Calumet Park

(Credit: CBS)

Two Wounded In I-57 Shooting

Two people were wounded early Saturday morning in a shooting along I-57 in the south suburbs, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

11/29/2014

Demetrio Campbell (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Breaking Into Home To Rape 4-Year-Old

A brazen pedophile broke into a Calumet Park home, raped a 4-year-old girl while others were inside, and then went into a closet at the residence and started smoking a cigarette.

04/10/2014

Chicago Police Officer David Harris (Chicago Police Dept.)

Woman Charged With Murder In Crash That Killed Off-Duty Chicago Cop

Shanell Terrell, of Calumet Park, was charged with first-degree murder and possession of cannabis Saturday night, Cook County State’s Attorney’s office spokeswoman Sally Daly said.

03/15/2014

Shanell Terrell. (Credit: Police)

Calumet Park Woman Charged With Murder For Crash Death Of Chicago Cop

A Calumet Park woman was ordered held on $10 million bond Sunday after she was accused of driving a van that plowed into an off-duty Chicago police officer’s car, killing him as he was headed home.

03/15/2014

An off-duty Chicago police officer was killed early Friday after a police chase that started in Calumet Park, police said. (Credit: NVP News video.)

Off-Duty Officer Killed When Van Fleeing Police Hits His Car

An off-duty police officer was killed early Friday, when a speeding van that had been fleeing suburban police slammed into his car on the South Side.

03/14/2014

Tracy Cherry, 46, is accused of leaving her pit bull outside in extremely cold weather for as long as 12 hours, starting Jan. 5. The pit bull died of hypothermia. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sheriff: Woman Left Dog To Die Out In Cold

A 46-year-old woman has been arrested on animal cruelty charges, after allegedly leaving her pit bull outside in extremely cold weather earlier this month.

01/27/2014

Calumet Park police investigate after a man and a woman were shot and killed on Aug. 10, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Two Slain In Calumet Park

Family and friends of Kariff Thomas and Nakisha Johnson said the couple was found early Saturday in the 12600 block of South Loomis Street.

08/11/2013

Calumet Park Elementary School.

Alumni Get One Last Look At Century-Old School

A 105-year old elementary school in the south suburbs is giving alumni one last chance to take a trip down Memory Lane before the school closes.

04/05/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

2 Killed In I-57 Crash Near Calumet Park

A man and a woman from Chicago died early this morning in a one-car accident on I-57 – and state police say alcohol played a role in the crash.

03/10/2013

Daryl Minor (Family Photo)

Family Of Slain Basketball Coach Seeks Help Finding Killer

The family of a popular basketball coach who was found shot to death in a parking lot in south suburban Calumet Park was asking for help Wednesday to find the killer.

01/09/2013

Ariyah And Zetra Bohannon

Missing 6-Year-Old Found Safe; Non-Custodial Mom In Custody

Police say a missing 6-year-old girl from Calumet Park is safe – and her biological, non-custodial mother is under arrest.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Ariyah And Zetra Bohannon

6-Year-Old Girl Missing After Being Taken For Walk By Non-Custodial Mom

Police are searching for a 6-year-old girl whose non-custodial mother took her for a walk in Calumet Park and never returned.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

The bronze grave markers at the graves of Michelle Ryan's parents were stolen last year. (CBS)

Cemetery Thefts Bring More Grief To Family

Police say Cedar Park Cemetery in Calumet Park is getting hit hard by thieves looking to cash in on bronze grave markers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

07/12/2012

Ryan Harris

Onetime Child Suspect In Ryan Harris Murder Gets 52 Years For Shooting

One of the boys who were wrongly accused in the 1998 murder of an 11-year-old girl named Ryan Harris will still be spending 52 years in prison for another crime.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

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Person Killed In I-57 Crash Near Calumet Park

A person was killed early Sunday in a fiery crash on I-57 near southwest suburban Calumet Park, State Police said.

04/22/2012

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Cop Accused Of Choking Teen And Falsifying Police Report

A police officer tripped and choked a 16-year-old boy during an arrest last year, then covered it up by falsifying police reports.

05/18/2011

Parking Ticket

Parking Ticket After Blizzard Tossed For Disabled Woman

Police in the tiny southern suburb of Calumet Park have a bad taste in their mouths after a judge tossed out a parking ticket for a Chicago woman Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Parking Ticket

Woman Fights Parking Ticket Issued After Blizzard

Costs are mounting for a 60-year-old Beverly neighborhood woman as she tries to fight a parking ticket she got after the February blizzard.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Metra Accident

Person Struck, Killed By Metra Train In Blue Island

A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island early this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

File Photo (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

I-57 Reopened After Rollover Accident

The northbound and southbound lanes of I-57 in the south suburbs have been reopened Sunday morning after a rollover accident in Calumet Park caused a man to be airlifted to the hospital.

10/10/2010