South Suburbs


Letter Sent To South Suburban Residents Reveals Non-Voters

A letter that went out to some people in the southwest suburbs ahead of today’s elections has sparked outrage from local residents and officials.

WBBM Newsradio–04/09/2013


Feds Break Up Counterfeiting Operation In South Suburbs

A suburban counterfeiting operation has been broken up.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

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Careless Smoking Blamed For Park Forest Fire That Killed Mother, Grown Son

Officials believe careless use of smoking materials is what caused a fire that killed a mother and son in south suburban Park Forest Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2012

Casino Gambling

Ministers Push For Casino In Ford Heights

A coalition of south suburban ministers said Monday that it’s not promoting gambling, but the ministers do want a casino in far south suburban Ford Heights.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011


Four Seriously Injured In Five-Vehicle South Suburban Wreck

Four people were seriously injured in a five-vehicle crash in south suburban Crestwood Wednesday evening, fire officials said.


Warrant Sweep

Police Out In Force Serving Arrest Warrants In South Suburbs

Police in the southern suburbs were out in force this morning, serving arrest warrants.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., Gov. Pat Quinn

Rep. Jackson: Quinn Is Dragging His Feet In Boosts For South Suburbs

Gov. Pat Quinn is answering criticism from U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., and said Thursday that he will have plenty more to say soon about what he’s doing for the south suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–07/08/2011

Strip Club

Strip Clubs Making It Rain On Politicians

“All of the liquor, none of the clothes!” the billboards promise. Take a drive across the south suburbs and you know: Strip clubs are big business.


Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

2 Hospitalized After Crash In Worth

Two vehicles collided this afternoon in south suburban Worth, sending two people to a hospital.


Francis Costello

South Suburban Man Charged With Stabbing Woman

A south suburban man has been charged with stabbing an elderly woman with a kitchen knife outside her home over the weekend.