff today pitched the need for greater outside oversight in long-distressed suburbs such as Harvey. “Envision a place where ... the chances of you having the police show up and actually...
  • Orland Park police blotter: Feb. 25

    Orland Park police blotter: Feb. 25
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park A 28-year-old Chicago man who said his passenger needed to use the bathroom was charged with speeding, driving with a suspended license and making an improper turn during a Feb. 20...
  • Conductor sues over racially hostile work environment

    Conductor sues over racially hostile work environment
    A former rail worker from northwest Indiana alleges in a federal lawsuit that he endured a racially hostile work environment at the railroad company where he worked, which culminated in an epithet-laced attack by a co-worker who cut off his dreadlocks...
  • In Harvey, who polices the police?

    In Harvey, who polices the police?
    On a patch of land near the Tri-State Tollway, trees were bulldozed so trucks could pile mounds of waste up to 22 feet high. Within months, the brush and meadow gave way to dirt piles mixed with oil, broken bricks, asphalt, plastic tubes and concrete...
  • Victims, statistics show serious deficiencies in Harvey police work

    Victims, statistics show serious deficiencies in Harvey police work
    On an oil-stained blacktop beside a Harvey convenience store, someone shot and killed 20-year-old trade student Tommy Lee in his car. Five years later, his parents still have the sedan, two bullet holes rusting in the hood and fender. They also have...
  • Lawmakers seek answers from Feds about Harvey

    Lawmakers seek answers from Feds about Harvey
    Federal lawmakers on Tuesday called for a review of Justice Department actions — including measures that helped re-elect a controversial mayor — in a suburb the Tribune recently showed stood out for its high crime and subpar policing. The...
  • Unearthing injustice in Harvey

    Unearthing injustice in Harvey
    Roughly a year ago, with the spotlight on crime in the City of Chicago, we set out to determine the extent that violent crime – and perhaps more importantly, justice – was a problem in the suburbs. We first obtained and crunched state...
  • Harvey problems prompt sheriff to seek audit powers

    Harvey problems prompt sheriff to seek audit powers
    In an effort to combat scandals and incompetence in some suburbs, the Cook County sheriff is seeking the power to scour the financial books and policing records of municipalities that repeatedly fail to follow a basic financial accountability law....
  • Second person charged in Harvey homicide

    Second person charged in Harvey homicide
    A second person was charged in connection with the stabbing death of a man visiting friends in Harvey earlier this month. Tyrone Hill, 35, was charged with armed robbery and first degree murder on Wednesday, according to a statement from Harvey police....
  • Sheriff's deputies, auditors descend on Harvey's city hall

    Sheriff's deputies, auditors descend on Harvey's city hall
    Cook County sheriff's deputies and officials from the state comptroller's office descended on Harvey's City Hall on Friday to begin auditing financial records in an effort to enforce a watchdog law long ignored by the scandal-plagued south suburb. The...