public safety

Marino presents home rule idea to Homewood board

Idea would be put to voters in March referendum

Homewood officials Tuesday unveiled a plan to provide a revenue boost to local schools, parks and the library and cut through some red tape by becoming a home rule community. Home rule status in the village requires approval by local voters in a special referendum.

Getting ready for the worst-case scenario is a job that never ends

Today’s firefighters and paramedics may travel in quarter-million-dollar ambulances with telemetry equipment normally found in an ICU unit. Or on pumper trucks filled with state-of-the-art apparatus designed for extinguishing all kinds of fires. But when lives are on the line, their split-second decisions rely on extensive training.

Flossmoor Police Department provides advice for keeping homes safe during vacations

With spring break and the vacation season upon us, the Flossmoor Police Department reminds residents of the importance to take basic preventative measures to keep their homes safe and sound while traveling. In an e-alert posted Saturday, March 28, Flossmoor PD offered a number of recommendations.

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