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River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

MARKHAM | An 18-year-old Sauk Village man was ordered held on $1 million bond in connection with a fatal shooting at River Oaks Center on Saturday.

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Tailgate parties tonight at both T.F. North and South

Homecoming is an American tradition that dates back to the early 20th century. Since the idea of homecoming spread across the country more tha…

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A few years down the road

Well, I attended one of those events that marks a seminal moment in one’s life.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

River Oaks shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

MARKHAM | An 18-year-old Sauk Village man was ordered held on $1 million bond in connection with a fatal shooting at River Oaks Center on Saturday.

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A few years down the road

Well, I attended one of those events that marks a seminal moment in one’s life.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Four teens charged in killing at River Oaks Mall

CALUMET CITY | Authorities have charged an 18-year-old and two 17-year-olds with murder and attempted robbery in the Saturday killing of a Sou…

September 17, 2014 3:45 pm

Calumet City Chamber car show brings out the vintage best

Calumet City Chamber car show brings out the vintage best

CALUMET CITY | Some 57 car fanciers brought their classic and vintage cars to River Oaks Center, 159th Street and Torrence Avenue, on Sept. 13…

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Calumet City man accused of stealing car in Hammond

HAMMOND | A Calumet City man is accused of stealing a Jeep Grand Cherokee at gunpoint last month, according to court records. 

September 16, 2014 4:30 pm

Calumet City approves road, construction projects

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved several road and construction projects at Thursday's meeting in Calumet City.

September 16, 2014 12:00 am

Plea deal planned in auto crash scheme

HAMMOND | A Valparaiso woman plans to join group of people admitting to their role in an insurance fraud scheme involving staged vehicle crash…

September 15, 2014 6:00 pm

Man shot in back after fighting with group at Cal City mall, police say

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old who walked away after a fight Saturday outside the River Oaks Shopping Center was later shot by members of the o…

September 15, 2014 5:30 pm

Bednarz, Brookes pace field at Cal City Half-Marathon

Bednarz, Brookes pace field at Cal City Half-Marathon

CALUMET CITY | Marron Brookes is a girl who just wants to have fun.

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Grants to help Juvenile Court offenders

CHICAGO | Organizations throughout the city’s Southeast Side and surrounding suburbs will receive Cook County grants to support work with yout…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

South Holland man fatally shot at River Oaks Shopping Center

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old man died Saturday after being shot in the back at the River Oaks Shopping Center, according to the Cook County m…

September 14, 2014 8:45 pm

Cal City adopts accounting whistleblower policy

CALUMET CITY | Officials approved a policy to put procedures in place for financial "whistleblowing" at Thursday's Calumet City council meeting.

September 14, 2014 4:45 pm

Filing period for D.215 School Board candidates announced

CALUMET CITY | Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 School Board will be available beginning Sept. …

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Portage police file answer in federal suit over police dog attack

HAMMOND | A Calumet City man is suing the Portage Police Department in U.S. District Court over what he contends was a brutal attack by a poli…

September 11, 2014 9:21 pm

Cal City school takes the ALS ice bucket challenge

Cal City school takes the ALS ice bucket challenge

CALUMET CITY | On Aug. 26, Schrum Memorial Middle School, 485 165th St., took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.

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Two to admit to staging crashes for insurance payouts

HAMMOND | Two more defendants plan to plead guilty to charges alleging they staged car crashes in Northwest Indiana and Illinois to profit fro…

September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Half-Marathon and 5K Fun Run is Sept. 14 in Cal City

Half-Marathon and 5K Fun Run is Sept. 14 in Cal City

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's 42nd annual Cal City Mini 13.1 mile Half-Marathon and 5K Fun Run will take place starting …

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 students honored for academics

A report released this summer indicated that all 23 of the students enrolled in our Advanced Placement Spanish course at Thornton Fractional S…

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City may boost rates it charges residents for Lake Michigan water

CALUMET CITY | City officials expect a significant boost in the rate charged by Hammond for access to Lake Michigan water, so the City Council…

September 04, 2014 10:45 pm

Jones, D.215 to host AIDS benefit

CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones lost two nephews to AIDS. So, this weekend's Think AIDS event at Thornton Fractional North High Schoo…

September 04, 2014 12:00 pm

Labor Day weekend filled with activities

Well, I missed some cool local events over this past Labor Day weekend.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Council awards contract for sidewalk, concrete repairs

CALUMET CITY | The City Council awarded a contract for the city's sidewalk and concrete program that will oversee repairs across the south sub…

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Great day for a parade

Great day for a parade

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Calumet City may erect signs restricting loud music

CALUMET CITY | The City Council is considering installing new street signs advising motorists to avoid playing music loudly while passing thro…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

CHICAGO | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the Dolton Park District will each receive more than $2 million from the state of Illinois fo…

August 31, 2014 10:04 am

Local districts give students incentives for perfect attendance

As students in Illinois return to the classroom for a new school year, regular school attendance is not only important so students don't fall …

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 approves changes to employee rules, raises

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board has approved changes to its rules and regulations for administr…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

MUNSTER | For a fifth consecutive year, the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team has been named champions of the Concept2 World Rowing compe…

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Ingalls Health System announces upcoming health programs for September

Breast Cancer Support Group

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City fills department head roles

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved a series of appointments and reappointments to municipal agencies Thursday, although a few objections…

August 28, 2014 9:45 pm

Recreation director to reach out with added park programs

Recreation director to reach out with added park programs

As recreation director for the Calumet Memorial Park District, Thom Miller is excited to continue improving the lives of residents who use the…

August 27, 2014 12:00 am

Crash causing delays on southbound I-94 at Sibley, police say

DOLTON | Illinois State Police said late Tuesday they had received reports of injuries in a crash that forced the closure of all lanes on sout…

August 26, 2014 11:15 pm

Cal City mayor takes ice bucket challenge

Cal City mayor takes ice bucket challenge

CALUMET CITY | After having been challenged by Cathy Petrucci-Walter, the daughter of the late, former 4th Ward Alderman Joe Petrucci and in m…

August 26, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City students invited to Back to School event

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 students can benefit from a Back To School Clerk Day taking place from noon to 2 p.m. Satu…

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

Back to school blast

Back to school blast

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Area roads recovering from difficult winter

Area roads recovering from difficult winter

The "polar vortex" of the winter of 2013-14 created unforgettable images of a frozen Lake Michigan and mountains of ice.

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CP Sportsplex and trail head shine

CP Sportsplex and trail head shine

In July, Mayor David Uran proudly showcased the newest phase and improvements at the Crown Point Sportsplex while hosting games for the Nation…

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John Dillinger Museum is coming to Historic Lake County Courthouse

John Dillinger Museum is coming to Historic Lake County Courthouse

The unique shops and Lake County Historic Museum in Crown Point’s Historic Lake County Court House will have a new notorious neighbor in March.

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Crown Point Farmers Market extended through Oct. 18

Crown Point Farmers Market extended through Oct. 18

There is good news for everyone who enjoys perusing the Crown Point Farmers Market Saturday mornings whether they are searching for fresh prod…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm

Tradition of healing: 2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Campus

Tradition of healing: 2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Campus

2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health campus.

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Crown Point residential and commercial growth strong

Crown Point residential and commercial growth strong

Crown Point continues to experience strong residential and commercial growth. Local developers cite the city’s excellent schools and the Mayor…

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Crown Point special events offer fun for all ages

Crown Point special events offer fun for all ages

The Mayor’s Office of Special Events, the Lake Court House Foundation, Hometown Happenings, the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce and Old Sheriff…

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New CP businesses offer a variety of shopping and dining

Whether dining out, seeking unique gifts, visiting the dentist or taking care of their pets, Crown Point shoppers have a variety of new establ…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm

Excellent Crown Point Schools draw new residents

Excellent Crown Point Schools draw new residents

According to local developers and Crown Point Mayor David Uran the quality of schools in Crown Point is one of the city’s biggest draws for ne…

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Crown Point recognized as sixth safest city in Indiana

Crown Point recognized as sixth safest city in Indiana

Crown Point was recently recognized as the sixth safest city in the state, Police Chief Pete Land said.

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National Weather Service issues flood advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory until 10:30 this morning for Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana and southeastern Coo…

August 21, 2014 7:24 am

Good luck to Cal City students for new school year

Well, school is/will be starting soon. Some have started already.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

T. F. North math teacher dies Monday

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School math teacher Robert Paradise died Monday after suffering a massive heart attack, Principa…

August 20, 2014 12:48 pm

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
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