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Various fundraising activities going on at South Suburban Family Shelter

South Suburban Family Shelter is one of 11 Chicago-area domestic violence programs in a partnership as an approved charity for the Chicago Marathon.

July 12, 2014 12:00 am

Cops: Robbery of marijuana led to fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | A 19-year-old man was charged Tuesday in the fatal shooting of Tyrece Harris, according to court records. 

June 10, 2014 7:45 pm Related

Ill. lawmaker to call gambling expansion plan in fall

SPRINGFIELD | Plans to expand gambling in Illinois were put on hold Friday when the backer of legislation proposing new casinos said he wouldn't call the measure for a vote until he resolved lingering issues and had key support.

May 30, 2014 11:25 am

PSC part of collaborative effort to help the unemployed

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Individuals in the south suburbs will have more assistance in finding work, thanks to a collaborative effort between Prairie State College and State Rep. Al Riley, according to a news release.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana lawmakers to study effects of casino competition

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will study the ongoing and potential impacts of increased competition for Indiana's gaming industry, including the effects of a potential Chicago casino on riverboats in Hammond, East Chicago, Gary and Michigan City.

May 14, 2014 5:30 pm

2 Chicago casino options threaten NWI jobs, tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago.

April 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Illiana Christian following its families to south Lake County

LANSING | Illiana Christian officials want to send the message they are not running away from current students, but following new ones.

April 13, 2014 11:30 pm

Clerk: Early voting in Republican primary on the rise in suburban Cook County

The southeast suburbs of Cook County maintained a strong preference for Democratic Party candidates among those who cast ballots at early voting centers in anticipation of Tuesday's primary elections.

March 17, 2014 12:51 pm

Robert Shaw leaves south suburbs, wants to run for Chicago mayor

One-time Chicago Alderman Robert Shaw announced Thursday his candidacy for Chicago mayor in the 2015 election, according to the Associated Press.

March 13, 2014 4:25 pm

Gambling plan offers Illinois lawmakers a choice

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A state lawmaker who's trying to expand legalized gambling in Illinois is offering the General Assembly two choices, including one plan that would create a mega-casino in Chicago but nothing else in the state.

March 13, 2014 4:14 pm

Lansing, South Holland want share of potential casino revenue

Municipal officials in both Lansing and South Holland have long been on the record as saying they are not interested in a casino, but they are more than willing to share in the profits if one is built in a nearby community.

March 05, 2014 9:45 am

Stagg High School celebrates 50th anniversary

CHICAGO | Stagg High School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a namesake event April 12 at the University of Chicago’s Bartlett Hall, where Amos Alonzo Stagg served as associate professor and director of athletics.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Group: South suburbs should share any area casino proceeds

Group: South suburbs should share any area casino proceeds

TINLEY PARK | At a time when Illinois communities prepare to fight over which may receive a proposed casino, one local group said south suburban communities should share in the potential for financial benefits.

March 04, 2014 6:30 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

Town's sharing Walmart proceeds deemed a worthy tactic

When communities try to attract new businesses, often it involves a business leaving one municipality to set up shop in the village next door.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Snapshots of local life in arctic conditions

Snapshots of local life in arctic conditions

Lansing crews working 12-hour shifts to clear roads

January 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the state is to play a role in extending the South Shore Line into south Lake County.

January 04, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Bitter cold to arrive Sunday

Region residents will want to get their long johns ready as temperatures are expected to reach dangerous levels below zero. 

January 02, 2014 8:00 pm

Storman to retire but will promote causes close to his heart

SOUTH HOLLAND | Robert Storman is ending a 42-year career that saw him work in public relations for assorted government interests in Chicago and the south suburbs.

January 01, 2014 8:00 pm
Ingalls celebrates 90 years of service to the community

Ingalls celebrates 90 years of service to the community

HARVEY | Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Jeannette Landowski, of Glenwood, share quite a bit in common.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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