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Cal City cop given state award for heroism

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

12 hours ago

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

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

16 hours ago

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

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

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

16 hours ago

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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Fourth of July activities in the south suburbs

July 3

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Diving into the history books

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 03, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate our freedoms on Friday

Friday is the Fourth of July.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City Council delays approving 3rd Ward programs

CALUMET CITY | Aldermen postponed a contract to a company to operate two programs in Calumet City's 3rd Ward, saying there were questions abou…

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

'Hooray for the USA'

'Hooray for the USA'

July 01, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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McClellan appeals conviction illegal alien charges

HAMMOND | Michael McClellan of Richton Park, Ill. is appealing his federal court conviction on charges that he harbored illegal aliens at his …

July 01, 2014 7:45 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers diabetes education classes

CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Crown Point will offer a series of diabetes courses on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July…

June 30, 2014 2:45 pm

D.215 launches Summer Academy

CALUMET CITY | District 215 is launching its Summer Academy Transition to High School program for incoming freshmen this summer.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Aldermen approve city's contribution to Freedom's Eve celebration

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved a financial contribution to the Calumet Memorial Park District to help pay for the traditional Freedo…

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Campers welcome visitors to Calumet Memorial Park District

Campers welcome visitors to Calumet Memorial Park District

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers various summer camps.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Road repair work near River Oaks mall to begin July 7

CALUMET CITY | Construction crews doing work to improve the intersection of River Oaks Drive and Torrence Avenue near River Oaks Shopping Cent…

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Cal City church hosts 41st annual SummerFest

Cal City church hosts 41st annual SummerFest

CALUMET CITY | St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, 768 Lincoln Ave., hosts its 41st annual SummerFest in the church parking lot this weekend.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Elderly man killed in crash with Cal City squad identified

Elderly man killed in crash with Cal City squad identified

CALUMET CITY | The identity of an 81-year-old man who died after a crash with a Calumet City squad car was released Friday morning.

June 27, 2014 8:38 pm

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming programs for July

Breast Cancer Support Group

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

Two injured when Cal City squad car, Kia collide

Two injured when Cal City squad car, Kia collide

CALUMET CITY | An 81-year-old driver died Thursday after a collision with a Calumet City police car at Burnham Avenue and Calumet Way, officials said.

June 26, 2014 7:30 pm

City Council backs new plan for Calumet City's future

CALUMET CITY | Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush said Thursday she, the city's aldermen, Economic Development Coordinator Bryan Swanson an…

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North awards final diploma from class of 1952

T.F. North awards final diploma from class of 1952

CALUMET CITY | Three generations of family members and Thornton Fractional North officials joined James Gindl on Wednesday as he was awarded a…

June 25, 2014 2:14 pm Photos

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Mayor's son charged with violating order of protection

CHICAGO | The son of Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush bonded out of the Cook County Jail on Tuesday after being arrested ove…

June 25, 2014 12:45 pm

Calumet City, Park District host annual Freedom's Eve event

Calumet City, Park District host annual Freedom's Eve event

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the city of Calumet City present the 18th annual Freedom's Eve celebration on July 3 at …

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Cool off with pool time, movie nights

Calumet Memorial Park District will present a showing of “The LEGO movie” at 7 p.m. Thursday. Come out to Sandridge Park, 600 Oglesby Ave. in …

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 school board approves contract, pay hike for support staff

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 School Board gave its approval Tuesday to a new contract for its supp…

June 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Illinois man pleads guilty in scheme to illegally buy guns in NWI

HAMMOND | A convicted felon from Illinois pleaded guilty Monday in a scheme to illegally purchase firearms in Northwest Indiana.

June 23, 2014 9:30 pm

City Council reviews proposal offering plan for next three decades

CALUMET CITY | This south suburb, along with surrounding communities, has potential for significant population growth in coming decades, leadi…

June 23, 2014 8:25 pm

Police: Bank robbery suspect tried to flee down dead-end street

CALUMET CITY | A Blue Island man was identified as a suspect in a bank robbery after he fled down a one-way street and a witness saw his licen…

June 23, 2014 5:45 pm

Calumet City D.155 increases lunch fees

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Elementary District 155 will raise school lunch fees.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet Memorial Park District offers summer camp

Calumet Memorial Park District offers summer camp

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers a summer day camp for youth.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North to give vet honorary diploma

CALUMET CITY | James Gindl has lived a long and full life of service to his country and his community, but his biggest regret was that he neve…

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
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