Carson's Abruptly Shutters Matteson Store; Village Cries FoulThe Carson Pirie Scott store in south suburban Matteson closed this weekend without warning, leaving community leaders upset about the potential impact on the village.
Robbins Cop, Girlfriend Face Felony Charges In Abandoned Baby HoaxJustin J. Jones, 23, and 25-year-old Kendra R. Branch, both of Matteson, each face a felony count of disorderly conduct, police said.
Police Identify Baby Abandoned Behind Matteson Apartment ComplexA male infant, approximately 6 to 9 months old, was found in a wooded area, buckled into a car seat sitting on the ground.
Photojournalist Sees Abandoned Malls As Art, Rather Than Run Down SpacesPhotojournalist Seph Lawless is working on an ongoing project called "Autopsy of America" in which he photographs abandoned malls, amusement parks and other places.
Suspect In Custody After Matteson Bank RobberyThe takeover bank robbery happened at the BMO Harris Bank branch about 2:30 p.m. at 4940 211th St. in Matteson.
Vehicle Hit By Gunfire On I-57 In MattesonShortly after midnight, a woman was driving north on the highway when her car was shot between the U.S. Route 30 and Vollmer Road exits, according to Illinois State Police. She was not hurt.
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.