Police: Man Tried To ‘Force Himself’ On Woman In Blue IslandPolice have released a sketch of a man suspected of trying to “force himself” on a woman Monday morning in south suburban Blue Island.
Teacher Fired After Confronting Student Who Sat For PledgeEisenhower High School, in Blue Island, has fired a driver's education teacher who refused to let a student take lessons in his car, after the teen repeatedly sat for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Freight Train Derails In Blue Island, No InjuriesThe incident occurred at 135th and Chatham Tuesday afternoon.
Barricade Situation Ends In Blue IslandSWAT teams surrounded a home at 119th and Longwood shortly before 10 a.m.
Teacher Disciplined After Trying To Force Student To Stand For PledgeMichael Stillman, an attorney for Community High School District 218, wouldn’t say how the teacher was disciplined, but said her behavior did not rise to the level of a fireable offense.
Pedestrian Killed By Freight Train In Blue IslandAbout 3:30 a.m., a CSX train traveling from Chicago to Philadelphia struck a pedestrian walking on the railroad tracks at 127th Street in Blue Island, according to a statement from a CSX spokesperson.
Deadly Shooting On I-57 Near Blue Island A man was shot to death in a car on Interstate 57 Wednesday night near south suburban Blue Island.
1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Blue Island Nightclub ShootingThe shooting happened around 2 a.m. in the parking lot outside Premium 127 Nightclub, at 1859 W. 127th St.
Store Clerk Fatally Shot During Robbery At 7-11 In Hammond, Indiana A convenience store clerk was shot and killed during a robbery on Wednesday morning.
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.