Chicago police said one person died when a vehicle crashed through the wall of a home in the 12800 block of South Muskegon Avenue.

Man Dead After Vehicle Crashes Through Wall Of Hegewisch Home

A man was killed when an SUV crashed through the brick wall of a home in the Hegewisch neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.


Thieves ransacked Lebanon Lutheran Church. (courtesy: Lebanon Lutheran)

Burglars Break Into Church, Steal Laptops With Sensitive Information

The missing laptops belonged to an energy assistance program that rents space from the church. The laptops contain personal information of 6,000 people. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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Girl Who Played On Boys’ Basketball Team For 2 Seasons Banned From Playoffs

A Catholic school’s boys’ basketball team from Hegewisch was set to resume playoff action on Thursday, but without the girl who has been a starter for the past couple years.


Jesse Terrazas, dressed as Santa Claus, will be hanging out on the roof of St. Florian School in Hegewisch, until the school raises $55,000 needed to stay open next year. (Credit: St. Florian School)

Santa Helping South Side Catholic School Raise Money To Stay Open

St. Florian School at 13110 S. Baltimore Av. needs to raise more than $50,000 to avoid being closed by the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.


Milan Lekich (Credit: Chicago Police)

Sources: Girlfriend, Acting Alone, Killed Hegewisch Man Before Killing Herself

The case of a Southeast Side man found chopped up outside his garage last month isn’t expected to lead to any arrests, with investigators increasingly confident his live­-in girlfriend — who later committed suicide — acted alone, sources tell the Chicago Sun-­Times.


Milan Lekich (Credit: Chicago Police)

Coroner: Woman With Ties To Hegewisch Victim Committed Suicide

An Indiana woman central to a bizarre murder mystery with Chicago ties committed suicide, a coroner said Wednesday.


Milan Lekich (Credit: Chicago Police)

Indiana Police: Dismembered Body Found In Hegewisch Might Be Missing Man

Police in Indiana suspect a dismembered body found in a garage in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood belong to a man who disappeared more than a year-and-a-half ago.


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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings

Two people were killed and at least eight others were wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides Tuesday, including six people shot in a 18-minute period Tuesday night.


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Burnham Police Chase Ends With Crash On Far South Side

A rollover crash occurred early Thursday in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far South Side after a chase involving south suburban Burnham police.


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Train Strikes Car In Hegewisch, Critically Injuring One

The conductor of a Norfolk Southern freight train that collided with a car in Chicago’s south side Hegewisch neighborhood today saw the driver go around the tracks, but the train couldn’t stop in time.


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One Person Killed In South Side Traffic Crash

One person was killed Saturday afternoon in a traffic crash in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the South Side.


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Man Held In Deadly Stabbing Of Father In Hegewisch Home

Police had a man in custody Monday morning after he allegedly stabbed his own father to death in the Far Southeast Side’s Hegewisch neighborhood.

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Police Seek Suspects After Dollar Store Standoff

Police are investigating after a standoff and shootout inside a dollar store on the city’s Far Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011

Eutimio Rodriguez, 18, is charged with bringing a gun into his old high school. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Former Valedictorian Brings Gun Into High School

Cops say a Hegewisch teen arrested with a loaded gun in an ankle holster said he was going to see a teacher at his alma mater.


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Gas Leak Reported On Far South Side

A gas leak has been reported in the Far South Side’s Hegewisch neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.


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Police Seek Suspect In SE Side Abduction Attempts

Police are warning Hegewisch neighborhood residents to be on the lookout for a man who attacked a woman in her home twice in the last month.