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Seven people died in this Cicero apartment fire in February 2010. (CBS)

Cicero Landlord Convicted Of Murder In Fire Deaths

Lawrence Myers on Monday was also found guilty of aggravated arson for hiring his building manager to set fire to a Cicero building to collect insurance money. The victims ranged in ages 20 years to a 3-day-old infant.

11/17/2014

Seven people died in this Cicero apartment fire in February 2010. (CBS)

Prosecutors Play Tapes Of Landlord Discussing Fatal Fire

Prosecutors presented a major piece of evidence Friday in the trial of a landlord accused of setting fire to his Cicero building and killing seven people. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

11/14/2014

These two dogs were stolen from a family in Cicero. (CBS)

Cicero Family Seeks Leads After Dogs Stolen From Yard

A Cicero family is hoping that surveillance video from their back yard will help police catch the people who stole their dogs.

10/16/2014

Alumni from Burnham Elementary school and their families celebrating their 75th anniversary. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Alumni Of Cicero Elementary School Celebrate 75th Reunion

Burnham Elementary School in Cicero – Class of 1939 – celebrated its 75th and final reunion this afternoon.

10/07/2014

Charles Esw. (Credit: Bedford Park Police)

Chicago Man Charged With Kidnapping After Standoff On Cicero Avenue

A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping two kids and engaging in a standoff with police on Cicero Avenue Monday afternoon.

09/23/2014

A fire destroyed a home in Cicero on Wednesday. (CBS)

Fire Destroys Home In Cicero

A fire in west suburban Cicero left a house destroyed early Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Two Students Stabbed, Another Beaten After Fight In Cicero

Cicero Police are investigating a fight that left two students stabbed and another beaten Monday afternoon, according to Cicero spokesman Ray Hanania.

09/08/2014

Rodrigo Medellin, 31, is believed to be the "No Boundaries Bandit." (courtesy: Town of Cicero)

“No Boundaries Bandit” Suspect Charged With South Side Bank Robbery

The alleged “No Boundaries Bandit,” who is suspected of robbing at least 13 banks in the Chicago area, has been charged in federal court with robbing a Southwest Side bank. He was arrested by Cicero police over the weekend.

09/03/2014

Rodrigo Medellin, 31, is believed to be the "No Boundaries Bandit." (courtesy: Town of Cicero)

Cicero Police Nab ‘No Boundaries Bandit’ Suspect

Rodrigo Medellin, 31, was charged with multiple counts of armed robbery and other felonies, including aggravated assault to a police officer and aggravated fleeing and eluding police.

09/01/2014

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Man Found Dead After Fire In Cicero

A 23-year-old man was found dead in the attic of a building in west suburban Cicero, after firefighters extinguished a fire early Friday morning.

08/01/2014

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Thousands Go Running With The Bulls In Cicero

Thousands of runners are taking part in The Great Bull Run at the Hawthorne Race Track in Cicero on Saturday.

07/12/2014

Jorge Galvez (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Gets 30 Years For Killing Infant Daughter, Soliciting Murder

A Cicero man who pleaded guilty to the 2010 murder of his three-week-old daughter and trying to hire someone to kill his girlfriend’s relatives has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

07/11/2014

Participants run away from Victoriano del Rio Cortes' bulls during the third bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 9, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups (Photo credit: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cicero To Host Its Own Running Of The Bulls This Weekend

If you can’t get to Spain, the running of the bulls comes to the Chicago-area this Saturday, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

07/09/2014

A Metra BNSF Railway train hit a car near the West Hinsdale station on Monday. (Credit: PJ Macri)

Second Delay For Metra BNSF Line, After Train Hits Car In Hinsdale

Trains on Metra’s BNSF Railway were halted near west suburban Hinsdale on Monday, after a train hit a car, just a few hours after earlier delays due to debris on the tracks in Cicero.

06/23/2014

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Cicero, Harvey Unwilling To Host Chief Keef Concert

Chicago Rapper Chief Keef had a concert scheduled this weekend in Cicero – but Cicero has forced the venue to cancel – and now an alternate location has also refused to roll out the welcome mat.

06/11/2014

Passengers walk along the tracks at the scene of a Blue Line train derailment. (Courtesy: Dan Hamilton)

Blue Line Train Derails After Hitting Truck Tire On Tracks

A southbound Blue Line train leaving the Cicero station hit an automobile tire that was on the tracks about 7:45 p.m., CTA spokesman Brian Steele said. No injuries were reported.

04/10/2014

Juan David Ferreras (Credit: Cicero Police)

Cicero Youth Minister Charged With Sexually Assaulting 6 Boys

Police in west suburban Cicero have charged a youth minister with multiple felonies in a sexual assault case involving at least six children, and authorities believe more victims might be out there.

04/09/2014

A BNSF Railway freight train derailed at a crossing in west suburban Cicero on Monday night, blocking trains on Metra's BNSF Line. (Credit: CBS)

Derailed Freight Train Causes Metra Delays, Cancellations

A freight train derailment in west suburban Cicero Monday night has caused service disruptions on Metra’s BNSF Line that have lasted into the Tuesday morning commute.

02/18/2014

Carl Shampine (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Held Without Bond In Cicero Slaying

Carl Shampine, 49, had been drinking with friends at the home about 3:30 p.m. Sunday when Santiago Salgado arrived and they got into a fight

01/29/2014

A large fire is burning Tuesday night in a vacant warehouse in west suburban Cicero (photo town of Cicero)

Suspect Charged In Cicero Warehouse Fire

Charges have been filed against a Cicero teenager for allegedly starting a 5 alarm fire that destroyed an abandoned warehouse and a business on 54th Avenue last Tuesday.

01/25/2014

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