Thursday Dec 5
Silver Spring community organizations help families displaced by Forest Park fire
Residents of Forest Park Apartments in Silver Spring whose lives were disrupted by a fire on Aug. 16 received checks of $500 during a ceremony Nov. 26 at Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington in Silver Spring.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ill. workers, retirees worry about pension changes
JoAnn Washington-Murry poses for a portrait out side her office at the State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Harvey, Ill.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Harvey S. Clark 1930-2013
Harvey S. Clark, 83, of La Salle, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.
Village of Dixmoor closes fire department; Financial issues forces...
Harvey officials say its fire department will step in after Dixmoor was forced to close its fire department because of financial issues.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Harvey Police officer shot trying to stop armed robbery
Just before 6 p.m., Harvey Police responded to a report of a robbery at a business at of 159th and Wood streets, according to a statement from the city of Harvey.
Police officer shot during Harvey robbery, in stable condition
One officer was shot and immediately transported to Ingalls Hospital after responding to a call about a robbery at a business near Wood Street.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Frankfort Police Warn of Prowlers Lurking Around Town
The Frankfort Police Department warned residents to watch out for prowlers and said homes have recently been broken into.
How Long Will I Cry? is a huge success for Big Shoulders Books
Big Shoulders Books , Chicago's newest publishing company, released its first title, How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence , earlier this month.
Fast Food Customer Dives Through Drive-Thru Window: Weird Crimes
Nov. 12: An underwear thief and her lookout buddy were busted outside of Super Kmart around 1:30 p.m., according to police.
Police Blotter: Disorderly Conduct, Retail Theft & Warrant Arrests
Nov. 12: Richard Rodriguez, 25, 712 Rebecca Lane, was charged with disorderly conduct after calling 9-1-1 several times for a non-emergency at 8:31 a.m. Nov. 12: Olivia Turner, 22, 91 Bradford Road, Joliet; and Yvette Hecks, 33, 506 S. Des Plaines Ave., Joliet, were both charged with retail theft at Wal-Mart, 200 S. Bolingbrook Drive at 5:27 p.m.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Southtown Star
Southland residents recall JFK assassination
The searing and heartbreaking news that President John F. Kennedy had been shot and killed during a motorcade in Dallas broke a few moments after 12:30 p.m. in Chicago 50 years ago today.
The Southtown Star
Kadner: Dixmoor to disband fire department
In a letter dated Tuesday, the village attorney notified the union representing fire department employees "that this shall serve as notice that the Village will be moving forward with implementing the dissolution of the Fire Department.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Glen Ellyn Police Arrest Drivers With Suspended, Revoked Licenses
Steven J. Beckow, 42, 230 W. Burlington St., Westmont, was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license and improper lane use at Roosevelt and Interstate 355 at 10:23 p.m. Nov. 7. Donna Murry, 48, 34 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, was charged with driving with a suspended license and speeding at Park Boulevard and Harding at 7:54 a.m. Oct.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Frankfort Police Bag Alleged Would-Be Burglar
The Frankfort police reportedly captured a Harvey man who had been trying to break into homes on the south end of the village.