Riverdale

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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.

11/12/2012

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.

10/11/2012

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.

06/24/2012

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Metra Train Strikes Man In Riverdale

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

02/26/2012

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.

10/17/2011

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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

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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.

02/10/2011

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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

Pace Bus

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.

01/21/2011

Riverdale Assault Suspect

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

Riverdale Rape Suspect

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

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Two Teen Girls Raped In Riverdale

Two teenage girls were sexually assaulted at gunpoint as they were walking home in south suburban Riverdale Thursday night.

01/07/2011

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Driver Hospitalized After Pickup Truck Hit By Train

A pickup truck driver was hospitalized Friday morning after a freight train hit his truck at a railroad crossing in south suburban Riverdale.

12/17/2010

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Sketch Released Of Possible Riverdale Killer

Police are releasing a sketch of a possible suspect in the shooting death of a south suburban businessman killed in his home early Thursday.

10/15/2010

Melvin Burnside

Man Shot, Killed In Riverdale Home Invasion

A man was attacked and shot to death in a home invasion in south suburban Riverdale early this morning.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2010

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