Crown Point resident Margaret Detert was honored recently for achieving 50 years of continuous volunteer service at Methodist Hospitals.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | As part of a joint effort between the Prairie State College Student Veterans Club and the PSC Dental Hygiene Program, approximately 10 PSC student veterans each recently received a free teeth cleaning from PSC dental hygiene students.
GLENWOOD | Village trustees have approved $15,000 for the purchase of an electronic traffic control sign.
So, Illinois lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn finally did something about the state’s pension mess.
OAK FOREST, Ill. | South Suburban College will be offering a new schedule of general education classes at their Oak Forest Center for the spring 2014 semester beginning Jan. 13.
The Christmas season is in full swing now. I think our late Thanksgiving threw things off a little because we usually don’t do any decorating on Thanksgiving weekend and it’s normally the first Saturday in December that we go and pick out a real tree. I’m big on holiday traditions and our ro…
GLENWOOD | Hickory Bend Elementary in Glenwood recently celebrated the season with a concert given by the second- and third-graders.
LANSING | Businesses within the village that wish to get a property tax break from Cook County government will now have to pay municipal government a fee to cover the costs of processing the request.
Bolanowski, Gerald A., 64, formerly of Crown Point
When voters in parts of the south suburbs go to the polling place March 18, they will be asked to decide whether a pair of incumbent government officials should be replaced by people whose records include felony convictions.
GARY | Rosa Varnado works, but has been without health insurance for two years because she cannot afford the plan offered by her employer.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii | About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
HAMMOND | Just moments after polishing off a pile of mashed potatoes in 23 seconds without use of his hands, Hammond resident John Tomczak opted for a final lick of his plate.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. | A doctor who performs abortions in Fort Wayne, Gary and South Bend has been asked to appear before the Indiana Medical Licensing Board.
SPRINGFIELD | Even before they go on sale to the masses, an Illinois lawmaker wants to ban motorists from wearing Google’s new computerized glasses while driving.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. | A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country is being blamed for a handful of deaths and has forced people to deal with frigid temperatures, power outages by the thousands and treacherous roads.
GREENFIELD, Ind. | A central Indiana coroner faces a theft charge for allegedly stealing toys.
JOHANNESBURG | What next for South Africa?
SAN FRANCISCO | An 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea arrived home Saturday in California.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | While Illinois Republicans have made solving the state's pension crisis their issue for years, far fewer GOP lawmakers than expected supported the watershed package of reforms passed by the Legislature Tuesday.
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. | Police in Mount Prospect, Ill., said they have charged a Hazel Crest man in connection with an armed robbery on Tuesday at a Sprint wireless store.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. | A 13-year-old girl has been charged with reckless homicide in a deadly car crash in suburban Chicago in which she's accused of taking a vehicle full of children on a joyride.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. | Indiana University educators say state lawmakers are trying to move higher education toward a "one-size-fits-all model" by requiring colleges to develop road maps to degree completion and create common curricula and standards to make general education classes transferable.
CHICAGO | Chicago officials are announcing they have installed a total of 100 gardens where students can grow fruit and vegetables at their schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois is marking the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that killed 1,177 people and brought the United States into World War II.
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