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Calumet City man killed in wreck on Dan Ryan in Chicago

CHICAGO | A Calumet City man died and a Schererville man was one of two people taken to hospitals Monday after a four-vehicle crash on the sou…

September 29, 2014 7:45 pm

SSC gets $225K in state aid to help adult education

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College will receive funding from state government for the second straight year to help the school’s adult educ…

21 hours ago

D.215 dual credit program saves students, families time and money

D.215 dual credit program saves students, families time and money

CALUMET CITY | Since 2008, the College Step-Up program has saved District 215 families more than $247,000 in college tuition. The College Step…

21 hours ago

D.215 dual credit program saves students, families time and money

D.215 dual credit program saves students, families time and money

CALUMET CITY | Since 2008, the College Step-Up program has saved District 215 families more than $247,000 in college tuition. The College Step…

21 hours ago

Calumet City man killed in wreck on Dan Ryan in Chicago

CHICAGO | A Calumet City man died and a Schererville man was one of two people taken to hospitals Monday after a four-vehicle crash on the sou…

September 29, 2014 7:45 pm

S&P raises Cal City bond rating

CALUMET CITY | Standard and Poor's has raised Calumet City's municipal bond rating in a report dated Sept. 3, Treasurer Gerry Tarka has announced.

September 29, 2014 2:27 pm

D.215 officials concerned about number of students transferring into district

CALUMET CITY | Just over 10 percent of the total enrollment of the Thornton Fractional high schools this year are students transferring into t…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Local school chiefs wary of proposed education funding reform bill

CALUMET CITY | Count Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Superintendent Creg Williams among those who are wary of a bill pen…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City approves repairs, resurfacing project

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City council approved a number of spending measures this week.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Turn in unwanted medicines Saturday at police stations

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills Saturd…

September 25, 2014 12:05 am

Cal City alderman distributes school supplies

Cal City alderman distributes school supplies

CALUMET CITY | Alderman Leni Wosczynski, of the 2nd Ward, gave the children of the ward a head start with their school supplies for the upcomi…

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

They Target teamwork

They Target teamwork

September 23, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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D.215 high schools approve seventh straight budget without program cuts

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 School Board approved a balanced budget Tuesday that Superintendent C…

September 23, 2014 12:00 am

Free Adult Ed registration, assessment coming to new Cal City center

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College’s Division of Adult Education has a new location in Calumet City for Adult Basic Education and Adult Se…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Survey: $288K in renovations needed for Cal City Cultural Center

CALUMET CITY | Homewood firm Planera Architects has recommended $288,000 in renovations for the Calumet City Cultural Center.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

D.155 board member resigns, new one appointed

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Elementary District 155 School Board on Thursday accepted the resignation of board member Guadalupe Brantley a…

September 19, 2014 11:30 am

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…

September 19, 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.

September 18, 2014 2:39 pm Photos

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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…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

September 15, 2014 2:05 pm Photos

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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.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

September 01, 2014 8:19 pm Photos

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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…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

August 24, 2014 5:36 pm Photos

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