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  1. Robbins man charged with sexually abusing Gary woman who asked to use his phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County sheriff's police said Thursday that a 19-year-old Robbins man was ordered held without bond after being charged with sexually abusing a Gary, Ind., woman who'd asked to use his cellphone. Shaymontae Mobley, of the 13400 block of St. Louis Avenue, was flagged down by the woman after she had been left stranded in a car shortly before 6 a.m. Monday in the 14000 block of Finley Avenue in Robbins, according to police.

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  2. Mom holds out hope 2 years since her son and sister went missing in GaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Ariana Walker has a bedroom set up in her Calumet City, Ill., apartment for her son, King Walker, who has been missing with his aunt, Diamond Bynum, since July 25, 2015. Ariana Walker has a bedroom set up in her Calumet City, Ill., apartment for her son, King Walker, who has been missing with his aunt, Diamond Bynum, since July 25, 2015.

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  3. FBI: Man robs bank while 4 children wait outside in SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Bank surveillance photo of a man who robbed the Fifth Third Bank branch, 4137 W. 167th St. in Coutry Club Hills on June 11, 2017. Bank surveillance photo of a man who robbed the Fifth Third Bank branch, 4137 W. 167th St. in Coutry Club Hills on June 11, 2017.

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  4. Markham police confirm nightclub shooting more than a week laterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Three people were shot at a popular Markham club last month - the latest instance of violence in a suburb beset by chronic shootings at nightclubs and a local strip club. The most recent known club shooting happened on April 29 at 2:23 a.m., at Encore, 16288 Dixie Highway in Markham, police said.

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  5. Interim mayor named for MarkhamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Ald. Ernest Blevins, right, takes the oath of office as Markham's mayor pro tem from city attorney Steven Miller. Ald. Ernest Blevins, right, takes the oath of office as Markham's mayor pro tem from city attorney Steven Miller.

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  6. Judge blocks winner of Markham mayoral race from taking officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Roger Agpawa, foreground, is surrounded by supporters Monday outside a Cook County Circuit Court judge's courtroom following an initial hearing seeking to block him from becoming Markham's mayor. Roger Agpawa, foreground, is surrounded by supporters Monday outside a Cook County Circuit Court judge's courtroom following an initial hearing seeking to block him from becoming Markham's mayor.

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  7. Slowik: Departing Markham mayor leaves checkered legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    David Webb Jr. presided over his final city council meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after 16 years as mayor of Markham. David Webb Jr. presided over his final city council meeting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after 16 years as mayor of Markham.

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  8. Grand jury investigating Markham business recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Federal officials have issued subpoenas to south suburban Markham seeking information about a company that has done extensive business with the city while donating to the mayor's campaign fund, as well as a company formerly represented by a municipal accountant who was involved with questionable deals, records show. Grand jury subpoenas issued by prosecutors in December and January ordered Markham to turn over certain records related to Alsterda Cartage and Construction, as well as construction projects at 3062 W. 167th St. in Markham.

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  9. Lawyer for Markham man calls law 'unfair' that bars his client from officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Attorney Burt Odelson, left, and his client, Roger Agpawa, discuss a court fight over Agpawa's apparent election as Markham's mayor. Attorney Burt Odelson, left, and his client, Roger Agpawa, discuss a court fight over Agpawa's apparent election as Markham's mayor.

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  10. Off-duty Dixmoor police accused of shooting at car, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Bail was set Monday at $15,000 for Tory Bridgeforth, 31, who is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, Cook County prosecutors said. Inside the Markham courtroom, prosecutors said Bridgeforth allegedly fired shoots at a white Toyota that had driven past him and his girlfriend last Wednesday night in the 4000 block of South Harper.

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  11. With felony conviction barring top Markham mayoral candidate, effort is underway to modify lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Yard signs for candidates running for mayor in Markham and Hazel Crest near the entrance to the Markham Courthouse. Yard signs for candidates running for mayor in Markham and Hazel Crest near the entrance to the Markham Courthouse.

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  12. Lawsuit filed over fatal shooting at Markham nightclub mired in violent historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Adrianna's Sports Pub & Grill, 16300 Dixie Highway, Markham, is pictured about 12 hours after Christopher Hooper, 26, of Matteson, was shot and killed there, authorities said. Adrianna's Sports Pub & Grill, 16300 Dixie Highway, Markham, is pictured about 12 hours after Christopher Hooper, 26, of Matteson, was shot and killed there, authorities said.

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  13. Slain 16-year-old girl remembered for her bright smile, caring natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    About 200 mourners gathered at the House of Hope in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood Friday morning for a wake and funeral service to celebrate the life of a 16-year-old girl found dead in a Markham garage on Christmas Eve. Family, friends and representatives from multiple schools and youth programs she attended publicly remembered the teen, who had gone missing a few weeks before her body was found, as a bright and bubbly nurturer who enjoyed helping others and excelled in the classroom and out of it as a multi-sport athlete, a drummer in a prep band, and a church and community volunteer.

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  14. Man accused of conducting unlicensed funeral service, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A Texas man might have performed up to a dozen unlicensed embalmings and funerals in the Chicago area, authorities said. Adam Casey, 27, was charged this week with forgery and funeral directing without a license in one of those cases, officials said.

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  15. Church sues Markham after refusal to permit worship servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A federal lawsuit has been filed over a small church's plan to use this Markham building, 3509 W. 159th St., for worship services. A federal lawsuit has been filed over a small church's plan to use this Markham building, 3509 W. 159th St., for worship services.

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  16. Markham eyes big development, but residents fear loss of homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The 942 parcels in the proposed tax increment financing district in Markham are mostly vacant, though 35 contain occupied homes. The home of Charles Dombrowski is shown along Artesian Avenue.

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  17. Man held in Harvey killing drops to knees in court, shouts, 'I'm an innocent man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A Cook County judge Wednesday denied bail to a felon accused of fatally shooting a Canadian National Railroad security guard last month in Harvey. Rashad Williams, 24, was dragged from Markham bond court after dropping to his knees and shouting, "I'm an innocent man."

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  18. Manhunt underway after security guard fatally wounded in HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A manhunt was underway late Saturday in suburban Harvey after a security guard at the Canadian National Railway was fatally shot, officials said. Sean Howard, spokesman for Harvey, said the incident began about 6:30 p.m. Saturday with a call to police from a woman who reported her vehicle was stolen in Harvey.

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