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  1. 4 Chicago areas have had no homicides in 3-plus yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Northwest Herald

    While Chicago's homicides are much documented, four of the city's neighborhoods have had none in the past three-plus years. According to the Chicago Sun-Times , Mount Greenwood on Chicago's southwest side and Edison Park, Forest Glen and North Park to the north have all gone at least three and a half years without a homicide.

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  2. Leroy Gilbert FehrRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Lakeland Times

    ... death by his grandson Timothy Paul Fehr. Leroy was an extremely talented craftsman and builder. Originally from Park Forest, Illinois, where he began Fehr Cabinets and Construction. He relocated to Minocqua where he lived for 25 years prior to ...

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  3. Amid city's violence, 4 neighborhoods go years without ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Being so close to Lincolnwood - and the suburb's police - is one reason Nahla Yafai thinks her North Side neighborhood that's part of Forest is safe. In Chicago, where a dozen people were killed over the Memorial Day weekend and politicians are still talking about how they can stop filmmaker Spike Lee from calling the city "Chiraq," four communities stand out as oases apart from the violence.

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  4. Man charged with Park Forest crash that killed two teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A south suburban man is charged with reckless homicide and DUI for a crash that killed two teenagers early Wednesday in Park Forest. Jonathan Hurst, 22, is charged with two counts each of reckless homicide and aggravated DUI involving a fatality, and one count of failing to report a fatal crash, according to a statement from Park Forest police.

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  5. Man Charged In Deadly Park Forest CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | CBS Local

    Two people died after a car hit a tree in Park Forest. The driver fled the scene, but was arrested after turning up at a hospital.

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  6. Two Dead In Park Forest CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | CBS Local

    ... WBBM 780, and they give you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 [...] Two people died after a car hit a tree in Park Forest. The driver fled the scene, but was arrested after turning up at a hospital. (Credit: CapturedNews) CHICAGO (CBS) - Two people ...

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  7. Officials: Two dead in Park Forest crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Officials say two people were killed early Wednesday when a car crashed into a tree in south suburban Park Forest. The crash happened about 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Algonquin Road and Western Avenue, according to Park Forest police.

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  8. Domestic Battery, Felony Retail Theft, BB Gun Pellets through Window: BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Patch.com

    ... and the homeowner estimated the replacement cost at $50, the report stated. Sean Aristuk 38, of Krotiak Road, Park Forest, was arrested and charged with felony retail theft after being accused of trying to shoplift almost $400 worth of clothing from ...

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  9. Man convicted in stabbing of mother, 2 daughters sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man convicted in the 2010 deaths of a mother and her two daughters, one of whom said to be his girlfriend, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Cook County Circuit Judge Timothy Joyce in March found 23-year-old Denzel Pittman of Park Forest guilty in the stabbing deaths of 43-year-old Stacy Cochran-Hill and her daughters, 17-year-old Jade Hannah and 11-year-old Joi Cochran.

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  10. Man convicted in stabbing of mother, 2 daughters sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Daily Herald

    A Chicago man convicted in the 2010 deaths of a mother and her two daughters, one of whom said to be his girlfriend, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Cook County Circuit Judge Timothy Joyce in March found 23-year-old Denzel Pittman of Park Forest guilty in the stabbing deaths of 43-year-old Stacy Cochran-Hill and her daughters, 17-year-old Jade Hannah and 11-year-old Joi Cochran.

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  11. Blue Devils Beat MarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Peotone Vedette

    ... 12 batters, which helped Peotone beat the Spartans 2-1 in 3A Rich East regional title game at Central Park in Park Forest. Spence allowed four hits and fanned three batters. With the win, the Blue Devils have won their third straight regional ...

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  12. Wal-Mart to raise wages for 100,000 US workers in some departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Larry Born, a former Walmart employee from Park Forest, Illinois, takes part in a demonstration for higher wages and better working conditions, outside of a Walmart during Black Friday shopping in Chicago November 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Nelles Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would raise wages for more than 100,000 of its U.S. workers in some departments from July.

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  13. Craft and Health Fair In Park Forest This SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Located at 425 N Orchard Drive. It's our 7th Annual Chat-n-Chew Craft and Health Bazaar at Calvary UP Church in Park Forest. Over 30 vendors of arts and crafts, food and healthcare screenings. There's also fun and games for the kids as well! This ...

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  14. Cook County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Legal Record

    Park Forest Police were on scene May 22 patrolling the downtown and carnival area when a disturbance/fight broke out in the area of Main Street and Victory Boulevard. The Chicago Department of Transportation announced that the Cortland Street Bascule Bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River is closed to motor vehicle traffic for structural repairs, weather permitting.

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  15. Monee Historical Society Moving ForwardRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... our first Oral History Interview today with Richard Steunkel. He is a noted local historian and has spoken at Park Forest and Matteson Historical Societies. We are working with GSU Professor Will Kelley, and Margaret Horne and I conducted a two-hour ...

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  16. Today's number: 6.8 percentRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... Ford Heights, one of the poorest suburbs in the nation, had a composite rate for that year of 39.9 percent, Park Forest was at 32 percent and Chicago Heights at 29.9 percent. Those three suburbs had the highest property tax rates in Cook County, but ...

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  17. 2015 Graduate Students Exhibition Opening at PSC April 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... participating students Melinda Arce-Gudino of Homewood, Caitlin Gerritsen of Chicago Heights, Julian Graham of Park Forest, Diamond Jones of Homewood, Nicolas Naliwko of Crete, Axl Ramirez of Monee, Amy Roesch of Chicago Heights, Carole Rose of ...

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  18. Summer Programs Scheduled at Prairie State CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... . The High School Fire Camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 6, at the Park Forest Training Site. The free camp provides an opportunity for high school students to explore public safety services, experience real-life skill building ...

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  19. Hillcrest HS Concert Choir Earns Superior RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    For the fifth consecutive year, the Hillcrest High School Concert Choir, under the direction of Ms. Bonnie Mootry, scored a superior rating at the IHSA Organizational Contest held at Rich East High School in Park Forest on Saturday, April 18. "The judges were impressed with the choir's poise and professionalism, as well as tone quality, balance and blends.

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  20. Prairie State College Speech Team Wins Gold in National CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... month during the 2015 Phi Rho Pi National Speech Tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. Team members Allysha Nobles of Park Forest, Patrick Sheard of Dolton, Dan Blewitt of Crete, Colin Gallagher of Homewood and Kelly Crescenzo of Steger were named national ...

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