Chicago Heights

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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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

Hillcrest House

Motorist Blacks Out, Drives Car Into Building

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


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.


Photo Of A Birthday Cake. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illness Besets Birthday Party Guests

A party for two birthday celebrants in Chicago Heights ended badly when a number of guests got sick. Some suspect the water they drank is to blame.

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2010