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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s summer employment time for youths again

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s summer employment time for youths again

Yes, it’s that time of year again when summer activity and employment programs ramp up to make certain our youths are occupied when school is out and the weather is better.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am
Cops: Teen sexually assualted at gunpoint by man she met online

Cops: Teen sexually assualted at gunpoint by man she met online

A Chicago man was arrested and charged after allegedly sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman he met online at gunpoint in a Chicago Heights forest preserve.

December 06, 2013 7:16 am
Appeals court affirms 120-year sentence for McClendons' killer

Appeals court affirms 120-year sentence for McClendons' killer

INDIANAPOLIS | A 120-year prison term is appropriate for the Hammond man who executed Milton McClendon, 78, and Ruby McClendon, 76, after robbing their Hammond home and kidnapping the couple, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.

August 31, 2011 4:30 pm

Hammond man charged in forest preserve burglaries

MARKHAM | A local man was charged with four counts of burglary in connection with several car burglaries at Cook County forest preserves in the past month, officials said.

August 17, 2011 4:40 pm

S'ville man found shot dead at suburban forest preserve

The body of a Schererville man was discovered Sunday in a Cook County forest preserve near Country Club Hills, officials said.

June 06, 2011 12:15 pm

Holiday walk whets the appetite and the love of nature

Egads! The weather's been so topsy-turvy the azalea bush in my side yard mistook last Monday's 70-degree temperature for an early spring and, I kid you not, sprouted three small pink blossoms. Too bad this balmy weather didn't hang on until Thanksgiving Day for those aiming to put their turk…

November 29, 2010 12:00 am
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