Woman Killed, Man Injured When Freight Train Hits Car In Melrose ParkThe car was headed south on 19th Avenue near Main Street in Melrose Park around 2 a.m., when the driver went around the crossing gates, according to Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh.
Person Of Interest Questioned In Fatal Melrose Park StabbingOfficers were called just before midnight to a home in the 1500 block of North Roberta Avenue, and found two people stabbed, according to Andrew Mack, spokesman for the village of Melrose Park.
Questions Emerge Surrounding Search For Teen Who Jumped Into RiverThe Cook County Commissioner called on an investigation into why it took five days to find Cameron Sanders' body in the Des Plaines River.
Missing Teen's Body Found In Des Plaines River Near Melrose ParkThe body of a missing teenager has been found in the Des Plaines River, not far from the bridge where he jumped in the water on Saturday.
Fourth Day Of Search Underway For Teen Missing In Des Plaines RiverCameron Sanders, 16, has been missing since Saturday, when he was pulled under by the current after diving in the Des Plaines River.
Teen Missing After Jumping Into Des Plaines River Near Melrose ParkThree teens jumped from a railroad bridge about 4:30 p.m. Saturday near Melrose Park. Two of the teens surfaced, but the third went missing.
Woman Killed In Melrose Park CrashJust before 4 a.m., the driver of a 1998 Chevrolet Astro passenger van disobeyed a red traffic light on Mannheim Road and drove into the intersection with Lake Street, according to Melrose Park police. The van struck a 2007 Honda Civic and then a 2006 Chevrolet Impala.
3 Arrested During Investigation Of Fatal Melrose Park ShootingAuthorities have arrested three men while investigating a fatal shooting last Sunday afternoon in west suburban Melrose Park.
Man, Parents Charged In Connection With Suburban Ruse BurglaryA man and his parents have been charged in connection with a ruse burglary in November in west suburban Leyden Township.
Nuns Get Holiday Reprieve From Nearby Strip Club; Lawsuit ContinuesThe Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo have been enjoying a quiet holiday season since the mayor of neighboring Stone Park last month revoked the liquor license of Club Allure, a move that apparently prompted the owners to shut down and stopped the late night sounds of music, motorcycles and fighting the nuns say the club attracts.
Woman Dies After Being Run Over By Her Own Vehicle In Melrose ParkPolice believe Samantha Perez got out of her car, but accidentally left the vehicle in gear.
Man Charged In Fatal Melrose Park ShootingA man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left a man dead and a 14-year-old boy critically injured early Tuesday in west suburban Melrose Park, police said.