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  1. Chicago gospel community mourns the loss of The Brown Sisters' beloved PhyllisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... First Lady Alberta Brown and church families, Pillar of Truth COGIC (Chicago, IL), Living Word Christian Center (Forest Park, IL) and All Nations Ministries (Atlanta, GA), will greatly miss their beloved Phyllis. For more information on the funeral ...


  2. Local artist offers high-end, high-fashion painted jeans through Dragonfly by JClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OakLeaves

    ... who painted billboards in the Chicago area. Another inspiration is her daughter, Danielle Johnson who lives in Forest Park. Smith recalled that it took her a while to start the business, even though she had the idea and the skills. "My daughter ...


  3. West Side alderman rips Emanuel for missing Shamiya Adams' funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Sun-Times

    JULY 26: Mourners walk with a caisson carrying the remains of Eleven-year-old Shamiya Adams to her grave in Forest Home Cemetery on July 26, 2014 in Forest Park, Illinois.


  4. Essentra Specialty Tapes Introduces New Duraco Red Film TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | PR Log

    ... the red liner is removed, the graphics will show clearly through the remaining tape. PRLog - Jul. 28, 2014 - FOREST PARK, Ill. -- Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) introduces its new versatile double-sided clear film ...


  5. Gun violence denounced at 11-year-olds funeralRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Chicago Chronicle

    Forest Park, IL, USA In the hours before mourners gathered for Shamiya's funeral at Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, bullets again hit some of Chicago's youngest residents.A 3-year-old boy was critically injured in a shooting Friday night on the Southwest Side, authorities said.


  6. Springfield police: Saturday shooting at Forest Park residence was...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 |

    ... - The gunfire reported Saturday at 330 Sumner Ave. was preceded by multiple disturbance calls to the same Forest Park address on Friday, according to city police, who continue to investigate. Shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday, two men tried to shoot ...


  7. Chicago girl mourned amid new shootingsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Daily Chronicle

    FOREST PARK – Mourners said farewell Saturday to an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was killed by a stray bullet during a slumber party, a day after an attack at a church event in which a 13-year-old boy was gunned down and six other people were wounded. 1 comment

  8. Slain Chicago girl mourned amid new shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Daily Herald

    ... aunt, Sandra Steve, said the boy had surgery on Saturday. Meanwhile, dozens of people gathered at a church in Forest Park on Saturday for the funeral of Shamiya Adams, who was killed July 18 by a stray bullet that entered a home where she and her ...


  9. Hundreds Attend Funeral for 11-Year-Old Shamiya AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | NBC Chicago

    At the Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, family, friends and community members gathered for the 11-year-old's funeral, more than a week after she became a victim of Chicago's gun violence.


  10. Modern lasers key to restoring Fort Wayne statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... restore a nearly century-old statue of Fort Wayne's namesake are using a modern technique to preserve history. A Forest Park, Illinois, company is using light to clean the bronze statue of Revolutionary War Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne. The work is part ...


  11. Hundreds gather at funeral for slain West Side 11-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Chicago Tribune

    ... homicides than anywhere else in America. They renewed those calls Saturday at Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, where many mourners wore green, said to be Shamiya's favorite color. "What a tragedy it is that our children can't come ...


  12. Illinois firm uses lasers to restore Fort Wayne statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Daily Herald

    ... a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. The Journal Gazette reports the Forest Park, Illinois, firm is using lasers to avoid damaging the statue with harsh detergents or abrasives. The company also will ...


  13. Funeral today for 11-year-old shooting victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... The wake and funeral for Shamiya Adams will begin at 10 a.m. at the Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said police arrested Tevin Lee on Tuesday. But the charges, including murder, did not come ...


  14. Teen Charged in Sleepover Shooting Held Without BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | NBC Chicago

    ... the girl's funeral, scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Living Word Christian Center, at 7600 W. Roosevelt, in Forest Park. Download one of the NBCChicago mobile apps and have the news come to you. Watch live streaming newscasts, receive critical ...


  15. a Mad Anthonya stoic as he awaits tuneupRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... father, Andrzej Dajnowski, worked on the statue. The father-son team is part of a family-owned business based in Forest Park, Illinois, that focuses on restoration work. And though their objective is to have the general's statue returned to how it ...


  16. Anthony Wayne Statue Restoration Work BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    ... Statue in Freimann Square, Gen. Wayne and his horse are getting a bit of a makeover. A father and son duo from Forest Park, Ill., began work Thursday to refurbish the 96-year-old monument. They will use a relatively new form of laser cleaning to ...


  17. A 'Conversation' between NU Professor Emeritus John O. Hunwick and a little boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 |

    ... the sizeable assembly of mourners at graveside in what seemed a distant and muddy corner of Waldheim Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois. "I don't know," he began, laboring under an enormous emotional strain, but then reminds the mourners of something ...


  18. 16-inch softball takes a bow: Hall of Fame Museum opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | OakLeaves

    The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame Museum opened this weekend in a former gas station at 7501 W. Harrison St. in Forest Park.


  19. Mollie Lee Bady, 100, of ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... include sons, George Bady Sr., Joseph Bady, Jeff Bady, all of Chicago, Ill., Reverend Odether Bady Sr. of Forest Park, Ill., and Charlie Bady of Michigan; daughters, Mae Nola Furmon and Earnestine Dixon, both of Chicago, and Carol Bady-Bankhead of ...


  20. Family hoping for justice 18 years after slayingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | SFGate

    ... Prosecutors said he paid $50,000 in 1995 to Valva Buford, a hair stylist, who gave the money to Randall Yost of Forest Park, Illinois, to carry out the crime. Buford also was convicted of criminal conspiracy to commit murder and given a 10-year ...


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