Hazel Crest

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None Hurt In Hazel Crest Home Explosion

It was a rude awakening for people in the south suburbs after an early morning explosion rocked one neighborhood.


A shooting early Monday near the Markham Roller Rink injured several people. (CBS)

Shooting Near Markham Roller Rink Sends Several To Hospital

By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — A shooting across the street from a roller rink in the south suburbs resulted in several people being sent to the hospital on Monday morning. Three people were shot […]


A customer purchases an AK-47 style rifle for about $1200 at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Homewood, Hazel Crest Eye Ban On Assault Weapons

As state lawmakers decide Tuesday whether to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of the concealed-carry law, two Southland towns are set to vote Tuesday night on ordinances that would prohibit assault weapons within their borders, the Southtown Star reports.


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Basketball Recruiter Killed In Goose Island Hit-And-Run

Billy Taylor, 40, of Hazel Crest, was struck by a hit-and-run driver about 4:20 a.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of West Division Street.


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Family Of Man Shot And Killed By Chicago Cops Files Lawsuit

The family of a suburban man shot in the back and killed by Chicago Police officers has filed a lawsuit against the police and is looking for answers.


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.


Kobi, the Weaver family's 70-pound Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, was shot by Hazel Crest police officers, who apparently were searching for an escaped fugitive at a neighbor's house. (Family Photo)

Hazel Crest Cops Shoot, Kill Dog During Search For Fugitive

The search for a fugitive might have taken a tragic turn; Kenneth Conley escaped from the federal jail in downtown Chicago last week, and one suburban family said the search for Conley claimed the life of their beloved pet.

CBS 2–12/26/2012

Wrong Way Crash

Sole Survivor Of I-80 Head-On Crash Remains Hospitalized

The sole survivor of a head-on, wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 is now recovering from surgery to repair his broken left arm.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Wrong Way Crash

4 Killed On I-80 When Wrong-Way Driver Hits Car Head-On

Alcohol was suspected to be a factor in a fiery wreck that left four people dead early Monday, after a wrong-way driver crashed into another car on Interstate 80 in Hazel Crest.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Ashley Day, 25, is charged with aggravated battery and fleeing police for nearly running over a bicycle cop who was trying to stop her for talking on her cell phone and making an illegal U-turn while driving downtown on Feb. 4, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Motorist Charged For Fleeing Bicycle Police Downtown

A Hazel Crest woman stands charged with trying to slam her car into a bicycle police officer in downtown Chicago, after the officer tried to pull her over.


A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Death Of Man Killed By Metra Train Ruled Accidental

An autopsy Sunday determined the death of a man who was killed when a Metra train struck him in south suburban Hazel Crest was accidental.