Illinois State Police said a Toyota Camry heading south on Interstate 294 struck a construction vehicle parked on the side of the road near Kedzie around 10:50 p.m. The driver of the Camry was ejected from the vehicle, onto the roadway, where he was hit by a semi-trailer truck.
A Blue Island man suspected of robbing five banks on the South Side and in the south suburbs is in custody facing federal charges.
Police first responded to a Blue Island home regarding a report of domestic battery. While there, police found Richard Fowler’s cell phone turned on, displaying three images of minors engaged in sex acts.
When Richard Fowler of Blue Island went to the police station to pick up his phone, he was arrested.
Curtis Granderson’s $5 million gift to alma mater UIC is providing youngsters new opportunities.
According to sources, the driver of the SUV might have fallen asleep at the wheel, and veered into the southbound lanes while headed north on Ashland Avenue.
The county loaned out 1,339 tons, about 2.8 percent of its salt supply this winter, according to Frank Shuftan, spokesman for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.
An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.
A petrochemical plant explosion in Blue Island injured two people on Friday.
A part-time Blue Island firefighter is suing the city, contending that it withdrew an offer to him for a full-time job without justification.
Police are trying to figure out why a man was shot in a parking lot of Meadows Golf Club in Blue Island.
The body of a Blue Island alderman was pulled from Lake Michigan overnight, after he went missing while boating with friends in northwest Indiana.
A Markham man was found shot to death Tuesday in a forest preserve near south suburban Blue Island.
A Blue Island man was extra thankful this Thanksgiving; thankful to be home on dry land with his family, and enjoying the holiday. Drew Salapatek, 28, survived the sinking of the replica of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy last month.
A 5-year-old Orland Park boy at the center of an international custody battle was sent to Ireland on Tuesday to live with his father, even though he was born in the U.S. and has lived most of his life here.
The heat settling in on the Chicago area isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s potentially dangerous.
A body found yesterday in a Blue Island house that had become an eyesore may have been there for several months, but possibly could have been found much sooner by police.
Bond was set at $400,000 on Wednesday for a Blue Island man charged with DUI in a fatal chain-reaction crash with a CTA bus and a beer truck Monday afternoon.
One person was hospitalized, and firefighters rescued many others, in a raging blaze at an apartment building in south suburban Blue Island early Friday.