Author: Chronicle staff

Homewood man charged in 2 bank robbery incidents

A Homewood man faces a number of charges after allegedly robbing one local bank and attempting to rob another on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Brandon Darty, 24, of the 19100 block of Pierce Ave., was charged with felony robbery of a financial institution and misdemeanor aggravated assault and resisting a peace[Read More…]

Former Homewood village attorney Walter Cummings dies

Walter D. Cummings, Homewood’s village attorney for 39 years, died Thursday, July 27. He had served under seven village managers.  Cummings, 85, was originally from Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. He served in the United States Marine Corps, graduated from DePaul University College of Law, and started a 63-year career as[Read More…]

Homewood considers measure limiting security grille styles

Homewood officials are proposing a change to building codes that would require businesses to use security grilles that meet the village’s aesthetic standards. Trustees will consider amending the village zoning ordinance to prohibit “unslightly accordian and scissor-style gates,” according to a memo from Fire Chief Bob Grabowski. He noted that[Read More…]

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