| Aug 4, 2012
| 12:47 PM
A judge today denied bail for a 23-year-old Cicero man charged with 14 felonies related to a string of attempted criminal sexual assaults and robberies on the West and Northwest sides.
Vidal Rainey didn't say anything but wiped his brow and bowed his...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:16 PM
The Cicero Station on Metra’s BNSF Line, considered one of the most decrepit stations in the Metra system, is getting rebuilt with new enclosed waiting areas and parking lot, officials announced today.
Construction of the rehabilitated station...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:06 PM
A 21-year-old man who was despondent over the death of his father, a break up and a pending drug case barricaded inside a Cicero apartment where he held a gun to his head for six hours before shooting himself in the chest, officials said.
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:49 PM
An off-duty West Chicago police officer who shot a Cicero teen on the grounds of Fermi Lab following an alleged hit-and-run accident will not face criminal charges after DuPage County authorities determined the officer had reason to believe his life was...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:29 PM
A car traveling at high rate of speed careened off two parked cars before plowing into a Cicero building Sunday, leaving a Berwyn woman dead and the driver in ‘very serious' condition.
A woman identified by the Cook County medical examiner’...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:45 AM
A man who murdered both the 8-year-daughter and the mother of his ex-girlfriend in Cicero in 1993 was sentenced to life in prison today.
William Dukes was found guilty in December of the murders of Bridget Cannady and Marilyn Williams. Bridget, the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 8:24 AM
A Cicero man has died and a 23-year-old woman was injured during a head-on crash outside Garfield Park on the West Side yesterday afternoon.
Tarrie Blakely, 53, of the 2100 block of South 53rd Avenue in Cicero, was involved in a crash at Madison Street...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Four gang members have been charged with beating a Cicero man to death after one accused him of breaking a bottle on the floor at a party they were all attending, authorities said.
Peter Ocampo, 28, of the 3500 block of South 57th Court in the west...
| Oct 29, 2011
Career criminal Juan Jacquez disappeared before he was charged with the shooting death of another South Side man in 2002. The murder victim was from the same midsize Mexican town as Jacquez — Santiago Papasquiaro in the state of Durango.
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Now, if you don’t agree with our debt restructuring plan, tell us which payments (sic) you would eliminate to pay $8.7 billion in overdue bills today. Which programs? Put it out there for all of us to see. Saying "no"......
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Rick Pearson at 2:53 p.m. The Illinois Senate’s redistricting committee has scheduled the first five public hearings on the redrawing of the state’s political boundaries—the arduous process of determining power, control and...