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  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, the auditions continue

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, the auditions continue
    Episode 2 of auditions has us in Chicago and Los Angeles. Last week there weren't any joke auditions - some that were clearly not going to make it, but still had an interesting or heart warming story. And silly dad dancing is fine and not exploitative....
  • For retired police officer, Father's Day an affair of the heart

    For retired police officer, Father's Day an affair of the heart
    The Illinois State Police captain was used to taking command in high-profile cases, among them overseeing dozens of officers in the investigation that led to the arrest of former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson. But in September, when a life-...
  • 5th U.S. casualty named in possible friendly fire case in Afghanistan

    5th U.S. casualty named in possible friendly fire case in Afghanistan
    The Defense Department has identified the fifth of five soldiers killed last week in southern Afghanistan, possibly by friendly fire: Army Staff Sgt. Jason A. McDonald, 28, of Butler, Ga. Military officials released few details about McDonald and have...
  • U.S. soldier from Southern California killed in Afghanistan

    U.S. soldier from Southern California killed in Afghanistan
    An enlisted U.S. soldier from Southern California was among the military personnel killed by an apparent "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan. Scott Studenmund, 24, who attended Flintridge Preparatory School, was killed Monday by an errant U.S....
  • Flintridge Prep graduate killed in Afghanistan a "beloved" classmate, athlete and scholar

    Flintridge Prep graduate killed in Afghanistan a "beloved" classmate, athlete and scholar
    An enlisted U.S. soldier from Southern California was among the military personnel killed by an apparent "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan, the Los Angeles Times reports. Scott Studenmund, 24, who attended Flintridge Preparatory School, was killed...
  • California, Washington soldiers identified among five killed in Afghanistan

    California, Washington soldiers identified among five killed in Afghanistan
    A 24-year-old Pasadena man has been identified as one of five soldiers who were killed during security operations in southern Afghanistan earlier this week, school officials said. Scott Studenmund, remembered as a "beloved member" of his class at...
  • Foul play not suspected in fire that killed elderly couple

    Foul play not suspected in fire that killed elderly couple
    A Mokena house fire that killed two elderly residents this morning remains under investigation, but foul play is not suspected, authorities said. Edwin L. Pauls, 81, and Arlaine R. Pauls, 80, were pronounced dead Wednesday as a result of the blaze....
  • Mokena re-ups police mutual aid

    Mokena re-ups police mutual aid
    Mokena trustees have voted to continue participation in two police mutual aid groups. Citing the benefits of shared resources and the availability of extra training and help from fellow officers in the event of a major disaster or serious crime,...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: April 15

    Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: April 15
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park A 19-year-old Orland Park male was charged with driving on a suspended license during a March 30 traffic stop at Lakeview Drive and Kennedy Court for an equipment violation. A 23-year-...
  • Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription

    Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription
    The following items were taken from police reports: Tinley Park •A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman who reportedly stole a pair of pants from the Burlington Coat Factory was charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after she...
  • Police reports: Felony pot charge, teen drug arrest, DUI

    Police reports: Felony pot charge, teen drug arrest, DUI
    The following items were taken from Frankfort police reports: A 21-year-old Richton Park man was charged with felony manufacture-delivery of 30-500 grams of cannabis during an April 15 traffic stop on the 9300 block of Lincoln Highway. He was pulled...
  • Rowhouses proposed for Tinley Park

     Rowhouses proposed for Tinley Park
    With housing demand on the upswing, Tinley Park is considering expanding its mix of high-rises, condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes this year to include what one trustee terms "a hot commodity." Mokena-based RBT Development, Inc. is seeking...