Authorities Find BB-Gun After Lockdown At Palos Heights High SchoolShepard High School, at 130th and Ridgeland in Palos Heights, was locked down Monday afternoon while the school and Cook County Sheriff's officers investigate reports of a weapon on the campus, or on a school bus.
Six Injured -- Three Critically -- In Crash Near Palos HeightsAbout 1:45 p.m. Sunday, a van struck a car at the intersection of 143rd Street and Harlem Avenue in unincorporated Orland Township, Palos Heights Fire Frotection District Capt. Steve Hammerstein told reporters at the scene.
Part Of New Cal-Sag Trail To Open This WeekendCyclists, walkers, and runners are in for a big treat in the south suburbs this weekend. The completed 11-mile west leg of the Cal-Sag Trail will officially open between Alsip and Lemont.
Woman Crashes SUV Into Palos Heights 7-ElevenPolice responded to the call about 8:30 p.m. at 7-Eleven, 11900 S. Harlem Ave., after the woman’s vehicle accelerated into the store, according to Palos Heights Police Sgt. Jeff Crowley.
Palos Heights Man Shot In Home InvasionDeputy Chief Dave Delaney said the suspects broke into a home in the 7900 block of West 131st Street around 3:30 a.m.
Phone App Helps Catch Burglars In The ActA Palos Heights resident was quick to react when she saw two burglars breaking into her rental condominium — watching the crime-in-progress from Hawaii thanks to an app on her phone.
Woman Dies After Choking On Hot Dog At Wrigley FieldA suburban teacher and avid Cubs fan has died following a chocking accident while at the game on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
Palos Heights Music Teacher Accused Of Sex With StudentA music teacher at a Christian school in southwest suburban Palos Heights has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an underage student.
'Nun On The Run' Robbery Suspect ArrestedA young man who posed as an old nun when he robbed a Palos Heights bank has been arrested, authorities said.
Palos Heights Police Issue Alert For Residential BurglarPolice in Palos Heights are warning residents of several residential burglaries or attempted residential burglaries in the southwest suburb recently.
Woman Charged With Robbing Bank While Dressed As Nun
Robbers Wearing Nun Masks Hit Palos Heights BankTwo armed assailants wearing nun masks robbed a bank in south suburban Palos Heights over the weekend.