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Oak Lawn Woman Charged With Sexually Assaulting Boy

CHICAGO, IL -- An Oak Lawn woman is charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault of a minor. Megan Kotarski, 28, of the 9800 block of Pulaski Road, turned herself into Chicago police. She is scheduled for a bond hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courts Building at 26th and California on Nov. 22. K

PATCH - 2017-11-22 09:12:05

Oak Lawn sets family events to begin holiday shopping

Shop Oak Lawn and Santa on the Green, a free family event to encourage shopping local and celebrating the holiday season, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 12 to 3 p.m. Holiday trolley rides will be available every 15 minutes from 12 to 3 p.m., from Santa on the Green, 94th Street and Cook Ave

BEVERLYREVIEW.NET - 2017-11-21 16:49:00

Alleged Teen Getaway Driver Charged In Brighton Park Gang Murder

CHICAGO (CBS) - An 18-year-old woman who allegedly drove her boyfriend away from the scene of a fatal Brighton Park shooting that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder. Flor Perez was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail Tuesday on a first-degree murder charge tied to th

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-21 15:50:15

Maywood Teens, Juvenile Charged In Murder Of Lyft Driver: Cops

OAK PARK, IL - Two Maywood teens and a juvenile have been charged with fatally shooting a Lyft driver in April. Maywood police arrested Trevon Thomas and Denaris Mendenhall, both 19, along with a 16-year-old boy, in connection with the death of Adekunte M. Adaranijo, of Des Plaines. Police started

PATCH - 2017-11-23 03:08:07

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

Video: Shepard, Jewel partner to feed the needy

Shepard High School staff members and students, with a big assist from the Jewel Food Store in Palos Heights, continued a long community tradition of helping local needy families. The Jerry Lemon Needy Family Food Driven, named for a former Shepard health teacher, has served our community for decad

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:24:21

Eisenhower speech team wins honors at Reavis and Thornton

The speech team from Eisenhower High School returned from a busy weekend competing at both Reavis and Thornton high schools with a ton of new hardware. Highlights included: Reavis Ram Yam Second place Dayanara Palma, Special Occasion Speaking Third place Alejandro Murillo, Oratorical Declamation Day

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:56:43

Richards speech team wins Reavis tournament

The varsity speech team from Richards High School won first place at the Ram Yam tournament hosted by Reavis High School this weekend. Highlights for the Bulldogs included: Champions Alaric Ortiz, Informative Speaking Alyssa Emmick, Original Oratory David Threat, Poetry Reading Second place Kenny Ph

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:24:05

The babysitter said a toddler fell down the stairs in Richmond. Here's what really happened.

A babysitter was arrested after admitting to shoving an 18-month-old child, causing external injuries, police said. Angela Powers, 27, called 911 on Sept. 23 and said the little girl she was babysitting in Richmond had fallen down the stairs and lost consciousness, according to police records. The

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-11-21 17:25:00

Heavy police presence at Super 8 Hotel in Richmond

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT)- There is a heavy police presence at the Super 8 hotel in Richmond. Police have not released any details about the situation. Witnesses say there are several law enforcement agencies on the scene; there are also officers armed with weapons surrounding the hotel. Keep clicking


GOP tax plan wages war on education, opportunity

One of my co-workers used to remind me, "Never forget where you came from," and I will never forget his words. Folks like state Rep. Rocky Adkins preach and defend the preservation of "hope and opportunity." Their words have plagued my mind with a question: What am I doing to preserve hope and oppo

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-11-22 22:28:00

2017 Farm City Banquet award winners

The 2017 Farm City Banquet was held on Nov. 6 here at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office. Over 160 people came out to support and learn more about agriculture in our county. This year's speaker was Tim Hughes, Deputy Executive Director of the Office of Agricultural Marketing and Product

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-22 15:18:00

Nerve agent vapor detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Chemical crews detected a GB nerve agent vapor emission in a storage igloo at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to Blue Grass Chemical Activity. The munition was placed in a single round container and moved to a separate igloo on November 14, 2017. It was monito


Babysitter arrested after Madison Co. toddler suffers brain injury

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Angela Powers is in the Madison County Detention Center charged with criminal abuse of a child (12 or under) and assault second-degree. Richmond Police arrested Powers on Monday in connection with an incident in September at a home on Edgewood Drive. Officers began inves

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-21 18:16:00

Suspect wanted for double homicide dead after standoff at hotel

Local law enforcement agencies surround the Super 8 Motel in Richmond Monday afternoon after receiving a call that a suspect wanted for double homicide in Michigan was believed to be staying in the motel. After a brief standoff with police, the suspect, whose identity is yet to be released, allegedl


Motorcyclist wrecks, dies trying to avoid a deer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A motorcyclist was killed when he tried to avoid hitting a deer on a Lexington road Monday morning. According to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn, the motorcyclist was traveling on Old Richmond Road near Jean Farris Winery just after 10:30 a.m. when a deer walked out onto the


GALLERY: Thanksgiving lunch in Bridgeton

Buy Photo Members of the community partake in a Thanksgiving lunch as part of a 'Season of Service' Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 at Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Bridgeton. Joe Lamberti/Staff Photographer Buy Photo None Martin Vaquero, right, and Ervin Ortiz enjoy a Thanksgiving lunch Wednesda

COURIER-POST - 2017-11-22 20:50:24

Victim, house struck by bullets in Bridgeton shootings

BRIDGETON - Police are investigating two recent shootings in Bridgeton, including one in which a victim was shot in the leg. A man told police he was sitting on the porch of a home in the 200 block of South Pine Street when gunshots rang out Sunday. He fell to the ground until the gunfire stopped a

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 17:01:09

Bridgeton man sitting on a porch shot in the leg, police say

A man who was sitting on a porch in Bridgeton was sent to the hospital Sunday after being shot in the leg. Bridgeton Police said the man, who is believed to be in his 50s, was sitting outside on a porch located on the 200 block of South Pine Street around 10 p.m. Sunday when he saw a man riding a bi


Bridgeton Rotary Christmas Tree lighting set for Tuesday

The Bridgeton Rotary Lunch Club will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Bridgeton Pocket Park, located at the corner of Commerce and Laurel Streets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. The community is invited to participate for this holiday celebration featuring caroling and speci