Tag: shooting

2 wounded in Flossmoor shooting Thursday

One man was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center and one was treated at the scene after a shooting incident Thursday, April 21, according to Flossmoor police. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Travers and Vardon lanes at 3:44 p.m. after receiving a report of shots fired. Two vehicles[Read More…]

1 injured, 1 apprehended in Homewood shooting Sunday

A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting incident shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, April 10, according to Homewood police. Officers found the victim, 40, in the vicinity of Hillview Road and Poplar Avenue. He was transported to the hospital. A second man, 35, was taken into custody as part[Read More…]

Police responding to vehicle crash find gunshot victim

Flossmoor police reported responding to a vehicle crash near Parker Junior High School around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, but upon arriving at the scene they discovered a juvenile gunshot victim. The individual, and two other juveniles, were taken to area hospitals. Police said the gunshot victim was in stable[Read More…]

Wife charged in May 8 murder (free content)

The wife of murder victim Robert James Jr. has been charged in his death, according to Homewood police. Rachel James, 43, of Manhattan, was taken into custody on Tuesday, May 25, and was charged with first degree murder, police said. A bond hearing is scheduled for Wednesday at Markham Courthouse.[Read More…]

1 injured Saturday in shooting at Speedway 

One man was injured in a shooting Saturday night at the Speedway gas station, 18002 Halsted St., according to Homewood police. The 52-year-old male victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital by ambulance, police said. The incident occurred about 8:50 p.m. The gunfire came from a[Read More…]

Robbery victim shot Friday near Kedzie Avenue

A robbery victim is in stable condition at an area hospital after suffering a gunshot wound Friday evening, according to Homewood police. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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