Offender identified, arrested, and taken into custody for November 24, 2019, murder

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (April 1, 2020) – On November 24, 2019, at approximately 7:20pm, the Lansing Police Department received several calls for shots fired in the parking lot of 2142 175th street. As officers responded to 2142 175th street, the Lansing Police Department received a call from the victims … Read more

March 31 message from District 215 Superintendent Teresa Lance

March 31, 2020 Dear Thornton Fractional 215 Families: In an effort to keep the communication lines open and our families abreast of our mandated school closure, please continue reading. On today, March 31, 2020, Governor Pritzker announced that remote learning in Illinois would be extended through April 30, 2020, in order to slow the spread … Read more

Theatre at the Center postpones Talley’s Folly until 2021

information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (March 31, 2020) – After Indiana Governor Holcomb’s directive to shelter-in-place through April 7, and in anticipation of an extension of that date, Theatre at the Center (TATC) is postponing its April/May run of the Pulitzer Prize winning play Talley’s Folly. The production will be rescheduled as … Read more

Public Health officials announce 937 new cases of coronavirus disease

Current total 5,994 cases information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 31, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 937 new cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 26 additional deaths. Cook County: 2 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 female 60s, 5 males 70s, 2 … Read more

Gov. Pritzker announces extension of stay-at-home order, suspension of on-site learning in schools through April

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (March 31, 2020) – Building on the state’s efforts to flatten the curve of new COVID-19 cases in Illinois and following careful consultation with experts in Illinois and across the nation, Governor JB Pritzker announced that he will sign a 30-day extension of the state’s … Read more

U.S. Rep. Kelly announces winners of 2020 Congressional High School Art Competition

Thornwood High School’s Syrell Hall places first information provided by the Office of Robin Kelly CRETE, Ill. (March 31, 2020) – Last week Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for high school students at the Crete Creative Gallery & School in Crete. “Art helps us better understand the world … Read more

Walgreens and Postmates expand on-demand delivery service to 7,000 stores nationwide*

* Postmates delivery service from Walgreens stores is not available in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico information provided by Walgreens SAN FRANCISCO & DEERFIELD, Ill. (March 31, 2020) – To address the rising need for home delivery, Walgreens and Postmates have expanded on-demand delivery to now service consumers nationwide, excluding Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. … Read more

Public Health officials announce 1,105 new cases of coronavirus disease

Today’s total nearly double previous highest daily total information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 29, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,105 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional deaths. Cook County: male 50s, 2 females 60s, 2 males 70s, … Read more