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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.


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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.


Robbins Fire

Extra-Alarm Fire Rages In Robbins Junkyard

A pile of tires caught fire in a junkyard in south suburban Robbins overnight, prompting 15 fire departments to report to the scene.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Rocky Clark was paralyzed playing football at Eisenhower High School. (CBS)

Mourners Praise Paralyzed Athlete Rocky Clark As Inspiration

Clark was paralyzed when he was tackled during a football game in 2000 while playing for Blue Island’s Eisenhower High School. But mourners at his funeral said Clark went on to become an inspiration.


Lydia Healthcare in Robbins. (CBS))

Hundreds Evacuated From Nursing Home Fire

A nursing home in south suburban Robbins was evacuated after a fire early Monday, displacing at least 400 people.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Emanuel Has Plan To Recover Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a plan to recover almost $15 million owed by some suburbs for unpaid water services provided by the City of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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City Taking Steps To Collect Millions In Unpaid Water Bills

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he is actively going after $15 million in unpaid water bills owed to the city by four Chicago suburbs. He also promised to take another look at free water that the city supplies to various non-profit groups.

CBS 2–09/22/2011

Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA: City Owed Millions In Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

The city of Chicago is owed $47 million in unpaid water bills. It’s a big number for a cash-strapped city. A Better Government Association study found that those who owe much of that money might not be who you expect.

CBS 2–09/21/2011

Robbins Fire

4 Children Rescued From Fire In Robbins

Four kids were rescued from an extra-alarm blaze at a public housing complex in south suburban Robbins.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2011


5 Held, 1 On Lam In Suburban Drug Sweep

Five men have been arrested and a sixth is being sought as a fugitive following a federal drug sweep Monday that targeted cocaine sales in and around south suburban Robbins.