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Cicero Town President Larry Dominick, left; opponent Juan Ochoa. (Cicero; CBS)

Dominick Easily Fends Off Challenge For Cicero Town President

Cicero Town President Larry Dominick easily won his bid for re-election Tuesday in a contentious three-way contest marked by accusations of corruption, voter intimidation and ballot-fixing.

02/26/2013

Cicero Town President Larry Dominick, left; opponent Juan Ochoa. (Cicero; CBS)

County Officials Will Scrutinize Cicero Election

In Cicero, a community of 30,000, current President Larry Dominick is in a bitter fight against contender Juan Ochoa.

02/25/2013

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2 Dead, 5 Hurt In Weekend Shootings

Two men were killed and at least five other people were wounded in weekend gun violence in Chicago.

02/25/2013

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Gutierrez Accuses Dominick Of Intimidation In Cicero Election

Almost a week now before Election Day in Cicero, and there are allegations of voter intimidation.

02/18/2013

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Teen Shot And Killed In Cicero

A suspect is in custody for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in west suburban Cicero on Wednesday night.

02/14/2013

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Early Voting Begins For 2nd District, Suburban Races

Early voting has begun for the February 26 special election to fill the seat of resigned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, but WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports it’s not the only seat up for grabs in the Chicago area.

02/11/2013

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Cicero Wants More Cooperation With Chicago On Gangs

A coalition of Cicero officials and one Chicago activist are hoping for a little more cooperation in the area of bridge between the two communities.

02/08/2013

Ismael Garcia, 33, was charged with reckless homicide, aggravated DUI causing death and aggravated DUI causing great bodily harm. (Credit: Cicero Police)

Police: Driver Very Intoxicated In Fatal Cicero Crash

A man with a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit was driving more than 75 mph when he crashed last month in Cicero — killing one passenger and seriously injuring another.

02/08/2013

Aidan was born in his parents' van in Cicero, while his parents were driving to the hospital, but his mother couldn't wait to deliver him. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Dad Helps Deliver Baby In Van In Cicero

Hector Morales was rushing to get his pregnant wife Kathryn Engle to the hospital had to pull over at a gas station in Cicero and help is wife deliver the baby in their van.

01/23/2013

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One Dead, Two Hurt In Cicero Accident

One person was dead and two others were injured in a traffic accident Wednesday morning in west suburban Cicero.

01/23/2013

Cicero Town President Larry Dominik. (Credit: CBS)

Opponent Accuses Cicero President Of Intimidation

Things are getting heated in Cicero, where Town President Larry Dominick is being accused of political intimidation.

01/20/2013

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Cicero Residents Debate Ballot Eligibility Of Town President

Juan Ochoa, a challenger to Larry Dominick, says the incumbent cannot run because he owes the city both business license fees and permit fees for construction work on his own home.

01/13/2013

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Two Critically Injured In South Suburban Crash

Two people were critically injured Saturday morning when the car they were in struck a semi in south suburban Alsip.

01/12/2013

David Victory, charged with attempted murder. (Credit; Chicago Police Department)

Cops: Man Shot Two Girls Who Saw Him Shoot Motel Clerk

A 21-year-old man already in jail for shooting two girls on the West Side earlier this week did so, according to authorities, because they were witnesses to his shooting of a motel clerk who would not let him and the girls check in.

12/13/2012

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify remains found near Cicero in 2008. Sheriff’s Police utilized new 3-D scan technology to help create a facial sketch of what the victim looked like in real life.

Sketch Released Of Skeletal Remains Found Near Cicero

The Cook County Sheriff’s office is seeking help in identifying the skeletal remains of a man found four years ago near west suburban Cicero.

11/16/2012

Alfredo Gonzalez (Cicero Police Department)

Man Charged After Sexually Harassing Election Volunteer: Police

Alfredo Gonzalez approached a 41-year-old woman distributing “Thank You” cards to voters at the Lincoln School in the 3600 block of South 61st Avenue in Cicero and began “sexually threatening” her Tuesday morning.

11/06/2012

John Neal (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Steals Cicero Ambulance, Arrested In Englewood

What would you do, if you needed a ride home from the hospital, but didn’t have a car? A 77-year-old Chicago man has been charged with stealing an ambulance to drive himself home.

10/10/2012

Roosevelt Gold Exchange in Cicero was robbed of about $55,000 in jewelry on Aug. 6, 2012. The owner's French Mastiff chased off the robbers when they tried to steal the store's surveillance tapes, which led to the arrest of at least one suspect so far. (Credit: CBS)

Suspect In Cicero Jewelry Robbery Caught Thanks To Security Video

One of the suspects who broke into a gold exchange store in Cicero and stole $55,000 in jewelry has been arrested, thanks to security video of the man wearing an easily recognizable shirt.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

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Cicero Settles Lawsuit By Transgender Woman Claiming Police Mistreatment

The Town of Cicero has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a transgender woman who claims she was humiliated, harassed and threatened with arrest for “fraud” by police officers.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

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French Mastiff Chases Off Robbers At Cicero Gold Exchange

Police in west suburban Cicero are looking for a group of men who broke into a gold exchange store and attacked an employee, while filling up a bag with piece after piece of expensive jewelry.

CBS 2–08/07/2012

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