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Robin Erwin (Credit: Sauk Village Police)

Mother Charged With Fatally Stabbing Son In Ice Cream Fight

Robin Erwin, 31, was charged with first degree murder for allegdly stabbing her son, 17-year-old Diontae Erwin, to death on Sept. 7.


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Teen Fatally Stabbed At Sauk Village Home

A teen died Saturday afternoon after he was stabbed at his south suburban home.


A car crashed into a bedroom in Sauk Village on June 18, 2013, and a wheel from the car ended up dangling over a couple's head as they were in bed. (Credit: Captured News)

Car Crashes Into Couple’s Bedroom In Sauk Village

The couple and driver suffered only minor injuries.


Varndell Hurrings (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Dispatcher Charged With Pawning Stolen Fire Equipment

A dispatcher for a south suburban fire department has been charged with buying stolen fire equipment to sell at a south suburban pawn shop.


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Sauk Village Must Continue Temporary Fix For Drinking Water Supply

A court order entered Wednesday requires south suburban Sauk Village to continue to use temporary air-stripping units to remove vinyl chloride from the public water supply.


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DCFS Investiages Death Of Sauk Village Infant

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of neglect against the baby sitter of a five-month-old Sauk Village girl who died Sunday.


Marija Niksich is missing from her home in Sauk Village. (Credit: Will County State's Attorney's Office)

Police: Missing Sauk Village Woman May Be In Chicago

Authorities issued a missing person alert for a 75-year-old south suburban woman last seen by her family on November 8th.


Sauk Village Mayor Lewis Towers has resigned (Credit:

Sauk Village Mayor Resigns

The mayor of Sauk Village has abruptly resigned, and tonight trustees are expected to appoint an acting mayor.

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2012

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Sauk Village Mayor Moves To Reinstate Police Chief, Village Manager

To counter the Sauk Village board’s elimination of the jobs of the police chief and the village manager, the Sauk Village mayor has re-appointed them.

WBBM Newsradio–11/05/2012

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‘Clean’ Water In Sauk Village Brings Higher Bills, But Many Still Won’t Drink It

A twist in Sauk Village’s water saga – officials have said the water supply is safe, but some residents still aren’t drinking it, even though they’re paying a lot more for it now.

CBS 2–10/03/2012

Charles Bragg II (Credit: Chicago Police)

Teen Charged With Killing Man Over Theft Of Brother’s iPhone

Retribution for the theft of a sibling’s iPhone was enough for a Sauk Village teenager to shoot a man to death last week in the south suburb, Cook County prosecutors said.


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Sauk Village Water Supply No Longer Contaminated

Residents of Sauk Village can stop drinking bottled water, after the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency announced the chemical vinyl chloride is no longer being detected in the village’s drinking water supply.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Crews haul in equipment that will be used to perform an "air stripping" of the drinking water in Sauk Village, which has been contaminated with vinyl chloride. (Credit: CBS)

Sauk Village Residents May Soon Be Able To Drink Tap Water Again

Residents of south suburban Sauk Village may soon be able to drink water out of their faucets again.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Crews haul in equipment that will be used to perform an "air stripping" of the drinking water in Sauk Village, which has been contaminated with vinyl chloride. (Credit: CBS)

Costly Temporary Fix To Sauk Village Water Woes Begins

CBS 2 has learned the temporary fix to the tainted water system in Sauk Village might cost far more than anybody thought before it’s finished.

CBS 2–07/31/2012

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Sauk Village Water Woes A Reminder Of Crestwood Water Scandal

Sauk Village’s recent woes over contaminated drinking water have served as a reminder of similar problems another Chicago suburb faced five years ago, when residents discovered their drinking water had been contaminated for years.

CBS 2–07/31/2012

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Sauk Village Ordered To Continue Providing Bottled Water

A court order issued Friday requires south suburban Sauk Village to continue supplying bottled water to residents who request it, according to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office.


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State Stepping In To Clean Sauk Village Water, But Residents Still Frustrated

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in to help Sauk Village officials find a way to clean their town’s contaminated water supply.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

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Sauk Village: Water Distribution Schedule

Residents of Sauk Village have been told that cancer-causing vinyl chloride is in their water supply. Business owners were told to use alternative sources of water. Water distribution for residents of Sauk Village starts immediately and will be handed out per the following schedule:


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In Reversal, Sauk Village Now Says Water Is Safe To Drink

Earlier this week, residents had been told that cancer-causing vinyl chloride made the water unsafe. Business owners were told to use alternative sources of water.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Sauk Village Residents May Have To Stock Up On Bottled Water

There is still no timetable for when the water in Sauk Village will be safe to drink, and some say the only solution may be to start stocking up on bottled water.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012