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  1. Residents Express Concerns To Park DistrictRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... current members extend north to Oak Forest, west to Frankfort, east to Lansing, and south to Richton Park and Park Forest. Several programs also could be offered in Crete each season. Door-to-door transportation services would be provided for day ...

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  2. What's Happening Around Town?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... South Suburban Earth Science Club The South Suburban Earth Science Club will meet Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library - 400 Lakewood Blvd. in Park Forest. Members will share their fossils and minerals. SSESC is dedicated to promoting ...

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  3. Large Press OperatorsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | Package Printing

    Job Description Large Press Operator Description: Located in southern suburbs Company is a label/plate making plant is seeking a skilled Komori 6 color press operator Opportunity for 1st shift Position will initially be at least two months with possibly of extension and Direct Hire for the ... login now to view full job description Job Details Primary Skill: Large Press Lead Operator Posted: Monday, April 25, 2016 Location: Park Forest, Illinois Country: United States Salary Range: $20 - $25 Type of Work: Direct Hire Work Shift : 1st Shift You can apply for this position online using Printworkers.com online resume and application process. If you are already a member, then login now .

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  4. Suburban Youth Symphony Spring Fundraiser Features Southland Young ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    Four amazing musicians who grew up in this Chicago South and southwest suburban region are giving back to the orchestra of their youth by performing a program of classical solo and chamber literature for Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra's Spring Fundraiser Sunday, May 12 at 7 PM. The event will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2901 Western Avenue, Park Forest, Illinois, 60466.

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  5. Will County Sheriff's BlotterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... 31 and stole the copper pipes in the basement. Katelyn M. Koehler, 26, of the 400 block of Lakewood Blvd. in Park Forest, was arrested March 31 at W. Exchange and S. Kings Road in Crete. She was cited for speeding and driving while license ...

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  6. 1K+ Attend #TimStrong Fundraiser for Officer Timothy JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | Patch.com

    Over a thousand people attended a fundraiser at the Olympia Fields McDonald's in support of Park Forest Officer Timothy Jones, 24, who survived life-threatening injuries during a shootout in March.

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  7. Cook County Sheriff's Officers Stop Man from Jumping from Highway OverpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Patch.com

    ... their conversation. After talking for some time, Officer Butler convinced the man not to jump. The 40-year- old Park Forest man was taken by ambulance to an area hospital for observation. The other officers who responded and assisted at the scene ...

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  8. Police: Park Forest officer making 'incredible gains' after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | Chicago Tribune

    A Park Forest police officer who was shot in the head last month during a gunfight with a burglary is out of the intensive care and making "incredible gains," police said Wednesday. Officer Tim Jones, who has been with Park Forest less than one year, has been moved to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery, police said.

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  9. Fundraiser Held for Wounded Park Forest OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | NBC Chicago

    Park Forest Police Officer Tim Jones is "still fighting for his life," days after he was critically wounded in a shooting while investigating a break-in in the southern suburb. A Culver's restaurant in Matteson teamed up with several local police departments to host a "Night of Giving" to raise money for Officer Tim Jones.

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  10. What's Happening Around Town?Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... Suburban Earth Science Club The South Suburban Earth Science Club will meet Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m., at Park Forest Library - 400 Lakewood Blvd. in Park Forest. Members will share their fossils and minerals. SSESC is dedicated to promoting and ... 1 comment

  11. 'Fighting for His Life': Residents Gather for Shot Park Forest OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports. Park Forest Police Officer Tim Jones is "still fighting for his life" days after he was critically wounded in a shooting while investigating a break-in in the southern suburb.

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  12. Park Forest police officer 'critical but stable' after Saturday shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Park Forest Police Officer Tim Jones, right, with Detective Justin Rimovsky. Jones was shot Saturday during a gunfight with a burglary suspect and remained in critical but stable condition Monday afternoon.

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  13. Burglar Shoots Cop in Head / Wind Crashes Plane / Nude Photos and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Patch.com

    Miss a day, miss a lot: Harold Ramis lawyer sues widow / State rep's kid accused in bloody staple gun attack / Summer 'Redhead' festival. The officer confronted a break-in suspect early Saturday in suburban Park Forest.

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  14. Police Officer Recovering from Gunshot to the Head [Update]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Patch.com

    A police officer shot early Saturday morning in Park Forest was in critical but stable condition Sunday after undergoing emergency surgery on Saturday. The officer was shot in several times, including a shot in the head.

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  15. In brief: US service member killed by enemy fire in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Erie Times News

    ... official, Monsignor Dario Vigano, told Vatican Radio that the pope believes images can reveal many things. PARK FOREST, Ill. -- Police in the Chicago suburb of Park Forest said an officer shot during an exchange of fire has been hospitalized with ...

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  16. Park Forest Officer Critically Injured, Suspect Killed In Police-Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | CBS Local

    Park Forest Police were investigating a break-in at a vacant home and a stolen vehicle found at the location in the 300 block of Neola Street at approximately in 5:40 a.m. After learning a person was inside the building, police set up a perimeter around the home. As the suspect left, police say they tried to take him into custody, he produced a handgun and started shooting at the officers.

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  17. Suburban Chicago police officer critically wounded in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Reuters

    A suburban Chicago policeman was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries on Saturday, and the shooter was killed by police in a confrontation during an investigation of a break-in at a vacant home, the police department said. The officer was taken to a local hospital and then airlifted to the Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to a post on the Park Forest Police Department Facebook page.

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  18. FRANCIS, H. THOMASRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... who had adopted their bright-eyed daughter a couple years before. Tom grew into a tall robust young man in Park Forest, Illinois, where they were among the first 'pioneer' homeowners in this planned community made famous by William Whyte's book The ...

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  19. Retired Illinois State Trooper Convicted Of Killing Former TenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... office said at the time. His death was ruled a homicide. Prosecutors said Fortson and his family rented a Park Forest home from Joyner from roughly August 2009 through August 2011. The family moved out after they got into a "dispute" with Joyner ...

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  20. Retired state trooper convicted of 2012 slaying of former tenant in Chicago HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... down a former tenant at a Chicago Heights gas station in 2012, according to prosecutors. Dennis Joyner, 63, of Park Forest was convicted of the Sept. 11, 2012 slaying of Robert Forston, 40, at a Mobil gas station in the 400 block of West 14th Street ...

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