Riverdale

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Wounded In Riverdale Shooting

About 9:40 p.m., the 20-year-old was shot in the nose and ear in the 900 block of East 130th Street, police said.

07/23/2015

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5 Years In Prison For Serial Con Man Who Scammed Riverdale

John Thomas felt invincible, his attorney said. He wore wires and helped the feds put powerful politicos in prison. He used drugs, guzzled four bottles of wine a day and claimed he could take down an entire bottle of vodka without feeling drunk.

07/09/2015

A general view of atmosphere at the Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers Protest at Chuck's Gun Shop on June 6, 2015 in Riverdale, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence)

Pfleger, Activists Sue Suburbs Over Gun Shops

Activist priest Rev. Michael Pfleger has taken his battle against illegal guns to court. He has sued three suburbs, claiming they haven’t kept a close enough eye on gun shops.

07/07/2015

Fr. Michael Pfleger, Rev. Jesse Jackson and supporters outside Chuck's gun shop in Riverdale. (CreditL Mike Krauser.)

Pro, Anti-Gun Advocates Rally Outside Riverdale Gun Shop

There was a protest and a counter-protest today outside a Riverdale gun shop that’s been the focus of anti-gun violence protesters for years.

06/06/2015

Fire Department spokesman Will Knight said that the street outside 308 E. 136th Pl. collapsed beneath the weight of the rig. (Credit: CBS)

Fire Gets Truck Stuck In Sinkhole On SE Side

A fire truck on its way back from a call on the city’s far southeast side Tuesday night became stuck in a sinkhole.

05/12/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Riverdale Shooting

The men were in the 13200 block of South Forrestville Avenue about 3 p.m. when several males walked up and one of them fired several shots, police News Affairs Officer Bari Lemmon said.

04/29/2015

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One Injured In Porch Collapse In Riverdale

The porch collapsed at a single-family home in the 13200 block of South Forrestville Avenue at 9:30 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

03/17/2015

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Six Wounded In Shootings On Thursday

A 16-year-old boy was wounded in the most recent shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A gray or silver truck pulled up near the boy in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street, and a male inside fired shots.

03/06/2015

Natassia Pettis (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed Uncle’s Girlfriend Because She Was Too Young

Natassia Pettis, 32, was charged was with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of 19-year-old Keianna Paul during a family gathering in the 14100 block of South Dearborn, said Riverdale Deputy Chief Rocky Graziano.

02/27/2015

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2 Prep Coaches Suspended For Encouraging Teams To Lose Game

The foes were trying to stay away from the tough side of the bracket.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

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Parolee Charged In Murder Of Teen In Riverdale

Police found Rashad Oliver, 14, lying in the street last month, with a gunshot to the head.

02/13/2015

Surveillance images show two suspects wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 14-year-old teen in Riverdale. (Riverdale Police)

Video Shows Suspects Gun Down Teen In Riverdale

On Sunday, 14-year-old Rashad Oliver, was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the 14300 block of South Dearborn Street.

01/29/2015

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14-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Riverdale

A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot Sunday evening in south suburban Riverdale.

01/26/2015

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$6 Million Bond For Man Charged With Fatal Shooting, Chase In Riverdale

Bond was set at $6 million for a man who allegedly shot two people, one fatally, before leading police on a chase from the south suburbs into Chicago last week.

12/07/2014

Deonte Smith (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Shooting Two In Riverdale, Leading Cops On Chase

Deonte Smith, 25, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated fleeing and eluding, according to a statement from Riverdale police.

12/04/2014

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Person In Custody After Shooting, Kidnapping In Riverdale

A domestic incident Tuesday evening in south suburban Riverdale led to the shooting death of one man, the kidnapping of two children, and a high-speed chase that ended in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.

12/03/2014

A police chase started in Riverdale and ended on the Far South Side of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Police Chase Follows Riverdale Shooting, Kidnapping

Police in south suburban Riverdale engaged in a high-speed police chase following a shooting and kidnapping Tuesday afternoon.

12/02/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect who police police believe tied a woman up and robbed her.

Police Searching For Suspects After Riverdale Woman Robbed, Tied Up

For the first time, a south suburban woman talks about the morning a man broke into her home, tied her up and robbed her.

11/10/2014

Five people were removed from a Riverdale house being used as a care facility, after police found they were suffering the effects of abuse and neglect. (Credit: CBS)

5 Hospitalized For Signs Of Neglect At Home Care Facility

Five people were hospitalized over the weekend for the effects of abuse and neglect, after a startling discovery Saturday inside a south suburban home that was being used as a care facility.

09/08/2014

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Pro, Anti-Gun Protestors Rally Outside Suburban Gun Shop

About 200 protestors and counter-protestors were outside Chuck’s Guns in south suburban Riverdale Saturday morning.

09/06/2014

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