Homewood trustees return to in-person meetings May 11

A Homewood Police patrol vehicle was stolen and recovered in Chicago Heights early this week, according to Homewood Police Department.

At about 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, Homewood police officers responded to an unrelated call in the 2000 block of Ridge Road.

Officers left a patrol car unattended, and police said it was then stolen by 40-year-old Karl Williams of Cicero, Ill.

With assistance from multiple other agencies, Homewood police found Williams with the vehicle in Chicago Heights. He was taken into custody without incident, police said.

Police charged Williams with one felony count of . . .

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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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