Ameriah Roberson (Family photo)

Girl Found Dead In Riverdale Identified As Missing Toddler

Chicago police were conducting a death investigation after a toddler’s body was found in south suburban Riverdale this weekend, a day after she was reported missing from the Bronzeville neighborhood.


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Girl, 19 Months, Found Dead In Wooded Area In Riverdale

Ameriah Roberson was assaulted and died from trauma to her head, authorities said.


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Woman Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Riverdale

A woman died Saturday after being hit by a car in south suburban Riverdale.


Investigators with the Illinois State Police, Riverdale Police, and Cook County State's Attorney's office conduct an investigation after Riverdale police officers shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them on May 15, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officers Shoot Man In Riverdale

Police officers in south suburban Riverdale Wednesday wounded a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them.


Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Rivals Accuse Riverdale Mayor, Clerk Of Misusing Village Credit Cards

On the eve of Election Day – things are heating up in south suburban Riverdale.


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Chicago Man Killed In Riverdale Drive-By Shooting

A Roseland man is dead after a drive-by shooting early Sunday in south suburban Riverdale.


Police swarm the scene of a fatal shooting in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

6 Dead, At Least 15 Hurt In Weekend Violence

Five of those killed were fatally shot, while a sixth was stabbed to death, authorities said.


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Human Remains Found On Far South Side

Human remains were discovered near the Cal-Sag Channel in the Far South Side Riverdale neighborhood, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Sunday.


Police stopped this vehicle after a chase that forced Metra to shut down the electric line for a time. (CBS)

Dolton Investigates Possible Robbery Suspects’ Link To Murder

Dolton police are trying to determine if two men allegedly involved in an armed robbery may be tied to the murder of a 52-year old man.


A Chicago church plans to build a 6,000-seat mega-church on this vacant lot in south suburban Riverdale, but the mayor doesn't like the plan, because the church wouldn't bring any property tax revenue to the cash-strapped village. (Credit: CBS)

Riverdale Mayor Hardly Excited About Church Replacing Vacant Lot

South suburban Riverdale has the unfortunate distinction of having one of the nine worst municipal credit ratings in the nation, so the last thing some city leaders want is a new church that won’t pay any taxes, but that’s exactly what they’re going to get.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

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Man Shot, Killed By Police In Riverdale

A man who was shot by a south suburban Riverdale police officer died Saturday night.


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Metra Train Strikes Man In Riverdale

An inbound Metra Electric train struck a man Saturday night in south suburban Riverdale.


Eight people were injured Saturday when a car hit a Chili's restaurant at 1750 W. 119th ST. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Police Dept.)

Woman Charged After Crashing Car Into S. Side Restaurant

A Riverdale woman has been charged after she allegedly plowed a car into a Chili’s restaurant, which burst into flames injuring her and seven patrons inside the Far South Side eatery late Saturday.


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Man Shot Dead On Street In Riverdale

Police are interviewing witnesses in the deadly shooting of a man in south suburban Riverdale.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011


Woman Disappears In The Cold In Riverside

Authorities swarmed the suburb of Riverside Wednesday night when a husband reported that his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient, had wandered off into subzero temperatures.


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Chicagoans Dig Out In Bitter Cold

Many homeowners spent the day in the freezing cold, as they dug out from the blizzard that dumped 20.2 inches of snow on the area.

CBS 2–02/03/2011

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Riverdale Police Hold Suspects In Home Invasion

Police in south suburban Riverdale are holding suspects in a home invasion overnight, which was followed by a standoff in another house.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Man Says He Fell Into Manhole After Exiting Pace Bus

A man filed suit Friday claiming that he exited a Pace bus and fell into an open manhole last year in south suburban Riverdale.


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Police On Hunt For Riverdale Assault Suspect

Police in south suburban Riverdale are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who sexually attacked two teenage girls last week.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

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Suspect Sought In Rapes In Riverdale

The search was on Saturday for a rapist suspected in at least two separate attacks on three young women in the past month.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2011