Cook County Sheriff’s office deputies are investigating three recent arsons that were reported over one week in south suburban Ford Heights.
The death of a six-month old south suburban Ford Heights girl remains under investigation after an inconclusive autopsy Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was a robbery plot certain to fail.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officials say their economically depressed region needs the infusion of gambling taxes.
Donations have been pouring in to a Ford Heights congregation after their historic church was destroyed by a fire earlier this week.
Flames gutted a historic Ford Heights church overnight, but church officials said they wouldn’t let the fire put an end to the many services offered there.
Authorities say arson may be to blame for a fire that destroyed two homes and a church in Ford Heights. PHOTOS