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.


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.


Keith Cozart

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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Firefighters respond to an extra-alarm fire at a house in the 1400 block of 50th Court in Cicero. (Credit: CBS)

Cicero Firefighters Respond To Two Extra-Alarm Fires

Through the night, fire crews braved dangerous cold as they worked to extinguish a fire at a vacant warehouse, and later responded to a large house fire about a mile away.


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

5-Alarm Fire In Vacant Cicero Warehouse Spreads

A 3-alarm fire is burning Tuesday in west suburban Cicero, where flames have consumed most of a vacant warehouse.


File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Gas Leak Near Cicero Schools Sends Children To Hospitals

Nearly 40 children were sent to the hospital and two Cicero Elementary schools were closed after reports of a gas leak in the area.


A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Pink Line Train, Car Collide In Cicero

Service was disrupted between Pulaski and 54th/Cermak for a little more than an hour.


Larry Dominick

Cicero Town President Dominick Wins Court Battle Against Brother

Cicero Town President Larry Dominick has won the latest round in the bitter, long-running battle with two of his brothers, one of whom alleged that he was fired from a town board after blowing the whistle on his brother to the Internal Revenue Service.


Former Ald. Ambrosio Medrano (CBS File Photo)

Cicero Hired Crooked Ex-Chicago Alderman To Run Festivals

By at least one measure, he’s the most corrupt former Chicago alderman of all time.


Court Generic

High School Security Guard In Cicero Charged With Having Sex With Student

A security guard at a west suburban high school allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student.


(Credit: CBS)

Cicero Official And Town Employee Arrested After Naperville Fracas

A Cicero elected official allegedly didn’t listen to Naperville cops.


File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

3 Shot In Cicero

Three people were shot in west suburban Cicero early Sunday morning, when a dispute between neighbors erupted in gunfire.


Larry Dominick

Cicero To Settle Sexual Harassment Case Against Dominick For $675K

It’s the second time the town has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Town President Larry Dominick.


An SUV was hit by a CTA Pink Line train when it tried to beat the train through a crossing in Cicero. (Credit: NVP Video)

CTA Pink Line Train Hits SUV In Cicero

Three people were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries after a CTA Pink Line train struck a vehicle in west suburban Cicero Thursday evening.


Giovanni Donancricchia, slain inside his restaurant. (Credit: Donancricchia Family)

Cicero Pizzeria Reopens 1 Week After Owner Fatally Shot

A Cicero family pizzeria re-opens for business just one week after the owner was shot and killed in a robbery.