After a cold and snowy winter, the Forest Preserves of Cook County are the perfect cure for cabin fever. In addition to daily programs at the Forest Preserves’ six Nature Centers, the spring season also includes a number of special events taking place in locations throughout the county. All …
CALUMET CITY | Three Chicago men are charged in connection with a chase on Friday that ended when the suspects' vehicle crashed into two Calumet City squad cars on the Bishop Ford Freeway near 115th Street, police said.
DOLTON | Roosevelt Elementary School and Roosevelt Junior High School students and their teachers will be bused to other Dolton West Elementary District 148 schools on Thursday if there continues to be a water pressure problem in their schools, according to a news release from the district.
Maureen Rolniak, center, hugs her daughters Nicole Rolniak, left, and Denise Rolniak, right, during a memorial Mass Tuesday for her husband and their father, William "Wally" Rolniak Jr., a Riverdale police officer.
A memorial was displayed during a Mass for Riverdale Officer William "Wally" Rolniak Jr. at St. Ann Catholic Church in Lansing. Rolniak was killed on duty Feb. 4, 2004.
Balloons are released Tuesday after a memorial Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church in Lansing for Riverdale Police Officer William "Wally" Rolniak Jr. He was killed Feb. 4, 2004, while on duty.
LANSING | The family of William "Wally" Rolniak Jr., a Riverdale police officer fatally shot while on duty on Feb. 4, 2004, hosted a memorial Mass in his honor on Tuesday at St. Ann Catholic Church.
What might Wally Rolniak be doing today in 2014 as compared to 2004? He might have a few gray hairs on his head from aging and raising teenage girls. He may be starting to think about retiring in the next decade from a long career as a police officer. Perhaps he’d be taking selfies with his …
When the Cook County elections board removed Al Sanchez from the list of candidates wishing to challenge County Commissioner Stanley Moore, D-Chicago, it was following what has become the trend for this year’s election cycle.
Members of the Prairie State College speech team that competed and finished fourth in the recent tournament hosted by the College of Lake County were, standing from left, Rachel Latsos, Jasmine Ross, Censarray Wilson, Sanni Mohammed-Haruna, Milland Goldman, DaQuawn Bruce, and Allysha Nobles,…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fourth overall and brought home several individual awards during the recent tournament hosted by the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Ill.
Dan Dempsey is pictured in his Highland home with some of the donations he received this year through his toy drive.
HIGHLAND | Dan Dempsey, of Highland, held his second annual "No One Fights Alone" Toy Drive during December, with drop off locations throughout Northwest Indiana and the Illinois south suburbs. The items collected during the drive go to children who are battling cancer.
A 25-year veteran of the Riverdale Police Department collected toys last Christmas, intending it to be a one-time event to benefit sick children stuck at an Oak Lawn hospital during the holiday season.
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.
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.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday marked the end of the county's 2013 construction season.
DOLTON | With Kenneth Williams removed from the Thornton Township High School District 205 board, it appeared incapable of performing much of its anticipated business.
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