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Injured Woman Dies After Being Trapped Between IN Toll Booth, SUV
HAMMOND, IN —A woman has died four days after she was injured while pinned between a toll booth and her car on the Indiana Toll Road. The Northwest Indiana Times said 40-year-old Luciana Ortiz, of Ostego, Michigan was pronounced dead on Wednesday from complications of mechanical asphyxiation, the Co
Manhunt underway for 2 carjackers in Orland Park
ORLAND PARK, Ill. — Police in Orland Park are warning residents that two carjacking suspects are on the loose. The carjacking originated in Matteson around 2 a.m. Monday. Authorities have set up a perimeter to search for them around 153rd and Highland, where the two suspects took off on foot.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Homewood-Flossmoor Area
HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR, IL — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Not to fear! To keep you in the game, we here at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Michigan woman dies after being crushed by her own vehicle at Indiana tollbooth
HAMMOND, Ind. - A Michigan woman who was crushed by her own vehicle at a tollbooth along the Indiana Toll Road has died from her injuries. State Police say 40-year-old Luciana Ortiz of Otsego, Michigan, died Wednesday, four days after she was injured after dropping her debit card while trying to pay
Former Lincoln Mall in Matteson could feature new housing, retail development
MATTESON, Ill. (WLS) -- Four years after Lincoln Mall in south suburban Matteson closed and more than two years after it was demolished, a new plan to redevelop the 60-acre site is taking shape.
Homewood tax levy increases 3.59 percent
The Homewood village board approved a 3.59 percent increase in the real estate tax levy over the previous year at its Dec. 11 meeting. Homewood will levy $6,448,178 in taxes. That number was $6,324,211 a year ago.
Man Charged With Retail Theft At Home Depot 2 Days In A Row
HOMEWOOD, IL - A man who made a stop at the Home Depot in Homewood on back-to-back days earlier this month was arrested for retail theft both times. Paul Bryant, 42, of Lansing was charged with the crime at 1:29 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 4:42 p.m. on Dec. 7.
14-year-old girl reported missing from SW Side
CHICAGO (Sun Times Media Wire) -- Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl who went missing from the Southwest Side on Friday. Andrea Ingram was last seen near the 6300 block of South Western, which borders the Marquette Park, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood neighborhoods, according to an alert f
Snow, Rain Return After Dry Start To Week: Illinois Weather
The chance for snow and rain will return mid-week, after several days of dry and sunny weather. First, it will be dry and sunny on Monday and Tuesday, with temps near 40 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
UPDATE: Michigan woman dies after being crushed at Indiana tollbooth
(WJBK) - HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- A Michigan woman who was crushed by her own vehicle at a tollbooth along the Indiana Toll Road has died from her injuries. State Police say 40-year-old Luciana Ortiz of Otsego, Michigan, died Wednesday, four days after she was injured after dropping her debit card whil
Police looking for missing 8th grade girl who hasn't been seen for a week
(STEGER) Authorities on Saturday asked for the public’s help in finding a 14-year-old girl who disappeared a week ago from south suburban Steger. Karissa Clausen-Breshars was last seen Dec. 8 at the Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library with her sister, according to her mother, Jacki Clausen,
Woman dies after being trapped between toll booth and vehicle in Hammond
A woman who was pinned between a toll booth and her vehicle on the Indiana Toll Road died from injuries four days after the fatal incident. Luciana Ortiz, 40, of Otsego, Michigan, was pronounced dead on Wednesday from complications of mechanical asphyxiation from being trapped between the two object
5 Homewood-Flossmoor Area Foreclosures To Check Out
HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR, IL — Do you feel like reasonably priced homes are pretty difficult to find in your community? Why not look at foreclosed properties in the area? You could very well find a diamond in the rough!
Michigan woman dies after being crushed at Indiana tollbooth
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- A Michigan woman who was crushed by her own vehicle at a tollbooth along the Indiana Toll Road has died from her injuries. State Police say 40-year-old Luciana Ortiz of Otsego, Michigan, died Wednesday, four days after she was injured after dropping her debit card while trying
4 Alsip-Crestwood Area Foreclosures Selling For Cheap
ALSIP-CRESTWOOD, IL — Are you searching for a new home, but don't want to break the bank? Why not check out foreclosed properties in the area? You never know what you might find!
Resisting Police At White Castle, Retail Thefts: Homewood Blotter
The following information is from the Homewood Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt. Jeremiah Nesbitt, 28, Chicago Heights was charged with criminal damage to property and resisting/obstructing a peace officer at White Castle, 18250 S. Halsted at 8:43 a.m. on Dec. 3. Nesbitt br
Man dies trying to save dog at McKinley Park Lagoon
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man who died after jumping into the McKinley Park Lagoon on Chicago's Southwest Side trying to rescue a dog has been identified. The victim was identified as 26-year-old Tao Jiang, of Chicago, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. The cause of death was accidenta
VIDEO: Teen quits Walmart with a big rant over the store's PA system
PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- A Canadian teenager has decided to call it quits at Walmart, but not before he announces it in the most public way possible. According to the Edmonton Journal, a newspaper based in Canada's Alberta province, 17-year-old Jackson Racicot posted a video of what happened to his Faceb
Miracle On Martin Returns For a Second Year
HOMEWOOD, IL -- Miracle on Martin Avenue will return for a second year this weekend. Attendees can visit with Santa, enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the downtown area or gather with others at a bonfire. Miracle on Martin will run from 2 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 15 at locations in downtown Homewoo
Police Reports: Tinley Park man arrested for DUI following minor crash
Police conducted several standard field sobriety tests and placed Hayes under arrest at 4:55 p.m. A breath test reportedly resulted in a blood alcohol concentration of .224, according to the report.