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Oak Forest Mourns Death of Longtime Oak Forest Volunteer Janet LaVelle, 76

Oak Forest Mourns Death of Longtime Oak Forest Volunteer Janet LaVelle, 76

LaVelle died Friday night, after a period of illness.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

And with that comes a discount on new I-PASS transponders. A temporary tollway office is now open in Midlothian, too.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.

Oak Forest HS Mathletes Start Season With a Win

The Bengal Mathletes kicked off their season with a win at Hillcrest
Oak Forest Dedicates 9/11 Memorial

Oak Forest Dedicates 9/11 Memorial

Residents filed into the space around the remnant from the World Trade Center
Oak Forest Community Rallies around Ailing Longtime Volunteer

Oak Forest Community Rallies around Ailing Longtime Volunteer

Janet LaVelle, 76, has fallen gravely ill, and the community is focused on extending a helping hand.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Oak Forest to Dedicate New 9/11 Memorial

Oak Forest to Dedicate New 9/11 Memorial

The memorial centers around a remnant of the World Trade Center.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
350 Brewing Company Set to Open Wednesday

350 Brewing Company Set to Open Wednesday

You may have already sampled some of their goods—but now step inside for a true 350 experience in Tinley Park.
South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Sept. 8

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Sept. 8

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.
Local Jobs: Car X, Trinity Services, Central Collision Center

Local Jobs: Car X, Trinity Services, Central Collision Center

Looking for a new line of work or a way to supplement your income? Check out what Patch found for you.
Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Illinois' favorite NFL team might be obvious, but what about its favorite college team? Or favorite NFL team from a different state?
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.
Oak Forest Bengals Lead 18-0; Game Resumes Saturday

Oak Forest Bengals Lead 18-0; Game Resumes Saturday

Officials postponed the game in the third quarter due to lightning.