Victim uninjured in armed robbery May 16

An armed robbery occurred just before midnight Saturday, May 16, in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 18800 block of Dixie Highway, according to Homewood police.

The robber approached as the victim opened a car door, police said.  

"The male offender was wearing dark clothing and displayed a dark colored handgun," said Homewood Deputy Police Chief Denise McGrath. "The offender ran off with the victim’s bag.  The victim was not physically injured."

H-F District 233 board renews major service contracts

Satisfactory work led the Homewood-Flossmoor Board of Education to renew several contracts for the coming school year, including food service, custodian service and athletic training.

Residents outlast rain to attend Memorial Day ceremony

It rained on Homewood's parade, but it could not rain out Homewood's parade. The annual Memorial Day parade went on as planned, and the route was crowded with people. And umbrellas. (With video of the band and choir performances. Updated May 28.)

Hazel Crest man charged after stolen vehicle recovered

A Hazel Crest man was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle after a Homewood police officer observed the vehicle parked near a store on the east side of the village.

Anthony Fields Jr., 18, of the 17500 block of Oakwood, was arrested after the vehicle was spotted shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, according to the police report.

The vehicle was reported stolen from Hazel Crest on May 19.

Karve launched as latest monumental sculpture at H-F High School

H-F school board member Jody Scariano with teacher
Greg Petecki, left, prepare to cut the ribbon dedicating
Karve, the newest public sculpture by H-F students.


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