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

    Saturday | Patch.com

    ... A groundbreaking ceremony took place in October 2015. Firefighters from Olympia Fields, Chicago Heights, Park Forest, Glenwood, Homewood and Flossmoor responded at about 7 a.m. Police shut down Route 30 as fire crews worked on the blaze. The ...

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  2. Burglars Hit Home Run on Chinese Restaurant Window: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    ... told the judge that Taboada's boss had been in court earlier in the day to "support him." Smith lives in Park Forest with his girlfriend and baby, but before that lived with his mother in Chicago Heights. The judge told the men they weren't to ...

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  3. Christian Anderson Named To C-M BoardRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... communicator who has spent a career advancing educational issues." He is a graduate of Rich East High School in Park Forest, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO., and is nearing completion of his Master's ...

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  4. Beecher BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Beecher Herald

    Thorn Creek Audubon Residents are invited to "The Birds of India," presented by Glenn Johnson, on Wednesday, February 3, at 7 p.m., at the Park Forest Library. The free program will feature Glenn's travels to Northern India, including visits to the Ganges River, Himalayan Mountains, Corbett National Park, and Kanha National Park.

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  5. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Peotone Vedette

    Thorn Creek Audubon Residents are invited to "The Birds of India," presented by Glenn Johnson, on Wednesday, February 3, at 7 p.m., at the Park Forest Library. The free program will feature Glenn's travels to Northern India, including visits to the Ganges River, Himalayan Mountains, Corbett National Park, and Kanha National Park.

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  6. Highland Park Obituary: Agnes Eleanor Wierer Gnaedinger, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Patch.com

    Agnes Eleanor Wierer Gnaedinger, 92, Highland Park, IL, died peacefully at home on January 25, 2016. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Gnaedinger, Jr, Ph.D., and is survived by her 4 children: David ; Jean ; Richard ; and Karl ; 8 grandchildren: Katy , Alison , Kara, Bianca, Anika, Nicholas, Oliver, and Melissa and 4 great grandchildren: Robert, Alex, Lucas, and Elise.

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  7. Children of Missing Mom to Be Removed From Grandparents' HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | NBC Chicago

    ... Gonzalez Jackson, a mother of six and Iraq war veteran, disappeared on Jan. 3 after she was dropped off at her Park Forest home. Her children have been living with their grandparents, but the family now fears the state will take the children away. ...

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  8. Iraq War Veteran and Mother of 6 Missing in Illinois: 'She Had So...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | People

    Police in Park Forest, Illinois, are searching for an Iraq war veteran and mother of six who has been missing for more than a week, a department spokesman tells PEOPLE. Brenda Jackson, 31, was last seen by her family on Jan. 3, when her father dropped her off at her home.

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  9. Peotone Police BlotterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Peotone Vedette

    ... subjects were released into the custody of their parents, with a notice to appear in court. Daniel Hoehn, 46, of Park Forest, was arrested at 5:32 a.m. on January 8, in the area of Rt. 50 and Peotone-Beecher Road, for possession of cannabis, drug ...

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  10. Boyfriend gets 4 years for his role in infant's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Chicago Tribune

    A former Gary man who admitted he failed to get medical attention for his girlfriend's infant son after she handled the baby in an abusive manner was sentenced on Tuesday to four years. Melvin McNair, of Park Forest, Ill., will serve two years in Lake County Community Corrections, and the remaining two years will be suspended and served on probation, Lake Superior Court Judge Samuel Cappas said.

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  11. Police hunt for missing Iraq War veteran and married mother-of-six...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Daily Mail

    Brenda Jackson, 31, was last seen being dropped off at her home in Park Forest, Illinois, on the night of January 3 Jackson is described as Hispanic, 5 feet tall and 125lbs, with a scar on her chests and star tattoos on her neck Police in Illinois are searching for a 31-year-old Iraq War veteran and married mother-of-six who hasn't been seen or heard from in over a week. According to Park Forest Police, Brenda Jackson was reported missing by her husband and mother on January 5, and was last seen in the late evening on Sunday when she was dropped off at her home on Arcadia Street by her father.

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  12. Suburban Mom of 6 Disappears After Being Dropped Off at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | NBC Chicago

    Brenda Gonzalez Jackson, a 31-year-old mother of six and Iraq war veteran, went missing more than a week ago after she was dropped off at her suburban Park Forest home. Family members said the disappearance is out of character for the young mom, noting she would never leave her children behind.

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  13. Elderly Park Forest man reported missingRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Police are looking for an elderly man in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease missing from south suburban Park Forest since Sunday morning. Chester E. Hardin, 76, was last seen at 11:15 a.m. in Park Forest, according to an endangered missing person advisory from Illinois State Police.

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

    Jan 6, 2016 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    ... Suburban Earth Science Club The South Suburban Earth Science Club will meet Thursday, January 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 ...

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  15. SSC "Nose" Children's Theatre - Pinocchio Scheduled to PerformRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... of others. Pinocchio is a charmingly innocent, powerfully believable play. The cast features Kevin Hathaway of Park Forest as Pinocchio, with Pat Nevins of Homewood as Geppetto, Betty Owens of Glenwood as the Blue Fairy, and Charlie Furtek of ...

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  16. Monomoy Capital Partners Portfolio Company ContMid Holdings Completes Successful RecapitalizationRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... provider of TaptiteA products, TorxA products and wheel nuts in North America. The company is headquartered in Park Forest, Illinois and operates six manufacturing facilities throughout the Midwest. Please visit www.contmid.com for a detailed ...

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  17. 20 years for mother in death of infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... possibility of it being served in an alternative program. Morgan's boyfriend at the time, Melvin McNair, 29, of Park Forest, Ill., pleaded guilty 11 months ago to neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury, which is punishable by two to eight ...

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  18. Peotone Fire And EMS CallsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Peotone Vedette

    ... quarters with an ambulance; 10:09 a.m., accident at North Peotone Road and Rt. 50, no transport; 10:53 a.m., Park Forest requested a box alarm for a structure fire at 151 W. Indianwood, Peotone changed quarters to Park Forest with an engine; 12:14 ...

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  19. Former Student Claims Sexual Abuse by TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Patch.com

    A teacher from Rich East High School in Park Forest has been arrested and placed on leave amid a former student's allegation of sexual abuse. In a letter to the District 227 community, Rich Township District 227 Board of Education President Antoine Bass said the teacher was immediately removed from the classroom on Nov. 30, after the district was informed of the student's allegation.

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  20. Hersey's starters finish Rich EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... we have very good players who can play the game so well." "Coming up here is good for us," said Bass, whose Park Forest club had about an hour drive in good traffic to reach Buffalo Grove. "It's a different look in terms of style of play. We knew ...

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