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Cal City cop given state award for heroism

Cal City cop given state award for heroism

A Calumet City police officer who saved a 6-month-old baby from a burning home was honored Friday at the bi-annual Illinois Fraternal Order of Police convention in Springfield.

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New stores opening at River Oaks Center in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY | Several new stores are opening this summer at River Oaks Center in Calumet City.

July 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Lansing approves cannabis facility zoning regulations

LANSING | Officials on Tuesday made room for a medical marijuana dispensary or cultivation center in Lansing, adopting a new zoning ordinance.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 approves bus contract

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 hopes its students will be safer on the buses after approving a contract Monday with Positive Connection.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing OKs comprehensive plan

LANSING | Officials approved a comprehensive plan for the future of Lansing Tuesday which includes hopes for a vibrant downtown and a more robust airport.

July 15, 2014 11:30 pm

D.167 approves contracts in 4th try

GLENWOOD | Contracts for Brookwood School District 167 principals and administrators were approved Monday in the School Board's fourth attempt, but it took a 4-3 vote.

July 14, 2014 10:45 pm

New business to replace abandoned store fronts in Sauk Village

SAUK VILLAGE | Grants will help the village improve aesthetics and parks while a new store coming to Sauk Trail will replace five abandoned business fronts, Village President David Hanks said at a town hall meeting last week.*

July 14, 2014 12:00 am
Cop in good spirits at fundraiser

Cop in good spirits at fundraiser

LYNWOOD | Craig Barnes doesn't remember the crash. He doesn't remember much of the four days he was sedated after it, either.

July 13, 2014 5:01 pm Photos

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Police, firefighters to raise funds for Lynwood cop

Police, firefighters to raise funds for Lynwood cop

Lynwood and Sauk Village police officers and firefighters are scheduled to come together Sunday to raise funds for injured Lynwood police officer Craig Barnes.

July 10, 2014 2:30 pm

Glenwood questioning EPA regulations

GLENWOOD | Village officials are questioning the need for Environmental Protection Agency regulations on home sprinkler systems in Glenwood.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Glenwood will try to help son of ex-employee who died of sickle cell disease

Glenwood will try to help son of ex-employee who died of sickle cell disease

GLENWOOD | Village government plans to act in the wake of the death of a former employee.

July 06, 2014 2:00 pm

Glenwood vacates Eberhardt for new school

GLENWOOD | The Glenwood Village Board formally vacated a property along Eberhardt Avenue on Tuesday to make room for a new Brookwood middle school.

July 01, 2014 10:00 pm

D.167 approves technology upgrades

GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 took the next step toward providing more focused science, technology, engineering and math education for its students by approving an infrastructure project Monday.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 approves final plans for Brookwood Middle School design

GLENWOOD | The exterior designs for the new Brookwood Middle School are set after the District 167 board approved one of five options it was presented by architects Monday.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Vision for Southeast Side includes more green space, bike trails

CHICAGO | The Southeast Side is getting greener with current and future environmental projects, activists say.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 struggles with contracts, hiring

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 Board voted down a measure that would allow for 15 positions, and tabled the principals' contract approval for the third time during its recent business meeting.

June 28, 2014 12:00 am
T.F. North awards final diploma from class of 1952

T.F. North awards final diploma from class of 1952

CALUMET CITY | Three generations of family members and Thornton Fractional North officials joined James Gindl on Wednesday as he was awarded an honorary diploma from the school he'd left 62 years earlier.

June 25, 2014 2:14 pm Photos

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Pearson back as police chief in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | Russell Pearson has left retirement to return as chief of police in Lynwood.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North to give vet honorary diploma

CALUMET CITY | James Gindl has lived a long and full life of service to his country and his community, but his biggest regret was that he never got his high school diploma.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
Rain no damper on Western fun in Lansing

Rain no damper on Western fun in Lansing

LANSING | Rain held off long enough for residents to enjoy a summer evening Carousin' and Cowpokin' at Park Plaza in Lansing on Saturday.

June 21, 2014 6:54 pm Photos

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Hegewisch school unveils plan for 'green' playground

Hegewisch school unveils plan for 'green' playground

CHICAGO | The asphalt yard behind Grissom Elementary School in Hegewisch floods after every big storm, but officials hope that's a thing of the past after the unveiling of a plan to transform the area into a green space that will drain much better.

June 18, 2014 2:41 pm

Alleged gun-waver reported near Talala Elementary School

CRETE | Parents and School District 201U staff got a scare last week when a man was spotted allegedly waving a gun near Talala Elementary School.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

Sauk Village hosts town hall meeting to address crime

SAUK VILLAGE | Residents gathered at the Sauk Village municipal center Wednesday in the wake of the fatal shooting Saturday morning of a 26-year-old Sauk Village man.

June 12, 2014 11:30 am

Lynwood resolves three-year-old litigation

LYNWOOD | Village officials agreed to accept a settlement of $675,000 from Great Lakes Banks at the Lynwood Board meeting Tuesday.

June 10, 2014 7:26 pm
Mike Kozy repeats as Class A champ

Mike Kozy repeats as Class A champ

HAMMOND | It took Mike Kozy 40 years to earn his first Times/Pepsi Classic Class A championship. It only took him one to win his second.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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D. 167 approves teacher, staff contracts

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 Board gave final approval to contract negotiations with teachers and staff Monday.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
TIMES/PEPSI CLASSIC NOTEBOOK: Husband/wife duo reach final four

TIMES/PEPSI CLASSIC NOTEBOOK: Husband/wife duo reach final four

HAMMOND | Shaun Tasker-Lewis didn't want to stroll to the other end of Olympia Lanes, where his wife Audry was one of the last four Class WB bowlers left on Sunday. He didn't want to jinx her.

June 08, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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'Summit of Hope' offers parolees a chance at new start

SOUTH HOLLAND | Kenneth Morgan hopes to start a business fixing and selling cars, but he wasn't quite sure where to begin and knew it wouldn't be simple, as an ex-offender and parolee.

June 05, 2014 11:03 am
C.P.'s LaCosse hoping to medal as a freshman

C.P.'s LaCosse hoping to medal as a freshman

Crown Point girls track coach Adam Piaskowy heard the rumors about an incoming freshman with a lot of talent, but he'd heard things like that before. He'd have to see Kristen LaCosse for himself before he believed them.

June 04, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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C.P. softball wins first regional in 29 years

MUNSTER | Crown Point came into Tuesday's Class 4A regional final against host Munster undefeated, ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 13 in the country.

June 03, 2014 8:30 pm
TIMES/PEPSI CLASSIC: Wilson holds off the pack to earn top finals seed

TIMES/PEPSI CLASSIC: Wilson holds off the pack to earn top finals seed

HAMMOND | Pat Johnson was leading the pack in Class A with one game left in the Times/Pepsi Classic semifinals Sunday at Olympia Lanes.

June 01, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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D.167 to reinstate registration fees, purchases iPads

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 School Board voted to reinstate registration fees for students during a special meeting Wednesday.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Andrean, K.V. to meet in Class 3A sectional final

MERRILLVILLE | Dave Pishkur likes his team.

May 31, 2014 6:00 pm

Griffith wins third straight sectional crown

HAMMOND | Griffith is peaking at the right time.

May 30, 2014 8:30 pm

Andrean, Hanover Central to meet in K.V. softball final

WHEATFIELD | Ashely Yoways has been stellar in the circle recently.

May 29, 2014 8:30 pm

D.167 votes to retain 12 of 19 laid-off staffers

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood Elementary District 167 School Board voted to rehire 12 of the 19 employees it cut in March in a special meeting Wednesday.

May 29, 2014 1:30 pm

B.G. blanks Lake Station to advance to championship game

LAKE STATION | Amanda Hawrot is grateful for her teammates, but the Boone Grove sophomore did the bulk of the work herself Tuesday as the Wolves topped host Lake Station 4-0 to advance to the sectional championship.

May 27, 2014 7:48 pm

St. Francis de Sales making big changes

CHICAGO | St. Francis de Sales High School will celebrate its 75th graduating class -- and with that milestone comes major changes to the school's academic model.

May 27, 2014 12:00 am

Area Memorial Day weekend activities

Lansing

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

West Side squeaks out of boys track sectional title at Highland

HIGHLAND | West Side and Munster were tied at 132-132 with only two events to go.

May 22, 2014 9:00 pm

Andrean, Hobart cruise in first round of tennis sectional

HOBART | Experience matters come playoff season. Usually.

May 21, 2014 8:30 pm
Merrillville's Scott hopes to finish what she started

Merrillville's Scott hopes to finish what she started

A'Leah Scott watched the state finals from the bleachers last year. The Merrillville senior doesn't want to have to do that again.

May 19, 2014 8:30 pm

Verbich highlights final day of qualifying at Times/Pepsi Classic with two 300 games

HAMMOND | Wayne Dean wasn't at Olympia Lanes to bowl on the last day of qualifying for the Times/Pepsi Classic on Sunday.

May 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Construction projects moving forward in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | Construction on a bridge over Canadian National railroad tracks on U.S. 30 in Lynwood is set to begin this year, officials said in a meeting Tuesday.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
Lane rolls perfect game, Johnson 834 in Times/Pepsi Classic

Lane rolls perfect game, Johnson 834 in Times/Pepsi Classic

HAMMOND | Most bowlers would be pretty happy with a series better than 800.

May 17, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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D.167 puts off decision on rehiring laid off staff

GLENWOOD | Cuts and adjustments were made to Brookwood School District 167's budget to make room to bring back some of the staff the district reduced in March, but the board tabled the decision at its meeting Monday.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.168 to hold meet and greet for new superintendent

SAUK VILLAGE | School District 168 will hold a meet and greet for newly hired Superintendent Donna Leak on Monday in the Rickover Junior High School gym at 22151 Torrence Ave.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing natives marry on live TV

Lansing natives marry on live TV

The world was introduced to the Wagners for the first time on live TV Friday.

May 16, 2014 12:55 pm Photos

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Hobart's Sutton races on two kinds of tracks

Hobart's Sutton races on two kinds of tracks

Harley Sutton crosses finish lines. It's just kind of what she does.

May 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Kozy, Kammer Jr. and Kubacki shine on day three at Times/Pepsi Classic

Kozy, Kammer Jr. and Kubacki shine on day three at Times/Pepsi Classic

HAMMOND | There were four combined Times/Pepsi Classic Class A championships bowling on lanes 19 and 20 during the third day of qualifying at Olympia Lanes.

May 10, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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