Gunshots were heard by neighbors near 23rd Street and Chicago Road in Chicago Heights late Friday night.
- Amanda Luevano
- Anna Schier
- Ben Feldheim
- Cari Barcas
- Christopher Paicely
- Chuck Ingwersen
- Dan Lambert
- Dante Chinni
- Darren McRoy
- Dennis Robaugh
- Emily Stone
- Jeff Graveline
- Joe Vince
- John Ness
- Joseph Hosey
- Karen Goff
- Lauren Traut
- Lauren Williamson
- Lorraine Swanson
- Mary Compton
- Melissa Steele
- Michael Sewall
- Nick Swedberg
- Ron Kremer
- Ryan Fitzpatrick
- Steven Jack
- Suzy Ravasio Chudzik
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Passed by a 35-21 vote, the bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn, who has not yet said whether he intends to sign it.
Marchex Institute says Illinois residents are among the worst offenders in the country when it comes to swear words, though we are pretty courteous with 'please' and 'thank you.'
Some people are destined to draw more attention than others, apparently.
The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending the DUI alcohol limit be lowered to 0.05 ... not that it would do any good for the people on this week's list of Southland DUIs.
NEW LENOX May 9: Alejandro Aguillon, 22, of the 100 block of Branchaw Boulevard, New Lenox, was charged with driving under the influence, making an improper turn and speeding, according to a report. Police stopped Aguillon at about 2:13 a.m. near the intersection of Cedar Road and Terry Ellen Lane. Aguillon was allegedly found under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and released after posting bond. ORLAND PARK April 24: Brian J. Windt, 38, of the 15600 block of Larkspun Lane, Orland Park, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol level greater than 0.08 and speeding, according to a report. Windt was on his way home at about 1:20 a.m. from drinking at the House of Blues when he was spotted …
Protest Planned on 95th Street Over Police Racial Profiling Allegations • Mother's Day Fire Guts Camelot Banquet Hall • Former Mokena Fire Protection District Chief Del Yunker dies
Palos—Chicago Man Sought in Palos Hills Bank Robbery—The FBI believes Joseph Anderson, 32, robbed three Bank of America branches, including one in Palos Hills in April and another in a different suburb Monday morning. Beverly-Mt. Greenwood—Protest Planned on 95th Street Over Police Racial Profiling Allegations—A graduate student who has filed a $1.5 million civil suit against Oak Lawn is leading a protest against allegations of racial profiling by Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn police departments. Orland Park—Man Caught Trying to Open Car Roof with Knife—An Orland Park man is also accused of stealing from several cars in the village and in nearby unincorporated Cook County Wednesday morning. Evergreen Park—Legal Woes Surround 'Racial …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
A few concerned readers wondered in Glenwood Oaks had burned down Friday night. The local fire department was performing a controlled burn next door, which drew the attention from neighbors.
Steak lovers can rest assured; a well-known rib and chop-house in Glenwood did not burn down Friday night. A few onlookers set up chairs and watched Friday night as Glenwood firefighters conducted a controlled burn that leveled a building on North Main Street. Some Patch readers were concerned that Glenwood Oaks, which is located close the site of the burn, was the source of the fire and had possibly burned down. Restaurant General manager Mark Lerose assured Patch the much-loved restaurant was still standing. The controlled burn, which was started by the Glenwood Fire Department, began at about 9 p.m. "Customers and neighbors had lawn chairs, watching, Lerose said. Lerose said he was in contact with Glenwood's fire chief and spoke with …
Chicago Ald. Matt O'Shea says that police have arrested a man in connection with the May 15 shooting.
A man is in custody in connection with the May 15 shooting that occurred on the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway in Beverly. Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th) says that Chicago Police and the U.S. Marshals Service were able to track David Twine, 29, of Matteson, to Arkansas were he was apprehended Friday. Twine was identified by police as the suspect in the incident that left a man in his 30s in critical condition after he was shot multiple times in the foyer of his apartment building. It is believed that the shooting was not a random act and that the victim and suspect knew each other, O'Shea said at the time. Police believe that the shots were fired after an argument between the two men. Read More:
Bloom Township High School District 206's two schools, Bloom and Bloom Trail, will both hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 26. With a limit of six tickets per student, some families are asking if anyone has extra they're willing to spare.
As the school year nears an end and graduation plans begin to take shape, some Chicago Heights residents with students graduating from Bloom and Bloom Trail high schools are starting to wonder: 'Do I have enough tickets to graduation?' The dilemma is a very real problem for some residents, who wish to bring either the entire family, or entire extended family, to the special event. Graduation for both schools takes place Sunday, May 26, at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Bloom Trail's graduation ceremony is at noon, while Bloom's graduation ceremony is at 4 p.m. As with most graduation, the Bloom Township High School District 206 limits graduation tickets distributed to families of students. Each family receives six tickets per graduate…
Find out what's falling out of Redbox kiosks in the area most frequently this week, May 11–18.
Thinking of staying in tonight? Maybe renting a movie? Chicago Heights Patch is showing off the top Redbox DVD rentals in town this week! These popular flicks might be hard to find. Here are the films that topped the list in the week of May 11-18.