A southwest suburban woman was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday after she tried to commit suicide by crashing her SUV, with her infant inside, Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Two women suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon when a sport utility vehicle hit a car before driving into a house in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, police said.
Police said the gunman had no history of mental illness. He recently spent a year in Russia as a potato farmer, but detectives have not found anything that happened in the last few days to set off the deadly rampage.
Four people died of apparent gunshot wounds before a fire engulfed their home in Oak Lawn on Wednesday.
Mary Bruce, 74, died late Tuesday night, three days after she was injured in a house fire that also killed 73-year-old Kathryn Lomec.
One woman is dead and another is in the hospital after a house fire in Oak Lawn.
Oak Lawn’s 911 center is going private this week, the Southtown Star is reporting.
A heated argument with his wife and his anger over the couple’s smashed wedding photo apparently led an Oak Lawn man to burn down his house early Saturday.
An Oak Lawn man has been charged by police following an arson fire and explosion Saturday morning that destroyed a home.
An Oak Lawn man is being questioned by police following an arson fire and explosion this morning that destroyed a home.
After hearing numerous complaints about its new emergency warning system during and after Sunday’s storms, the village of Oak Lawn is going back to its old siren sound.
Alfreda Giedrojc is charged with four counts of murder for allegedly hitting Vivian Summers with a sledgehammer, then slashing the baby’s throat with a carving knife when the girl was left in her care
No family members were in attendance Monday when Alfreda Giedrojc, the 62-year-old Oak Lawn woman charged with the murder of her granddaughter, made a brief appearance at the Bridgeview courthouse to be officially indicted for the crime.
Security video captured it all, and now police believe the man who robbed an Oak Lawn gas station last week might also be responsible for at least two other robberies.
Sources tell CBS 2 the grandmother, who immigrated from Poland decades ago, has mental health problems.
A car smashed into an optometry center across the street from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Fifteen men who say they were molested as children by a Boy Scout leader in the southwest suburbs, filed a lawsuit in Chicago today against the Scouts.
Each year, more than 3,000 American children and teenagers die while playing sports from a heart problem they didn’t know they had. Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn is working with the organization, Young Hearts for Life, to prevent such sudden deaths.
Police are looking for a resident who stabbed another resident Monday night after a confrontation in an alley in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, police said.
A nearly 50-year-old man has learned he’s not the son of an Oak Lawn couple who raised him after a kidnapping everyone thought had been solved. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.