Calumet City

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Hammond Woman Killed In Calumet City Crash

Charisse E. Wesley, 46, was involved in the crash about 4 a.m. near Torrence Avenue and River Oaks Drive in Calumet City, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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Teen Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Two After Prom In Calumet City

David Peden, 18, is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI causing death, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. He was ordered held on a $40,000 bond Tuesday and is next scheduled to appear in court June 8.


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Teen Out With Friends After Prom Among Two Killed In Calumet City Car Crash

A prom night turned into a deadly car crash in south suburban Calumet City early Saturday morning.


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Seattle Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge Dies Of Gunshot Wounds At Chicago Hospital

A Seattle man who was shot in early May in Calumet City and later charged with attempted murder died Friday morning.


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17-Year-Old Boy Shot To Death At Calumet City Party

A Far South Side teen was shot to death early Monday at a party in south suburban Calumet City.


Authorities investigate after a shooting that left at least one person dead and five others hurt at a Calumet City party early Sunday. / photo from Network Video Productions

Shooting At Calumet City House Party Leaves 1 Man Dead, 8 People Wounded

A south suburban man was killed and at least five other people were injured in a shooting at a house party in Calumet City early Sunday.


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Police: Robber With Fake Gun Shot By Calumet City Bakery Owner Seven Times

Police in Calumet City say they don’t expect charges against a bakery owner who shot a robber seven times – after the robber threatened the owner Tuesday with what turned out to be a fake gun.


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Target Closing Two Chicago Area Stores

Target stores in Calumet City and McHenry will be shut down by February, as part of the company’s plan to close 11 stores nationwide.


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Man Shot To Death In Calumet City

An 18-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in south suburban Calumet City.


A large crater was created by a "hydraulic explosion" in part of the Deep Tunnel system in Calumet City, after valve designed to relieve pressure from stormwater buildup that did not vent properly. (Credit: CBS)

Heavy Rain Leads To Storm Tunnel Explosion In Calumet City

The heavy rain from Sunday’s storms overwhelmed a stormwater system in south suburban Calumet City, causing an explosion in a sewer that’s part of the Deep Tunnel system, and leaving a massive crater.


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Son Of Former Cal City Cop Is Accused Of Murdering Mich. Trooper

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has the story of the suspect and his ties to the Chicago area.


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No One Hurt In Calumet City House Explosion

No ones was hurt when an explosion occurred in an abandoned house in Calumet CityA side wall completely stripped of its brick facade. A front window blown out. A back wall about to collapse. It’s the aftermath of a gas explosion in Calumet City.


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Chicago Man Shot And Killed In Calumet City

Charles Keller died after he was shot in the chest multiple times near 152nd Place and Freeland Avenue about 1 a.m.


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Fire Reported At Calumet City Middle School

Fire crews are on the scene of a possible fire at a Calumet City middle school.



Body Of Newborn Found In Fast-Food Restaurant

Workers at a Calumet City fast-food restaurant made a horrifying discovery on Thursday: the body of newborn girl in the bathroom.


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Boy, 17, Killed In Calumet City Shooting

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night.


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Calumet City Man Charged With Murder In Teen Girl’s Shooting Death

Eric Anthony Brown is accused of firing into a Calumet City home Sunday night, killing 15-year-old Ashaya Miller and wounding a 19-year-old man.


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15-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed In Calumet City

A 15-year-old girl was shot and killed when someone shot through the window of a home in Calumet City on Sunday.


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BGA: Calumet City Pol Used Campaign Funds For Miami Trip

In the aftermath of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior’s conviction for misusing campaign funds, there’s been increased scrutiny of how politicians use the money donated by supporters. Now, the Better Government Association has found another lawmaker with questionable expenses.


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Authorities: Body Found In NW Ind. Is Calumet City Woman

Lake County Coroner Merrilee D. Frey says Gena Chiodo’s decomposed body exhibited signs of “external and internal traumatic injuries due to assault, including multiple stab wounds and blunt force injuries.”