Cicero

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

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.

01/22/2014

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.

01/21/2014

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.

11/21/2013

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.

11/12/2013

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.

11/06/2013

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.

09/14/2013

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.

08/31/2013

(Credit: CBS)

Cicero Official And Town Employee Arrested After Naperville Fracas

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

08/13/2013

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.

08/11/2013

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.

08/08/2013

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.

08/02/2013

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.

06/29/2013

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

Man Charged In Slaying Of Cicero Pizzeria Owner

A Chicago man has been charged with the murder of the owner of a Cicero Pizzeria, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

06/22/2013

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

Cicero Restaurant Owner Killed During Robbery

A Cicero man was shot and killed during a robbery inside his restaurant.

06/20/2013

Six people were hospitalized after a rear-end collision Tuesday afternoon near 59th and Cicero.(Credit: Chicago Fire Media Affairs)

Six Hospitalized After SW Side Crash

Six people were hospitalized in a Tuesday afternoon crash on the Southwest Side.

05/07/2013

(Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cicero Offers Cubs Free Land To Build New Stadium

Cicero town president Larry Dominick, a self-proclaimed lifelong Cubs fan, has offered Ricketts and the Cubs 50 acres of free land to “build a new stadium with significantly increased seating, more parking and the opportunity to generate more advertising revenues.”

WBBM-FM–05/07/2013

Mary Jane Beard is dying of cancer and facing eviction. (CBS)

Facing Eviction, Dying Cicero Woman Has One Last Wish

A suburban cancer patient, at the end of her life, is about to lose her home.

03/22/2013

Cicero Police Detective John Savage. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

HIV-Positive Cicero Detective Charged With Not Disclosing Status To Sex Partner

An HIV-positive Cicero police detective faces felony charges, for allegedly having unprotected sex with a man who did not know the detective was infected.

03/14/2013

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