An autopsy Monday found Frank Beck, of Oak Forest, died of hypothermia, cold exposure and heart disease.
The homes of elderly residents were burglarized by a man who distracted the homeowners while his partners ransacked the victims’ bedrooms and stole jewelry — talking to each other via two-way radio in a foreign language.
Police in one southwest suburb plan to stick a lot of paper on the windshields of cars this Spring. They’re not tickets however. As CBS2’s Mike Parker reports they are messages intended to fight crime.
Jessie Rodriguez has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 3-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oak Forest, according to a release from Oak Forest Police.
Two people were injured this morning in a townhouse fire in south suburban Oak Forest, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
On Friday night, Patrick Bruce of Oak Forest crashed into a car being driven by 25-year-old Anasis Knox of Downers Grove, who was out with her step-father shopping for a car.
A south suburban man was charged Saturday with first-degree murder and aggravated arson after his wife was strangled before her body was found in their burned-out home Dec. 18, police said.
One of the victims of a fatal house fire in Oak Forest Tuesday had injuries “not related” to the blaze, authorities said, though they declined to elaborate.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of an early morning apartment fire that claimed the life of Stanley Chmura.
The search continued Friday for a man who stabbed two 17-year-old boys late Wednesday in southwest suburban Oak Forest.
A $100,000 prize has pitted two south suburbs against each other over a new dog park.
A new Oak Forest Metra train station that has been talked about for at least five years finally has a date with a groundbreaking shovel.
A convicted felon was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for his role in a 2006 home invasion in which the homeowner and his family were terrorized at gunpoint by offenders who mistakenly believed there were drugs and money stashed in the house.
Police are seeking a two teenage girls who are missing from the same group home on the South Side.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has shut down over 500 swimming pools state-wide, including nine south suburban high schools and dozens of other area locations from hotels to condo associations to community pools.
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.
Two teens have been charged with a string of burglaries in south suburban forest preserves.
Autopsies were inconclusive on two elderly women who died Thursday when the car they were riding in collided with a Metra Rock Island District train.
Two women died when they drove in front of a Metra Rock Island District train in an unincorporated area between Tinley Park and Oak Forest.
The estate of a southwest suburban man has been given a large jury award, more than three years after he died from contaminated blood-thinning drugs.