Ford Heights

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Ford Heights Man Dies After Cooking-Related Fire

A 76-year-old man died Friday night, a day after he was burned while cooking in south suburban Ford Heights.

11/10/2014

Two people were found shot to death inside a van early Sunday in south suburban Ford Heights, police said. | NVP News video

Police Investigating Two Double Murders In Ford Heights

There has been a double homicide in Ford Heights – just two days after another double homicide in that south suburb.

11/02/2014

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Two Men Accused Of Stealing $20K From Ford Heights Church

Two men are accused of stealing government loan money intended for a south suburban Ford Heights church and allegedly spending it on themselves.

03/27/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In Ford Heights

Chris Hollins-Walker, 24, was shot about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 1500 block of Embassy Lane in south suburban Ford Heights.

02/07/2014

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Man Shot Dead In Ford Heights

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in south suburban Ford Heights.

02/05/2014

A suspected arsonist outside a convenience store that was set on fire Nov. 12.  (Photo from the Cook County Sheriff's office)

Three Arsons Reported In One Week In Ford Heights

Cook County Sheriff’s office deputies are investigating three recent arsons that were reported over one week in south suburban Ford Heights.

11/16/2013

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Autopsy Inconclusive In Death Of Ford Heights Infant

The death of a six-month old south suburban Ford Heights girl remains under investigation after an inconclusive autopsy Saturday.

09/22/2013

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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

Montez Fulwiley (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Robbing Woman In Ford Heights

Just as a 23-year-old woman was about the close her car door, 21-year-old Montez Fulwiley allegedly pointed a handgun at her, then jammed it into her ribcage and demanded her phone.

02/28/2013

Deandre Crawford (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Gets 80 Years For Killing Ex-Girlfriend

A south suburban man was sentenced to 80 years in prison Monday for a 2008 attack that left his former girlfriend dead and her boyfriend paralyzed.

07/17/2012

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Ministers Push For Casino In Ford Heights

A coalition of south suburban ministers said Monday that it’s not promoting gambling, but the ministers do want a casino in far south suburban Ford Heights.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

Victor Holmes, charged with robbing his friends inside car. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Suburban Man Charged With Robbing Friends Inside Car

It was a robbery plot certain to fail.

08/15/2011

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Charges Upgraded To Murder For Bike Thief Who Fatally Beat Victim

Authorities have slapped murder charges against an 18-year-old Ford Heights man who allegedly beat a bicyclist who later died of his injuries, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday.

07/18/2011

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Police: Man Critically Hurt During Fight Over Bicycle Dies

Bond was set Friday at $2 million for a south suburban teen who beat a 48-year-old man into critical condition for his bicycle on Monday in south suburban Ford Heights.

07/16/2011

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Police: Man Held Woman Hostage After Meeting Online

A convicted felon from Chicago Heights has been arrested for allegedly holding a woman against her will, beating and choking her after meeting her on the Internet.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

I-394 Fatal Crash

Municipal Worker Blamed For Deadly Suburban Crash

A Lynwood municipal worker driving the wrong way caused a multi-vehicle crash on I-394 Friday morning, which left at least one person dead.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

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Cops: Liquor Store Owner Recognized Customer-Turned-Robber

An 18-year-old man accused of robbing a Ford Heights liquor store has been arrested, thanks in part to a store owner who recognized him as “Lil Mike,” a frequent customer.

12/20/2010

Photo Of Gamblers Playing The Slots. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers To Weigh Gambling Expansion

Outgoing Illinois lawmakers are heading back to Springfield for their two-week lame duck session, and they hope to decide whether casinos will be coming to Chicago and several suburbs.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010

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South Suburban Leaders Demand A Casino — And Its Revenue

Officials say their economically depressed region needs the infusion of gambling taxes.

11/14/2010

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Donors Helping Pay To Rebuild Ford Heights Church

Donations have been pouring in to a Ford Heights congregation after their historic church was destroyed by a fire earlier this week.

CBS 2–11/06/2010

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