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Rockford Peaches second baseman Gayle Gille forces out Kenosha Comets runner Stephanie Gnadt during a vintage softball game Saturday at Lan-Oak Park in Lansing. The WWII encampment will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
South Bend Blue Sox first baseman Nancy Wright misses the infield toss to allow Rockford Peaches runner Julie Garza to reach base safely in a vintage softball game Saturday at Lan-Oak Park in Lansing. The WWII encampment will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Cancer survivors start walking laps Saturday around the Kahler Middle School track at the first Relay for Life in Lake County in Dyer.
The Rev. Tim Yeager, background in gray jacket, leads a group singing the union song "Solidarity" during a rally Saturday at the monument honoring 10 steelworkers killed by police during a Memorial Day 1937 strike. The monument is on Avenue O in South Chicago.
With the 10 names of those who were killed on Memorial Day 1937 in the background, United Steelworkers District 7 Director James Robinson addresses a memorial rally Saturday at Washington High School in South Chicago. "When I grew up, being a union member was a right," he said.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Sanow, of Lansing, was surprised at the big turnout for his reception Friday at the Calumet City Amercian Legion Post 330. Sanow was returning from duty in Kuwait.
American Legion Commander Barry C. Cicero presents a certificate Friday to returning Sgt. 1st Class Michael Sanow at a reception at the Calumet City American Legion Post 330. The Military Commitment Certificate of Commendation cites Sanow for "serving in the armed forces in the name of freed…
A longtime friend who knew him since the was "a little shaver," Ginny Ulaszek gives a big hug to returning Sgt. 1st Class Mike Sanow, of Lansing, at the reception held for him Friday at the Calumet City American Legion Post 330. Sanow was returning from Kuwait. He previously had served in Af…
The anniversary event also served as an introduction for James Muhammad, new CEo of Lakeshore Public Television.
Dr. Binita Neff, chair of the Lakeshore Public Media board, recognizes other board members Thursday during an event marking the 25th anniversary of Lakeshore Public Television.
Cars wait for a train to pass at the intersection of Calumet Avenue and 45th Street in Munster on Tuesday evening. Beginning to end the traffic gridlock on Calumet Avenue at the Canadian National railroad tracks is still three or four years away.
Cars clog the intersection of Calumet Avenue and 45th Street in Munster on Tuesday evening. Beginning to end the traffic gridlock on Calumet Avenue at the Canadian National railroad tracks is still three or four years away.
Calumet Avenue traffic is shown in a car's side-view mirror near the railroad crossing at 45th Avenue in Munster. Progress is being made on the first phase of a project to end the gridlock at that intersection, said Town Manager Tom DeGiulio.
Eight-year-old Abby Kooy pets Harley, a black Labador retriever, as 5-year-old Amani Harrington reads to the dog Monday evening at the South Holland Public Library. Harley is trained and certified by Power Paws for Kids. Harley is held by Linda Peters.
TFNorth H.S. track hurdler Adonis Barnes for feature.
Marvel Thompson won the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the South Suburban Blue meet. The Meteors won a conference track crown for the first time since 1967.
Marvel Thompson flies out of the starter's block at Tuesday's practice. Thompson won the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the South Suburban Blue Conference meet.
Marvel Thompson, who also starred in football for the Meteors, hopes to qualify for the state meet at today's Class 3A Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional.
T.F. South catcher Cori Reynolds catches the first ball thrown from Marine Cpl. Ryan Hensley and Captain Jamison Kooi at the start of Monday's game against Crete Monee.
T.F. South softball catcher Cori Reynolds shakes the hand of Marine Captain Jamison Kooi while Cpl. Ryan Hensley walks off the field Monday afternoon at the start of the game against Crete Monee.
Paula Nellan, a Munster School Board member for 19 years, takes a picture of a monitor with the winning votes for the referendum Tuesday evening as others cheer.
Richard Sopko, superintendent of the School Town of Munster, addresses a crowd of supporters after a victory for the school referendum Tuesday night at Charleyhorse Restaurant.
Shantelk Yates, left, waits for her blood pressure results Monday at the Be Healthy Together station of the Take 5 for Life program at the Carrie Gosch Elementary School gymnasium in East Chicago. With her, is Khisha Anderson, a St. Catherine Hospital community outreach specialist.
Craig Dovica, a Fitness Pointe supervisor, watches as mother and daughter, Shantel Yates and third-grader Asia Nesbitt, exercise at the Take 5 for Life screening program at Carrie Gosch Elementary School gymnasium in East Chicago.
Walkers get a running start Sunday at the Walk/Run for Kailey at Clark Middle School in St. John. Kailey Florkiewicz, 9, is a Schererville girl who has Niemann-Pick Type C, a devastating disease with no cure.
Kailey Florkiewicz, 9, and her mother, Krissy Florkiewicz, watch the participants Sunday in the Walk/Run for Kailey at the Clark Middle School track in St. John. Kailey has Niemann-Pick disease, which has been deemed “pediatric Alzheimer’s.” Children who have it rarely live into adulthood.
Larz Hughes, 8, takes a drink Sunday after running three miles at the Walk/Run for Kailey to help raise money for Niemann-Pick disease research. At right, Cyntia Hughes, of Lowell, talks with Lowell resident Lisa Montagano after the event in St. John.
(left) Jeff Ayersman and three-year-old Julian Ayersman start the run and finish with one lap at the Clark Middle School track in the Walk/Run for Kailey Florkiewicz to raise money for Niemann-Pick (Type C) Researce in honor of nine-year-old Schererville resident Kailey.
Carolyn Cyrlaque, Golden Apple representative, tells Bloom High School science teacher Jill Krysinski, left, she won a Golden Apple award.
A round of applause from Bloom High School first period students of science teacher, Jill Krysinski , who received the Golden Apple from representatives Carolyn Cyrlaque and John Chomiak while (left) School Principal Michael Campbell joins in the congratulations on Thursday morning.
ArcelorMittal’s Global Research and Development Center was honored Thursday with the Chanute Prize for Team Innovation for its design and creation of steel for cars that will meet future higher fuel standards.
Blake Zuidema, director of the Automobile Products Division at the ArcelorMittal Global Research and Developement Center, explains the company's use of steel with an automobile prototype from the "S-in motion" project.
Children run at the beginning of the Walk With Israel on Sunday hosted by the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana. The event raised money for Partnership2Gether, a program that helps foster Jewish identity and strengthen ties between Northwest Indiana and Western Galilee in Israel.
Richard, Kimberly and 10-month old Hailey Marks wait to start the Walk With Israel on Sunday morning at Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana's community building in Munster.
Lansing Public Library reference librarian Megan Grady hands out free copies of the book "Looking for Alaska" by John Green to Deangelo Cooper, left, Deja Coleman and 4-year-old King Coleman on Tuesday at Buffalo Wild Wings on Ridge Road in Lansing. She was participating in the library's por…
Lansing Public Library reference librarian Megan Grady gives a free copy of the book "Looking for Alaska" by John Green to Hammond resident Keith Miller on Tuesday evening at Buffalo Wild Wings in Lansing. The effort was part of World Book Night, a worldwide program designed to encourage non…
Alexis Brooks helps 8-year-old Ciara Scott plant a petunia in a flower garden outside the Calumet City Library on Saturday afternoon as part of Earth Day festivities.
Mary Jane Haley, portraying Mother Nature, asks what kind of tree 8-year-old May Ortega represents as she tells a story about trees on Earth Day at the Calumet City Library on Saturday.
Crete Park District showed off its new fitness and dance center, Crete Park on Main, at a grand opening Wednesday.
Teresa Anderson, Crete Park District dance instructor, helps 6-year-old Katherine Lustyk in holding the Arabesque position during the grand opening of the Crete Park on Main facility Wednesday afternoon.
Blake Tacket, 3, puts on a fire-resistant Bunker Coat with the help of Lansing Fire Department Lt. Matt Heintz during the Lansing Police Cadets-hosted Touch-Truck event Saturday at the Lansing airport.
Levi Schutt, 5, and his brother Caleb, 2, see what it's like to drive a Lansing tow truck as the Lansing Police Cadets hosted a Touch-A-Truck event Saturday at the Lansing Municipal Airport. Funds raised through the event will help cadets attend the 2013 Illinois State Law Enforcement Explor…
Walkers and runners follow the bike/walking trail from Hammond Civic Center to Gavit High School for an event which helps fund the annual school supply giveaway for Hammond area school students in need. The participants endured near freezing temperatures Saturday morning.
Runners and walkers register for the Hammond City Charity 10K or 5K walk/run which sponsors the annual school supply giveaway for Hammond area grade school students in need.
Lucy Erickson pins a new badge on her son, Patrol Lt. Casey Erickson, on Thursday in the Calumet City council chambers. Erickson was promoted along with Officer Matthew Mason, who is now a sergeant.
City Clerk Nyota Figgs officially swears in Calumet City tactical Officer Matthew Mason, left, who is promoted to sergeant, and patrol Sgt. Casey Erickson, who is promoted to patrol lieutenant, on Thursday morning.
Thornton Fractional's Callie Barnum stretches for the ball against Reavis' Perla Ruiz during Thursday's match.
Thornton Fractional midfielder Andrea Munoz, middle, kicks the ball away from Reavis' Kmin Ewelina while teammate Alejandra Hernandez during Thursday's match.
Thornton Fractional midfielder Vanessa Lopez kicks past Perla Ruiz in United's 1-0 win Thursday in Calumet City.
Thornton Fractional's Vanessa Lopez goes for control against Reavis' Perla Ruiz on Thursday at T.F. North.
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