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Woman Dies In Chicago Heights Crash

Sandra J. Saatkamp, 61, was involved in a crash near Western Avenue and Lincoln Highway. She was pronounced dead at the scene.


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Police Searching For Man Who Escaped Custody Outside Chicago Heights Hospital

A man arrested after a south suburban house party got out of control early Saturday later escaped from police custody outside a Chicago Heights hospital.


Five people were wounded in a shooting in Chicago Heights late Monday night. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Five Shot In Chicago Heights

Police were investigating an apparent gun battle between occupants of two cars near the corner of Concord Drive and Division Street.


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Man, 19, Killed In Chicago Heights Shooting

A man was fatally shot Saturday in south suburban Chicago Heights.


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Man Slain In Chicago Heights

Police in south suburban Chicago Heights were questioning a person of interest Monday afternoon, after a 28-year-old man was found dead from an apparent shooting.


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Police: Man Killed Chicago Heights

A man was beaten to death just blocks from his home in south suburban Chicago Heights Tuesday morning, authorities said.



Boers: In Celebration Of Mothers, The Most Unselfish Of All

Only in later years can you begin to realize all that your mother does for you.

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Man Critically Hurt In Hit-And-Run Near Chicago Heights

The 53-year-old victim walking along the edge of 26th Street near Euclid Avenue when the vehicle hit him about 6 p.m., the Cook County Sheriff’s office said in a release.


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Bond Set At $750K In Meat Cleaver Attack

Brian Herman, 31, and Shaquietta Brison, 25, “lured” Christian Landon to Brison’s apartment, and attacked him with a stun gun and a meat cleaver.


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Cold Contributes To Death Of Chicago Heights Woman

A neighbor discovered the body of 61-year-old Carolyn Wilkins outside and called 9-1-1 Tuesday morning.


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Boy Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Chicago Heights

The boy was struck by a vehicle near 16th Place and Chicago Road about 7:45 a.m., according to Chicago Heights police. Washington-McKinley School is located at that intersection.


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Man Killed In Chicago Heights Crash

A man was killed in a crash in south suburban Chicago Heights, authorities said.


An investigator works at the scene of a fatal fire in south suburban Chicago Heights, after two people were found dead inside a home on 24th Street. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS 2)

Chicago Heights Couple Killed In House Fire

Two people, both believed to be in their 50s, were killed in the blaze in the 200 block of East 24th Street in Chicago Heights.


The Vesuvius industrial plant and metal foundry in Chicago Heights. (Credit: CBS)

Worker Killed In Accident At Chicago Heights Plant

One worker was killed on Thursday in accident at an industrial plant in Chicago Heights.


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Chicago Heights Alderman Charged With Battery

A Chicago Heights alderman is facing battery charges after allegedly breaking a co-worker’s thumb in February during an argument at a Chicago Heights School District 170 warehouse, police said.


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Chicago Heights Man Stabbed To Death At Home

A man was stabbed to death Friday afternoon in his south suburban Chicago Heights home.



Authorities Gather To Talk About Growing Heroin Problem

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is among those expected to speak at a weekend summit sponsored by the Illinois State Crime Commission.


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DCFS Investigates Death Of Chicago Heights Infant

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the Sunday death of a two-month-old girl in south suburban Chicago Heights.


Chicago Heights police and DEA agents seized seven pounds of cocaine, one pound of heroin, a loaded .50-caliber Desert Eagle semiautomatic handgun, and an AK-47 assault rifle as part of an undercover operation. (Credit: CBS)

Two Chicago Heights Men Arrested In Undercover Drug Bust

Two Chicago Heights men have been arrested on felony drug charges, after police and the DEA wrapped up an 8-month undercover investigation.



Police: Chicago Heights Store Robbed At Gunpoint

Two men robbed a Radio Shack in Chicago Heights at gunpoint Friday afternoon, police said.