Midlothian

Steve Zamiar (Supplied Photo)

Former Midlothian Deputy Police Chief Guilty In Brutality Case

The former deputy police chief of south suburban Midlothian faces up to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of using excessive force for beating a “Black Wednesday” drinker with his police baton.

12/19/2014

Edwin Stahl (Supplied Photo)

Missing Midlothian Man Found Dead In Oak Forest

An elderly Midlothian resident who had been missing since November was found dead this month in a pile of tree branches at a south suburban Oak Forest park, authorities said.

10/23/2014

A Midlothian police cruiser sits parked in the lot of the police station. (Credit: CBS)

Midlothian Taking Steps To Protect Commuters After Muggings

Community members in south suburban Midlothian are taking steps to make the area safer for female commuters after four women were attacked by a mugger.

08/12/2014

A Midlothian police cruiser sits parked in the lot of the police station. (Credit: CBS)

Midlothian Turns Up The Heat To Catch Serial Mugger

A community policing event is planned for Tuesday in the south suburb, after four women have been attacked.

08/11/2014

A Midlothian police cruiser sits parked in the lot of the police station. (Credit: CBS)

Midlothian Woman Upset With Police After Sister Becomes Latest Mugging Victim

A violent attacker in the south suburbs has struck again. A fourth woman has been mugged in south suburban Midlothian, by a masked man who has blindsided women walking home late at night.

08/11/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Another Woman Attacked, Robbed In Midlothian

In at least the fourth attack in Midlothian recent weeks, a woman was robbed walking home from the train shortly after midnight on Sunday.

08/10/2014

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Police Investigating 3 Recent Attacks In Midlothian

Three brazen attacks in Midlothian have put many in the southwest suburb on edge. In the past three weeks, two women and a 17-year-old girl have been beaten and robbed by a masked man.

08/08/2014

A collage of photos of flooding from recent storms in Midlothian. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/CBS)

Midlothian Residents Fed Up With Chronic Flooding

After a couple weeks which saw some torrential downpours, uprooted trees, and power outages from summer storms, a group from southwest suburban Midlothian was speaking out Thursday, because they’re tired of their property repeatedly flooding.

07/17/2014

This screen grab of surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a Midlothian store. (The Tint Shop)

Police To Burglarized Store: Fingerprint Evidence Could Take A Year To Process

Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/19/2013

Dirksen Federal Building

Midlothian Cop Used Excessive Force Twice, Federal Prosecutors Allege

Steven G. Zamiar, 46, has been indicted for allegedly beating two different people in separate incidents.

12/04/2013

Midlothian police were engaged in a five-hour standoff at a cell phone store, after two juveniles broke into the store late on Feb. 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

2 Juveniles Arrested After Break-In, Standoff In Midlothian

Two juveniles were arrested early Wednesday in south suburban Midlothian, following a five-hour standoff with police after they broke into a cell phone store.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Metra Train Strikes Car In Midlothian

Thousands of commuters were delayed on Metra’s Rock Island Line on Monday evening after police say a train hit a vehicle that went around crossing gates in Midlothian.

10/09/2012

Cemetery

Man From Nigeria Seeks Exhumation To Prove Midlothian Man Was His Father

In order to win U.S. citizenship, a man from Nigeria wants to exhume the body of a Midlothian man whom he says is his father.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Ambulance

3 Hurt In Midlothian Rollover Crash

Three people were hurt and had to be taken to the hospital Friday morning when a sport-utility vehicle rolled over in Midlothian.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Handcuffs

Teens Charged With Thefts From Cars In Forest Preserves

Two teens have been charged with a string of burglaries in south suburban forest preserves.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Autopsy Determines Toddler Was Murdered

An autopsy Saturday determined a toddler who died Thursday was beaten to death.

07/23/2011

Chase Bank ATM. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Man Arrested After Turning In $17K In Cash

A man who told police he found $17,000 in cash outside a bank ATM was arrested for allegedly lying about where he found the loot.

06/29/2011

Theresa Gorski and her son, Army Pfc. Randy Gorski, celebrate Mother's Day in Midlothian after Randy returned from serving in Iraq. (Credit: CBS)

The Best Mother’s Day Gift? Her Son Home Safe From Iraq

It’s been said that the death of Osama bin Laden came from the collective sacrifice of tens of thousands of Americans serving in the military and their families. The story of those sacrifices has been especially emotional on Mother’s Day.

CBS 2–05/08/2011

Desmond Myrick

Rape Victim Flags Down Off-Duty Cop

A man was charged with sexually assaulting a woman who flagged down an off-duty police officer who said he was “in the right place at the right time’’.

02/24/2011

Norberto Rodriguez

$5M Bond For Ex-Cop Charged In Wife’s Murder

Bond was set at $5 million Wednesday for a former Chicago Police officer charged with his estranged wife’s murder.

11/24/2010

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