Miss a day, miss a lot. Let’s catch up on the week:
Pedestrian Struck By Train In Mokena: Metra
All inbound and outbound train movement has been stopped due to the incident, and Metra said to expect extensive delays.
15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Shooting That Wounded 2 Teens: Police
The July 3 shooting began when a group of youths sold an 11-year-old boy a vape pen, upsetting his older brother, Palos Hills police said.
Lemont Area Coronavirus Cases Increased By 14 Over Past Week
Lemont (ZIP code 60439) has 133 cases of coronavirus reported as of July 10, compared to 119 cases on July 3.
Felon Who Shot Into Murdered Palos Heights Man’s Grave Sentenced
Elston Stevenson pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a firearm who is accused of shooting into Murad Talib’s grave during his burial.
Moraine Valley Adds New Cannabis Certification Course
Moraine Valley Community College introduces new retail certificate that prepares students for a career in the cannabis retail industry.
Bat Tests Positive For Rabies In Crestwood
A bat found in Crestwood was determined to have rabies by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Jackie Robinson West Could Regain 2014 Championship: Court
An appellate court’s decision means parents of the Chicago Little League team can again seek to reinstate their United States title.
Chicago Heights Protesters Call For Justice For Vanessa Guillén
Demonstrators held a rally calling for “justice for Vanessa” during the vigil in south suburban Chicago Heights late Thursday afternoon.
Fireworks Cause Garage Fire In Sauk Village: Fire Department
Quick-thinking neighbors prevented the spread of the early morning fire on 218th Place, a fire official said.
Frankfort Fall Festival Canceled For 2020
After at first moving forward with plans for the fest, organizers have now announced the cancellation of Frankfort Fall Fest for 2020.
WOW! HOUSE OF THE WEEK
Gas Fireplace, Huge Concrete Patio In Home Near Don Burns Park
Enjoy a heated garage and an easy to care for front lawn in this home celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.