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2 Men Shot In Bishop Ford Freeway Drive-By

The Bishop Ford Freeway was shut down for hours Saturday morning, as Illinois State Police investigated a shooting.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

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Dolton Man Killed In South Side Shooting

A Dolton man died after he was shot in the face Tuesday afternoon on the South Side.


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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Judge Approves 86 Acre Expansion Of Southeast Side Landfill

Chicago just got a little smaller, now that a Cook County judge ruled in favor of a waste disposal company that’s taking 86 acres on the Southeast side to expand its landfill operation.



1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Bishop Ford Crash

One motorist is dead and one other is wounded after a two-vehicle crash early Sunday on the Bishop Ford Freeway where alcohol is believed to be a factor, state police said.


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Alderman Seeks To Lift Landfill Moratorium Because Of One Operation

A South Side alderman says he is working to protect residents despite how it looks as he tries to lift Chicago’s moratorium on landfills.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2012

Ronnie Head, 54, of Dolton was killed in a wrong-way crash early Monday that was caused by another driver. (Head family)

Man Driving To Work Killed By Wrong-Way Driver On Bishop Ford

A motorist on his way to his job at the Chicago Tribune was killed early Monday when a wrong-way driver collided with his vehicle on the Bishop Ford Freeway.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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Dolton Shooting Suspect Killed, Exchanged Gunfire With Police

An exchange of gunfire with police in Dolton early Saturday ended when a 22-year-old man suspected of a shooting outside a nightclub in the south suburb was shot dead by police.


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Semi Crashes Into Dolton Home

A teen narrowly avoided serious injury when a semi truck plowed into a home Wednesday afternoon in south suburban Dolton.


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Girl, 11, Killed By Mom’s Moving Van After Jumping

An 11-year-old girl is dead after jumping out of the moving van her mother was driving in Dolton, and being run over.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

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Girl, 4, Killed In Dolton Crash

A 4-year-old girl is dead and her mother, father and brother were hospitalized after a rollover crash Saturday morning in south suburban Dolton.


Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City Cops

More than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

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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.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

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Fire Destroys Home In Historic Section Of Dolton

An eyesore now plagues the historic section of south suburban Dolton, after a fire ripped through a home on Kanawha Street.

WBBM Newsradio–11/21/2011

Faye Brown (left) and her boyfriend, Albert Allen Jr. (right), are charged with killing her other boyfriend, Eric Denim in Dolton. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man And Girlfriend Charged With Killing Her Other Boyfriend

An Iowa man and his northwest Indiana girlfriend have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of a northwest Indiana man – another one of her boyfriends – in south suburban Dolton last month.


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Dolton Cop Charged With Civil Rights Violations

A Dolton police officer has been charged with beating two people with his police baton and then threatening the police chief during the investigation.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Emanuel Has Plan To Recover Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a plan to recover almost $15 million owed by some suburbs for unpaid water services provided by the City of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Dolton Rescue

Driver Of Submerged Van Surfaces, Alive

Dolton Police found the man who drove a Toyota minivan carrying five passengers into the Cal-Sag Channel early Thursday. It turns out he was in a hospital bed all along.


Dolton Rescue

1 Missing After Van Rolls Into Little Calumet River

Rescue crews are searching the Little Calumet River after a van full of people ended up in the water, in an accident that left two people in critical condition.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

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City Taking Steps To Collect Millions In Unpaid Water Bills

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he is actively going after $15 million in unpaid water bills owed to the city by four Chicago suburbs. He also promised to take another look at free water that the city supplies to various non-profit groups.

CBS 2–09/22/2011