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Larry Dominick

$500K For Fired Cicero Worker Who Alleged Harassment By Dominick

The town of Cicero will be forking over $500,000 as part of a settlement to a former town worker.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Stabbing graphic, generic sized image

18-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed By His Mother During Family Fight

An 18-year-old west suburban man was stabbed to death in a fight with his mother at their home, according to police, who said the victim started beating the woman and his 14-year-old brother when he got home early Thursday.

12/15/2011

Dwon Kelly, 35, was arrested when Cicero police found more than 2,200 pirated DVDs in his car during a traffic stop. (Credit: Cicero Police Department)

Cicero Traffic Stop Nets 2,000 DVDs Of Copied Movies

Police in Cicero discovered more than 2,000 DVDs of allegedly illegally copied hit movies in a car they pulled over Friday for a broken headlight.

10/30/2011

Larry Dominick

Report: Cicero Payroll Loaded With Town President’s Wife’s Family

Cicero Town President Larry Dominick campaigned on a pledge to end nepotism, but now, a published report says he has put his wife and at least eight of her relatives on the public payroll.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Gas Pumping

West Side Church Gives Away Free Gas

Some West Side ministers were giving away $5,000 in free gas Saturday morning.

WBBM Newsradio–09/17/2011

Former Cicero town president Betty Loren-Maltese is all smiles Friday as she holds a weekend-long garage sale of her possessions. (CBS)

Loren-Maltese Plugging Book After Yard Sale Ends

Over the holiday weekend, former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese sold much of her belongings at a yard sale. Next, she’ll try to sell a book to help pay her bills and some of the restitution she still owes the government from her 2006 corruption conviction.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2011

Wilfredo Gonzalez, 30, of Chicago, is charged with one count of felony theft for allegedly stealing a ring, then swallowing it when he got caught. (Credit: Cicero Police Department)

Man Who Swallowed Diamond Ring Pleads Guilty To Theft

A man whose theft of a diamond ring from a west suburban home was proven by an X-ray of his stomach pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to 12 days in jail and two years’ probation.

08/16/2011

Wilfredo Gonzalez, 30, of Chicago, is charged with one count of felony theft for allegedly stealing a ring, then swallowing it when he got caught. (Credit: Cicero Police Department)

Repairman Charged With Stealing Diamond Ring, Swallowing It

A home repairman is charged with stealing a diamond ring from the owners of a house where he was working, then swallowing it when he got caught.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

Betty Loren Maltese

Betty Loren-Maltese’s Old House Sells For $87K At Auction

The home once owned by former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese has been sold in a federal foreclosure auction for a mere $87,000.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Claudia Enriquez was last seen July 17 in Cicero.

Chicago Cops Look For Teen Last Spotted In West Suburb

Chicago Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl last seen July 17 in west suburban Cicero.

07/27/2011

Betty Loren Maltese

Betty-Loren Maltese’s Old House To Go Up For Auction

A piece of the storied history of corruption in west suburban Cicero can now be yours.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Rubber Chicken

Report: Cicero Spent Thousands On Rubber Chickens, Other Trinkets

At a time when money is tight for most cities in suburbs, the Town of Cicero reportedly has a surplus of rubber chickens.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

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Jury Awards $650K To Fired Cicero Employee

A federal jury Thursday awarded $650,000 in damages to a former Cicero town employee who claimed Town President Larry Dominick fired him in act of political retaliation.

07/14/2011

More than 50 cats were removed from his Cicero home, which officials say was covered in filth inside. (CBS)

81 Cats Found At Cicero Home Euthanized

Veterinarians euthanized all 81 cats found on the property of an elderly Cicero woman because the animals were infected with feline leukemia.

06/29/2011

A homeless person (CBS)

Homeless Rate Drops in Suburban Cook County

The number of homeless people in suburban Cook County dropped by almost 10 percent since 2009, according to a count in January, but advocates fear the dip could be temporary.

06/28/2011

Ryan Geru and Christopher Newman were each charged with a Class X felony for manufacturing cannabis, and two lesser felonies for possession and for criminal fortification of a residential home. (Credit: Cicero Police)

Cops: Home Engineered Into Marijuana Growing Plant

From the outside, the house on West 32nd Street looked like a regular home, but inside “it looked like something out of a bad B-movie,” according to a Cicero police official.

06/28/2011

Roberto Carlin was charged with one count each of possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver (Credit: Cicero Police)

Police Setup Sting As UPS Driver To Arrest Man Receiving Pot-Stuffed Clocks

Police on Monday posed as UPS employees to nab a west suburban man accepting packages of wooden clocks jammed with $600,000 worth of compressed cannabis.

06/21/2011

Metra Fatal

2 Struck, Killed By Metra Train Near Cicero Station

Metra trains are back up and running this morning, after an accident in Cicero that left two people dead.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

More than 50 cats were removed from his Cicero home, which officials say was covered in filth inside. (CBS)

50 Cats Found At Woman’s Cicero Home

Firefighters checking in on a 61-year-old woman Monday afternoon found more than 50 cats inside her west suburban home, including a dozen that were dead in her backyard.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Ramiro Rosales (Photo Credit: Cicero Police)

Cops: Cicero Men Collected ‘Fines’ For False Zoning Violations

Two men are charged with mailing false zoning violation citations to Cicero residents, then collecting “fines” and keeping the money for themselves.

05/18/2011

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