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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

Jessie Adams, Willard Elam

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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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

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Dolton Man Killed In South Side Shooting

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

07/17/2012

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.

06/23/2012

Garbage can (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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.

05/26/2012

Crash

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.

05/20/2012

Landfill Generic (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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.

04/14/2012

(Streeter Lecka/ Getty Images)

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.

04/11/2012

Dolton Fatal

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

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

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.

02/26/2012

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

Tnia Griffin

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.

11/02/2011

Court Case Graphic

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.

11/01/2011

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