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Robbins Woman Charged With Stabbing Woman To Death

Prosecutors have charged south suburban Robbins woman in the stabbing death early Sunday of a Ford Heights woman.

09/23/2014

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Two Arrested After Shots Fired At Cops In Robbins

Two people were in custody and police were conducting a manhunt for a third suspect who went on the run after shots were fired at police in south suburban Robbins on Friday.

05/02/2014

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Former Robbins Cop Sues Village For Discrimination

A former Robbins police detective is suing village officials over alleged racial discrimination in hiring practices and for retribution when he sought drug charges against a relative of Mayor Tyrone Ward.

04/02/2014

Robbins police and Cook County Sheriff's deputies investigate after at least three people were shot and killed inside a home in Robbins. (Credit: CBS)

Man Kills Wife And 2 Kids In Robbins, Dies Of Unknown Causes

Police were hailing a 14-year-old boy as a hero, for saving his own life and the life of his 5-year-old nephew, after his stepfather had killed his mother and two siblings.

02/03/2014

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Sheriff Aide: ‘Things Are Very Unstable’ In Robbins

This week in south suburban Robbins, the police chief is expected to be gone, and a police captain was fired: accused of claiming he once carried LAPD Badge Number 714, which is a fictional badge from the 1950s TV show “Dragnet.”

11/21/2013

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart

Dart ‘Keeping All Options On The Table’ On Policing Robbins

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart met with two trustees from the village of Robbins Wednesday, but deferred any decision on taking command of the suburb’s police department.

11/21/2013

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Dart Plans To Take Over Police Duties In Robbins

Dart announced the plan after Robbins police and village officials failed to remove a police administrator whose policing credentials have been challenged by a state regulatory agency.

11/20/2013

These evidence kits were found inside the Robbins Police Department.  Some of the kits used to collect evidence after sexual assaults sat unprocessed since the 1980s.

Pursuit For Justice After Robbins Failed To Pursue Hundreds Of Rape Cases

A total of 200 rape kits that Robbins police either never sent to the crime lab or never fully investigated have now been analyzed, and authorities say there are known suspects walking the streets.

08/20/2013

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Jail Inmate Charged With Previous Murder, Shooting In Robbins

A Cook County Jail inmate faces new charges in connection with a 2012 murder and a separate 2011 shooting in south suburban Robbins, the Cook County Sheriff’s office announced Saturday.

05/18/2013

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes, who faces DUI charges, talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Ex-Police Chief Who Retired After Two DUIs Still Getting Paid

Former Robbins police Chief Johnny Holmes was charged with two DUIs in the past three years.

03/23/2013

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Dozens Of Rape Kits Found Sitting In Robbins Police Department

Dozens of kits used to gather evidence in sexual assaults were recently discovered sitting in an room in a south suburban police station–including some from over 25 years ago.

02/19/2013

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes, who faces DUI charges, talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Robbins Police Chief, Mayor Stepping Down

The south suburban police chief who authorities say exclaimed, “Oh wow,” when he was asked to take a sobriety test shortly before his drunken-driving arrest last month has stepped down.

01/08/2013

Robbins Police Chief Johnny Holmes, who faces DUI charges, talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Robbins Police Chief On DUI Charges: ‘I Made A Mistake’

Johnny Holmes said he recently lost a grandson to gun violence and has also been taking care of his elderly mother. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.

12/28/2012

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Robbins Police Chief Facing New Drunk Driving Charges

The 66-year old police chief of south suburban Robbins failed a field sobriety test and a Breathalyzer last weekend when he was arrested for drunk driving, according to police in Midlothian.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2012

Bus Driver In Robbins Drops Kids Off At Wrong Stop, Leaves

It’s one of a parent’s worst fears: Their young child abandoned without an adult in sight.

12/12/2012

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Roseland Man Killed In Robbins Shooting

A Roseland neighborhood man was killed in a shooting in south suburban Robbins early Saturday.

11/17/2012

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Air Conditioner Thieves Strike Again In Robbins

For at least the third time in a week, thieves have targeted large air conditioning units in the south suburbs.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

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Thieves Target Rooftop Air-Conditioners At Robbins Library, Blue Island School

A public library in Robbins and a school in nearby Blue Island have been hit by air-conditioner thieves.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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Robbins Celebrates Opening Of New Metra Parking Lot

South suburban Robbins held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to open a new parking lot at the village’s Metra station.

WBBM Newsradio–06/13/2012

Storms on Sunday caused damage across the Chicago area. (CBS)

Strong Storms Rock Chicago Area Overnight

Powerful storms caused flooding, and lightning strikes caused damage across Chicago, including a house fire in Robbins.

05/07/2012

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