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Burglar Shot, Killed By Homeowner In Chicago Heights

A south suburban Chicago Heights man had a gun and used it on an intruder this week, and now the alleged home invader is dead.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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Police: Man Held Woman Hostage After Meeting Online

A convicted felon from Chicago Heights has been arrested for allegedly holding a woman against her will, beating and choking her after meeting her on the Internet.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Many Suburban Mayors Ousted; Tax Hikes Rejected

In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

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Man Claims Police Beat Him As Son, 2, Watched

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday, a man claims Chicago Heights police officers dragged him out of his vehicle and punched him while his two-year-old son watched.

04/04/2011

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Many Suburbs Set To Elect New Mayors

When suburban voters head to the polls tomorrow many will have a decision to make between the old and the new.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

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Judge: Free Speech Protects Chicago Heights Campaign Ads

A Cook County judge has decided that free speech rights protect political ads suggesting a mayoral candidate in Chicago Heights will allow drugs to be sold from City Hall.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

A 19-year-old Chicago Heights woman was fatally shot Friday night. (CBS)

Boyfriend Charged In Girl’s Shooting Death

Ryan Fantasia, 20, was charged with two counts of felony obstruction of justice in connection with Friday’s shooting death of 19-year-old Hayley Pelock.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2011

Fatal Shooting

Updated: Woman Fatally Shot In Chicago Heights

Police have a person of interest they are questioning after the death of a 19-year-old girl who was fatally shot at a home in Chicago Heights Friday night.

03/12/2011

Alma Mendez (family handout to CBS)

COLD CASE FILES: Suburban Mom Murdered While Jogging

Alma Mendez went for a run in October 2007 on a Chicago Heights trail and never returned. Her sisters want help in solving her violent death.

03/07/2011

Cecil Conner (CBS)

Driver Convicted DUI Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old

A Will County jury has found Cecil Conner Jr. guilty of aggravated driving under the influence in the high-speed crash that led to the death of his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son last spring.

02/22/2011

Cecil Conner (CBS)

DUI Suspect: Cop Told Me To Drive

An admittedly drunk driver took the witness stand in his own defense Friday, testifying how a Chicago Heights police officer ordered him behind the wheel before he crashed his girlfriend’s car, killing the 5-year-old boy he called his own.

02/19/2011

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Ex-Employee Fires Shots At Chicago Heights Business

A business in south suburban Chicago Heights was ransacked shots were fired inside by an Indiana man who previously worked there, police said.

02/16/2011

Marquetta Campbell (courtesy of family)

Are Chicago Heights Murders Related?

Police in Chicago Heights are trying to determine whether there’s any connection between two recent shootings in the south suburb.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

Fatal Shooting

Man Found Shot To Death In Snowbank

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (STMW) – A 20-year-old man who was shot multiple times in the head and found in a snowbank in south suburban Chicago Heights died Friday.

01/15/2011

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Suspicious Fire Destroys Chicago Heights Building

A fire in south suburban Chicago Heights that officials are calling suspicious destroyed an abandoned two-story building Friday.

12/24/2010

From Left; Barbara Jackson 21, Jeffery Bell 21, Camille Brodanex 20. (Credit: Chicago Heights Police Department)

2 Charged With First-Degree Murder In Chicago Heights Shooting

Two people were charged with first-degree murder today in the shooting death of a Chicago Heights woman over the weekend in an incident that started as a dispute at a sports bar in Matteson.

12/21/2010

Marquetta Campbell (courtesy of family)

Police: Sub Shop Killing Was ‘Personal’

Detectives have detained two persons of interest following the stabbing and shooting of Marquita Campbell, 26, outside a restaurant.

12/19/2010

Fatal Shooting

Woman Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting Outside Sub Shop

A man and a woman are being questioned after a woman was slain and two men injured during a shooting outside a sandwich shop in south suburban Chicago Heights early Sunday.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2010

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Motorist Blacks Out, Drives Car Into Building

A motorist drove into a building in Chicago Heights after blacking out on Thursday afternoon.

11/25/2010

Fatal Shooting

Man Shot Dead In Chicago Heights

The death of a man who was found early Saturday in south suburban Chicago Heights with multiple gunshot wounds to the head has been ruled a homicide, according to autopsy results.

11/21/2010

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