The Calumet City Public Library, which was abruptly shut down earlier this month by Mayor Thaddeus Jones amid allegations of financial irregularities, will reopen next week, an official said.
Two former members of the Calumet City Public Library Board of Trustees say they saw no evidence of the "malfeasance" cited by Mayor Thaddeus Jones in his decision to close the facility indefinitely.
More than 200 cameras are scheduled to be installed by ISP, which received a $12.5 million grant for the project.
Mayor Thaddeus Jones' first budget, which is for $49 million, passed last week by a 5-1 vote with one abstention.
A dispute between two of the city's top elected officials went public on Wednesday as Clerk Nyota Figgs and Mayor Thaddeus Jones traded allegations.
This is the first year hypnotist Chuck Milligan has presented his show at the Porter County Fair which opened on Thursday and will continue through July 31. His presentations are at 2 and 8 p.m. each day.
When emergency officials arrived on scene at 5:30 a.m. on the day in question, they found several residents trapped and surrounded by flames, the city said.
An alderman has asked the Illinois attorney general and Cook County state's attorney to remove newly elected mayor Thaddeus Jones from office, citing a city ordinance prohibiting city elected officials from holding another elected office.
Diversity. That's what everyone is yelling these days. I say phooey on that. Living in Calumet City, which they claim is 74% black, 16% Hispan…
"We need to make sure we get more black (police) officers, more black firemen," Mayor Thaddeus Jones said last week. "Our officers and (firefighters) need to be reflective of our community."
CALUMET CITY — Thaddeus Jones took over as mayor barely three weeks ago, but he's not wasting any time addressing what he sees as the city's m…
We're encouraged that the two new mayors made history. Now we hope to see them make real change.
New Lynwood Mayor Jada Curry said Vice President Kamala Harris's election last fall opened the door to the new wave of diversity around the area.
More than two decades after becoming Calumet City's first black alderman, Thaddeus Jones made history again.
State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is seeking input from south suburban residents on the legislative redistricting process via a virtual hearing.
Illinois voters will go to the polls Tuesday to make their choices in municipal, school board and other races.
The Supreme Court affirmed an appellate court ruling last month that restored Thaddeus Jones' name to the ballot in the Democratic mayoral primary against incumbent Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush.
Jones' name was restored to the ballot by an appeals court ruling on after it was knocked off by a municipal election board decision. The city has appealed to the Illinois Supreme Court, which has yet to rule.
Lynwood Trustee Jada Curry was dealing with a variety of emotions after her apparent victory over four-term incumbent Mayor Eugene Williams in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
State Rep. Thaddeus Jones has been named chair of the House Committee on Insurance, where he plans to focus on expanding telehealth and mental health coverage.