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.
A shooting was reported a block away from a high school basketball game in south suburban Dolton Tuesday night.
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.
Darius Marshall, 19, turned himself in Monday afternoon at the Cook County courthouse and was transferred to the Dolton Police Department.
Eva Casara, 17, was 5 1/2-months pregnant when she was shot during an attempted drug deal ripoff gone bad, police said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dezarai Gardner, 18, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in the connection with the death of 35-year-old Anthony Price.
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.
A Dolton woman has been charged with animal cruelty after the discovery of an emaciated dog outside her home, according to Sheriff Tom Dart.
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.
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.
Jennifer Mitchell, 27, was struck sometime before 1 a.m. near 154th Street by at least two vehicles, authorities said.
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.”
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.
A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted 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.
Two south suburban men were due in bond court Saturday, charged with stealing checks from President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters.