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Two charged in Sauk Village teen's slaying

MARKHAM | A Steger woman and a Sauk Village man are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Sauk Village teenager last Thursday outside a strip mall on Sauk Trail, police said.

August 19, 2014 12:29 pm

Fire destroys abandoned Ford Heights home

FORD HEIGHTS | Someone cooking on a wood-burning stove may have caused a fire Sunday morning that destroyed an abandoned home at 1528 Congress Lane, authorities said.

May 18, 2014 11:00 pm

Cops: Dyer traffic stop foils suspected cocaine deal

DYER | Dyer police believe they stopped a cocaine deal before it could happen when they arrested a man for allegedly ignoring a stop sign Tuesday afternoon, police said.

May 07, 2014 5:48 pm
The road to 'Transcendence': Sauk Village native acting alongside Depp, Freeman in new film

The road to 'Transcendence': Sauk Village native acting alongside Depp, Freeman in new film

A photo Cory Hardrict posted to his Facebook page a few weeks ago shows him standing in the street surrounded by a bevy of local children.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Explore Illinois corridor of opportunity

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Explore Illinois corridor of opportunity

Travel south on Ill. 394 from I-80/I-294, past its merger with Ill. 1, to the proposed Illiana Expressway interchange and you’ll pass 11 distinct communities in south Cook and eastern Will counties.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
Men accused of stealing from Ford Height church

Men accused of stealing from Ford Height church

FORD HEIGHTS | Two men are accused of spending a loan meant to go toward building repairs at the True Light Missionary Baptist Church, police said. 

March 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Glenwood to vote Tuesday on casino proposal

GLENWOOD | The Village Board is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that if approved would throw Glenwood's hat into the ring as a potential host for a casino gambling site.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

In May 2024, I will be celebrating my 76th birthday, surrounded by friends and family and commemorating having just shot my age at Lost Marsh. This is my fantasy; write your own.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Municipal officials to discuss proposed south suburban casino

TINLEY PARK, Ill. | The convention center in Tinley Park will be the place to be Monday night for municipal officials from across the south suburbs that wish to be the home of a proposed south suburban casino, and even a few that do not.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Prairie State College announces basic firefighter and EMT graduates

Prairie State College announces basic firefighter and EMT graduates

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently held graduation ceremonies for the Basic Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician programs.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Ford Heights teen held without bail in 17-year-old's fatal shooting

MARKHAM | A Cook County judge on Friday ordered a 16-year-old boy from Ford Heights held without bail on charges he fatally shot a 17-year-old boy from Chicago Heights, according to a news release.

January 24, 2014 7:45 pm
Three arsons investigated in Ford Heights

Three arsons investigated in Ford Heights

FORD HEIGHTS | Cook County Sheriff's police are investigating three arson cases in Ford Heights. All occurred during one week.

November 16, 2013 7:45 pm

First Midwest Bank reports big increase in earnings

First Midwest Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Midwest Bank, reported an 80 percent increase in net income last quarter after seeing its loan business pick up and selling off an ownership stake during a company's initial public offering.

October 30, 2013 12:00 pm

Man killed in one of many crashes caused by black ice in region

A man was run over and killed by a car Wednesday morning after losing control of his moped on an icy Calumet Township road and landing in the street.

October 23, 2013 10:30 am

Quinn underlines support for Illiana Expressway

TINLEY PARK | Gov. Pat Quinn declared himself an ally of Chicago's south suburbs Monday, offering municipalities road repair funds while also reiterating his support for the Illiana Expressway project.

October 14, 2013 5:00 pm

3 teen boys charged in beating of 49-year-old Ford Heights man

FORD HEIGHTS | Three 16-year-old boys are being charged as juveniles in the severe beating of a Ford Heights man who was getting off a bus, according to the Cook County sheriff's department.

September 30, 2013 3:37 pm

Semi driver dies in fatal U.S. 30 crash

FORD HEIGHTS | A truck driver died when his semi went off U.S. 30 and crashed near Illinois 394 early Wednesday.

July 17, 2013 4:00 pm

Ford Heights fire dispatcher accused of theft

FORD HEIGHTS | A dispatcher with the Ford Heights Fire Department is accused of pawning stolen fire equipment and keeping the cash.

May 05, 2013 8:30 am
Bloom Township's Griffin is 'Johnny on the spot'

Bloom Township's Griffin is 'Johnny on the spot'

Whether it be a put-back, a rebound or a clutch free throw in the closing minutes of a game, Bloom Township's Johnny Griffin has not missed a beat.

March 05, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Ford Heights man sentenced in heroin case

HAMMOND | A Ford Heights man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for dealing heroin, Hammond federal court records show.

March 01, 2013 2:46 pm
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