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Harvey Park Disrict fires executive director over financial irregularities

HARVEY | The Harvey Park District board is asking the U.S. attorney’s office and the Cook County state’s attorney to investigate their finance…

October 08, 2014 3:16 pm

Suspects in Harvey hostage standoff plead not guilty

MARKHAM | Two suspects from an August hostage standoff in Harvey during which a police officer was wounded entered not guilty pleas Tuesday at…

September 30, 2014 7:45 pm

Suspects in Harvey hostage standoff plead not guilty

MARKHAM | Two suspects from an August hostage standoff in Harvey during which a police officer was wounded entered not guilty pleas Tuesday at…

September 30, 2014 7:45 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

Citizens Savings Foundation gives $118K to local charities

SCHERERVILLE | The Citizens Savings Foundation has awarded $118,000 to local charities.

September 28, 2014 12:05 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

Harvey school rededicated in honor of Maya Angelou

Harvey school rededicated in honor of Maya Angelou

HARVEY|  On Monday, Harvey Public Schools District 152 officials held a rededication ceremony at the Maya Angelou Elementary School, 15748 Pag…

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

Two men indicted in Harvey police standoff

MARKHAM | Two men learned Wednesday they have been indicted on various criminal charges for a two-day standoff with police in Harvey.

September 17, 2014 4:19 pm

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

Restoration Ministries' 19th annual golf outing is Monday

Restoration Ministries' 19th annual golf outing is Monday

MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. | Golfers are invited to join friends of Restoration Ministries at their 19th annual golf tournament on Monday, at the Midlot…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

County to help fund major road repair projects in Harvey, Flossmoor

CHICAGO | Center Avenue in Harvey and a Flossmoor Road viaduct that provides access to a Metra station will be improved under two measures app…

September 10, 2014 2:13 pm

Hammond man charged with attempted murder of Harvey cop

MARKHAM | A Hammond man was charged Wednesday with the attempted murder of a police officer in connection with an incident in Harvey on Sunday.

September 10, 2014 1:43 pm

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

Harvey cop beaten, robbed in Chicago

CHICAGO | According to a report from NBC 5 Chicago, police said an off-duty Harvey officer was beaten and robbed around 2:47 a.m. Sunday near …

September 07, 2014 10:20 am

Ingalls to host the Fall Reveal Fashion Show on Sept. 10

TINLEY PARK | See what’s next from today’s hottest Chicago designers at Ingalls Memorial Hospital’s 16th annual fashion show — The Fall Reveal…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Wanted Harvey man arrested with others after Dyer heist

DYER | Three people were arrested Saturday after police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in a robbery at a T-Mobile store on U.S. 30,…

August 31, 2014 9:00 pm

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming health programs for September

Breast Cancer Support Group

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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Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

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

August 22, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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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…

August 22, 2014 1:49 pm Related

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…

August 21, 2014 9:30 pm

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…

August 20, 2014 1:34 pm Photos

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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…

August 20, 2014 6:15 am Video Photos

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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…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

July 17, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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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
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