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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.

02/12/2014

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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.

02/11/2014

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.

01/20/2014

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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.

12/30/2013

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Charges Filed In Pregnant Teen’s Shooting Death

Eva Casara, 17, was 5 1/2-months pregnant when she was shot during an attempted drug deal ripoff gone bad, police said.

12/28/2013

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Premature Newborn In ICU After Pregnant Teen Slain

A newborn baby girl was fighting for her life Friday, born three months premature after her teenage mother was shot in the head on Christmas.

12/27/2013

Eva Casara (family handout)

Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot In Dolton; Baby Survives

The victim was shot in the back of the head and discovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of East 152nd Street between two homes, Dolton Police Chief John C. Franklin tells CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.

12/26/2013

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Judge Sentences Dolton Cop To 6 years For Nightclub Attack

Kevin Fletcher, 36, whacked two men in the head with his baton as they left Mr. Ricky’s nightclub in the south suburb back in the early hours of May 16, 2009.

09/20/2013

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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.

08/06/2013

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Woman Charged With Fatally Stabbing Dolton man

Dezarai Gardner, 18, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in the connection with the death of 35-year-old Anthony Price.

08/02/2013

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Dolton Man Shot And Killed In South Loop

Andre Bunton, 37, was sitting in a car in the 200 block of East 16th Place about 11:25 p.m. when shots were fired and at least one bullet struck him in the chest.

07/19/2013

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Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Police Discover Emaciated Dog

A Dolton woman has been charged with animal cruelty after the discovery of an emaciated dog outside her home, according to Sheriff Tom Dart.

07/10/2013

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Cook County Sheriff’s Office Will Investigate Corruption In Dolton

Newly elected Village President Riley Rogers said Dolton is essentially broke. It made payroll and insurance payments this week only because it raided a tax-increment financing (TIF) fund.

05/31/2013

Residents say the city tore down a home-made dam, creating flood conditions during rains and thaws. (CBS)

Dolton Residents: Village Destroyed Home-Made Dam, Causing Floods

Two years ago, Rodney Hewitt and Jerome Williams rented a Bobcat for $750 and built a 4-foot-high dam behind their property and the flooding stopped. They say the village came and destroyed it last summer.

03/11/2013

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Woman Dies After Falling Out Of SUV, Being Hit By Semi On Bishop Ford

Jennifer Mitchell, 27, was struck sometime before 1 a.m. near 154th Street by at least two vehicles, authorities said.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

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Cops: Correctional Officer Pulls Gun In Fight Over Washer

A Cook County correctional officer faces weapons charges after she allegedly pulled a gun while arguing with a woman over a washing machine and said, “This is all the protection I need.”

02/11/2013

One of the dogs rescued from a dog fight in south suburban Dolton. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

8 Men Charged In Connection With Busted Dolton Dog Fight

The men were all charged with a felony count of attending or patronizing a dog fight and were being held on bail Sunday, according to a release from the Cook County Sheriff’s office.

12/08/2012

One of the dogs rescued from a dog fight in south suburban Dolton. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police Bust Dolton Dog Fight, 8 Arrested

A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

Police stopped this vehicle after a chase that forced Metra to shut down the electric line for a time. (CBS)

Dolton Investigates Possible Robbery Suspects’ Link To Murder

Dolton police are trying to determine if two men allegedly involved in an armed robbery may be tied to the murder of a 52-year old man.

10/11/2012

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Men Accused Of Stealing Over $50K In Checks From Obama Campaign HQ

Two south suburban men were due in bond court Saturday, charged with stealing checks from President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

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