The Doton Park District, Dolton Park Board of Commissioners and Universal Prayer Tower hosted a Christmas in July Toy Giveaway.
Records show Derrick Watkins was shot to death shortly before 12 p.m. during an incident in the 13800 block Cottage Grove Ave.
Officers were sent to a hotel on Sibley Boulevard after witnesses heard gunfire about 4 a.m. Monday.
A city spokesman said one officer is hospitalized in "very serious" condition after being dragged by a vehicle for more than a block and into a Dolton bike shop.
The group formed in Chicago in the late 1940s and got its start playing gospel music in churches with Roebuck "Pops" Staples on guitar.
Tiffany Henyard ousted two-term incumbent Mayor Riley Rogers in the Democratic primary and defeated independent Ronnie Burge in the general election.
Final official results of the Feb. 23 primary election, released last week by Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough, confirmed the changing of the guard in south suburban city halls.
Lynwood Trustee Jada Curry was dealing with a variety of emotions after her apparent victory over four-term incumbent Mayor Eugene Williams in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
Two people in the vehicle, a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy, were arrested and the vehicle was towed to the Dolton Police Department.
Calumet City and Lansing will be getting more than $500,000 combined in Cook County grants to help expand bike paths in their communities.
A man who refused commands to drop a gun was shot Saturday night by Dolton police, Mayor Riley Rogers said during a Sunday news conference.
The incident occurred Thursday afternoon in the Menards parking lot on Lincoln Avenue.
The shooting shut down southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Freeway at Sibley Boulevard.
At 8:45 p.m. the SWAT team was able to force the door open and safely recover the woman and boy, as well as take the man into custody.
On Wednesday evening, the Dolton Police Department said it is prepared to close the expressway exit ramp at Sibley Boulevard and implement curfews if necessary.
A 22-year-old Dolton man was pronounced dead late Saturday at Franciscan Health hospital in Hammond after suffering gunshot wounds near his home.
CALUMET CITY | A tight-lipped Dolton Elementary District 149 School Board shed no light Thursday on why Superintendent Traci J. Brown was not in attendance for the board of education meeting held that night.