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UIC to officially open new Curtis Granderson Stadium

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials from the University of Illinois at Chicago are preparing to officially unveil the school's new baseball stadium this week.

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State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Lynwood cop may have to wait until month’s end to be reinstated to job

LYNWOOD | A Lynwood officer ordered reinstated to the ranks remains off the job, and attorneys say it may not be until the end of April before he returns.

April 07, 2014 2:33 pm
Rail traffic rolls on in region

Rail traffic rolls on in region

Traffic lines up on westbound U.S. 30 as a train on the EJ&E line crosses the road. Train traffic has more than doubled on the line since Canadian National Railway bought it five years ago. Work on a vehicle overpass there, largely paid for by the railroad, will begin this year.

April 04, 2014 5:06 pm
Rail traffic rolls on in region

Rail traffic rolls on in region

Cars go north on Calumet Avenue, passing a train parked east of the road, in Munster. Canadian National Railway traffic on the track there dropped precipitously in the past five years. But Munster police have issued 12 tickets this year to CSX trains blocking the White Oak crossing 1/4 mile …

April 04, 2014 5:06 pm
Rail traffic rolls on in region

Rail traffic rolls on in region

Cars wait on northbound White Oak Avenue to cross the train tracks south of 45th Avenue, in Munster. Munster police have issued 12 tickets this year to CSX trains blocking the crossing for 10 minutes or more.

April 04, 2014 5:06 pm

T.F. North juniors seek help to explore Mexico, Spain this summer

Congratulations to Tayah Brent and Melissa Garcia, two high-performing, high-achieving T.F. North juniors who were selected to participate in the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language. They have less than 60 days to raise almost $4,500 each to pay for their airfare and fees t…

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Investigator monitors Lowell police for audit compliance

LOWELL | The outside investigator who conducted an audit of the Lowell Police Department last year will be checking in to see if his recommendations have been implemented.

March 29, 2014 7:14 pm
Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.

March 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Lynwood raises fees for licenses, permits

LYNWOOD | The Lynwood Village Board approved a pair of ordinances to raise fees for violations, permits and licenses this week.

March 28, 2014 6:37 pm
Lansing school names Excellence Award winners

Lansing school names Excellence Award winners

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171 recognizes several students as winners of the Nathan Hale Excellence Award for February.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing school announces Excellence Award winners

Lansing school announces Excellence Award winners

The Nathan Hale Excellence Award winners are pictured. From left, in back, are Superintendent Hughes George, Principal Cynthia Castaneda, Kyndall Jackson, third grade; Katrina Welch, fourth grade; Assistant Principal Joel Sarkey; Jacob Lemon, kindergarten; Natalie Stromberg, second grade; an…

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. South to host Zumbathon fundraiser in April

March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign focused on encouraging Americans to eat healthier and get more physically active. T.F. South recognized this health observance by offering free breakfast smoothies to students before school last week and providing Zumba instruction to students du…

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

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

Firefighters battle blaze that destroys Lynwood home

LYNWOOD | A fire Monday afternoon damaged a house in the 20100 block of Driftwood Avenue, officials said. 

March 10, 2014 7:45 pm

Lawmaker: Income tax hike essential to maintain public education funding

LANSING | State Rep. Marcus Evans Jr., D-Chicago, told a gathering of local public school officials Monday the only way to avert major cuts in public education is to support an income tax hike.

March 10, 2014 11:00 am
Lansing school honors its February Excellence Award winners

Lansing school honors its February Excellence Award winners

LANSING | Each month a student from each grade level is chosen by their team of teachers for the Heritage Excellence Award at Heritage Middle School.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing school honors its February Excellence Award winners

Lansing school honors its February Excellence Award winners

The Heritage Excellence Award winners for the month of February are, from left, Joy Asiegbu, eighth grade; Jacqueline Eaves, seventh grade; Jaelyn Guiton, sixth grade, and Joshua Prioleau, fifth grade. Also pictured are Juan Gardner, principal, and Michelle Johnson, assistant principal.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood to handle minor retail theft within village

LYNWOOD | Small-time theft will be handled internally in Lynwood, more swiftly and possibly less severely, after officials approved an ordinance last week.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am
Thornton Fractional students shine in state culinary competition

Thornton Fractional students shine in state culinary competition

District 215 students who participated in a state culinary competition are pictured. In back, from left, are Kyle Penro, Antonio Baker, Robert Brent and Jailynn Gill. In front from left are Kira Del Sol, Sagirah Florence, Erica Jarrett and Briana Trice.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
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