Palos Heights

The roof of a van is shredded back after a crash near Palos Heights Sunday. | Network Video Productions

Six Injured — Three Critically — In Crash Near Palos Heights

About 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.


A stretch of the Cal-Sag Trail in the south suburbs. (Source: Facebook/Friends of the Calumet-Sag Trai)

Part Of New Cal-Sag Trail To Open This Weekend

Cyclists, 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.


A woman drove her SUV into a 7-Eleven building Wednesday night in Palos Heights. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Woman Crashes SUV Into Palos Heights 7-Eleven

Police 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.


Scott Farrow (Credit: Facebook)

Palos Heights Man Shot In Home Invasion

Deputy Chief Dave Delaney said the suspects broke into a home in the 7900 block of West 131st Street around 3:30 a.m.


Darnell Blackwell (left) and Martel Curtis (right) were arrested after they were caught burglarizing a Palos Heights condo, thanks to a security system connected to an app on the homeowner's phone. (Credit: Palos Heights police and Cook County Sheriff's office)

Phone App Helps Catch Burglars In The Act

A 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.


Maureen Oleskiewicz (Family Photo)

Woman Dies After Choking On Hot Dog At Wrigley Field

A suburban teacher and avid Cubs fan has died following a chocking accident while at the game on Sunday at Wrigley Field.


Kenneth Martin, 34, is accused of having sex with two underage students while a music teacher at Chicago Christian High School in Palos Heights. (Credit: Palos Heights Police)

Palos Heights Music Teacher Accused Of Sex With Student

A music teacher at a Christian school in southwest suburban Palos Heights has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an underage student.


A man and a woman wearing nun masks robbed a bank in south suburban Palos Heights on May 29, 2011. (Credit: FBI)

‘Nun On The Run’ Robbery Suspect Arrested

A young man who posed as an old nun when he robbed a Palos Heights bank has been arrested, authorities said.


Palos Heights police released this sketch of a man suspected in several residential burglaries. (Credit: Palos Heights Police)

Palos Heights Police Issue Alert For Residential Burglar

Police in Palos Heights are warning residents of several residential burglaries or attempted residential burglaries in the southwest suburb recently.


A man and a woman wearing nun masks robbed a bank in south suburban Palos Heights on May 29, 2011. (Credit: FBI)

Woman Charged With Robbing Bank While Dressed As Nun

CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman has been charged with robbing a Palos Heights bank of $120,000 while wearing a “nun on the run” mask and habit similar to a group of bank robbers in the […]

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

A man and a woman wearing nun masks robbed a bank in south suburban Palos Heights on May 29, 2011. (Credit: FBI)

Robbers Wearing Nun Masks Hit Palos Heights Bank

Two armed assailants wearing nun masks robbed a bank in south suburban Palos Heights over the weekend.


Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Elderly Man Dies Three Days After Car Crash

An 89-year-old man died early Monday, three days after he was involved in a crash.