LPD conducting death investigation

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (January 2, 2020) – On January 2, 2020, at approximately 12:12pm, the Lansing Police Department responded to the United Motel, located at 2249 Bernice Road, for an unresponsive subject. Upon arrival, officers located a 77-year-old female who was deceased inside of a room. The Lansing Police … Read more

Harlem Wizards to return to Bishop Noll

by Jennifer Pallay HAMMOND, Ind. (January 2, 2020) – A high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show returns to town when the Bishop Noll Athletic Department hosts a fundraiser with the Harlem Wizards. The evening of fun and fundraising takes place Jan. 9 in the Bishop Noll fieldhouse, 1519 Hoffman St. in Hammond. Doors open at 5:30pm, … Read more

Gov. Pritzker ends 2019 with clemency action

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 2, 2020) – On December 31, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker granted 20 clemency petitions, in the largest group of petitions addressed since taking office. In addition, Pritzker announced pardons that will expunge 11,017 misdemeanor convictions for cannabis offenses involving less than 30 grams. Earlier … Read more

Knights of Columbus looking for spelling bee contestants

by Jennifer Pallay LANSING, Ill. (January 1, 2020) – For more than 40 years, the Lansing Knights of Columbus Council 3540 has encouraged children to showcase their s-p-e-l-l-i-n-g skills during its annual spelling bee. This year’s event will take place Feb. 1 at the Council Hall, 17800 Lorenz Ave. in Lansing. There is no need … Read more

With threat of spring flooding, state officials urge residents to consider flood insurance

information provided by IDNR, IDOI, and IEMA SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 1, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are encouraging people to ‘Resolve to be Ready’ for emergencies in 2020. The National Weather Service suggests that … Read more