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Police search for elderly woman with dementia missing from Blue Island

Police are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly woman with dementia missing from south suburban Blue Island since Tuesday morning. Nancy Merritt, 73, was last seen about 9:30 a.m. when she was dropped off in front of her assisted living facility, Prairie Green at Fay's Point, 1546 W. W

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-22 09:19:00

Blue Island to host day of fun to kick off holiday season

The City of Blue Island will host a fun-filled, family friendly day to kick off the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 2. The highlight of the day will be the Blue Island Light Parade that steps off at 5:30 p.m., beginning at Western Avenue and Union Street, south to Grove Street, and then north on Gr


Woman charged with robbing White Castle in Hammond, Ind. at gunpoint

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with the Tuesday afternoon armed robbery a northwest Indiana fast-food restaurant. About 12:15 p.m., Kristin Marie Escamilla approached the drive-thru window of a White Castle at 7921 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond Police said. Escamilla robbed the business with a b

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-23 03:51:00

Bremen HS Marching Band Ends Season on a High Note

The Bremen High School Marching Band recently ended their competitive season earning 3rd place in their class at the Metamora Marching Invitational, in Metamora, IL. where they have competed for the last 12 years. The Metamora Marching Invitational that has an excellent well-rounded panel of adjudic

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:42:23

Changes in leadership for SECC

Staff Writer Diane BurnhamDiane Burnham was named the new Executive Director of the South East Chicago Commission (SECC). Wendy Walker-Williams, who was the organization's Executive Director for the past seven years will be taking on a new position as executive director of community partnerships wi

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 02:14:24

6 stories you need to know today: Police ID Lake Central High School teacher taken into custody after being captured on video allegedly using drugs in classroom

ST. JOHN - A Lake Central High School teacher was taken into custody Wednesday after being captured on video allegedly using drugs in an empty classroom and later being removed from the building by police. Samantha Cox, 24, is being held at Lake County Jail on pending charges of possession of a cont

NWI.COM - 2017-11-23 15:30:00

2 in custody after shooting at cemetery service for homicide victim

Two people are in custody following a shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen Park gravesite of a man who was gunned down days earlier in Palos Heights. Officers were called about 2:50 p.m. to a report of shots fired at Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park police said. Two male

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-23 00:43:00

Shots Fired Near Evergreen Cemetery: REPORTS

EVERGREEN PARK, IL -- Shots were reportedly fired near an Evergreen Park cemetery, according to police sources. The incident may have involved a funeral procession into the cemetery. Two people are said to be in custody. The incident unfolded shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday, at Evergreen Cemetery, 3

PATCH - 2017-11-22 23:36:21

Rock Hill aims to 'open up a world' for children, adult athletes with special needs

A new league has formed in Rock Hill. Leaders from Winthrop University and the city of Rock Hill have teamed up with a York County foundation to build a new sports park for athletes who often can't join a sports team: children and adults with disabilities. Miracle Park will be among the growing rost

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-11-23 22:54:00

Police: Body found on Durham Freeway after possible hit-and-run crash

Durham, N.C. - All lanes of the Durham Freeway were closed near Duke Street early Thursday morning while police investigated a possible fatal hit-and-run. Police said a body was found near Duke Street. N.C. The road is expected to be closed for a about three hours while police investigate.

WRAL - 2017-11-23 10:28:10

Police: Body found on Durham Freeway after possible hit and run

CBS North Carolina file photo of Durham police DURHAM, NC (WNCN)- Police have closed the Durham Freeway in both directions this morning after a possible fatal hit and run. A body was discovered near the Duke Street exit of the freeway, prompting the freeway closure at Duke St northbound and Chapel

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-23 10:55:13

Death that closed Durham Freeway Thursday believed to have been a suicide | The Herald Sun

An apparent hit-and-run death early Thursday morning that closed the Durham Freeway for several hours is now believed to be a probable suicide, police say. Durham Police Department spokesman Wil Glenn said a pedestrian was struck by several vehicles on the northbound lanes of the freeway - N.C. 147

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-23 17:12:00

Deer breaks into Durham's Northgate Mall, gets stuck in gate

Deer crossing the road (Pixabay) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina mall got a live and unexpected Christmas display when a small deer broke through a glass door and became stuck in a metal gate. Authorities tell local media outlets that the deer broke into Northgate Mall in Durham Wednesday mor

WNCN.COM - 2017-11-22 18:01:07

Durham Police Department warns of home repair scams

Durham Durham police are warning residents to be wary of home repair and odd jobs requests. "Durham police have received recent reports of scams involving home repairs and maintenance," Police Department spokeswoman Kammie Michael wrote in a press release. Michael didn't immediately respond to a qu

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-22 20:51:00

A modernist moment in a changing Durham neighborhood

She is sweeping fall off her small porch when I walk up. "I like growth, but the thing that's killing me is the taxes," Amanda Stanfield says. "I open my mail, and I say, 'Whew!'" I've pulled onto Glendale Avenue to see the new modernist homes. The developer is holding an open house I've seen on Fac

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Durham Police chief: Fewer complaints with body cameras

Citizen complaints about police have dropped since officers started wearing body-worn cameras, says Durham Police Chief C.J. Davis. Over the past year, the Police Department has issued 470 body cameras among its roughly 500 sworn officers, completing the roll out, Davis said. There have been fewer

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Who wants more seitan? Vegan Thanksgiving draws hundreds to Durham

Forget the turkey. There wasn't anything even resembling a carved up bird at what is considered the biggest vegan Thanksgiving feast in the country. People waiting outside the Parizade restaurant ahead of their seating times said they weren't going to miss the meat. They were among the more than

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 21:28:00

7NEWS viewer donates piano to Lawton prodigy

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A Lawton student is a prodigy on the piano, despite never having one of his own. But Wednesday, that all changed thanks to the generosity of a few members of our community. We brought you 16-year-old Cameron Simpson's story last Friday and immediately after it aired, one of our v

KSWO.COM - 2017-11-22 22:58:46

Lawton Salvation Army food donations at all-time low

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Salvation Army officials in Lawton said their food pantry is at an all-time low, at a time when they normally receive the bulk of their donations. Major David Robinson said the donations they receive this time of year normally have to last until April, because donations slow down

KSWO.COM - 2017-11-23 02:35:17

Lawton Community Theatre gets grant

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Lawton Community Theatre will be getting much-needed facelift, thanks to some generous donations. The Theater was given a grant from the McCasland Foundation in Duncan. LCT says the $10,000 grant will allow them to upgrade the theater's facade. Thanks to funds from the Terry

KSWO.COM - 2017-11-23 04:52:00