H-F League of Women Voters supporting efforts to end Illinois’ budget stalemate

A Flossmoor woman has been charged with aggravated arson and attempted first degree murder following Saturday’s fire at her home in the 2000 block of Hagen Lane.

Denise Tropp

Denise M. Tropp. 64, of the Hagen address, was charged after admitting to police that she started the fire following an argument with her elderly mother over cigarettes and her cell phone, according to a Flossmoor police report. She was transferred to the Cook County Sheriff’s Department on Monday and was scheduled to have a bond hearing later in the afternoon.

Tropp . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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