Metra Electric Service Back To Normal After Electrical ProblemsNormal service on the Metra Electric District’s Blue Island branch will resume Thursday morning after trains were suspended Wednesday night because of electrical wire problems.
Winning $260 Million Mega Millions Ticket Bought In Blue IslandSupermercado Imelda manager Dolores Diaz said she has no idea who the winning player is, and until Wednesday, wasn’t even aware of the store’s $500,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
Car Crashes Into Blue Island Apartment BuildingA family in south suburban Blue Island got a rude awakening for Mother's Day when a car crashed straight into their apartment near 119th and Longwood Drive.
Accident That Cost Boy His Leg Raises Safety Questions About South Suburban Train CrossingCBS 2's Chris Martinez reports some residents there are now saying, “I told you so.''
Driver Ejected From Car, Struck By Semi In Tri-State CrashIllinois 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.
Feds Charge Blue Island Man With Bank Robbery 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: Man Charged When Cops Find Child Porn On Cell PhonePolice 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.
Man Arrested After Cops Spot Child Porn On His Cell PhoneWhen Richard Fowler of Blue Island went to the police station to pick up his phone, he was arrested.
Emma: Granderson's Gift Built To Inspire Curtis Granderson's $5 million gift to alma mater UIC is providing youngsters new opportunities.
Trucker Rescues Driver Who Crashed Into His Rig In Blue IslandAccording 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.
Cook County Loaned Out More Than 1,400 Tons Of Salt During Brutal WinterThe 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.
Blue Island Cop Uses Stun Gun On Accident VictimCBS 2's Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.