Homewood police say shooting on Saturday was homicide (free content)

May 11, 2021 - 15:58

Homewood police said Tuesday that a shooting death on Saturday was the result of a homicide. 

Police identified the victim as Robert James Jr. of Country Club Hills. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office reported that James was 48 years old. 

James was found in an office in the 900 block of 175th Street about 10:30 a.m. Saturday. He was pronounced dead at 10:50 a.m., according to the medical examiner's report. 

80 H-F seniors named Illinois State Scholars

May 10, 2021 - 21:36

Outstanding academic work by 80 seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School has led to their selection as 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars.

Approximately the top 10% of graduates from approved high schools are announced as state scholars each year. ACT or SAT scores, standardized test scores and performance-based academic data reported by H-F were used to determine the Illinois State Scholars.

Free tennis programs at Flossmoor Park May 22

May 09, 2021 - 20:29

Saturday, May 22, is tennis day in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, with special events planned in cooperation with the U.S. Tennis Association/Midwest Section.

All events are free and will be offered at Flossmoor Park, 2440 Flossmoor Road.  In the event of inclement weather, the programs will relocate to the H-F Racquet & Fitness Center, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.


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