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 attempt to conduct a robbery.
Jamal Hoare, 22, of Dolton
Jacob Wilson, 19, of Calumet City
HARVEY | Two teenagers died and two others were badly injured early Sunday when the stolen car they were riding in crashed near the Harvey Metra Station, a city spokesman said.
BURNHAM | This summer, the Calumet Memorial Park District has received a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources which allows participants ages 14 to 18 from the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps to work in the park district. They are currently working in a number of neighborho…
Participants from the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps spread mulch at Burnham Park in Burnham. The Calumet Memorial Park District serves Calumet City and Burnham and neighborhoods in Dolton and South Holland.
Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, at right, poses with Family Guidance Centers Inc./Southland Prevention Coalition representatives Tula Beene and Robert Thompson. Purcell was honored for her support of the Coalition's efforts to prevent underage drinking.
Southland Prevention Coalition Vice President Robert Thompson presented Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell with a Community Service Award in appreciation for her outstanding dedication and service "above and beyond the call of duty."
Southland Prevention Coalition Vice President Robert Thompson also presented School Board Secretary James E. Bendell with a Community Service Award for his service to and support of the Southland Prevention Coalition.
DOLTON | Dolton West Elementary District 148 Superintendent Jayne E. Purcell, School Board Secretary James E. Bendell, and the entire School Board received honors from the Family Guidance Centers Inc./Southland Prevention Coalition during the School Board’s June meeting.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12.
Alex Scott, age 8 of Calumet City, carefully removes a piece in a game of Jumbo Jenga, during the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle addresses the audience during a news conference Thursday announcing a new program in partnership with Comcast called Internet Essentials that will help thousands of low-income families in Thornton Township gain Internet access, many for the first time.
DOLTON | Comcast is expanding Internet access into Thornton Township for low-income families who might otherwise not be able to afford it.
The number of tax increment finance districts are on the rise, although the amount of money they are raising to permit local governments to bolster economic development declined slightly during 2013.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board approved repairs to the athletic field bleachers at the district's three campuses.
The Calumet Memorial Park District is hosting a second summer camp session beginning Monday through Aug. 8.
CALUMET CITY | The second session of the Calumet Memorial Park District camps will begin Monday and runs through Aug. 8.
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 us today by emailing Celebrate@nwi.com
HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Fire Department has received a $1.8 million grant that will help it and 19 local fire departments, including Lansing, Calumet City and Munster, purchase portable radios and conduct firefighting training.
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