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Flossmoor teen dies in car fire Monday

Editor's note: This story was updated Tuesday night with additional information from the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.An 18-year-old Flossmoor man died Monday afternoon in a vehicle fire in Homewood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. Hunter S. Craig,18, of the 2100 block of Vardon Lane, was pronounced dead at the scene. Hunter S. Craig,18, of the 2100 block of Vardon Lane, was pronounced dead at the scene. After an examination of his body on Tuesday, the medical examiner's office determined the death was a suicide . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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