Tag: protests

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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 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…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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