A 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 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.
A mall in the south suburbs has been ordered to be shut down not because of the economy, but because of customer safety.
Wesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.
Illinois 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 residents are now in clean-up mode after powerful storms Monday evening.
A 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.
The 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.
The Village of Matteson has filed a lawsuit, seeking to have the Lincoln Mall shut down, because the village claims it is too dangerous.
Five people were injured when a car lost control and drove into a crowd at a car auction.
When a south suburban teen was shot to death on a street in New Orleans last week, he was talking on his cell phone to his best friend here, the victim’s parents said.
Tinley Park-based Mack Cos. said it has sold nearly 200 single-family homes in the south and southwest suburbs to an Arizona-based real estate investment trust for $28 million.
A brawl Saturday night at the Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in Matteson ended in a cloud of pepper spray and seven people arrested on charges ranging from disorderly conduct to battery.
A person was killed and another person was ejected after a sports-utility vehicle crashed while traveling west on U.S. Route 30 toward northbound lanes on I-57 in south suburban Matteson Wednesday night, according to Illinois State Police.
Best Buy — the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer — is announcing which of its many Chicago area stores will be closing next month.
A car burst into flames early Monday in a crash at a major intersection in south suburban Matteson.
Police in south suburban Matteson have decided not to charge a man with killing his son, saying it was self-defense.
A 26-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday night in south suburban Matteson, and his father was being questioned Monday morning in his death.
A Tinley Park man died late Saturday following a motorcycle crash in south suburban Matteson.
A 35-year-old woman is dead, after a crash just off Interstate 57 in Matteson overnight.