FORD HEIGHTS | A dispatcher with the Ford Heights Fire Department is accused of pawning stolen fire equipment and keeping the cash.
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.
HAMMOND | A Ford Heights man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for dealing heroin, Hammond federal court records show.
FORD HEIGHTS | A 21-year-old Hazel Crest man was arrested and charged with armed robbery and vehicular invasion in connection with an incident in Ford Heights.
It's been a long time since former Cook County State's Attorney Ben Adamowski busted up slot machines for the newspaper cameras.
East Hazel Crest Village President Thomas A. Brown has a problem with the property at 174th and Halsted streets and thinks a casino straddling the line between his village and Homewood may be the answer.
GLENWOOD | The village will sue Chicago Heights over a contract language dispute regarding ownership of the water line through which both municipalities receive water from Hammond.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township High School District 206 board members approved a $50 million budget for the 2012-13 school year.
Illinois residents soon may be able to skip the drive to a casino and instead play their favorite video gambling machine at a local bar, retailer or club.
CHICAGO | A Ford Heights man was sentenced to 80 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend and leaving her boyfriend paralyzed following a shooting at a South Side apartment in 2008, the Cook County state's attorney's office said.
The fate of proposed casinos for Chicago and the south suburbs, and their potential to drain gamblers and local tax revenue away from Northwest Indiana, rests in the hands of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
While Calumet City officials are planning an intense effort to persuade other south suburbs to support their desire for a casino, Lynwood officials are taking a wait-and-see stance.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council this week is likely to ask south suburban government officials to support its desire for a casino.
SPRINGFIELD | An Illinois House panel is scheduled to discuss a plan today that could divert more than a billion dollars from local governments to help plug a hole in the state’s underfunded teacher retirement system.
FORD HEIGHTS | A former police sergeant in Ford Heights said Monday he is unsure what will happen now that an Illinois appeals court also has ruled against the village's decision to shut down its police force.
Road repairs in Lansing, Lynwood and South Holland are among the 27 road projects Cook County government has included on this year's construction to-do list.
LYNWOOD | Police from several departments — including Lynwood, Chicago Heights, Sauk Village, Matteson, Park Forest and Cook County — made 64 arrests in a wide-ranging crime suppression activity last week.
Prairie State College students who are learning the construction trades are getting on-the-job training as they work to rehab a youth center in Ford Heights.
FORD HEIGHTS | Prairie State College painting and drywall students performed their on-the-job training by helping to rehab the youth center for the FUTURE Foundation Youth Services, located in Ford Heights.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Sometimes success is measured by more than numbers or statistics.
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