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Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

Accused 'Machete Man' Says All He Had on Him Was a Lighter: OMGPD

A woman locks up her dog in filth, a suspicious texter and a man with red fingernails this week in the annals of #PatchChicago's crime-n-shame.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Chicago Heights Man Freed after 20 Years

Chicago Heights Man Freed after 20 Years

The jury deliberated for five hours before acquitting Rodell Sanders, 49.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
'Run for Freedom' a Holiday Hit in Homewood

'Run for Freedom' a Holiday Hit in Homewood

Check out the top finishers in the July 4 race.
South Suburban Humane Society Wins Grant from Purina

South Suburban Humane Society Wins Grant from Purina

The shelter will receive a check from Purina—now find out what they'll do with it.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
At Least 3 People Shot in Chicago Heights Monday

At Least 3 People Shot in Chicago Heights Monday

Police have not released the names and ages of the victim, or a motive.
Find Fireworks for Fourth of July 2014 Around the South Suburbs

Find Fireworks for Fourth of July 2014 Around the South Suburbs

Your guide to fireworks displays and events around the Southland.
Your Own Puppy 'Poppy': Adopt Me!

Your Own Puppy 'Poppy': Adopt Me!

This week's featured pet from South Suburban Humane Society is a chihuahua.
Juvenile Electrocuted Climbing on Metra Train in University Park

Juvenile Electrocuted Climbing on Metra Train in University Park

Few details are available about the incident.
What a Pretty 'Penne': Adopt Me!

What a Pretty 'Penne': Adopt Me!

This week's featured pet from South Suburban Humane Society is a mastiff mix.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Marian Catholic Hosts Youngsters’ Summer Sports Camps

Marian Catholic Hosts Youngsters’ Summer Sports Camps

Camps start June 16 and run through July 18.
Amazing Views from Inside Thornton Quarry

Amazing Views from Inside Thornton Quarry

Photo Gallery: Ever wonder what it looks like down in that vast hole? Photographer Mary Compton will show you.
Chicago Heights Park District Hosts 'Run For The Troops' 5K

Chicago Heights Park District Hosts 'Run For The Troops' 5K

The first-ever run through the city benefits local troops.
Share Info about Vacation Bible Schools in the Southland

Share Info about Vacation Bible Schools in the Southland

Which vacation Bible school will your children visit this summer? Know of an organization or church that runs a great one? Let us know and we'll put together a guide to the best in the South