Tag: carjacking

Illinois State Police carjacking initiative signed into law

To assist the Illinois State Police curb the rise in carjackings, State Senator Patrick Joyce supported a new measure that will give more counties across the state expanded access to funding for expressway cameras.  “The Illinois State Police have had great success using expressway cameras to track down carjackings in[Read More…]

Two people carjacked in Homewood driveway

Homewood police said they responded to report of a carjacking early Tuesday morning. Around 1:50 a.m., two people reported they were parked in a driveway in the 17600 block of Lincoln Avenue when three to four armed men approached the car and demanded the keys. You have reached content available[Read More…]

Vehicle taken in carjacking recovered in Harvey

A vehicle stolen on Oct. 16 in a carjacking incident has been recovered, according to Homewood police.The vehicle was taken from a residence in the 17600 block of Briar Avenue after three assailants attacked the vehicle’s owner and demanded the keys.The 2012 Honda Civic was recovered in Harvey on Wednesday,[Read More…]

Fall events


  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.


  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.



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