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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.



Another Suit Filed Over $118M Jackpot Payout To Workplace Pool

Another person has filed a lawsuit in a dispute over who was participating in a workplace lottery pool that won the $118 million Mega Millions jackpot with a ticket bought at a south suburban gas station earlier this month.


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Teen Dies After Chicago Heights Stabbing

A Chicago Heights teenager died early Sunday after he was stabbed in the south suburb.


A Citgo gas station in Chicago Heights ran out of gas on May 5, 2012, after someone had been tampering with some of the gas pumps for two weeks, in order to allow them to pump free gas without the clerk's knowledge. (Credit: CBS)

Pump Tampering Leads To $12K Theft From Suburban Gas Station

A south suburban gas station gave out about $12,000 worth of free gas over a two-week period recently, but it wasn’t part of a promotion, it was because someone tampered with the pumps.

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Michele Peters, the mother of two, was slain last month in a crime that is still unsolved. (Courtesy Peters family)

With Murder Case Unsolved, Friends And Family Remember Slain Mom

More than 200 friends gathered Friday at the park in Oak Lawn where Michele Peters played softball.



2 Held In Robbery Of South Suburban Moose Lodge

Two people were in custody Wednesday, after the Moose Lodge near Sauk Village was robbed by a shotgun-wielding suspect.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Danielle Simmons, 19, was fatally shot early Saturday Nov. 12, 2011 in Chicago Heights. (courtesy Simmons family)

Woman, 19, Fatally Shot In Chicago Heights

A 19-year-old woman died early Saturday after being shot while standing with a crowd of people in south suburban Chicago Heights.


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20-Year-Old Fatally Shot In Chicago Heights

A 20-year-old man was shot to death about a half-mile from his home in Chicago Heights overnight.