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Former bank to become Dolton Village Hall

DOLTON | Village officials on Wednesday officially took over the one-time MB Financial Bank building at 14122 Chicago Road to serve as Village Hall.

October 15, 2014 1:50 pm

Dolton Park District dedicates playground to Franklin School

Dolton Park District dedicates playground to Franklin School

DOLTON | Franklin Elementary School students and teachers joined local and state elected officials and Dolton Park District and Dolton West Sc…

October 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dolton Park District dedicates playground to Franklin School

Dolton Park District dedicates playground to Franklin School

DOLTON | Franklin Elementary School students and teachers joined local and state elected officials and Dolton Park District and Dolton West Sc…

October 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man charged with girlfriend murder in five-year-old case

MARKHAM | The boyfriend of a woman whose body was found in the Little Calumet River after being strangled in 2009 made his initial court appea…

October 01, 2014 8:30 pm

D.205 approves $100M budget for current school year

DOLTON | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board has approved a budget in excess of $100 million for operations of the dis…

September 30, 2014 12:00 am

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

Dolton vet, employee charged with animal cruelty

Dolton vet, employee charged with animal cruelty

DOLTON | A veterinarian and his employee were charged Tuesday after police found four dead dogs and several more emaciated pets at the Dolton …

September 23, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Cook County authorities probe Dolton animal hospital

DOLTON | A south suburban animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County auth…

September 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Dolton cop fired in missing gun case

Dolton cop fired in missing gun case

The Better Government Association and CBS2 reported last month that an antique handgun seized by Dolton police was never inventoried and went …

September 19, 2014 10:40 am

Police: Man left stolen Audi running to rob Radio Shack

CROWN POINT | A Dolton man drove to a Griffith Radio Shack in a stolen Audi and left it running while he went inside and robbed the store, cou…

September 18, 2014 6:36 pm

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

D.205 faces complications as it prepares to approve school year budget

DOLTON | A financial adviser helping Thornton Township High School District 205 prepare its budget for the current fiscal year said the distri…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Municipal League official says D.205 board can limit public comment

DOLTON | A parent of a student-athlete and a business representative tried using the "public participation" portion of a Thornton Township Hig…

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Some D.205 new hires still in limbo

DOLTON | The attorney for Thornton Township High School District 205 says newly hired support staff to the district are not in jeopardy of los…

September 11, 2014 5:45 pm

Cook County Board pays tribute to JRW Little Leaguers

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday praised the Roseland neighborhood-based Jackie Robinson West Little League team that represented …

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D.148 names new assistant principal at Roosevelt schools

D.148 names new assistant principal at Roosevelt schools

DOLTON | A former Dolton West School District 148 educator has joined the administrative staff at Roosevelt Elementary and Roosevelt Junior Hi…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

South suburbs to benefit from pavement patching projects

Dolton, South Holland, Thornton and Chicago Heights are among communities that will benefit from pavement projects by the Illinois Department …

September 02, 2014 3:12 pm

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

Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

RIVERDALE | New Dolton West Elementary District 148 teachers received some helpful tips and information during a two-day orientation program h…

August 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Motorist injured in fiery three-vehicle crash on Bishop Ford

DOLTON | A fiery crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway late Tuesday left one man with head injuries and another facing drunken driving charges.

August 27, 2014 7:05 pm

Area men charged in federal gun probe

CHICAGO | Men from Gary and Dolton are among 14 Chicago-area people facing federal firearm charges after authorities seized more than 100 asso…

August 27, 2014 12:00 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

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…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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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

Clerical error postpones discussion over D.205's bills

SOUTH HOLLAND | A clerical error prevented the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board from engaging in any discussion over its bills.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 wants more people to take their survey

SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township High School District 205 officials want more people to take part in a community survey posted on the distric…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 School Board quarrels over custodial contract

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Chicago company that provided janitorial services to Thornton, Thornridge and Thornwood high schools worked the entire pas…

August 14, 2014 6:30 pm

D.148 hires new principal

D.148 hires new principal

A south suburban woman who got her start in education years ago as an aide in Dolton West School District 148 is heading back to the school sy…

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Police: Dolton officer shot, killed suspect who pointed gun at him

DOLTON | A Dolton police officer shot and killed a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday night after the suspect jumped from a fleeing SUV a…

August 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Police searching for man who shot Dolton resident to death on Chicago's South Side

CHICAGO | Police continued to search Wednesday for a man who shot a Dolton resident to death following a quarrel earlier this week at a Gresha…

August 06, 2014 3:23 pm

District 148 sets 2014-15 registration dates

Dolton West School District 148 parents and guardians are asked to mark their calendars for the 2014-15 registration dates.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

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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2 teens killed, 2 injured in Harvey crash

2 teens killed, 2 injured in Harvey crash

HARVEY | Two teenagers died and two others were badly injured early Sunday when the stolen car they were riding in crashed near the Harvey Met…

July 27, 2014 10:30 pm

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

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

D.148 leaders honored for efforts to prevent underage drinking

DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, School Board Secretary James E. Bendell, and the entire School B…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

Comcast bringing Internet access to low-income families in Thornton Township

DOLTON | Comcast is expanding Internet access into Thornton Township for low-income families who might otherwise not be able to afford it.

July 17, 2014 12:35 pm

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

D.205 School Board OKs bleacher repairs at 3 high schools

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board approved repairs to the athletic field bleachers at the district's…

July 14, 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
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