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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.
Lincoln-Way East Music Chair Chosen to Lead State Workshops

Lincoln-Way East Music Chair Chosen to Lead State Workshops

Bert Johnson will deliver several workshop sessions from July 28–30.
L-W East Graduate Earns Prestigious College Scholarships

L-W East Graduate Earns Prestigious College Scholarships

Kailie Gilmore, of Frankfort, received two music scholarships.
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.
Busted Gas Line Forces Frankfort Square Residents Out of Homes

Busted Gas Line Forces Frankfort Square Residents Out of Homes

The gas line was hit while workers were planting trees.
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
Lincoln-Way North Grad Grabs 3 College Scholarships

Lincoln-Way North Grad Grabs 3 College Scholarships

Bryanna Johnson will attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall.
D157-C Hires New Chelsea Intermediate Assistant Principal

D157-C Hires New Chelsea Intermediate Assistant Principal

The new assistant principal replaces Dan Prorok, who left for a role in another district.
Registration Open for Summit Hill District 161 Kindergarten

Registration Open for Summit Hill District 161 Kindergarten

Register by August 1. School starts August 25.
Buy Dream Raffle Ticket by July 27 for Chance at Early Bird Prizes

Buy Dream Raffle Ticket by July 27 for Chance at Early Bird Prizes

The New Lenox Walmart has now teamed up with the Lincoln-Way District 210 Foundation for Educational Excellence in this year's Dream Raffle.
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.
Frankfort Cops Arresting Out-of-Towners: Frankfort Police Blotter

Frankfort Cops Arresting Out-of-Towners: Frankfort Police Blotter

Also, some mailboxes got wrecked, police said.
Bolingbrook Police, K-9 Foil Alleged Gun Heist: Cops

Bolingbrook Police, K-9 Foil Alleged Gun Heist: Cops

Frankfort men arrested after allegedly breaking into Bass Pro Shops in an attempt to steal guns.
District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

Among Illinois' highest pensions, are former public school district superintendents. And topping them all is former D210's own Larry Wyllie, reports Reboot Illinois.
New Lenox Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Pal in Fiery Drunken Crash

New Lenox Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Pal in Fiery Drunken Crash

Kevin Krohn faces up to 14 years in prison and will sit in jail while the judge makes up his mind about the sentence.
Lincoln-Way Central '14 Alum Wins Fall Fest Poster Design Contest

Lincoln-Way Central '14 Alum Wins Fall Fest Poster Design Contest

Becca Gilbert's watercolor painting beat out 20 other designs for the honor.
Underage Driver Charged with DUI after Crashing into Truck, Injuring 1

Underage Driver Charged with DUI after Crashing into Truck, Injuring 1

A passenger in the truck was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Lincoln-Way West Poms to Teach Dance to Area Youngsters

Lincoln-Way West Poms to Teach Dance to Area Youngsters

The camp will be held Monday, August 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., for students from kindergarten through sixth grade.
Lincoln-Way District 210 Honors Standout Community Members

Lincoln-Way District 210 Honors Standout Community Members

Citizens are nominated from each high school area.
'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.