CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson, who for more than a year has hinted at running for mayor in 2013, is beginning to actively campaign for the position.
In my lengthy career, I have seen a number of people shot by police officers I have known personally.
The Stephon Watts incident is no doubt a tragic one, but it has highlighted the way some reactionaries conduct themselves when something doesn't go their way. The April 24 headline read, "Activists want action against police," yet in reality, these same people are calling for a boycott of al…
CALUMET CITY | Monday was the day activists said they were boycotting businesses in this south suburb as a protest against local officials for refusing to prosecute or punish two police officers who shot and killed an autistic teenager in his home earlier this year.
TINLEY PARK | The Easter Seals Autism Therapeutic School that attracts students from across the south suburbs has a new computer lab with giant charts on the walls explaining how to log on to a computer, find specific information or solve a system crash.
CALUMET CITY | The activists who have been calling for the arrest of two police officers who killed an autistic teenage boy now say they want those officers fired.
CALUMET CITY | An independent investigation into the shooting death of an autistic Calumet City teenager found that police were justified in shooting him and no criminal charges will be brought against the officers involved, according to a news release issued Tuesday.
CALUMET CITY | The mother of a teenage boy with a form of autism who was shot to death earlier this year by two Calumet City police officers on Thursday urged Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush to show leadership in pressuring authorities to decide whether to prosecute the officers.
CALUMET CITY | The family of a teen boy who died after being shot by police is seeking the names of the two Calumet City police officers who were involved.
CALUMET CITY | Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush says Illinois State Police have finished their investigation into the death of an autistic teenage boy who was shot by two Calumet City officers.
CALUMET CITY | The Pledge of Allegiance usually is a mere formality that begins government meetings across the south suburbs. Yet on Thursday, the City Council felt compelled to recite it twice.
DOLTON | A teenage boy shot to death earlier this month by Calumet City police was laid to rest Saturday as sentiment swayed between expressions of love and longing for vengeance.
DOLTON | Democratic congressional candidate Debbie Halvorson made an appearance Saturday at the funeral of an autistic teen who was shot to death earlier this month by Calumet City police.
Visitation for Stephon Watts, of Calumet City, will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the New Zion Christian Fellowship Temple, 14200 Chicago Road in Dolton, the Watts family said Wednesday.
CALUMET CITY | Ever since police fatally shot a black teen in his home Feb. 1, 4th Ward Alderman Brian Wilson has become an outspoken critic of the Police Department.
CALUMET CITY | The family of a 15-year-old boy who was shot to death by police officers in his south suburban home has created a website and is holding two events to try to raise money needed for funeral and burial expenses.
CALUMET CITY | City government officials are offering their condolences to the family of a teenage boy who was shot inside his home by local police officers and later died.
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