Second Person Charged With Killing 17-Year-Old Chicago Heights GirlMartin Chavez, 22, of Chicago Heights turned himself in about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Chicago Heights police said. He was charged with a count of first-degree murder for the death of Melanie M. Valencia on Feb. 22.
Autopsy: Female Found Dead In Chicago Heights Was AssaultedA woman found dead with a bloody head and back Wednesday night near a home in south suburban Chicago Heights was beaten to death.
3 Charged With Fatal Chicago Heights ShootingDavid Phillips, 19; Cornell Reed, 22; and Juwan Taylor, 18; each face felony counts of first-degree murder, aggravated battery and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 3 p.m. on Jan. 8, according to Chicago Heights police and the Cook County sheriff’s office.
58-Year-Old Man Dies After Chicago Heights CrashA 58-year-old man died Sunday night after he was involved in a crash in south suburban Chicago Heights.
Newborn Girl Found In Chicago Heights FieldOfficers received a call at 10:56 a.m. from someone who had found the infant alone, lying in the grass in an open field, according to a statement from Chicago Heights police.
Man Charged After Fiery, Fatal CrashA 41-year-old man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated DUI after a fiery, fatal crash Sunday morning in south suburban Chicago Heights.
2 Dead In Fiery Crash In Chicago HeightsEmergency responders arriving at the crash at 7:54 a.m. at 14th Street and Chicago Road found a 1998 BMW engulfed in flames and a 2016 Nissan with front end damage, according to the Chicago Heights Police Department.
Man Robs Second Suburban Bank In Two WeeksThe suspect robbed a U.S. Bank branch at 101 S. Dixie Highway in Chicago Heights at 4:41 p.m., according to the FBI. He ran away with an undisclosed amount of money.
State Regulators Hold Hearings On Plan To Close St. James Hospital In Chicago Heights The controversial plan to close most of Saint James Hospital’s Chicago Heights facility, and consolidate them at the hospital’s newer Olympia Fields campus was the subject of hearings Tuesday by state regulators.
City Workers Help Perform Rescues At House Fire In Chicago HeightsThe fire broke out at 309 16th St. in Chicago Heights, a stately old home that was once a maternity hospital in the early 1900s.
12-Year-Old Boy Dies Week After Bicycle Struck By Vehicle In Chicago Heights A 12-year-old boy died Monday, nearly a week after he was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in south suburban Chicago Heights.
Two Suspects Shot During Weapons Raid By Chicago Cops, Feds
Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Homicide Outside Strip ClubCrews responded at 4:10 a.m. to a call of a fight in the parking lot of Club 390, an adult entertainment club at 390 E. Joe Orr Road, according to Chicago Heights police. Officers found Jose J. Romero on the ground with injuries to his head and body.
Pedestrian Killed In Chicago Heights CrashA 50-year-old woman died early Sunday after being hit by a vehicle in south suburban Chicago Heights.
Cyclist Who Tried To Cross Route 394 Struck And Killed By VehicleAbout 7:49 p.m., Robert Kirn was riding his bicycle on Route 394 near East Sauk Trail Road in Chicago Heights when he attempted to cross both north and southbound traffic, Illinois State Police said.