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  1. Chicago Heights fought to get police chief into questionable second pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Chicago Tribune

    About a month later, Guiliani was rehired by the south suburb as its "civilian" police chief and Guiliani gave up his police powers. He began collecting a $114,000 annual police pension and a $75,000 salary from the city, records show.


  2. Former chef in Palatine dies from reaction to bee sting. 'He was a beloved figure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Guy Jacobucci was a former chef who called himself "Cookie Monster" on his LinkedIn page and was known for the parties he hosted for friends and family at his Palatine home. On Sunday afternoon, Jacobucci called 911 after he was stung by a bee.


  3. This Jewel has some interesting ways to bag your groceriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Anita Battle was reminded of her sack lunches as a kid when she walked out of the Jewel-Osco in the South Loop on Friday with a big paper bag with the top rolled down so she could carry her salad and bottled water. "It feels like I'm in grade school.


  4. 4 charged after 8-mile police chase, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Jodie Christian, 22, left, and Carl Jenkins, 26, have been charged with multiple felonies following a July 27, 2015, police chase and crash. Jodie Christian, 22, left, and Carl Jenkins, 26, have been charged with multiple felonies following a July 27, 2015, police chase and crash.


  5. Man killed in hit-and-run in strip club parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A 25-year-old Chicago man died Saturday morning after being hit by a vehicle in the parking lot of a Chicago Heights strip club, and the Cook County medical examiner's office on Sunday ruled his death a homicide. Chicago Heights Police responded about 4:10 a.m. to a report of a fight in the parking lot of Club 390, 390 E. Joe Orr Road.


  6. 2 killed in Park Forest crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Two people were killed in a car crash in suburban Park Forest early Wednesday morning, and the car's driver is now in custody, police said. Officers were called to the corner of Western Avenue and Algonquin Street about 12:31 a.m. for a car crash.


  7. Convicted burglar held in prison nearly five months too longRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Malik Erkins, 18, now lives in an apartment in Chicago Heights. He was held in prison months after he was supposed to be released because of an apparent paperwork error.


  8. Dog flu outbreaks temporarily close shelters, halt adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Volunteer Candy Staros, left, holds Scarlet, a puppy with the dog flu, as veterinarian Melissa Newberg examines her at P.A.W.S. of Tinley Park on Thursday, April 30, 2015. It's one of two south suburban shelters to temporarily shut down as canine influenza virus continues to sicken dogs across the region.


  9. Chicago Heights woman injured in fire sues housing agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Chicago Heights woman who was critically injured when her daughter's boyfriend set fire to her public housing unit is now suing the Housing Authority of Cook County to get her subsidized apartment back. In her civil suit, Mary Ann Blakemore, said her one-bedroom apartment was completely destroyed and never repaired while she was in the hospital recovering from third-degree burns over 30 percent of her body.


  10. Illinois House votes to ban red light cameras, but not in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The Illinois House on Wednesday approved a measure that would ban red light cameras in approximately 35 communities outside Chicago, even as supporters pointed to flaws in the city's program as reason to do away with the much-loathed devices. The legislation would make the cameras illegal in municipalities that are not home rule -- generally towns with a population of less than 25,000 -- starting in 2017.


  11. Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A Ford Heights trainee firefighter and college student was indicted in a Cook County court Tuesday on three counts of arson for allegedly setting fire to three vacant houses in the village. Kaumain Allen, 19, was arrested last month when a Cook County sheriff's police officer, on patrol in Ford Heights, found him during a premise check at a vacant house on 15th Street, police reported.


  12. Bank robber who sought jail time adjusts to new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Potchen, who robbed a Merrillville bank last June so he could get caught and returned to prison, is now catching a ride with co-workers to a family-owned Chicago Heights, Ill., trucking firm for his job as a welder for flat bed and dump trailers. He's also settling into his one-bedroom apartment in Schererville.


  13. Two held in Chicago Heights shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    An 18-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition Monday and two people were in custody following a early-morning shooting at a house in Chicago Heights, police said. Police arrived at a house in the 500 block of Concord Court at about 12:46 a.m. to find the man with a gunshot wound to the face.


  14. Former Country Club Hills police chief caught in prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The former police chief in Country Club Hills was arrested last month in Matteson for soliciting a prostitute off an Internet ad, records show. It's at least the second prostitution arrest for Mark Scott, 54, who rose through the ranks to become chief of the police department before retiring last summer.


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