A broken water main in Dixmoor left several homes without water service. (Credit: CBS)

Cold Snap Causes Multiple Water Main Breaks In Dixmoor

Some families were without water for several hours. At the peak of the problem, approximately 80 percent of the homes in Dixmoor had no water service, or only a trickle of water.


A broken water main in Dixmoor left several homes without water service. (Credit: CBS)

Broken Main Leaves Some Dixmoor Residents Without Water

An 8-inch main burst around 1 p.m. Thursday, due to the extreme cold, causing water to flood the area.


Michael Smith. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Dixmoor Trustee Charged With Domestic, Simple Battery

Dixmoor Village Trustee Michael Smith has been charged with domestic and simple battery after an incident early Saturday morning, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Department.


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Mother Breaks Silence After Daughter’s Murder Case Reopened

Suffering for more than 20 years, a south suburban mom finally breaks her silence. Her daughter was raped, murdered and left in a field in Dixmoor back in 1991.


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Dixmoor Trustee Accused Of Assaulting Police Chief

Michael Smith, 23, was charged with misdemeanor aggravated assault following the 11 p.m. incident outside the Dixmoor Village Hall, Cook County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Cara Smith said.


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Dixmoor Closes Fire Department

That’s all she wrote for the Dixmoor Fire Department. WBBM’s Veronica Carter reports bagpipes were played Sunday morning when the overnight shift got off duty and the firehouse closed its doors.


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Dixmoor Fires Police Chief, Trustee Claims He Was Undermined

South suburban Dixmoor has fired its latest police chief , and the politically accusations are beginning to fly. WBBM’s Bob Roberts explains.


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Sheriff’s Officers Take Over Midnight Shift In Dixmoor

In 2008, Sheriff Tom Dart took over patrols in south suburban Ford Heights after that village disbanded its police department because of budget woes. The sheriff’s office also has a regular police presence in south suburban Dolton.


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Broke Village Doesn’t Have Money To Pay Employees, Fill Vehicles With Gas

Only three of Dixmoor’s five squad cars have gas — that’s how desperate this situation is. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.


Larry Wood (left) and Gloria Wood. (Credit: Dolton Police Dept.)

Father Charged With Beating Daughter To Death In Motel

A south suburban man was charged Friday for allegedly beating his teenage daughter to death in a Dolton motel while high on drugs.


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Police: Driver Was Drunk When She Knocked Pedestrian Off Overpass

A south suburban woman is facing drunken driving charges, after police say she slammed into a pedestrian so hard that the victim as knocked off an overpass.

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Convictions Tossed In 1991 Dixmoor Rape, Murder

Cook County prosecutors have cleared three men of a rape and murder that occurred 20 years ago in south suburban Dixmoor.

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Chemical Fire Prompts Evacuations In Dixmoor

A chemical fire broke out at a plant in South Suburban Dixmoor Thursday afternoon, spurring an evacuation of the area, but no injuries were reported.



Village Trustee Arrested After Resisting Arrest

A suburban village trustee charged with resisting arrest and driving without a license claims he was unfairly targeted and physically assaulted by the arresting officer.


Mayor Keevan Grimmett, 53, is charged with simple battery, a misdemeanor, according to the State Police. (Credit: Picture from www.dixmoor.com)

Mayor Charged With Choking Temp Who Asked For Overtime

The mayor of south suburban Dixmoor allegedly choked a 21-year-old temporary worker after he asked to work overtime.


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Missing Man’s Body Found In Cal-Sag Channel

A man reported missing from his south suburban home on New Year’s Day was found floating in the Cal-Sag Channel on Monday.


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Suburban Man Fatally Stabbed On Birthday

A Dixmoor man was fatally stabbed on his birthday early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood.