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A man and a woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a concrete median on the Eisenhower Expressway at a high rate of speed early Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Killed In Pair Of Weekend Motorcycle Accidents

The summer season means more people out on motorcycles, but the pastime took a tragic turn this weekend, when four people on motorcycles were killed in two separate crashes.

06/29/2015

Police cordon off a stretch of Ogden near where two people were killed in a Cicero motorcycle accident Saturday. | Network Video Productions

Man, Woman Killed In Cicero Motorcycle Crash

A man and woman were killed while riding a motorcycle in west suburban Cicero Saturday afternoon, according to police.

06/28/2015

The fire began about 2:45 p.m. in a building near 30th Street and Ogden. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Destroys Commercial Building In Cicero

A fire destroyed a roofing company’s building Wednesday afternoon in west suburban Cicero.

06/17/2015

Martin Alvarado Jr. (Credit: Cicero Police)

Cicero Man Charged With Beating 18-Month-Old Toddler To Death

A 23-year-old Cicero man has been charged in the beating death of an 18-month-old toddler last Thursday, a spokesman for the town of Cicero said.

04/12/2015

Ark Of Safety Apostolic Faith Temple in Cicero. (Credit: Town of Cicero)

Cicero Calls Church “Safety Nightmare,” Pastor Accuses Town Of Racism

The pastor of a Cicero church is accusing town officials of racism, after they threatened to board up his church if myriad code violations are not addressed by Saturday night.

01/30/2015

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Freight Train Derails In Cicero

Crews were notified at 4:18 a.m. of the derailment on Metra BNSF tracks in the 4700 block of West 26th Street in Cicero, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.

01/06/2015

Lawrence Myers (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Landlord Gets Life In Prison For Arson Fire That Killed 7

Lawrence Myers, 64, was previously convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fire on Feb. 14, 2010, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

12/17/2014

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Pal Of Cicero President Larry Dominick Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

Plumber George Hunter — whose sewer business has received more than $1.8 million from Cicero taxpayers without a contract — hasn’t signed a plea deal with prosecutors. Instead, Hunter, 59, entered a “blind plea,” admitting his guilt on two counts of tax evasion without any formal agreement with prosecutors.

12/02/2014

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

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