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  1. Drive-by shooting targeting party bus wounds 2 on Bishop Ford FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chicago Tribune

    Two men aboard a party bus were shot by a gunman in a passing vehicle early Saturday on the Bishop Ford Freeway near south suburban Dolton, Illinois State Police said. The bus was traveling north near 147th Street when a vehicle drove up alongside the bus and opened fire - hitting two men aboard shortly after 4:30 a.m., according to a state police sergeant.

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  2. Fraud scheme obtained $1M in jobless benefits, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Chicago Tribune

    Some south suburban residents are charged with taking part in a fraud scheme to obtain state unemployment benefits using personal information of hundreds of patients of an Oak Lawn health care firm, the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago said Tuesday. Yoshimi Henry, 29, of South Holland; Brandon Pitts, 29, of University Park; Kewan Watts, 34, of Dolton and Ashley Weathersby, 33, of Blue Island are among six people charged with participating in a mail or wire fraud scheme, the U.S. attorney's office said in a news release.

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  3. A girl with arms outstretched runs through two trees as train tracks stretch out before herRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Dolton, in the shadow of mills and factories that long defined Chicagoland as an industrial powerhouse, offered plentiful nearby jobs, affordable homes, solid schools, reliable services and bustling retail shops. It was, in the words of a Dolton marketing pamphlet of the era, "close enough to the city for industry - far enough away for good clean suburban living."

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  4. Death of man who stopped breathing after struggle with Dolton cop, hospital staff ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Chicago Tribune

    The death of a 51-year-old man who stopped breathing after a struggle with a Dolton police officer and hospital staff at Advocate Christ Medical Center earlier this year has been ruled a homicide, officials said. Solomon Agwomoh, whose wife, as special administrator of his estate, is suing Dolton over his death, was taken to the Oak Lawn hospital in police custody on March 10, suspected of driving under the influence following a two-vehicle crash in Dolton.

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  5. Pelkey, Penelope M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Northwest Herald

    ... She was born in Evergreen Park IL on July 21, 1947 to John and Dorothleen Nix. She was raised in the south suburb of Dolton and graduated from Thornridge High School in 1965. Penny graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Elementary ...

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  6. Bond set at $2M for accused murderer Antoine SpannRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Hawk Eye

    ... who was shot to death in his car behind his mother's in Burlington. Antoine Calvin Spann, 28, 15344th Harper St., Dolton, Illinois, made his initial appearance for the charge Tuesday morning in video court before District Associate Court Judge ...

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  7. Calumet City police endangered others, violated department policy by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Norwood suffered injuries in the crash, which happened at the intersection of Sibley Boulevard and Chicago Road in Dolton, after the driver of the fleeing vehicle blew a red light and collided with another vehicle. Burt Odelson, the city's attorney, ...

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  8. Fallen Dolton firefighter earns national tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The Legal Record

    ... Matthews died after collapsing while assisting during a fire at a mobile home park in Harvey. He had served on the Dolton Fire Department since 2009, and is survived by his wife and four children. Dolton Deputy Fire Chief Don Rush remembered ...

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  9. Man charged in slaying outside suburban movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... single witness statement identifying his client as a robber. He added that Lewis, who worked at Wilma's Famous BBQ in Dolton, was a father of two young daughters and caregiver for his grandmother who is suffering from cancer. The spike in violent ...

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  10. Piekarski elected to third term as Illinois SLB ChairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... of Division 444 (Granite City, Ill.). Elected to serve on the Audit Committee were: Dan Thielemann of Division 613 (Dolton, Ill.); Rick Leschina of Division 32 (Aurora, Ill.); and Charles Grigsby of Division 602 (Champaign, Ill.). Representing the ...

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  11. Rauner resumes openly discussing "right to work"Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... are running surpluses, which counties can fund their schools properly?" Rauner said. "How about if we pick Harvey, Dolton, Blue Island? Let them do it. I will bring two manufacturing plants right there. You watch the jobs go up and the wages go up. ...

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  12. Judge won't budge on teenager's bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Times

    ... $200,000. Meyers said if Adams was free on bond, he would live with an aunt in South Holland, which is adjacent to Dolton. Prosecutor Greg Sticka argued against bond reduction, pointing out Adams is facing a serious charge that could spur him to ...

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  13. Judge won't budge on murder defendant's bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Times

    ... $200,000. Meyers said if Adams was free on bond, he would live with an aunt in South Holland, which is adjacent to Dolton. Prosecutor Greg Sticka argued against bond reduction, pointing out Adams is facing a serious charge that could spur him to ...

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  14. Man killed in Cottage Grove Heights loved being a nurse: 'Any...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... and shined a flashlight over the ground. Jackson, who works for the U.S. Postal Service, had recently got home in Dolton when his sister called, saying his oldest son had been hot and was at Trinity. Jackson and his wife, who helped raised Jackson ...

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  15. Virginia Louise JessenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Hayfield Herald

    The youngest of four children, Virginia Louise was born February 24, 1926, in Dolton, Illinois to Thaddeus Zoller and Eva Marie Zoller. In 1942, Jacob Jessen and family moved in next door.

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  16. Police: Chase of stolen car ends in officer-involved shooting in south suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Around 4 a.m. Sunday, police were chasing the driver of a stolen car who allegedly attempted to run officers over while attempting to flee. Video from the scene shows the fleeing car had shredded tires, and Dolton police also on the scene.

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  17. Jacksonville police chief hits relief valve early onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... Franklin said. "I expect you to live an exemplary life on- as well as off-duty." In his former job as police chief of Dolton, Ill., Franklin said he had to fire three officers who acted improperly during his two-year tenure. "I had to make a lot of ...

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  18. Man charged with gun crime after brief chase in PalatineRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A 26-year-old Dolton man who led Palatine police on a brief foot chase Saturday night was charged with a litany of crimes after police found a loaded .40 caliber Glock pistol with an extended high capacity magazine in his car Saturday night, authorities said. Torrey D. White, of the 14700 block of Indiana Ave., was charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, misdemeanor reckless driving, misdemeanor attempting to elude a police officer, misdemeanor resisting a peace officer and various traffic offenses, according to a news release issued Tuesday.

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  19. Body found in Dolton alley had been shot multiple times: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    A woman whose body was found behind a Dolton garage Friday had been shot multiple times, according to media reports . The body was found about 10:30 a.m. Friday near 146th Street and Woodlawn Avenue in Dolton, Ill.

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  20. Mary (Kulick) CarmichaelRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Daily Globe

    ... social studies teacher. She met her husband, Dan Carmichael, while they both worked at Thornridge High School in Dolton, Ill. They shared a love of history, politics and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. They married in October of 1970 and eventually ...

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