A stretch of the Cal-Sag Trail in the south suburbs. (Source: Facebook/Friends of the Calumet-Sag Trai)

Part Of New Cal-Sag Trail To Open This Weekend

Cyclists, walkers, and runners are in for a big treat in the south suburbs this weekend. The completed 11-mile west leg of the Cal-Sag Trail will officially open between Alsip and Lemont.


Firefighters from several towns were on the scene of an apartment fire in Burnham. (CBS)

Extra Alarm Fire Erupts Inside Burnham Condominium

Crews from multiple south suburbs were battling an extra-alarm fire in Burnham Monday morning.


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Judge Sentences Ex Burnham Village Clerk To 18 Months In Prison For Embezzlement

A judge sentenced a 70-year-old former village clerk to 18 months in prison for embezzling $650,000 from south suburban Burnham, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


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Feds: Ex-Burnham Village Clerk Stole $650,000 For Casino Runs

A south suburban elected official who allegedly stole more than $650,000 from taxpayers and spent it at casinos has agreed to plead guilty.


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Burnham Police Chase Ends With Crash On Far South Side

A rollover crash occurred early Thursday in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far South Side after a chase involving south suburban Burnham police.


Human remains were found near this site in Burnham. (CBS)

Human Remains Found Buried In South Suburb

Published reports say the skeletal remains could have been buried among the weeds and burned out buildings for a couple of years.


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Three People Injured In Burnham Bar Fight

A man being held in police custody was among three people injured early Sunday during a fight in a bar in south suburban Burnham.


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Off-Duty Cop Kills Gunman In Bar Shootout

An off-duty Harvey police officer shot and killed a man who opened fire in a south suburban bar overnight.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011