| May 22, 2011
| 4:30 AM
A man died in police custody late Friday in south suburban Harvey, officials said.
John Whitboard, 47, was pronounced dead at 11:58 p.m. at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
He was drunk and...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:05 PM
The Illinois chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint today asking the federal Department of Justice to investigate the Illinois State Police’s use of consent searches, arguing officers unfairly target minority drivers for...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 1:08 PM
A south suburban school district accused of misspending or not being able to account for $2.2 million in state and federal grant money while the district floundered financially has agreed to repay about half of the money.
West Harvey-Dixmoor School...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Federal and local law enforcement authorities announced the takedown of a major drug operation that was selling heroin to customers throughout the south suburbs and into northwest Indiana.
The drug operation operating at 138th Street and Kedvale...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:09 PM
The Cook County medical examiner's office conducted an autopsy today and determined that a 3-month-old Calumet City boy's death Thursday was a homicide due to suffocation.
Ken Blackman Jr. of the 500 block of Luella Avenue in the suburb was pronounced...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:01 PM
Murder and armed robbery charges have been filed after the slaying of a man in south suburban Harvey late last week, police said.
Devin J. Bradley, 22, was charged with murder and armed robbery in the shooting death of Oshun Washington, who was shot to...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Chicago's star turn on the world stage was cut in half Monday after President Barack Obama made a surprise shift of the May G-8 international summit from his hometown to Camp David.
The full complement of downtown security concerns remains however....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:58 PM
A 22-year-old woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against the city of Harvey and its former police chief, alleging that authorities failed to submit a rape kit to state officials when she was sexually assaulted in 2007.
The suit, filed Wednesday,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 6:09 PM
A Cook County judge sentenced a 24-year-old Maywood man to 12 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of another Maywood man in September 2006.
Harvey Bowen and co-defendant Anthony Gavin, 22, also of Maywood, had been charged with murder...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:51 AM
A federal appeals court in Chicago ruled today that Illinois’ eavesdropping law “likely violates” the First Amendment and ordered that authorities be banned from enforcing it.
The ruling from the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:36 AM
A 69-year-old Harvey man was killed and two people were wounded during a shooting that broke out during a poker game early today at the deceased man’s home.
Thomas Childs was pronounced dead shortly after midnight in his home in the 100 block of...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
A man wanted in connection with a slaying in Dolton waived extradition this morning after being arrested following a traffic stop in Iowa, police say.
The suspect, Albert Allen. was driving a van stopped by Cedar Rapids police Tuesday afternoon,...