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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 . . .

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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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