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A man was killed early Friday when he crashed into the back of a construction truck on the shoulder of Interstate 57 near 159th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Hobart Man Killed In I-57 Crash

Police said the driver was heading south on I-57 when his car left the road near 159th Street, and hit an unoccupied construction truck – a pickup truck with a cherry picker mounted on the back.

09/05/2014

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Former Markham Deputy Police Chief Gets 5 Years In Prison

Tony DeBois last year pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about the number of women he’d had sex with inside south suburban Markham’s police station, but denied he raped a 21-year-old prisoner there in September 2010.

04/09/2014

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 […]

02/17/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Markham Man Killed In Harvey Shooting

James Needom, 35, was shot in the 15300 block of South Seeley Avenue in Harvey.

11/05/2013

Tillie Armour, Cleophus Cooks

Father Surrenders After Allegedly Kidnapping Girl, 1 1/2, A Week Ago

A man has surrendered to police with his 1 1/2-year-old daughter, after police issued an Amber Alert following the girl’s alleged kidnapping from the South Side’s Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

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Police: Robbery Suspects Caused I-57 Crash That Injured 7

Two men suspected in a Far South Side robbery allegedly caused a three-car crash on Interstate 57 on Thursday, after they fled from police onto the interstate.

06/14/2012

Police Car Lights (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

2 Men Shot Outside Markham Nightclub

Two men were shot early Monday outside a Markham night club, police said.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Cook County Criminal Courts

South Suburban Cops Unhappy With Courthouse Closures

Cook County’s plan to shut down suburban courthouses on weekends went into effect last week with the closure of the Bridgeview courthouse. But police who now must transport arrestees to the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago for bond hearings reported that longer round trips were the only problem.

01/15/2012

File Photo Of A Gold And Diamond Wedding Band. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

Cuts To Suburban Courthouse Hours Mean No More Weekend Weddings

Because the suburban Cook County courthouses will be closed on weekends starting next year, there will soon be five fewer options for wedding or civil union ceremonies.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Cook County Criminal Courts

Cook County To Close Suburban Courthouses On Weekends

Get into trouble on the weekends in Cook County and no matter where you are arrested — from Schaumburg to the city’s West Side to Orland Park — you’ll soon be able to appear before a judge only at Chicago’s 26th and California courthouse.

12/28/2011

Terrell Randall, 32, is charged with shooting his girlfriend in Oak Forest and then shooting his ex-girlfriend in Markham on Aug. 26, 2011. (Credit: Oak Forest Police Department)

Man Charged With Shooting Ex And Current Girlfriend

A man who was already being held on $3 million bond for shooting his girlfriend was given an additional $2 million bond on Tuesday for shooting his ex-girlfriend on Friday.

08/30/2011

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Dancer Sues Suburban Strip Club Owner Over Unpaid Wages

A dancer who worked for a suburban topless club owner now in prison for tax fraud is suing her former boss, claiming he didn’t pay overtime and unfairly took money out of her wages.

08/20/2011

Ambulance

Man Dead After Rollover Crash

A 41-year-old Chicago man died following a one-vehicle crash near south suburban Markham.

07/23/2011

I-57 Crash

Overnight Crash Shuts Down I-57

Interstate 57 was shut down overnight for a dramatic rescue following a crash.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

A semi truck hauling cattle crashed and flipped over on a ramp leading from I-80 to I-294 on May 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

More Than Dozen Cows Die In I-80 Semi Wreck

A south suburban interstate ramp was reopened Sunday night, eight hours after a semi truck hauling cattle overturned — leaving more than a dozen dead animals and others roaming the road.

05/23/2011

Shante Thomas (left) and Deandre Minkens (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Sheriff: Man Killed Pregnant Woman; Didn’t Want To Be Dad

The man who is reportedly the boyfriend of a murdered pregnant woman from Alsip appears in bond court Friday – along with a young woman who is also accused of the homicide.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

FBI

13 Arrested In Undercover Heroin Bust

Thirteen alleged members of two drug distribution rings were arrested Tuesday by a federal task force in the culmination of a lengthy investigation into drug distribution in the south suburbs.

02/09/2011

Toxic Waste

Markham Businessman In Trouble For Dumping

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is targeting a prominent Markham businessman for illegal dumping.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

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Police Arrest Suburban School Board Candidate Again

MARKHAM, Ill. (STMW) – A candidate for the Rich Township High School District 227 Board was being held at the Markham courthouse Friday evening after his arrest for missing a court hearing earlier in the […]

01/09/2011

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South Suburban Man Charged With Stabbing Woman

A south suburban man has been charged with stabbing an elderly woman with a kitchen knife outside her home over the weekend.

10/12/2010