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Protests of Flossmoor police shooting spread to Homewood board meeting

Protesters condemning the July police shooting of Madeline Miller — normally seen at Flossmoor board meetings — spoke during the Homewood Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. They called for Homewood elected officials to implement new programs they say are being disregarded in Flossmoor.

While Flossmoor board members have refrained from publicly responding to the protesters over the course of several meetings, Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld and some trustees voiced measured support. 

“I think a lot of people looked at Flossmoor and thought it couldn’t happen there. They look at Homewood and think it . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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