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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

Lynwood approves $9.21M appropriation ordinance

LYNWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday approved an ordinance dictating how municipal government will spend its money for the current fiscal year.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood approves $9.21M appropriation ordinance

LYNWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday approved an ordinance dictating how municipal government will spend its money for the current fiscal year.

July 26, 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.

July 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Attorneys begin battle over Marigliano's back pay

CHICAGO | With the Lynwood Fire and Police Board reinstating a fired police officer, attorneys on Wednesday began to fight over whether he is …

July 23, 2014 11:00 am

Prepare for traffic headaches on U.S. 30

Whether caused by long trains or construction, traffic back-ups along U.S. 30 near the Indiana-Illinois state line create headaches for driver…

July 19, 2014 9:00 pm

T.F. South High School announces registration for 2014/15

LANSING | Thornton Fractional South High School, 18500 Burnham Ave., is offering Freshman Orientation before school starts.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood Fire and Police Board reinstates fired officer

LYNWOOD | The Village Fire and Police Board reinstated a police officer Monday who was fired last year after his squad car was stolen in Decem…

July 14, 2014 3:40 pm

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July 12, 2014 7:07 pm Photos

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Police, firefighters to raise funds for Lynwood cop

Police, firefighters to raise funds for Lynwood cop

Lynwood and Sauk Village police officers and firefighters are scheduled to come together Sunday to raise funds for injured Lynwood police offi…

July 10, 2014 2:30 pm

Judge: Lynwood Fire and Police Board in contempt of court

CHICAGO | South suburban Lynwood's Fire and Police Board has until Monday night to reinstate a police officer fired last year, or else the vil…

July 09, 2014 1:11 pm

Major traffic woes ahead for U.S. 30

PORTAGE | Major traffic tie-ups along U.S. 30 on both sides of the state line are expected to occur later this month.

July 08, 2014 5:40 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

Attorney subpoenas Lynwood president concerning dismissed police officer

LYNWOOD | An attorney for a former police officer who is suing the village to get his job back wants to force Village President Gene Williams …

July 04, 2014 2:36 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

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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Judge to decide next month if Lynwood Police Board members in contempt of court

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge may decide next month if members of Lynwood's Police and Fire Board are in contempt of court for their refusal t…

June 25, 2014 12:20 pm

Pearson back as police chief in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | Russell Pearson has left retirement to return as chief of police in Lynwood.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am

Glenwood-Lynwood Library celebrates 40 years

Glenwood-Lynwood Library celebrates 40 years

June 22, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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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

Lynwood cop from Burns Harbor badly injured in motorcycle crash

Lynwood cop from Burns Harbor badly injured in motorcycle crash

A Lynwood police officer from Burns Harbor suffered brain, skull and multiple other injuries in a motorcycle accident Saturday in Iowa, family…

June 18, 2014 2:24 pm Photos

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Judge gives Lynwood another chance to restore fired cop to his job

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge said Thursday she will give Lynwood Police and Fire Board officials one more chance to restore to the village pa…

June 12, 2014 2:27 pm

Madonia charged in alleged prank at T.F. South

Madonia charged in alleged prank at T.F. South

LANSING | The former band director for Thornton Fractional South High School will face a charge related to an incident at the high school last…

June 11, 2014 3:12 pm

Lynwood resolves three-year-old litigation

LYNWOOD | Village officials agreed to accept a settlement of $675,000 from Great Lakes Banks at the Lynwood Board meeting Tuesday.

June 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Lansing school names Excellence Award winners for May

Lansing school names Excellence Award winners for May

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen by their team of teachers for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle …

June 06, 2014 12:00 am

Attorney: Lynwood Police Board should be held in contempt of court

CHICAGO | An attorney for a former Lynwood police officer trying to regain his job said Thursday the village’s Police and Fire Board should be…

June 05, 2014 1:16 pm

Marigliano backers use Internet-based petition to urge his return to Lynwood P.D.

LYNWOOD | Backers of a police officer who lost his job after his squad car was stolen have created an Internet-based petition calling on Lynwo…

June 02, 2014 2:18 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

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Thoesen Tractor of Indiana Co. Inc.

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Thoesen Tractor of Indiana Co. Inc.

LYNWOOD | When the economy went into recession five years ago, Joseph Thoesen’s business servicing construction equipment had to change or cra…

May 31, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Band director resigns; D.215 officials may bring police into investigation

Band director resigns; D.215 officials may bring police into investigation

LANSING | Longtime Thornton Fractional South High School band director Michael Madonia resigned from his post this week following an alleged i…

May 30, 2014 2:10 pm Photos

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Attorney wants judge to force Lynwood to take back disciplined officer

LYNWOOD | An attorney for a Lynwood police officer disciplined for allowing a criminal suspect to drive away in his squad car filed legal moti…

May 29, 2014 3:15 pm

District 171 superintendent gets new five-year contract

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171’s chief administrator will receive a 3.5 percent pay increase this year as part of his new, five-…

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing student wins Citizenship Award

Lansing student wins Citizenship Award

LANSING | The Lansing Rotary Club awarded its Citizenship Award to Nathan Hale fourth-grader Olivia Murphy.

May 25, 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

Judge: Restore Lynwood cop to job

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Thursday issued an order saying Lynwood's Police and Fire Board was wrong to fire a police officer whose squa…

May 22, 2014 1:30 pm

Heritage Middle School inducts students into National Junior Honor Society

Heritage Middle School inducts students into National Junior Honor Society

LANSING | Seventh- and eighth-grade qualifying students from Heritage Middle School in Lansing were recently inducted into the Lois Harris cha…

May 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood police chief to resign

Lynwood police chief to resign

LYNWOOD | Police Chief Michael Mears is resigning his position as of June 1, he told The Times on Tuesday.

May 20, 2014 3:15 pm

D.171 to host meeting on special education services

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 will host a meeting at 4 p.m. May 28 at Heritage Middle School, 19250 Burnham Ave., to discuss th…

May 20, 2014 12:50 pm

Construction projects moving forward in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | Construction on a bridge over Canadian National railroad tracks on U.S. 30 in Lynwood is set to begin this year, officials said in a…

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 students, staff shine bright with accomplishments

As we approach the end of the 2013-2014 school year, we would like to thank all of the students, parents, staff, and volunteers that made this…

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

South Holland man gets 6 months in jail for contributing to blaze

South Holland man gets 6 months in jail for contributing to blaze

CHICAGO | A South Holland man faces six months in the Cook County Jail and a fine of $5,229 for neglecting a South Shore building he owned whe…

May 15, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Lansing wants to be ready should medical marijuana facility choose to locate in village

LANSING | When Illinois government created a new law permitting facilities for the cultivation and distribution of marijuana for medical reaso…

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

School districts to receive grants for improved security

Two community colleges, two area high school districts and six area elementary school districts are among recipients of some $25 million in st…

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing school announces its Excellence Award winners for April

Lansing school announces its Excellence Award winners for April

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen by their team of teachers for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle …

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Close contests in GOP, Dem race for 11th House District

Close contests in GOP, Dem race for 11th House District

INDIANAPOLIS | A rare Indiana House race without an incumbent running produced close results Tuesday for the Republican and Democratic nominat…

May 06, 2014 11:04 pm Photos

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Lansing school hosts Cinco de Mayo celebration for community

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171 will host its first Cinco de Mayo Celebration and Cultural Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at…

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North, South host performances this weekend

With the great forecast predicted for this weekend, we hope that you will take time while you are out enjoying the weather to join us for T.F.…

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

Sunnybrook approves administrative contracts, 3.5 percent raises

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 principals, assistant principals, and other administrators will each receive 3.5 percent pay rais…

April 29, 2014 10:25 am

Judge may rule May 22 if ex-Lynwood cop gets his job back

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge set a hearing for next month when she may rule on the fate of a former Lynwood police officer fighting to regain…

April 28, 2014 3:11 pm

Lansing school announces Excellence Award winners for March

Lansing school announces Excellence Award winners for March

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171 recognizes five students as winners of the Nathan Hale Excellence Award for the month of March.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. South principal to retire in 2 years

LANSING | Judith Whalen, the principal at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, has given notice of her intention to retire from a…

April 25, 2014 1:51 pm
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