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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 …

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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

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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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…

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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

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

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

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

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

Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

A brother and sister with autism steered Dolton, Ill. teen Kenye` Askew toward a career in medicine.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

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

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

Cal City teen campers do community service

Cal City teen campers do community service

CALUMET CITY | Participants in the Calumet Memorial Park District's Teen Camp for youth ages 13 to 15 undertook a cleaning of Sandridge Park r…

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Fight over control of D.205 School Board now extends to Springfield

The fight for control of the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board has gone from the high school boardrooms to the courtroom…

June 21, 2014 9:00 pm

Dolton police seek Cal City help in finding sex attacker of 12-year-old

DOLTON | The Police Department is cooperating with its counterpart in neighboring Calumet City, trying to figure out if a man wanted for tryin…

June 20, 2014 2:25 pm

Popular event takes place in Calumet City

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 …

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Family Fun Night in Calumet City is Friday

Family Fun Night in Calumet City is Friday

CALUMET CITY | Join the Calumet Memorial Park District to welcome summer at the Finneran Pool Family Fun Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Dolton wants to allow video gaming at Dorchester Senior Center

Dolton wants to allow video gaming at Dorchester Senior Center

DOLTON | Most days the Dorchester Senior Center is a relatively quiet place, the lobby filled with the soothing sound of an indoor water fountain.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Dolton officials consider new management for Dorchester senior complex

DOLTON | Municipal officials heard a presentation Monday from a company that wants to take over the daily management of the Dorchester Senior Center.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Gates Scholar earns full scholarship and boost in confidence

Gates Scholar earns full scholarship and boost in confidence

Kameron Marshbanks, a 2014 graduate of Seton Academy in South Holland, Ill., is the school’s newest Bill and Melinda Gates Scholar.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Kids can be carefree at camp in Cal City

Kids can be carefree at camp in Cal City

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District is offering a Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at Memorial Park, …

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

LANSING | A 38-year career in education will come to end later this month when Linda Blomquist retires as principal of Coolidge Elementary School.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thanks to retiring T.F. North baseball coach for his efforts

Well, I didn’t know Mike Kosiara, but I knew about him. I have seen his teams play. And I knew through others who played and/or coached with h…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Man wanted in Indiana drive-by captured after 4.5-hour standoff in Dolton

DOLTON | A man wanted in a drive-by shooting in Indiana was arrested after a nearly five-hour standoff Tuesday in Dolton, police said.

June 04, 2014 6:30 pm

Five south suburban teens get free ride for college

There were thousands of students graduating from high school this past week, with dreams in their head of continuing their education while als…

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Three wounded in random Dolton shooting

DOLTON | Two young men and a 12-year-old boy, enjoying the warm holiday weather with family and friends, were shot Monday morning.

May 26, 2014 4:15 pm

Thornton student named President’s Scholar at Indiana State

Thornton student named President’s Scholar at Indiana State

Indiana State University has recognized Olamide Abedogun, of Dolton, as one of 20 incoming freshmen to receive its prestigious President’s Sch…

May 23, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 opposes charter school within its boundaries

SOUTH HOLLAND | A woman leading an effort to create a charter school made a confession when she spoke before the Thornton Township High School…

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Dolton man faces federal sex-trafficking charge involving Indiana teenagers

CHICAGO | A Dolton man faces a federal charge alleging he transported teenagers from Muncie, Ind., for prostitution.

May 16, 2014 1:50 pm

Cops: 2 arrested after drugs, guns, ammo found in Dolton house

DOLTON | Two brothers were arrested Monday after guns, drugs and more than 100 rounds of ammunition were found in their home, police said.

May 15, 2014 8:00 pm

Bills still unpaid, but D205 seeks cooperation

SOUTH HOLLAND | The School Board for Thornton Township High School District 205, which, for the past seven months has been stuck in a partisan…

May 14, 2014 6:07 pm

5 men, 1 woman in custody in Dolton drug bust

DOLTON | Five men suspected of trying to break into a house where police believe marijuana was processed and sold were in custody Friday — alo…

May 09, 2014 3:15 pm

Bond denied for Dolton man accused of kidnapping daughter

Bond denied for Dolton man accused of kidnapping daughter

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge denied bond Tuesday for a Dolton man who police say broke into a South Side house and kidnapped his infant daughter.

May 06, 2014 3:16 pm

D.148 students' talents to be showcased at Fine Arts Festival

RIVERDALE | The artistic talents of Dolton West Elementary District 148 students will be showcased during the school system’s annual Fine Arts…

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

Students win in SSC Video Competition

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College and Career Development System hosted the seventh annual South Suburban College Video Competition on Apr…

April 30, 2014 12:00 am

Son of former Dolton mayor charged with tax crime

CHICAGO | Victor Shaw, the son of late Dolton Mayor William Shaw, was charged Friday with six misdemeanor counts of failing to file federal in…

April 14, 2014 7:15 pm

Harvey man facing murder, attempted murder charges

Harvey man facing murder, attempted murder charges

HARVEY | Police arrested a 25-year-old man who is a suspect in a 2011 homicide and wanted on five additional outstanding arrest warrants.

April 14, 2014 5:06 pm

Harvey couple seriously hurt in motorcycle crash on I-94

DOLTON | A Harvey couple were seriously injured Saturday night after a crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway, Illinois State Police said.

April 13, 2014 12:30 am

Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

DOLTON | Two Dolton West Elementary District 148 junior high school students will be among the students across Illinois who will showcase thei…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Gentlemen's club employees arrested after fight, cops say

GARY | A 22-year-old Dolton, Ill., woman was attacked by two of her co-workers early Sunday at a Gary gentleman's club, police said.

April 08, 2014 7:00 pm

D.148 top science fair winners honored

D.148 top science fair winners honored

DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148’s top seventh-grade science fair project winners were recently honored by the School Board and th…

April 07, 2014 12:00 am

Was Open Meetings Act violated in choosing D.205 board member?

SOUTH HOLLAND | A judge ruled recently a Chicago Heights-based entity did not properly pick a replacement for a Thornton Township High School …

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Judge: D.205 board replacement improperly chosen

CHICAGO | Cook County Judge Moshe Jacobius has said for months he thinks the students of Thornton Township High School District 205 suffer bec…

April 01, 2014 3:15 pm

Proponents of southeast Metra line say project still on track

Proponents of southeast Metra line say project still on track

CRETE | Supporters of the proposed southeast Metra line linking Chicago with the south suburbs have taken notice of recent developments to ext…

March 29, 2014 8:30 pm

Woman had battled cancer since 1975

Woman had battled cancer since 1975

Born in Chicago’s Roseland area, Helen Hazekamp (nee Jostes) graduated from Pullman Tech High School in 1939. There, she met her future husban…

March 22, 2014 12:05 am
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