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A 17-year-old arrested following an attempted carjacking in Homewood earlier this month has been released from custody so that he can attend high school.

Cook County Circuit Court Judge Donna Cooper, of the Juvenile Division, Friday ordered the release of the teen defendant after his mother brought in proof that he has been enrolled in an area high school. He will be required to wear an electronic monitoring device, restricted to his home after school and report his whereabouts every night, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office said.

The defendant, a . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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