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Good luck to Cal City students for new school year

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

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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…

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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…

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Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City make changes to handicapped parking

CALUMET CITY | Officials on Thursday changed the areas where handicapped parking will be available in Calumet City.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City council quarrels over budget

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones wasn't happy with the budget Calumet City officials approved July 29. He voiced that opinion…

August 14, 2014 11:00 pm

Cal City seeks Labor Day parade participants

CALUMET CITY | The deadline is approaching to enter the Calumet City Labor Day Parade. This event, held  at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1, is open to sch…

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

SUV crashes on Bishop Ford after Cal City cop chase

CALUMET CITY | A man suspected of trying to burglarize cars in Calumet City crashed on the Bishop Ford freeway early Tuesday following a brief…

August 12, 2014 10:45 am

Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

GARY | Local organizations are having fundraisers this month for the family of slain Gary Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield. 

August 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Back to School Carnival is Aug. 23 in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY | Dolton School District 149 hosts its annual Back to School Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at Caroline Sibley School, 1…

August 09, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City woman wins $650K in Lucky Day Lotto

Calumet City woman wins $650K in Lucky Day Lotto

CALUMET CITY | A lucky Calumet City woman received the best birthday gift when she won $650,000 playing Lucky Day Lotto weeks before her 53rd …

August 07, 2014 10:31 am

Campers to perform 'The Lion King' tonight at T.F. North

Campers to perform 'The Lion King' tonight at T.F. North

CALUMET CITY | The Performing Arts Camp will perform "The Lion King" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the auditorium of Thornton Fractional North High Sc…

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VictorFest a success for church and community

Well, the two great undertakings of my summer have passed.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Thornton Township hosts Senior Health & Information Fair

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Township will host a Senior Health & Information Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the Thornton Township Senio…

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City campers don't mess around with fun

Calumet City campers don't mess around with fun

CALUMET CITY | It was "Messy Week" for the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp at Memorial Park.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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River Oaks Center invites vendors to participate in back-to-school event

CALUMET CITY | River Oaks Center, 96 River Oaks Center Drive, is now accepting applications to participate in its annual back-to-school event.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City celebrates 'Night Out'

Calumet City celebrates 'Night Out'

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The message is clear: 'We are not afraid to be out at night time'

For decades, the National Night Out program has served as a way to promote safe neighborhoods and strengthen community relationships with emer…

August 05, 2014 8:15 pm

Calumet City to get garden center on River Oaks Drive

CALUMET CITY | Officials approved an agreement with GP Properties Unlimited to develop a vacant lot at 708 River Oaks Drive.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City approves nearly $60 million appropriations ordinance

CALUMET CITY | Officials approved an appropriations ordinance of just under $60 million in a special meeting Tuesday in Calumet City.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City cop to be honored

Cal City cop to be honored

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City police will honor its second officer of the summer for pulling a victim out of a burning building.

August 02, 2014 10:30 pm

Visit car shows and cruise nights in Hegewisch, south suburbs

The reopening of Blue Top Drive-in in Highland brought out a large crowd last week, proof that there’s a bit of old car nostalgia in all of us…

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City approves employee salaries

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved salaries and benefits for appointed officials, supervisory personnel and all other employees not cove…

July 29, 2014 5:49 pm

2 charged in death of Cal City rapper

2 charged in death of Cal City rapper

CALUMET CITY | Two south suburban men are charged in the shooting death of a Calumet City rapper who police say set up a fake drug deal in an …

July 29, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Free books distributed to Calumet City summer campers

Free books distributed to Calumet City summer campers

CALUMET CITY | As part of "Litercy Week" for the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp, Teen Camp and Craft Camp, as well as Special Rec…

July 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Calumet City preparing for sidewalk, gutter improvements

CALUMET CITY | Officials are looking for properties in need of maintenance for an annual citywide sidewalk and gutter improvement project in C…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Fun for everyone at VictorFest in Calumet City this weekend

Fun for everyone at VictorFest in Calumet City this weekend

CALUMET CITY | St. Victor Parish, 553 Hirsch Ave., hosts its VictorFest this weekend with a wide selection of ethnic food, a carnival and live music.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Youth help clean up parks

Youth help clean up parks

BURNHAM | This summer, the Calumet Memorial Park District has received a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources which allows …

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City cop given state award for heroism

Cal City cop given state award for heroism

A Calumet City police officer who saved a 6-month-old baby from a burning home was honored Friday at the bi-annual Illinois Fraternal Order of…

July 25, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Cook County sheriff's police looking for DUI, seat belt violations

Don't drive drunk and buckle up in Cook County this weekend.

July 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Make a splash with new adventures

My family’s summer days are flying by and have been filled with backyard playtime, trips to the local parks and a few mini adventures.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City to host hearing on appropriation ordinance

CALUMET CITY | The city is hosting a public hearing on its appropriations ordinance at 6 p.m. July 29 in the council chambers at City Hall, 20…

July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Charge against mayor's son dismissed

MARKHAM | A Cook County judge dismissed a charge against the son of Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush because the complaining…

July 21, 2014 4:14 pm

New stores opening at River Oaks Center in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY | Several new stores are opening this summer at River Oaks Center in Calumet City.

July 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Summer camp registration ongoing in Calumet City

Summer camp registration ongoing in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City cell phone store robbed at gunpoint

CALUMET CITY | A Calumet City T-Mobile store was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night.

July 18, 2014 9:49 am

TIF district tax collection info now online

The number of tax increment finance districts are on the rise, although the amount of money they are raising to permit local governments to bo…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Enjoy VictorFest July 24-27 in Calumet City

Well, I’ve got that feeling again.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Car wash benefits Calumet City Youth Organization

Car wash benefits Calumet City Youth Organization

CALUMET CITY | Almost 50 cars were washed by volunteers and boys and girls of the Calumet City Youth Organization on July 5 at Midas Muffler i…

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City, Lansing new economic development directors eye future growth

They may be competing with each other to draw business and bolster the economies of their respective communities.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Second session of summer camp in Cal City begins Monday

Second session of summer camp in Cal City begins Monday

CALUMET CITY | The second session of the Calumet Memorial Park District camps will begin Monday and runs through Aug. 8.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am

Some region police departments issue new protocols for patrol cops

Some region police departments issue new protocols for patrol cops

HAMMOND | Hammond Police Chief John Doughty believes "quota" is a bad word.

July 10, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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City officials honor Cal City police detective locally

CALUMET CITY | City officials presented honors Thursday to a local police detective who was one of 16 law enforcement officials to receive hon…

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

All-Stars beat Chicago Queens

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Lake officials open E-911 bids

CROWN POINT | There was no shortage this week of companies competing for contracts to build Lake County's E-911 public safety communications system.

July 09, 2014 5:38 pm

Local fire departments share in $1.8M grant

HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Fire Department has received a $1.8 million grant that will help it and 19 local fire departments, including Lansing, …

July 08, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City steakhouse hosts mobile blood drive July 28

CALUMET CITY | Patrons of Outback Steakhouse, 2005 River Oaks Drive, who participate in the LifeSource mobile blood drive in the restaurant’s …

July 08, 2014 12:00 am

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

CALUMET CITY | If you need help building a camp fire or starting a community service project, call the Wojciks.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Calumet City Chamber meets for 'Taste of Calumet City'

Calumet City Chamber meets for 'Taste of Calumet City'

CALUMET CITY | Over 50 members and guests were treated to a "Taste of Calumet City" at City Hall during the most recent meeting of the city's …

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City campers show partriotic pride

Cal City campers show partriotic pride

CALUMET CITY | Approximately 75 participants in the Calumet Memorial Park District's Crafty Camp, Youth Camp and HAPP Camp recently took part …

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Freedom's Eve

Freedom's Eve

July 03, 2014 7:11 pm Photos

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