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  1. The Frankfort Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Alexis Ciukal-Miller, 20, of 9062 Adare Ave. in Mokena was charged with possession of cannabis and failing to signal a turn about 7:45 p.m. near the corner of LaGrange and St. Francis roads. Erin Boykin, 24, of 3038 Western Ave. in Park Forest was charged with driving with one headlight and driving while license suspended shortly before 1o0 p.m. near the corner of Lincoln Highway and Windy Hill Drive.

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  2. Beecher BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Beecher Herald

    ... Audubon Society's special program "Bats of the World," on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at Freedom Hall in Park Forest - note site change. Because of the expense involved in bringing the program from Michigan, a $5 per family donation is suggested. ...

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  3. What's Happening Around Town?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... Audubon Society's special program "Bats of the World," on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at Freedom Hall in Park Forest - note site change. Because of the expense involved in bringing the program from Michigan, a $5 per family donation is suggested. ...

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  4. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday | Peotone Vedette

    ... Audubon Society's special program "Bats of the World," on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at Freedom Hall in Park Forest - note site change. Because of the expense involved in bringing the program from Michigan, a $5 per family donation is suggested. ...

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  5. Man Jailed On Murder Charge Suing Witness, Claims He Was DefamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    A man jailed for allegedly gunning down his uncle more than five years ago sued a witness for the prosecution, claiming the Park Forest man defamed him and conspired with police on a frame job. Gonzalez accused Marrs, 46, of perjuring himself and changing his story about what he saw the day Lance Goebel was murdered in September 2009.

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  6. Park Forest Man Guilty in Vicious Murder of Girlfriend's Entire FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    ... into little 11-year-old Joi Cochran. On Monday, a Cook County judge found the 22-year-old from south suburban Park Forest guilty in the three murders , crimes so horrific and brutal the police officer who found the mutilated bodies broke down and ...

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  7. PSC Speech Team Brings Home Several Awards from State TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Patch.com

    ... Illinois University. PSC was one of 20 schools sending a team to the annual competition. Allysha Nobles of Park Forest was named state champion for prose interpretation in the community college division. Colin Gallagher of Homewood received second ...

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  8. L-P, Streator win regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Bureau County Republican

    ... 1964. The Bulldogs will face New Lennox Lincoln Way West at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the semifinals of the Park Forest Rich East Sectional. Third-seeded L-P upset No. 1 seed Metamora 54-52 on a last-second shot by Brady Huebbe to take the ...

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  9. Neighbors Testify About Grisly Scene In Morgan Park Triple MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | CBS Local

    ... nile, Pittman, now 22, was charged with domestic battery of Jade after allegedly pushing and slapping her in his Park Forest home, court records indicate.

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  10. BGA Public Eye: Big cuts to follow big spending in MattesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... in, saying, "It doesn't add up to minimum wage." Still, the salaries appear high compared with other suburbs. In Park Forest, for example, the mayor gets $7,550, and board members get $5,100. In Oak Park, village board members get roughly $7,200 a ...

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  11. What's Happening Around Town?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... Earth Science Club The South Suburban Earth Science Club will meet Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library - 400 Lakewood Blvd. in Park Forest. Members will share their fossils and minerals. SSESC is dedicated to promoting and educating ...

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  12. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peotone Vedette

    ... Prairies Thorn Creek Audubon Society will host "Indian Boundary Prairies" on Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library. Indian Boundary Prairies, located in the ancient bed of Lake Chicago, offers a glimpse of what Chicago looked like ...

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  13. "Opportunity knocks only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell"Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Big Apple

    ... NC), pg. 8, col. 2: Opportunity knocks only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell. 8 June 1961, The Star (Park Forest, IL), pg. 5, col. 5: Opportunity knocks only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell. 11 February 1965, The News (Van Nuys, ...

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  14. ArtsPower's Musical The Rainbow Fish Shines at Freedom HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... families. The Rainbow Fish is bound to be enjoyed by both the young and the young-at-heart. Freedom Hall in Park Forest , is presenting this original production on Friday, February 27 at 7 p.m . For ticket information, please call 708-747-0580 or ...

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  15. Illinois Man Exonerated by DNA Evidence For 1984 Rape and MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    WASHINGTON, D.C., United States of America -On Wednesday, an Illinois man who served 29 years in prison for the 1985 rape and murder of a high school girl was freed after DNA evidence cleared him of any link to the crime. Christopher Abernathy, 48, confessed to the killing of Kristina Hickey, 15, in 1984 in Park Forest, Illinois, a southern suburb of Chicago, was released on a court order last week.

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  16. Will County Forest Preserve Board Takes Action to Create Bikeways PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... the municipalities that helped build and maintain the 21-mile trail that stretches from Joliet in the west to Park Forest in the east. The District's bikeway plan will look at greenways, roadways and utility corridors as potential sites for trail ...

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  17. Innocent Ill. man freed after 30 years in prison for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... 48, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the 1984 murder of Kristina Hickey in Park Forest, a southern suburb of Chicago, prosecutors said. He walked out of the Stateville Correctional Center and into his 73-year-old ...

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  18. Man freed after sentence tossed in Illinois teen's deathRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... Chicago girl. The 48-year-old has been in prison since 1987, after being sentenced to life for the death of a Park Forest High School student. (AP Photo/The Herald-News, Lathan Goumas) MANDATORY CREDIT; CHICAGO TRIBUNE OUT CHICAGO – A man who ...

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  19. Illinois man freed by DNA after 29 years' imprisonment for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Raw Story

    An Illinois man who served 29 years in prison for the rape and murder of a high school girl was freed on Wednesday after DNA evidence cleared him of any link to the crime, officials said. Prosecutors said on Wednesday they had vacated charges against Christopher Abernathy, 48, who confessed in 1985 to killing Kristina Hickey, 15, in 1984 in Park Forest, Illinois, a southern suburb of Chicago.

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  20. Life sentence vacated in Illinois teen's 1984 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... Abernathy. The 48-year-old has been in prison since 1987, after being sentenced to life for the death of Park Forest High School student. The Illinois Department of Corrections says it received a court order to release Abernathy, who's been held in ...

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