Police Reports: July 13, 2015

59 calls: Traffic Stop (33), Assist Fire Dept. (5), Suspicious Subject (3), Burglar Alarm (6), Check Well Being (3), Found Property (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (2), Domestic Disturbance (2), Disabled Vehicle (2), Lockout (2)

Irwin fountain damaged by waders

The fountain on the northwest corner of Irwin Park may look inviting on a hot summer day, but residents should resist the tempation, according to Homewood-Flossmoor Park District officials. The fountain had to be repaired this week after apparently being damaged by waders. [Updated with information about swimming/wading opportunities in Homewood.]

Memories of Homewood’s history kept current by historical society

The small brick house on the corner of the 183rd Street and Gottschalk Avenue was almost lost to bulldozers in the 1980s but now serves to keep Homewood history preserved and serves as a resource for the community.

Flossmoor woman seeks community support after daughter's death

A Flossmoor woman is seeking community support after the sudden death of her daughter early Monday, July 20.

Elizabeth Gerald is hoping to raise money for funeral and burial expenses. A page has been set up to accept donations. 

Police Reports: July 12, 2015

62 calls: Traffic Stop (24), Noise Complaint (6), Burglar Alarm (4), Driving Complaint (2), Warrant Service (1), Assist Fire Dept. (10), Drug Activity (1), Animal Complaint (1), Citizen Assist (1), Disabled Vehicle (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Retail Theft (1), Deceptive Practices (1), Stray Animal (1), Assist Other Agency (1), Domestic Disturbance (2), Juvenile Problem (1), Check Well Being (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (1)


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