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Someone You Should Know: Bria Gamble, Never Missed A Day Of School

As the 18-year-old prepares to graduate from Seton Christian Academy in South Holland, she leaves behind an incredible benchmark that few attain.


Demetrius Southerland. (Family provided photo)

Chicago Man Killed In Dolton Shooting

A 21-year-old Chicago man who was shot in south suburban Dolton died Wednesday afternoon.


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Mom Thanks Cops For Sparing Son’s Life By Giving Cards, Stuffed Animals

A heartwarming yet bittersweet story about a police encounter in south suburban Dolton this week.


Frederick Taylor (Cook County Sheriff)

Third Suspect Charged In Armed Robbery, Shooting Of Pizza Driver

Frederick Taylor, 23, is believed to be the last offender to be rounded up in the Oct. 25 shooting of a pizza-delivery driver, near 141st and Indiana. The trio allegedly ambushed the victim and robbed him before one of them shot the driver three times as he tried to flee.


Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Some Suburbs Also Holding Elections On Tuesday

In southwest suburban Homer Glen, five candidates are running for village president, five candidates are running for village clerk, and 13 candidates are running for three trustee seats. All 23 candidates are write-in candidates.


A speeding pickup truck drove onto the rear of an empty car carrier early Thursday on I-94 near Sibley Boulevard. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Pickup Drives Onto Empty Car Carrier On Bishop Ford

A speeding pickup truck drove onto the back of an empty car carrier early Thursday on the Bishop Ford Freeway in south suburban Dolton.


Amardeep Sangha (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Veterinarian Charged With Felony Animal Cruelty After Four Dogs Found Dead

A veterinarian is facing felony animal cruelty charges after four dogs were found starved to death at a south suburban facility. Dr. Amardeep Sangha, 54, faces three counts of felony aggravated cruelty to animals.


Dr. Amardeep Sangha (left) and Sharon Cargile (right). (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Vet, Manager Of Dolton Animal Hospital Charged With Animal Cruelty

The veterinarian and the manager of a Dolton animal hospital have both been charged after several dead and malnourished dogs were discovered at the facility, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.


Several dogs were found dead inside a south suburban animal hospital. (CBS)

Several Dogs Found Dead Inside Dolton Animal Hospital

A gruesome discovery in the south suburbs, where authorities have discovered several dogs found dead inside a Dolton animal hospital.



Dolton Police Sergeant Fired Following Missing-Gun Probe

Dolton’s new police chief has terminated Anthony Bankhead for failing to inventory that gun after it was seized during an arrest two years ago.


Dolton Police Chief John Franklin addresses the media Thursday. (CBS)

Dolton Police Chief Wants To Implement Body Cameras By Next Summer

A south suburban police department hopes to have its officers wearing body-cams by early next summer.


A car flipped over and an SUV caught fire in a crash that left one man critically injured Wednesday along the Bishop Ford Freeway. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Critically Injured In Fiery Crash On Bishop Ford

Charges are pending against the driver who state police say caused a fiery three-car accident on the Bishop Ford Freeway that left one man critically injured late Tuesday in south suburban Dolton.


Firefighters work to put out a blaze in south suburban Dolton, at a home the fire chief said was "packed to the gills" with junk. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Hoarders’ House In Dolton Destroyed By Fire

A house in south suburban Dolton was destroyed in an early morning fire, after firefighters were unable to get inside, due to the house being “packed to the gills” with junk.


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Assault Suspect Arrested After Barricading Himself In Dolton Home

A man suspected of armed assault in Indiana barricaded himself for nearly five hours in a south suburban home before surrendering to authorities Tuesday evening.


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3 Shot In Dolton, Including 12-Year-Old Boy Riding His Bike

A gunman opened fire Monday morning in south suburban Dolton, wounding three people, including a 12-year-old boy visiting the neighborhood for a Memorial Day celebration with his family.


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Three Wounded, Including Two Teens, In Dolton Shooting

Three people, including two teens, were wounded in a shooting Monday morning in south suburban Dolton.


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Dolton School Closed Since Monday Due To Water Problems

More than 500 elementary and junior high students in Dolton haven’t had classes this week because a water problem forced the school district to close two schools.


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2 Shot In Dolton Near HS Basketball Game

A shooting was reported a block away from a high school basketball game in south suburban Dolton Tuesday night.


A four-door sedan caught fire after crashing into a residential home in south suburban Dolton late Sunday. (Photo credit: NVP Media.)

Car Catches Fire After Crashing Into South Suburban Home

The incident occurred about 11:30 p.m. in the 200 block of East 141st Street after a woman lost control of her vehicle, drove through the home’s fence and ultimately struck the rear of the residence.


Eva Casara (family handout)

Third Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Pregnant Chicago Teen

Darius Marshall, 19, turned himself in Monday afternoon at the Cook County courthouse and was transferred to the Dolton Police Department.