Matteson Firefighter Dies While Responding To Medical EmergencyThe 49-year-old first-responder rushed to the scene of a Matteson retail store, where a shopper required CPR, Fire Chief Chris Schwalbe said in a prepared statement Friday evening.
Tornado Touches Down In Will CountyA tornado warning was briefly in effect Friday evening for several south suburbs in Cook and Will counties.
Four Charged After Shots Fired, Home Barricaded During Matteson PartyBrandon D. Phillips, 22; Shawn Johnson, 24; Adam J. Miller, 25; and Adam A. Talley, 22, are each charged with one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Matteson police. All may also face additional charges, police said.
Matteson May Slash Police, Fire BudgetThis town of 20,000 is facing the real possibility of a 50 percent cut in police and fire services before long. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Bank Robbery Suspect Who Fatally Shot Himself After Car Chase Identified As Former Atlanta CopA man suspected of robbing a bank Friday morning and leading police on a car chase through the south suburbs before fatally shooting himself has been identified as a former lieutenant with the Atlanta Police Department.
Police: Bank Robber Flees With Cash, Commits Suicide During High-Speed ChasePolice say the bank robbery began to unravel around 11 a.m. at BMO Harris Bank, 4940 W. 211th St., when a local officer entered the branch to make a village deposit.
Judge Orders Lincoln Mall To Shut DownA mall in the south suburbs has been ordered to be shut down not because of the economy, but because of customer safety.
Orland Park Firefighter Killed In I-57 CrashWesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.
University Park Woman Killed, 5 Kids Hurt In I-57 CrashIllinois State Police said a white Chevy sedan headed south on I-57 rear-ended a Dodge Caravan near U.S. Route 30 around 2:15 a.m.
Chicago Area Cleaning Up After Storm That Spawned Five TornadoesChicago area residents are now in clean-up mode after powerful storms Monday evening.
Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other TownsA 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.
Judge Rules Lincoln Mall May Stay Open For NowThe village wanted it shut down for safety violations, like padlocked emergency exit doors that could trap people inside, and gaps in the pipes in the sprinkler system, which would keep the water from flowing in case of a fire.