Dolton

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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

Jennifer Mitchell (Source: Facebook)

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

05/26/2012

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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

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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.

04/14/2012

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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.

04/11/2012

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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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