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Local fire departments share in $1.8M grant

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.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal pays $90 million to settle price-fixing lawsuit

ArcelorMittal pays $90 million to settle price-fixing lawsuit

ArcelorMittal will spend $90 million to settle a price-fixing lawsuit that alleged U.S. steelmakers violated federal antitrust laws.

June 19, 2014 7:01 pm

Four Illinois motorcyclists arrested after high-speed chase

CEDAR LAKE | Police arrested four Illinois motorcyclists Saturday after chasing them south and then north on U.S. 41 through Cedar Lake.

June 08, 2014 7:39 pm
Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Coolidge Elementary School Principal Linda Blomquist, left, talks with fifth-grader Sydney Rosinia-Cowan on Blomquist's last day of work with the students at the school in Lansing. Blomquist is retiring after 38 years in education.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Manufacturers can learn how to manage energy costs

RIVERDALE | Manufacturers who got stuck with big power bills this winter can learn how to manage their energy costs at an upcoming talk.

June 06, 2014 2:00 pm
Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Recently, Respiratory Health Association led a group of 60 constituents from more than 30 different districts on a trip to Springfield, Ill., giving them the opportunity to meet with decision makers about lung health legislation. The group included several Rush University…

May 16, 2014 12:00 am
Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

Advocates lend their voice for lung friendly policies at Illinois State Capitol

Cynthia Jackson, of Riverdale, meets with her lawmaker, state Sen. Napoleon Harris, D-Flossmoor, to discuss lung health policies. Jackson has been personally affected by COPD.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

Harvey man killed in Riverdale shooting

RIVERDALE | A Harvey man died Wednesday night after he was shot multiple times in Riverdale, an official said.

May 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Lake County piper revived after collapsing at national memorial

Lake County piper revived after collapsing at national memorial

Police officers are being credited with saving the life of a Schererville bagpiper with Lake County Pipes and Drums who collapsed Wednesday during a Law Enforcement Memorial Week march in Washington, D.C.

May 15, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Man shot to death in Riverdale

RIVERDALE | A Riverdale man was found shot to death early Monday in the 14100 block of School Street, officials said.

May 05, 2014 7:00 pm

D.148 students' talents to be showcased at Fine Arts Festival

RIVERDALE | The artistic talents of Dolton West Elementary District 148 students will be showcased during the school system’s annual Fine Arts Festival May 5 to 8 at Park Elementary School, 14200 Wentworth Ave.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle addresses a crowd of about 100 Saturday at a Riverdale home rehabbed as part of the Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago project.

April 26, 2014 4:20 pm
PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Prairie State College freshman from Riverdale placed second in Informative Speaking in the recent national speech and debate championships in Denver.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

Pictured are team members of the PSC speech team. From left are Allysha Nobles, Sanni Mohammed-Haruna, DaQuawn Bruce, Destin Patton-Warner and Jasmine Ross.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 in the Forest Preserves of Cook County

This week, the Forest Preserves of Cook County will hold special events and volunteer workdays to celebrate Earth Day 2014, which is today.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Developer charged with stealing Riverdale funds

CHICAGO | A Chicago real estate developer who was a key government witness in corruption cases is facing federal charges after authorities say he stole $370,000 from Riverdale.

April 19, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois projects include Cal-Sag hiking, Cal City and University Park bike paths

The Riverdale portion of a proposed hiking trail along the Cal-Sag Channel, along with construction of new bicycle paths in Calumet City and University Park, are among the state's $52.7 million in local transportation improvement project this year.

April 14, 2014 5:30 pm
Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

Lincoln Junior High School seventh-grader Evelyn Espinoza-Reyes and Motunrola Adebogun, an eighth-grader at Roosevelt Junior High School will represent Dolton West Elementary District 148 at this year's State Science Fair at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb on May 3.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

Lincoln Junior High School seventh-grader Evelyn Espinoza-Reyes and Motunrola Adebogun, an eighth-grader at Roosevelt Junior High Schoo will represent Dolton West Elementary District 148 at this year's State Science Fair at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb on May 3.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

Two Dolton West District 148 students qualify for state science fair competition

DOLTON | Two Dolton West Elementary District 148 junior high school students will be among the students across Illinois who will showcase their science skills and knowledge next month.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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