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Semi-Trailer Truck Crash

Truck Driver Killed When Semi Smashes Car, Slams Into House

A semi-trailer truck driver was killed overnight when his truck rolled over another vehicle and crashed into the side of a house in Calumet City.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

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Family Suing Calumet City Cops Who Fatally Shot Autistic Son

The parents of a 15-year-old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome filed a lawsuit Friday against south suburban Calumet City and two police officers allegedly involved in the fatal shooting of their son.

04/25/2012

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Two Dead, Two Wounded In Shooting In Nightclub Parking Lot

Four people were shot — two fatally — in a parking lot outside a south suburban nightclub early Saturday. One of the dead was shot by police, who were engaged in gunfire with a suspect from the shooting they responded to the scene for.

04/21/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Attorney Demands Names Of Cops Who Shot, Killed Autistic Teen

An attorney is demanding the names of two Calumet City police officers involved in the shooting death of a 15-year-old autistic boy last month.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

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Calumet Park Cop Acquitted In Brutality Case

A south suburban police officer accused of tripping a teen and later grabbing him by the throat after the boy made a wisecrack was found not guilty during a bench trial on Monday.

03/19/2012

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Police: Student, 14, Brought Gun To School In Calumet City

A 14-year-old pupil could be in big trouble after bringing a loaded handgun to school in Calumet City.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

Calumet City Crash

Woman Killed, 4 Others Injured In Calumet City Crash

Police in Calumet City are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that left a 42-year-old woman dead and four members of her family injured.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Family Seeks Federal Probe Of Fatal Shooting By Calumet City Cops

About 10 people marched with the family of 15-year-old Stephon Watts Saturday, demanding sanctions against the Calumet City police officers who shot the autistic teen to death.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City Cops

More than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

More than $4 million woth of cannabis was seized from a Calumet City home on Feb. 8, 2012. (Credit: Calumet City Police)

More Than $4M Worth Of Cannabis Seized In Calumet City

More than $4 million worth of cannabis was seized after a months-long investigation of a south suburban Calumet City home.

02/08/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Outrage Growing After Teen Killed By Calumet City Cops

Relatives and friends of a 15-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed by police officers on Wednesday were voicing their outrage by staging a protest outside of the police station Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Family Furious After Calumet City Police Shoot, Kill Boy With Autism

Police in Calumet City were defending their actions Wednesday after officers shot and killed a 15-year-old boy, who has a form of autism, after he threatened them with a knife.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

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4 People Injured In Calumet City Crash

Four people were injured Tuesday evening during a two-vehicle crash in south suburban Calumet City.

12/13/2011

Shooting

Two Men Found Dead In Calumet City

Two men were found dead in a vehicle Wednesday evening in south suburban Calumet City.

11/23/2011

Home video shows that a school bus for Calumet City School District 149 was so crowded that many students were forced to stand, a violation of state law. The district has now added a second bus to the route. (Credit: Home Video)

Students Forced To Stand On School Bus, District Adds Extra Bus

It’s against state law for kids to be standing, not sitting, on a school bus, but one south suburban parent says standing has been typical all year on her son’s bus. After CBS 2 began looking into the matter, Calumet City School District 149 took steps to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

CBS 2–11/09/2011

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Woman Hurt In Blaze, More Than A Dozen Displaced

A woman who was leaning out of the third story window of her smoke-filled apartment was rescued by firefighters early Sunday in south suburban Calumet City.

09/25/2011

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$20M Bond For Woman In Murder Of Hammond Teen

Bond has been set at $20 million for a Dolton woman charged with killing a teenager, who she believed had fought with her brother and later fired shots at a relative’s home in Calumet City.

08/25/2011

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Wheelchair-Bound Man Dies In Calumet City Fire

A wheelchair-bound man died Friday morning when an electrical fire broke out in his Calumet City home.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Calumet City Tornado

South Suburbs Clean Up After Tornadic Storm

Neighbors are cleaning up a day after strong storms prompted a tornado warning and produced a funnel cloud south of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

Lightning Storm (File photo credit MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)

Funnel Cloud Spotted In Calumet City

A tornado spotted near south suburban Calumet City has prompted a tornado warning for Cook County and northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

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