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  1. Why a day of jazz is just what you needRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... 2 to 11 p.m. and kicks off at Linger Martini Bar in Oak Forest, followed by stops at LaVue Bar & Grill in Chicago Heights, D'Las Sports Bar in Olympia Fields, and ending at Hidden Manna Cafe in Matteson. The performances will include live fusion, ...

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  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WBTV

    ... said. "I was framed for a murder I did not commit." Twenty years ago, Sanders went to prison for a murder in Chicago Heights, IL. A man was shot dead in a garage, and a woman was badly wounded. Sanders and his lawyers have filed suit, contending ...

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  3. Illinois man freed after 2 decades in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Sanders, 49, said after Tuesday's verdict that although he will continue to pursue a lawsuit against the Chicago Heights Police Department, detectives and others, he would first focus on trying to become acclimated to freedom. He wants to get ...

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  4. Ex-gang member who spent 20 years in prison is cleared of murder...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... I wasn't just fighting for me, I was fighting for my children.' Mr Sanders alleged he was framed by corrupt Chicago Heights police officers for the murder of gang member Phillip Atkins. Atkins was shot dead in December 1993 when four men forced him ...

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  5. Man free after 20 years in prison for murder he didn't commitRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... the same time, it's somewhat frightening and scary to step out into the world again," said Sanders, 49, of Chicago Heights. Sanders has a federal lawsuit pending against the city of Chicago Heights, several of its police officers and an FBI agent ...

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  6. Steger-South Chicago Heights Library NewsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... provided and you will be able to paint the parking lot for all to see. Call for program time. Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library is at 54 East 31st Street, Steger. For more information or to register, call: 708-755-5040; fax: 708-755-2504; ...

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  7. Beecher Fire WireRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Beecher Herald

    ... to the 1300 block of Dixie Highway for a medical emergency, the patient was transported to St. James, Chicago Heights; 2:09 p.m., the ambulance responded to the 29800 block of S. Cottage Grove Avenue for a medical emergency, the patient was ...

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  8. Sister Madonna Rougeau to help retired nunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... "It's bittersweet," Rougeau said. "I say that because I've grown to love the people and the ministry here in Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields." After almost 10 years as the sister superior from the order of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual ...

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  9. Man freed after acquitted in retrial for a murder for which he spent 20 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A former gang leader who alleged he was framed by corrupt Chicago Heights police officers for a 1993 murder recalled on Wednesday how years ago he asked his family to raise $1,000 to buy legal books, then taught himself the law and wrote the court filings that eventually won him a new trial.

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  10. Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder Released From PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    ... a doubt, so year, he is unbelievable," Sanders' eldest daughter, Lynette Booth, said. Sanders is suing the Chicago Heights police department and the officers involved in his case, but he says he's not bitter or angry -- he'd like to work for change ...

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  11. Exonerated Chicago Heights Man Walks Free After 20 Years In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | CBS Local

    A 49-year-old Chicago Heights man who spent twenty years in prison after, he claims, he was framed by police for murder, is nearing the end of a long legal journey following his acquittal in a jury trial, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.

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  12. Illinois man retried, found not guilty in slayingRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... that a jury found 49-year-old Rodell Sanders not guilty late Tuesday night. Sanders was arrested in 1994 by Chicago Heights police and charged with the murder of one man and the attempted murder of another person. One of his attorneys says the ...

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  13. Local Band 'Midlife Crisis' Celebrates 15 YearsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... food item for our food drive to be split between the New Lenox Township food pantry and Respond Now in Chicago Heights-and they came through big time" said bassistTom Skowronski. The band members include Tom Skowronski (of New Lenox), Anthony ...

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  14. Franchise Players: Learning to Manage Entry-Level EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... owned: CD One Price Cleaners in Orland Park, Ill., (suburb south of Chicago) and another location in Chicago Heights, Ill. We wanted to reduce the learning curve and buy into a proven business model. In our opinion, this reduces your risk and allows ...

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  15. More than 100 Pets in 36 Hours Find New HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Society went home with their new families this weekend. During a 36-hour nonstop adopt-athon July 19-20, the Chicago Heights-based shelter saw to it that many of its furry residents wouldn't be returning to the facility. "116 SSHS adoptions and 146 ...

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  16. Get Up and GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... One Thumbs Up Back to School Fundraiser is set for 3 p.m. to dusk Aug. 10 at Hodges Park, 352 E. 16th St., Chicago Heights. There will be activities, music and free school supplies for school-aged youth. One Thumbs Up supports special-needs and ...

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  17. Oak Forest woman raising butterflies, writing booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... a 22-year career in teaching - including 16 years as a teacher of at-risk preschoolers at Highland School in Chicago Heights - has had the idea for her book for many years but never found the time on her summers off school to work on it because of ...

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  18. 3 local students to receive scholarships from DCFSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Chaqueatta Neal, 18, of Matteson, Dea Deja, 20, of Chicago Heights, and Terry Gruns, 18, of Palos Hills, will be honored, along with 45 other college-bound youth, at a ceremony Friday in ...

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  19. Bouchards Reacquire Five Service CentersRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Metal Center News

    ... in July 2008 for $1.23 billion. Esmark Steel Group bought the assets of Century Steel and Sun Steel in Chicago Heights, Ill., and Independent Steel in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, the company acquired the intellectual property assets, brand names ...

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  20. 36-hour pet adoption event set for Orland HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    ... adoption event at the Orland Hills PetSmart, 9277 W. 159th St. The South Suburban Humane Society is based in Chicago Heights, but the Orland Hills site was chosen to meet the needs of staff and the 200 animals that are looking for homes. Klehm, CEO ...

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