Sheriff's Officers Rescue Man From Fiery Crash On I-80Shortly before 2 a.m., the driver of a four-door sedan was heading east on I-80, near the Interstate 57 junction, when he lost control of the vehicle. The driver said he swerved to avoid hitting a coyote, and crashed through a guardrail.
Elderly Hazel Crest Man Is Season's 15th Cold Death In Cook CountyArthur Smith was discovered in his garage in the 17300 block of Emerson in Hazel Crest during a well-being check, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
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.
Shooting Near Markham Roller Rink Sends Several To Hospital
Homewood, Hazel Crest Eye Ban On Assault WeaponsAs 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.
Basketball Recruiter Killed In Goose Island Hit-And-RunBilly 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.
Family Of Man Shot And Killed By Chicago Cops Files LawsuitThe 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.
Man Charged With Robbing Woman In Ford HeightsJust 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.
Hazel Crest Cops Shoot, Kill Dog During Search For FugitiveThe 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.
Sole Survivor Of I-80 Head-On Crash Remains HospitalizedThe sole survivor of a head-on, wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 is now recovering from surgery to repair his broken left arm.
4 Killed On I-80 When Wrong-Way Driver Hits Car Head-OnAlcohol 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.
Motorist Charged For Fleeing Bicycle Police DowntownA 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.