Riverdale man met woman on dating app, tied her up in his mom’s basement and beat her: police
A Chicago-area man was arrested for allegedly holding a woman he met on a dating app against her will and beating her. She may have also been sexually assaulted.
Chicago man met woman on dating app, tied her up in his mom's basement and beat her: police
A Riverdale man was arrested for allegedly holding a woman he met on a dating app against her will and beating her. She may have also been sexually assaulted.
Police search for woman who told store employee she'd been kidnapped just before man dragged her out
The woman came into an AutoZone with obvious injuries, and told the cashier she'd met a guy on an app and he was not letting her go. The man came in and dragged her away.
African American Heritage Water Trail traces Black history along Little Calumet River
"It is a 12-mile-long water trail that covers at least two centuries worth of history, ranging from the Underground Railroad, the Civil Rights movement, the birth of justice movement," said Lillian Holden, Openlands Education and Outreach Coordinator:
Cook County woman charged with stealing $1.5M in chicken wings from school district
Bond was set at $150,000 Thursday for a Dolton woman accused of stealing over $1.5 million of food - primarily chicken wings - while working as a consultant for a school district in south suburban Cook County, according to court documents.
Community activist turns attention to safety locks to promote responsible gun ownership
A community activist and politician known for his anti-violence efforts is working to draw attention to a simple tool he said will help prevent senseless gun deaths and injuries.
Cook County man sentenced to 34 years for robbing gas station at gunpoint, carjacking man in Addison
James Kimbrough kicked his way into a secured area of an Addison gas station where the clerk was working and stole money and Swisher Sweet cigars. Just a few weeks later, he carjacked a man at gunpoint.
Crews fight commercial fire at scrap metal dealer in Dolton: officials
The Dolton Fire Department was on the scene of a commercial fire around noon on Wednesday.
Fiery car v. semi crash leaves 1 dead in Dolton
A car spun out and struck a semi-tractor leaving one dead in Dolton Wednesday morning.
Crews work to clean up head-on collision between car and semi in Dolton
There are reports of a deadly crash in Dolton on at Calumet Avenue on the bridge.
FBI seeks armed robbers who targeted south suburban ATM
The suspects wanted for an armed robbery of an ATM in the south suburbs are still at large.
Oak Forest residents help police nab suspected car thief
Police in Oak Forest were able to apprehend a suspected car thief this week with the assistance of some sharp-eyed residents.
Chicago man wanted in Illinois carjacking spree arrested in Dolton
A Chicago man who was allegedly part of a crew wanted for stealing several vehicles across central Illinois was taken into custody Friday night in Dolton.
Convicted felon out on bond arrested with ghost gun, narcotics: prosecutors
A 34-year-old convicted felon was denied bond Friday after he was charged with illegally possessing a loaded firearm and narcotics.
2 families awarded $33.5M in Dolton police misconduct lawsuit
A Cook County jury has issued one of the largest police misconduct verdicts in Illinois history.
Pedestrian fatally struck by car on Bishop Ford Freeway
A pedestrian was killed in a crash Thursday morning on the Bishop Ford Freeway
Girl, 4, killed in crash in Dolton, police investigating whether driver was impaired
A 4-year-old girl was killed in a car crash Saturday evening in south suburban Dolton, and police said they were investigating whether the driver was under the influence.
Family of woman killed by Dolton police files lawsuit: 'They hid the truth for days'
A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in the fatal police-involved shooting of a Dolton woman in 2019.
Family of woman killed by Dolton police files lawsuit
The family of 19-year-old Alexis Wilson, who was shot and killed by Dolton police, is suing the department.
Amber Alert canceled for 15-year-old girl kidnapped in Dolton
An Amber Alert was canceled early Tuesday for a 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped Monday afternoon in Dolton, Illinois.