Child Abduction | Professor Indicted | Student's Note To Veteran

Lorraine Swanson
·2 min read

Miss a day, miss a lot. Let's catch up on the week:

$500K Bail Set For Parolee Accused Of Car Theft, Child Abduction
Bail set for a Justice man charged with vehicular invasion and child abduction in Bridgeview that triggered an Amber Alert.

Anonymous Seventh-Grader's Note Makes Honor Flight Veteran's Day
A St. Linus student's anonymous note and bag of treats touches a Vietnam War veteran: "It made my day. I'm still thinking about it."

Misty, Emotional Pritzker Still Didn't Address Pandemic Hypocrisy
KONKOL COLUMN: Gov. Pritzker deserves empathy over the pain of being apart from family on Thanksgiving, but not a free pass on hypocrisy.

Frankfort Professor Indicted On Wire Fraud Charges: U.S. Attorney
Coleman fraudulently misappropriated approximately $651,272 from the student association, the indictment states.

IL Reports 13,012 New Coronavirus Cases, 126 More COVID-19 Deaths
More than 6,100 are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Illinois, and hospitals are in increasing danger of being overwhelmed.

Wedding-Related Businesses Hit Hard By Pandemic
Cancellations and postponed weddings have hit the entire industry, including DJs, photographers, videographers, wedding venues and boutiques.

Hospitals Near 'Breaking Point' From Coronavirus, Doctor Warns
Beds in Illinois hospitals and intensive care units are filling with COVID-19 patients at "an exponential speed," warned Dr. Kamaljit Singh.

Photos Show Big Thanksgiving Crowds, Little Distancing At O'Hare
Dr. Ezike said Thursday that she fears families traveling for Thanksgiving may mean some family members won't be alive for Christmas.

Wow! Houses

Spacious 3-Bed, 2-Bath Ranch, New Roof, Gutters, HVAC
$699K Lemont Home With Golf Course Views, 3-Car Garage
$525K Frankfort Home With Greenhouse, Master Suite With Jacuzzi
$369K New Lenox Home With Pool, 2.5-Car Garage
$519K Mokena Farmhouse With Barn, Chicken Coop

OMGPD

Man Who Tried To Lure Boy Into Toyota Camry Arrested: Police
Young Sisters Found Alone On South Side Street, Parents Sought
Body Found In Tinley Park, Not Criminally Linked: Police
Rising Retail Theft In Homewood: Police Reports
Dad Accused In Child Abduction Arrested In Cook County: Sheriff

READING LIST

WORTH A LOOK

Children's Museum in Oak Lawn Pauses Operations
Photographer Barry Butler Discusses New Book Of Chicago Images
LHS Board Of Education Appoints Lynn Antonopoulos To Board
Orland Dancer Dances In Virtual Gala At The University Of Iowa
'Merry Christmas Caravan' Brings Holiday Cheer To Seniors
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School Wins First Place
Richards students chosen IMEA All-District
Where To Get Thanksgiving Dinner Catered In The South Suburbs
Shepard students qualify for IMEA All-District
Forest Preserve Visitor Centers Will Close Due To State's Tier 3 COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts
Bevy of Amazing Prizes Offered In 19th Ward Super Raffle
Workers At 11 Chicago-Area Nursing Homes Set Strike Date
'Take-Out Tuesday' Helps 19th Ward Restaurants In Pandemic
Frankfort Waives Business License Fees For 2021
OLCHS Fall Athletes Honored At Virtual Award Ceremony


IN MEMORIEM

Eastern Illinois University Coach, Tinley Native Dead At 30
Gordon W. Mertes of Hickory Hills
Philip F. Tortorici
Robert Dale Cavanaugh
Paul Bernard Guerrero
Irene M. Kutz, nee Turowski

ALSO ON PATCH

This article originally appeared on the Chicago Heights Patch