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John Mosca, proprietor of a two-room roadhouse near New Orleans famed for its Italian-style garlicky shrimp, oysters, chicken and marinated crab dishes, has died. He was 86. Mosca died Wednesday at his home in suburban Harahan, said his daughter, Lisa...
David S. Broder, one of the nation's leading political reporters and a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1973 for distinguished commentary about the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 81. Broder, a longtime columnist at the Washington Post, died Wednesday at...
Tribune reporterAn Indiana man died late Sunday afternoon after he was tasered in south suburban Thornton, officials said. Mark A. Koves, 28, of the 9500 block of Roosevelt Street in Crown Point, was pronounced dead at 5:44 p.m. at St. James Hospital in Chicago...
It’s not what you think, the International Pole Convention. The pole dancing convention founder, Jessalynn Medairy, 27, is so used to the questions, she answers them before they’re asked: “There’s nobody here that would be a...
A man was shot dead Friday night in Chicago Heights in attack that wounded two other people, authorities said. Joshua Garcia, 18, of the 3100 block of Willow Road in South Chicago Heights, was declared dead at 9:50 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
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Chicago TribuneA husband and wife were found dead after a fire in Chicago Heights early Friday morning, according to authorities. The fire happened in the 200 block of East 24th Street in Chicago Heights, a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said....
A Ford Heights fire dispatcher has been charged with buying a piece of department equipment knowing it was stolen, then pawning the item, the Cook County sheriff's office announced today. A $20,000 personal recognizance bond was set today for Varndell...
Tags: Ford Heights, Theft, Sauk Village, Pawnbrokers
Tribune reporterA mom, her two children and another man have been charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery in connection to the group beating of a man Thursday night in south suburban Richton Park. Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil set bails at $500,...
Tribune reporterA worker was killed in an industrial accident at a Chicago Heights metals plant this morning, officials said. Crews responded to 333 State St. in the south suburb, where a company called Vesuvius, a metals plant, is listed. A worker was pronounced...
Tribune reportersA former employee of the CeaseFire violence prevention program was fatally shot today in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. Marlon Lee, 36, was driving when his car came to rest on the 6100 block of South Woodlawn Avenue at...
Special to the TribuneA two-car collision near south suburban Crete killed a passenger and sent both drivers to the hospital, authorities said. Joyce Di Rutigliano, 80, of the 20700 block of Hunt Club Drive in Frankfort, was declared dead at 5:07 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
Tribune reporterA 17-year-old Chicagoan was shot and killed Saturday night in a park in south suburban Chicago Heights, authorities said. Police identified the victim as Mikah Darko, although the Cook County medical examiner's office listed his first name as Micah....
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