The Southtown Star
Cook County memorial to poor, forgotten dead
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and county board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday dedicated a monument to more than 13,000 poor or unidentified people who are buried at Homewood Memorial Gardens.
Hosting the Enemy: Our WW II Pow camps
Orland Park resident and curious CPA Bill Healy describes himself as a World War II history buff, but he recalls a moment not long ago when his enthusiasm for the subject outstripped his knowledge of it.
Elgin heroin operation 'ringleader' gets 8-year sentence
A 30-year-old man, who Elgin police described as the "ringleader" of a heroin dealing operation after his arrest and that of 21 others in a May drug sweep, has been sentenced by a Kane County judge to eight years in prison.
Thornton Township school board meeting marked by infighting
Felita Crayton stands outside the Thornton Township High School District 205 Board of Education meeting in handcuffs after shouting at board members at Thornridge High School.