News

South Holland Woman Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison

April 3, 2022 0

HAMMOND- Yvonna Lee, 36, of South Holland, Illinois, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge Jon E. DeGuilio on her plea of guilty…

Upcoming Swearing in of Tiffany Henyard

March 30, 2022 0

A public swearing in of Tiffany Henyard as Thornton Township Supervisor is set to take place on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 12pm at the Thornton…

Dolton 149 Schools Move to Mask Optional

March 23, 2022 0

(Calumet City, IL) – South suburban Dolton School District 149 has lifted its mask mandate for students and staff and, in its place, has implemented…

Letting loose on Fritz Kaegi’s first term “the worst assessment cycle that I’ve seen”

March 20, 2022 0

“This has been the worst assessment cycle that I’ve seen of any assessor that I have served with as an elected official in my almost…

Dad faces gun charge after boy accidentally shot, killed mom in Dolton

March 14, 2022 0

CHICAGO (AP) — The father of a 3-year-old boy who accidentally shot his mother to death in Dolton is facing a misdemeanor gun charge. Dolton…

Enchanted Backpack Donations to Dolton 149 Total $40,000

February 11, 2022 0

(Calumet City, IL) – South suburban Dolton School District 149 has found itself among the fortunate recipients of the generosity of the non-profit Enchanted Backpack,…

Free N Deed food pantry in Dolton gives clients a grocery store experience

February 10, 2022 0

DOLTON, Ill. (WLS) — There’s a new market of sorts in Dolton. Free N Deed Market opened in 2021 at the corner of 142nd and…

Calumet City to host exhibit on history of Holocaust, civil rights movement

February 7, 2022 0

CALUMET CITY — An exhibit spotlighting the history of the Holocaust and the civil rights movement is in town this week. The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s…

Fritz Kaegi cuts Lightfoot’s property taxes and raises on poor south side neighborhoods

January 29, 2022 0

“The Cook County assessor cut values based on jobs he thought neighborhoods would lose due to the pandemic. It was a wild miscalculation that worked…

Mayor pledges help for mobile home park residents on sewer issues

January 28, 2022 0

BURNHAM — Mayor Robert Polk said this week he will consult with trustees about ways to alleviate ongoing sewer issues at a mobile home park…

Politics

Jesse White Endorses Anna Valencia to Succeed him as…

April 10, 2022 0

Outgoing Secretary of State Jesse White has official endorsed Anna Valencia to be the next Illinois Secretary of State. Valencia is running in a crowded…

Events

Small Business Saturday 2021: ‘Shop Small’ In Homewood-Flossmoor

November 26, 2021 0

HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR, IL — Local businesses in Homewood-Flossmoor hope to make the most of Small Business Saturday and other promotions as the coronavirus pandemic continues to…

Recycling Event

October 27, 2021 0

Sports

Tom Brady and his retirement soap opera

January 29, 2022 0

Is he going to retire or not? 2:29 p.m. News breaks via a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Jeff Darlington that Brady is retiring…

Opinion

Property tax reform isn’t reform if it helps gentrify…

August 30, 2021 0

Since the property tax assessments for West Chicago Township, which includes the neighborhood of Pilsen, came out a few weeks ago, my ward office has…