Ford Heights

Crisp! Fresh Market is opening in a converted unit of a Ford Heights apartment complex. (Credit: Housing Authority of Cook County.)

Unit In Ford Heights Apartment Complex Converted Into Grocery Store

A grocery store has its grand opening today in one of the Chicago area’s starkest examples of a food desert.


Shaquille Williams (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Fatal Ford Heights Shooting

Bond was denied Sunday for a south suburban man charged with shooting a man to death last month in Ford Heights.


Shaquille Williams. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Ford Heights Homicide

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a homicide in Ford Heights last February, the Cook County Sheriff’s office said.


Kaumain Allen (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Ford Heights Firefighter Trainee Charged With Arson

A firefighter trainee with the Ford Heights fire department accused of setting at least three fires in the south suburb has been ordered held on a $20,000 bond.


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Suburban Man Charged With Posting Threats To Kill Police, Children On Facebook

A Ford Heights man is accused of making threats against police and children on Facebook, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Ladarius Harris (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Double Murder In Ford Heights

Ladarius Harris, 22, faces two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 17-year-old Ephram Nelson Jones and 19-year-old Cyrus Johnson.


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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.


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.



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.


Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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.


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Man Shot Dead In Ford Heights

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


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.


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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.


Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.


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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.