DOLTON | For about 20 minutes Wednesday night, the three high schools of Thornton Township District 205 were facing a financial hole of just under $64 million.
DOLTON | Because officials from Thornton Township High School District 205 were unable to fill a vacancy on the School Board within a 45-day time period, the task will now fall to state education officials.
CHICAGO | A real estate attorney is free while his nephew is being held at the Cook County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond on criminal charges they sexually assaulted an 18-year-old who was unconscious.
HARVEY | The city’s Fire Department will take over the bulk of firefighting protection to neighboring Dixmoor, which closed its Fire Department on Sunday due to financial reasons.
DOLTON | Nov. 15 has been designed as School Board Members Days in Illinois and Dolton School District 149 is joined other districts across the state to thank all elected board members for their commitment and contributions to public education.
Dolton School District 149 School Board members were honored for their service at a recent board meeting. Pictured seated, from left, are Lolita Crisler-Liggons, vice president, and Darlene Gray Everett, board president. Standing, from left, are Bertha Jolly, board secretary, Rayya Ghani, bo…
DOLTON | A disharmonious Village Board either tabled or sent into closed session most items on the agenda of a special meeting of the Board of Trustees on Thursday.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday marked the end of the county's 2013 construction season.
Lawsuits filed this week against Sauk Village and Dolton seek a total of $400,000 in damages. The suit against Sauk Village on behalf of a police officer claims racial discrimination, while in Dolton three mayoral appointees are suing for being fired.
DOLTON | With Kenneth Williams removed from the Thornton Township High School District 205 board, it appeared incapable of performing much of its anticipated business.
CHICAGO | A group of African-American pastors and activists are supporting recently removed Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board President Kenneth Williams in their political fight against Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.
DOLTON | Lincoln Avenue School administrators and teachers recently treated some local heroes to breakfast.
Pictured, from left, are Dolton Mayor Riley H. Rogers, Lincoln Avenue School Assistant Principal Jennifer Williams, Dolton Assistant Police Chief Abraham Martinez, and Lincoln Avenue School Principal Van King.
Lincoln Avenue School recently treated Dolton's mayor, police, and firefighters to an annual breakfast in their honor. Pictured in the back row from left are: firefighter Jermel Brim, Lincoln Avenue School teacher Michelle Overstreet, firefighter Anton Downing, police Officer Stephen Curry, …
I wish I had more time for reading and most of my reading seems to happen in the summer. I’m not big on fiction and what I most enjoy reading are autobiographies and biographies. The last two books I’ve been reading as we moved out of summer and into fall are those of two local people who fo…
SOUTH HOLLAND | While an Appellate Court panel in Chicago decides whether Kenneth Williams can remain on the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board, supporters of the board president with a felony criminal record are planning to come forth.
Some area clergy members are displeased with the Illinois General Assembly’s actions this week that altered state law to allow gay couples to be legally married.
CHICAGO | Former Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board President Kenneth Williams filed an appeal Tuesday with the Illinois Appellate Court in an effort to return to his post.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board is proceeding to pick a new board member to replace Kenneth Williams, who last month was declared by a judge ineligible to serve due to a felony conviction on his record.
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