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Jan. 17 Police Reports

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 03:21

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

Police: Three stole $631K from elderly Palos Hills woman's account

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 19:30

Three people are suspected of stealing more than $630,000 from an elderly southwest suburban woman, and while one is behind bars, the others may have fled to the Philippines, police said. Joliet resident Marion Issert, 65, was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of felony senior financial exploitation, according to a statement from Palos Hills police.

Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin Elected Chair of Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 14:58

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Two Former Oak Lawn Priests Named in Newly Released Archdiocese Sex Abuse Files

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 15:24

The Archdiocese of Chicago Thursday released a list of 36 priests with sex abuse allegations against them, in an effort to publicize sex abuse hidden for decades. "We cannot change the past but we hope we can rebuild trust through honest and open dialogue," said Francis Cardinal George, in a statement released overnight.

Naperville Area Illinois State Music Teachers Association monthly meeting

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:56

The Naperville Area Illinois State Music Teachers Association's monthly program will be at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 13 at Ellman's Music Center, 508 W. Fifth Ave., Naperville, and features Maestro Maryann Flock, whose topic is "Teaching the Adult Student." Flock is the director of the Fox Valley Philharmonic, an adult orchestra founded in 2006.

Adjunct Faculty Analysis Deemed a Public Concern

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 13:37

A woman who was fired after criticizing her community college's treatment of adjunct faculty may have a free-speech case, the 7th Circuit ruled. Robin Meade was working last year as an adjunct professor of business at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Ill.

Palos Park Police Cadets Collecting Food for Township Food Pantry

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 02:50

The Palos Park Police Cadet program is currently holding its 15th Annual Holiday Food Drive. The group is seeking donations of non-perishable foods such as canned goods or boxed goods.

Local growers make the best of a rainy pumpkin season

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:45

The pumpkin is the piece de resistance for many a gardener. After the tomatoes, peppers and zucchini have been enjoyed or put up, there is the grand crop of homegrown specialties - to be carved, baked or simply regaled.

Fired adjunct professor's retaliation claim reinstated on appeal

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:33

A federal appeals court has reinstated a retaliation charge filed by an adjunct professor at a community college who was fired after writing a letter complaining about the college. In August 2013, Robin Meade, an adjunct professor at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois, wrote a letter to the Chandler, Arizona-based League for Innovation in the Community College, a nonprofit association, in which she complained in part that the college treated its adjunct faculty as a "disposable resource" and "a separate, lower class of people," according to Thursday's ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago in Robin Meade v.

MVCC Academic Theater presenting 'Cabaret'

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:56

Moraine Valley Community College's Academic Theater Department is presenting "Cabaret," from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 and from Nov. 6 to 9. The musical will be in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, in the Fine and Performing Arts Center, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $10 for students and senior citizens.

3 Palos Hills Homes Hit by Burglars Recently

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:57

A burglary was reported on Oct. 16 in the 10600 block of South Vicky Lane. The homeowner called 911 around 3 p.m. and told police he left his house around 8 a.m. Oct. 16, and when he returned home, he found his residence ransacked, the report stated.

Police: Golf club thief arrested in Palos Hills

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:22

A Burbank man has been charged with stealing more than $6,000 worth of golf clubs in the west and southwest suburbs, police said. Officers were called to a home in the 11200 block of Southwest Highway in Palos Hills at 11:25 a.m. Monday to investigate a reported theft, Palos Hills police said in a statement.

NTSB report sheds some light on plane crash that killed Stormont-Vail doctors

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:21

Emergency personnel work the scene of a small plane crash in the Chicago suburb of Palos Hills, Ill. Three people aboard the twin-engine Beechcraft Baron were killed in the crash Oct. 12, shortly after takeoff from Chicago Midway Airport en route to Lawrence.

Stagg Music Boosters Craft Fair

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:16

Stagg High School Music Boosters hosts its annual holiday craft fair, Art for the Season, Nov. 16 and 16 at the school, 111th Street and Roberts Road in Palos Hills. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 165 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16. The event will feature art and craft booths, vendor booths, food sampling, raffles and entertainment.


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