| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:14 PM
A 16-year-old boy was ordered held without bail today in the slaying of another 16-year-old and the wounding of a 15-year-old in the Washington Park neighborhood this week.
Deven Skipper appeared in a bond hearing midday today before Criminal Court...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A Chicago man bought four guns, including a MAC-11 pistol, in Florida and illegally resold them, including one that was in the car of a convicted felon when it crashed as he tried to flee police in Harvey this summer, authorities said.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Three men, two of whom were dressed as women as they tried to take a man’s messenger bag and bicycle on a Blue Line train Monday, have been charged with robbery, officials said.
Jim Walls, 17, of the 300 block of West 58th Street; Antonio Fox, 19,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Fingerprints on duct tape used to bind two victims of a 2010 home invasion in Harvey helped track down a man charged with killing a man in the home invasion who also is suspected in three other Harvey slayings, officials said today.
Michael Reid, 37, of...
| Jul 22, 2013
Authorities say two high-ranking Harvey police officers have been reassigned amid a Tribune investigation that found records showing them working for two communities during the same hours and getting paid by both.
The veteran officers each held full-...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:42 PM
An 11-year-old girl was killed by a car in south suburban Harvey as she tried to cross the street this afternoon, authorities and said.
The girl was identified as Aniyah Baisten, 11. She was hit in the 15200 block of Wood Street in the south suburb...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A Midlothian man charged in the Thursday slaying of a Harvey man was denied bail when he appeared in Bond Court this afternoon.
Dashonti Wiley, 39, was charged Friday with first-degree murder in connection with the Thursday shooting death of 19-year-old...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A Midlothian man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Thursday shooting death of a man in south suburban Harvey.
Dashonti Wiley, 39, was charged today with murder and scheduled to appear in Bond Court Saturday, police said in...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A 58-year-old trucker from Park Forest was found dead early this morning in Ford Heights after his vehicle left the road and crashed through a fence, authorities said.
The victim, identified at the Cook County medical examiner’s office as John...
| Jul 10, 2013
For more than 40 years, Tinley Park resident Charley Smith has worked to help people who have disabilities.
While still a young teacher in 1971, he used a $10,000 loan from a childhood friend to build a statewide program of 26 sites dedicated to helping...
| Mar 15, 2008
Trying to put his past with Antoin "Tony" Rezko behind him, presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday said he never thought the nowindicted Chicago businessman would try to take advantage of him because his old friend had never asked for a political...