Tag: looting

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4 Southland elected officials commit to fight police violence and racism — as only black mothers can

From left, Cook County 6th District Commissioner Donna Miller, Matteson Village President Sheila Chalmers-Currin, 38th District state Rep. Debbie Myers-Martin and 2nd District U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly after speaking at a news conference in Matteson on Friday. The four came together on Friday to pledge their commitment to addressing police[Read More…]

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Homewood extends business curfew on Halsted Street as threat of trouble continues

Homewood officials announced on Monday afternoon that a business curfew implemented Sunday afternoon along the Halsted Street corridor will continue on Tuesday as a precaution.  Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said reports of unrest in the area prompted the move on Sunday. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

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Homewood issues emergency business curfew, Flossmoor police urge people to stay home after reports of looting in the area

Homewood officials declared an emergency early Sunday afternoon and ordered all businesses in the village to close until further notice after receiving reports that vandalism and possibly looting had occurred in nearby communities. Flossmoor officials issued a similar notice urging people to stay home as a precaution.  You have reached[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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