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Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

HARVEY, Ill. | About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four rema…

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Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

HARVEY |  A Cook County judge set bond Friday morning for the two suspects charged in the 21-hour Harvey hostage standoff that injured two off…

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Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

HARVEY | An Illinois Department of Corrections official defended the parole system Friday after questions arose surrounding two men charged in…

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Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

HARVEY | An Illinois Department of Corrections official defended the parole system Friday after questions arose surrounding two men charged in…

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Prison officials ID one of the Harvey hostage-takers

SPRINGFIELD | State prison officials have confirmed the identity of one of the men involved in the 20 hour hostage standoff in a Chicago subur…

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Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

Last 4 hostages freed in Harvey standoff

HARVEY, Ill. | About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four rema…

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Officers shot, hostage standoff in Harvey closes nearby schools

Officers shot, hostage standoff in Harvey closes nearby schools

HARVEY | Two hostage-takers who had allegedly shot and wounded two Harvey police officers earlier Tuesday had released four of six children by…

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Two STEM@PSC students named IIT Presidential Scholarship recipients

Two STEM@PSC students named IIT Presidential Scholarship recipients

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Start Near, Go Far is the Prairie State College tagline, and two recent graduates are exemplifying that message with their o…

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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

Teens killed in Harvey crash identified

The Cook County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teens killed in a crash Sunday in Harvey.

July 29, 2014 3:03 pm

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

Cook County approves road projects for upcoming years

CHICAGO | Cook County officials said work will proceed in 2015 on a pair of projects meant to repair or build business-oriented roads in subur…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers babysitting classes

MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.…

July 21, 2014 4:00 pm

Valparaiso man competes to be crowned “Top Tech”

Valparaiso man competes to be crowned “Top Tech”

A group of coworkers first convinced Valparaiso's David Berdovich a few years ago to compete in Ryder System’s Top Tech competition, a contest…

July 21, 2014 9:46 am

Dump truck crash closes I-57, kills driver

A dump truck rolled over and burst into flames on Interstate 57 in Markham on Saturday morning, killing the 75-year-old driver and closing the…

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Rainy days, sunny days help hospital rooftop garden flourish

Rainy days, sunny days help hospital rooftop garden flourish

HARVEY | A new innovation at Ingalls Memorial Hospital is not inside the hospital but on top.

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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

7 men charged with trafficking drugs, firearms from Harvey to Ohio

HARVEY | Seven men — two from Harvey and others with ties to the city — are in custody in Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, on federal charges conte…

July 16, 2014 12:53 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Methodist Hospitals to host food fair, farmers market

GARY | In an effort to fight the obesity epidemic and educate residents about healthy eating and cooking, the Methodist Hospitals food service…

July 15, 2014 12:05 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

Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

HARVEY | Thanks to careful tending, and an abundance of rain and sunshine over the last few weeks, a colorful array of vegetables are thriving…

July 13, 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

Harvey woman in jail, accused of repeatedly stabbing boyfriend

MARKHAM | A Harvey woman will appear in court on Tuesday on charges she repeatedly stabbed her boyfriend, a city spokesman said.

July 07, 2014 1:29 pm

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming programs for July

Breast Cancer Support Group

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

City of Harvey accused of fraudulent bond offering

HARVEY, Ill. | A federal judge issued an emergency order Wednesday to stop a Chicago suburb from marketing a bond sale to potential investors …

June 25, 2014 3:30 pm

Three Harvey firefighters injured battling blaze

HARVEY | Three Harvey firefighters were sent to a local hospital Tuesday night after a roof on a burning building collapsed on them.

June 25, 2014 7:53 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Sleep center accredited

HOBART | St. Mary Medical Center Sleep Diagnostics Center recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 

June 23, 2014 5:15 pm

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

Harvey mayor shuts down local strip club

HARVEY | City officials said Friday that video from a television news report provided them the final bit of evidence they needed to justify cl…

June 06, 2014 12:34 pm

Illinois man pleads guilty to lesser charge in rape, beating case

CROWN POINT | An Illinois man pleaded guilty Monday for his role in beating and raping a woman last summer, according to court records.

June 02, 2014 3:30 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

SSC presents faculty awards, recognizes retirees

SSC presents faculty awards, recognizes retirees

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College recently hosted their annual Spring Tea awards to recognize employees’ years of service, retirements, a…

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Free booster seats today at 'Babypalooza'

GLENWOOD | Trustee Terry Campbell will play a key role in a "Babypalooza" event taking place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Ingalls Memorial …

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

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

First class of SSC's Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduates

First class of SSC's Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduates

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College recently added one more graduation to its list of ceremonies this spring with its new Highway Construct…

May 21, 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

Ingalls announces upcoming community programs

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming health programs in the month of May.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

Harvey man killed in Riverdale shooting

RIVERDALE | A Harvey man died Wednesday night after he was shot multiple times in Riverdale, an official said.

May 15, 2014 7:00 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

Lansing parade is great example of community pride

Last weekend, one of my favorite events of the year took place — the Good Neighbor Day Parade. In my 23 years living in Lansing, I have never …

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Harvey cop accused of purchasing stolen goods is suspended without pay

HARVEY | A longtime police officer is suspended without pay after his arrest this week in connection with the alleged purchase of stolen power…

May 08, 2014 12:40 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Event to honor nurses

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Health Care System will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the front lawn of Porter Regional Hospital,…

May 06, 2014 12:00 am

Police search for gunman who shot Thornton teacher

HARVEY | Police are searching a suspect in the shooting of a Thornton High School teacher Saturday.

May 05, 2014 8:30 pm

Steelworkers end Allied Tube and Conduit strike

HARVEY | Steelworkers and Allied Tube and Conduit reached a new agreement after a marathon negotiating session over the weekend, ending a week…

May 05, 2014 3:00 pm

Allied Tube and Conduit workers go on strike

HARVEY | About 460 workers went on strike Monday at the Allied Tube and Conduit plant after company management proposed changes, including fre…

May 01, 2014 12:30 pm

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

Canadian National supports Restoration Ministries with three-year pledge

Canadian National supports Restoration Ministries with three-year pledge

HARVEY | On Thursday, Jim Kvedaras, director of U.S. Government Affairs for Canadian National, along with CN Special Agent Terrence Boone, pre…

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Police, firefighters to deliver Easter baskets to grieving children

HAMMOND | Local police, firefighters and residents will deliver Easter to the family of a domestic violence shooting victim.

April 17, 2014 8:00 pm

Restoration Ministries' annual fashion show goes Hollywood

Restoration Ministries' annual fashion show goes Hollywood

HARVEY | Val Warner, TV co-host of "Windy City Live," welcomed more than 420 people to Restoration Ministries’ 16th annual fashion show and di…

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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
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