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  1. Fire at Under-Construction WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Patch.com

    A fire broke out Saturday morning at a Walmart under construction at Western Avenue and U.S. 30 in Olympia Fields. The 183,000-square-foot store was scheduled to open in October.

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  2. 45-year-old man fatally struck by SUV in Richton ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Joe Crosby was struck by an SUV in the middle of the road on Governors Highway near Sauk Trail at 11:43 p.m., according to Richton Park police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. Crosby, of the 22400 block of Butterfield Road in Richton Park, was taken to Franciscan St. James Health in Olympia Fields, where he was pronounced dead at 12:35 a.m. Monday, according to the medical examiner's office.

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  3. NCAA champion Bryson DeChambeau reaches U.S. Amateur semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    In this photo provided by the USGA, Bryson DeChambeau watches his pitch shot to the 14th hole during the quarterfinal round of match play of the 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields Country Club. NCAA champion DeChambeau beat Ireland's Paul Dunne 3 and 2 on Friday.

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  4. Franciscan St. James asks state to close Chicago Heights hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Modern Healthcare

    Franciscan St. James Health has officially asked state regulators to close its aging hospital in Chicago Heights, a controversial move that has drawn the ire of community members who fear losing a longtime neighborhood staple. Franciscan CEO Arnie Kimmel plans to move inpatient care to the Olympia Fields campus about 5 miles away and expand that facility.

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  5. Retiring High School Soccer Coach Surprised With Trip To Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | CBS Local

    ... Brian Papa, 63, has been a teacher since 1978, and has taught and coached at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, Bloom High School in Chicago Heights, Sandburg High School in Orland Park, and currently at Lincoln-Way East High School in ...

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  6. Man dies three days after Country Club Hills garage fireRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... er victims were found and the fire was quickly extinguished. He was taken to Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, where he died at 6:06 p.m. Friday, authorities said. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

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  7. 20-year-old man in critical condition after Country Club Hills fireRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... ugh the side door to rescue him, according to the statement. He was taken to Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, where he remains in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the statement.

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  8. NCAA champion Bryson DeChambeau reaches U.S. Amateur semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    In this photo provided by the USGA, Bryson DeChambeau watches his pitch shot to the 14th hole during the quarterfinal round of match play of the 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields Country Club. NCAA champion DeChambeau beat Ireland's Paul Dunne 3 and 2 on Friday.

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  9. Waller switches to UGARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Griffin Daily News

    ... AAAA state championship, continued a good run by also qualifying for the 115th U.S. Amateur in August at Olympia Fields in Illinois. It's not uncommon in these parts to see house divided vanity license plates, a University of Georgia emblem adorning ...

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  10. Black Caucus Speaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... tax rate back to the previous level of 5 percent is a "good place to begin." State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) feels revenue has to be the focus of budget discussions, and argues both parties have already publicly admitted a tax hike will ...

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  11. Peotone Fire And EMS CallsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Peotone Vedette

    ... to Park Forest with an engine; 12:14 p.m., EMS call for a 67-year-old man feeling ill, transported to Olympia Fields; 12:59 p.m., EMS call for a 57-year-old man with back pain, transported to Riverside; 1 p.m., general alarm multiple calls, Monee ...

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  12. Local Officials Will Fight Closure of St. James Chicago Heights FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Patch.com

    On December 4, Chicago Heights Mayor Gonzalez called for public hearings to address the planned closure of St. James Hospital Chicago Heights and movement of critical services to St. James Olympia Fields. "Based on a brief meeting held yesterday with the Mayors of Crete, South Chicago Heights, Sauk Village, Glenwood, Ford Heights and Steger, local social service agencies, and the Police, Fire and EMT providers that support our communities, it has become evident that the elimination of emergency services and in-patient care at St. James Chicago Heights will have detrimental impacts throughout the region," Gonzalez said. 16 comments

  13. Woodford County Area News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Legal Record

    ... outdoor sculpture is called Sky Trail II. There also is a Sky Trail I, in Park Ridge and Sky Trail III in Olympia Fields. The efforts to bring the artwork to Eureka began last year when city officials, led by former Eureka City Councilman Zack ...

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  14. Matteson firefighter dies performing CPRRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... econdary cause of death to the heart problems. Zielinski was taken to Franciscan St. James Health Hospital in Olympia Fields, where he was pronounced dead at 3:45 p.m., the medical examiner's office said.

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  15. Suburban leaders upset over plan to close Chicago Heights hospitalRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayors of the city of Chicago Heights and neighboring suburbs aren't happy with a plan by Franciscan Alliance to tear down most of St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. Mayors of the city of Chicago Heights and neighboring suburbs aren't happy with a plan by Franciscan Alliance to tear down most of St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights and shift inpatient care to its sister hospital in Olympia Fields.

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  16. Man fatally crushed by metal bar at University Park warehouseRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... pounds. The employee, identified as 57-year-old William Howard, was taken to Franciscan St. James Health in Olympia Fields where he was pronounced dead at 10:02 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Howard, who lived in the ...

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  17. Elderly Woman Pulled from Flossmoor Fire DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Patch.com

    A 90-year-old woman has died six days after being rescued from a fire allegedly set by her daughter. Josephine R. Tropp died Friday morning at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, reports HF Chronicle .

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  18. Rauner does about-face on child care eligibility changesRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... of public opinion on this and he simply beat a tactical retreat." On the Senate side, Sen. Toi Hutchinson [D-Olympia Fields], issued a statement Monday saying she planned to hold the bill in the Senate until Republicans make good on Rauner's rule ...

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  19. Brown: Rauner's reversals unlikely to jolt Springfield into gearRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... were to approve the bill, which would require a super-majority of 71 votes, state Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) said she would hold the bill in the Senate until Republicans make good on the deal Nov. 17 through a vote of the Joint Committee ...

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  20. Daughter Set Fire to Flossmoor Home with Elderly Mom Inside: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... the home. Tropp's 90-year-old mother was pulled from the fire and taken to Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. First responders found Tropp outside the home, chatting with a neighbor as flames burst through the living room window. She ...

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