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Mokena SD 159 Hires New Assistant Supt.
Mokena School District 159 recently hired former Lincoln-Way East assistant principal Kathleen Wilkey to replace outgoing Charles Vitton as the new assistant superintendent of instruction, Sun-Times Media reports .
Tue May 21, 2013
2 charged in Markham man's murder
Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found last month.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Southtown Star
Mokena 159 hires new school official
Wilkey has been math and science coordinator for the Elmhurst Community Unit School District since 2011 and curriculum coordinator for Morris Community School Districts 54, 60C, and 101 from 2008 to 2011.
'This Is Life-Changing': Tinley Park Mechanic Wins $250K in Lottery
How's the old saying go? Close only counts in horseshoes in hand grenades. Add the lottery to that list.
Mon May 13, 2013
Liquor Store Argument Brings Shooting Threat: Blotter
SUNDAY, APRIL 28 Pills Stolen At Party Thirty hydrocodone pills were stolen during a party at a home in the 200 block of East 24th Street, according to a report.
Sat May 11, 2013
City Council postpones well water evaluation, appoints Vice Mayor
The Altus Municipal Authority and City Council held their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7, in Council Chambers of the Municipal Complex to discuss items on the consent agenda.
Busts At Hooters: Weird Crimes
Busts At Hooters April 30: Diners at the restaurant known for being delightfully tacky decided to split without paying their checks when they finished enjoying the view.
Thu May 09, 2013
Ex-constituents ask judge to sentence Jesse Jackson Jr. to hard time
Several of former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr's former constituents are asking a federal judge to give him no mercy when he hands down his sentence.
Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Roseland
The accident occurred at 10:24 p.m. in the 111000 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
Wed May 08, 2013
Pair Accused of Hiding Liquor Bottles in Sleeves: Blotter
THURSDAY, MAY 2 Liquor Theft From CVS Darren L. Wright, 38, of the 8000 block of South Green Street in Chicago, and Vivian L. McGee, 28, of the 16200 block of Paulina Street in Markham, were charged with retail theft, according to a report.
Sat May 04, 2013
High Times For Marijuana Music Man: Court Supervision
Martin Scott was looking at a possible 30 - year prison sentence after a police dog found pot in the trunk of his car back in September 2011.
Fri May 03, 2013
Dispatcher Charged With Pawning Stolen Fire Equipment
MARKHAM, Ill. A dispatcher for a south suburban fire department has been charged with buying stolen fire equipment to sell at a south suburban pawn shop.
Wed May 01, 2013
Reconstruction Report For Deadly Drunken 2010 Crash to be Reviewed
An expert witness' reconstruction report on the New Year's 2010 crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old New Lenox woman must be reviewed by a lawyer before a judge will decide whether to allow it at trial.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Southtown Star
Cops: Matteson woman intentionally hit Park Forest woman with car
A 20-year-old Matteson woman was charged with aggravated battery after police say she purposely hit another woman with her car during an argument Thursday in the 400 block of Rutledge Street.
Men Sentenced to IDOC for Carjacking Return to Face Murder Charges
On April 29, 2013 the last of a group of IDOC inmates were returned to Cook County Criminal Courts to answer charges of first degree murder .
Retired State Trooper Jailed on Murder Charge Gets New Court Date
A retired state trooper jailed since September for allegedly gunning down a man in a gas station parking lot was brought before a Cook County judge for a brief hearing Tuesday morning.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
4th man charged with murders of woman, 2 children in Harvey
Cook County prosecutors have charged a fourth man in connection with the 2010 slaying of a woman and two children following a botched robbery in Harvey.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Memorial updates continue
Submitted photo / Pictured is a photo of one of the latest benches installed at Ennis Veterans Memorial Park.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Elected officials take oath of office
During a special joint meeting of the Altus Municipal Authority and the Altus City Council on Tuesday, elected officials Debbie Davis - City Clerk/Treasurer, and Councilmen Richard G. Henry - Ward I, Michael T. Beason- Ward II, Perry Shelton- Ward III, and Dwayne E. Martin- Ward IV, were sworn in by Municipal Court Judge Ken Darby.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Altus Mayor proclaims April 15-19 as Week of the Young Child
Altus City Mayor David Webb proclaims April 15-19,"The Week of the Young Child." Mayor Webb and Head Start Lincoln Center Director Elva Campos met in the Mayor's Office on Wednesday, April 17, where the Mayor signed the proclamation and presented it to Campos.