Monday Jul 14
Local Roads Could Close for Menard's Expansion
Area drivers might have to take a detour, if plans for a larger Menards lead to the closure of two local roads.
Forecasters: Dry conditions Sunday until possible evening storms
Though Chicago wasn't expected to see more rain until Sunday evening, the area remained under a flood advisory as area creeks and rivers swelled from Saturday's storms.
Nonprofit got state cash to help ex-inmates; critic calls 'fraud'
Thousands of state anti-violence grant dollars from Gov. Pat Quinn's scandal-tainted Neighborhood Recovery Initiative went to a south suburban nonprofit to help re-integrate freed teen and young adult prison inmates back into society.
The Southtown Star
Southland College Prep grads describe paths to success
Imani Thornton and Elijah Calloway, both members of the first graduating class at Southland College Prep Charter High School in Richton Park, have been admitted to Princeton University and appointed to the U.S. Air Academy's Prep School, respectively, according to a press release from the school.
Amazing Views from Inside Thornton Quarry
By Mary Compton About 25 miles south of Chicago, a large opening in the earth made of 300-million-year-old limestone is mistaken for the Grand Canyon by children.