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Driver Charged with DUI Thought He Was in Harvey: Blotter
TUESDAY, APRIL 16 Possession Charges For Orland Hills Driver Mousa B. Abedelal, 41, of the 9100 block of 170th Street, Orland Hills, was charged possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana, according to a report.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Southtown Star
Get Up and Go! for May 21, 2013
THORNTON TOWNSHIP JOB FAIR: South Suburban College's Fitness Center, 15800 S. State St., South Holland, hosts this event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The township has partnered with Thornton, Burnham, Calumet City, Harvey, Dixmoor, Lansing , Markham , Phoenix, Riverdale, South Holland, Hazel Crest and Dolton.
2 charged in Markham man's murder
Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found last month.
Sat May 18, 2013
Burger King Blow up Sparked by Rude Whopper Order: Weird Crimes
Pot Possession Charge At White Castle May 8: Harold and Kumar would be proud of this trip to White Castle.
Fri May 17, 2013
Steger Man Faces 2 Pot Possession Charges from Separate Investigations: Blotter
THURSDAY, MAY 9 DUI Charges For Homewood Man Byron Okeke, 24, of the 18400 block of Poplar Court, Homewood, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08, failing to signal when required and illegally transporting alcohol, according to a report.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mitchell: Infant found in garbage can but thrived because of love
On Jan. 21, 1981, temperatures hovered just above freezing when a man, rummaging through a trash can in an alley in Englewood, made a startling discovery.
Fri May 10, 2013
Harvey Man Due In Court For Animal Cruelty Charges
A 37-year-old Harvey man was scheduled to appear in bond court Friday, after police found one dead dog and seven other abused or neglected dogs while enforcing an eviction at his home in south suburban Harvey.
Thu May 09, 2013
Police Discover Abused Dogs During Home Eviction in Harvey
A group of abused dogs are now in the care of the South Suburban Humane Society following a court-ordered eviction in Harvey, according to a press release from the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Homewood Man Accused of Running after Car Crash: Blotter
SATURDAY, MAY 4 Running After Crash Erik Morris, 28, of the 1400 block of Burr Oak Road, Homewood, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a crash, driving without insurance and improper lane use, according to a report.
Wed May 08, 2013
Teacher who loved Cubs dies from choking accident at Wrigley Field
Palos Heights middle school teacher Maureen Oleskiewicz was such an avid fan of Chicago sports that she instituted spirit days for students to dress up in support of local teams, including her beloved Cubs, Blackhawks and Bears.
Tue May 07, 2013
Grand Jury Indicts Armed Robbery Suspects
Three men who were arrested for the armed robbery of a Deerfield cellular telephone store April 8 after a chase by Deerfield Police learned today they were indicted by a Cook County Grand Jury for both armed robbery and kidnapping.
The Southtown Star
Man hit by car in Harvey dies
Feliciano S. Garcia, 45, , was hit by a car in the 15300 block of Dixie Highway in Harvey, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said.
Mon May 06, 2013
Mistrial declared in East Chicago double homicide trial
Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Ross Boswell declared a mistrial Monday over a juror issue in a case involving a man charged in a 2010 double homicide in East Chicago.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Southtown Star
Experts: Homelessness a growing problem in the Southland
Ann Rodgers, of Together We Cope, and Richard Monocchio, of the Cook County Housing Authority, during a panel discussion on homelessness in the south suburbs at Temple B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom in Homewood Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Sat May 04, 2013
Pastor Emeritus at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Ordination
Fr. Ray Yadron, will celebrate his 50 th anniversary of ordination at St. Thomas of Villanova parish in Palatine, IL on Sunday, May 5 at the 11:15 a.m. Mass.
Wed May 01, 2013
2 Pot Busts During Traffic Stops: Blotter
FRIDAY, APRIL 26 Marijuana Possession Charge Tiante Whitaker, 25, of the 1200 block of Jamie Lane, Homewood, was charged with possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended license and improper lane use, according to a report.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Indictment Expected for Armed Robbery Suspects
The three men charged with armed robbery and kidnapping in connection with the attempted hold up of a Deerfield cellular telephone store April 8 are expected to be indicted on the charges within a week, according to Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Christina Kye.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Four Charged In 2010 Triple Murder In Harvey
Darryl Lloyd, Faheem Norwood, Dejuan Crockett and Brandon Griffin are accused of killing a young mother and two children, and leaving a third child for dead, in a botched home invasion and robbery in Harvey in October 2010.
2 mayors, township supervisor back school board chief's pardon
Two mayors and a township supervisor were among the public officials who wrote letters in support of a pardon that Gov.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The story behind the $25m shopping mall trashed in Blues Brothers...
In one of the more memorable scenes of the iconic 1980 film 'The Blues Brothers,' the title characters drive through shopping mall with police not far behind as shocked shoppers run for safety and the whole place ends up trashed.