Less Jones III, Cherise Davis-Jones, and their three children, Chloe, Josh, and Less Jones IV. (Family Photo)

Two Men Charged In Robbins Crash That Killed Mother And Father

Two men have been charged in a crash in Robbins that killed a mother and father and injured their three children Thursday night, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.


Less Jones III, Cherise Davis-Jones, and their three children, Chloe, Josh, and Less Jones IV. (Family Photo)

2 Killed, 7 Injured In High-Speed Crash In Robbins; Street Racing Suspected

A couple from south suburban Robbins was killed Thursday night, leaving their three children orphaned, when their minivan was struck by two vehicles that appeared to be street racing, and blew a stop sign.


Authorities investigate after a man was fatally crushed by a semi cab Monday evening in Robbins. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Crushed To Death By Truck In Robbins

Authorities were called about 6:45 p.m. with reports of a man under a truck and bleeding in the 3400 block of West 136th Street, Robbins Fire Dept. Deputy Chief Donald Rush told a reporter at the scene.


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Durbin Urges More Police Departments To Use Federal Gun Tracing Tool

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has renewed his push for local police departments to take advantage of what he believes is a critical law enforcement tool: electronic tracing of guns.


A house fire in Robbins. (Credit: Captured News)

Two Firefighters Hurt In Robbins Home Fire

Two firefighters needed medical attention after trying to extinguish a building fire in south suburban Robbins.


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Water Main Damage Prompts Boil Order In Robbins

Mayor Tyrone Ward says a construction crew working on installing street lights accidentally drilled into a 12-inch water main at 135th and Kedzie.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


Robbins Police Department (CBS)

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.”


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.


Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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.


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.


Antwaan Bryant (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office.)

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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

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