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Week In Review: Elections Results and an Emotional Swearing In

In the past week, you may have missed stories about an emotional swearing in, Conceal Carry, shopping cart theft, controlled substances, metal theft, ice cream prom, robotic surgery, income tax and others in Palos and nearby.

Week In Review: Elections Results and an Emotional Swearing In


Search for Missing College Student Ends in Lake

Family never gave up hope for finding Jim Sylvester, 21, aunt says.

ARREST WARRANTS: Wanted in Palos

There are warrants out for the arrest of accused criminals who were last known to be in Palos Heights, Palos Park or Palos Hills. Patch highlights a few of them today.


Election 2013: Results for Local Races

Keep track of the vote tallies for the races that affect the Palos area. Find out results for local school and community college boards and township trustee races.

Newcomers Join District 118 Board

Katie Thomason, John Faustino, Meredith Marran and Catherine Maier were elected to the District 118 school board Tuesday night, according to uncertified results.

Republicans Sweep Palos Township Board

With 39 of 39 precincts reporting, Richard Riley, Sharon Brannigan, Michael Lebarre and Brent Woods have been elected to the Palos Township board, according to unofficial results.

Wagner Keeps Moraine Board Seat; Cunningham Wins 2-Year Term (UPDATED)

With 286 of 286 precincts reporting, Tom Cunningham grabs the 2-year seat while Eileen O'Sullivan and Sandra Wagner win full-term seats on the Moraine Valley board, according to unofficial results.

Watch Dentist's Tearful Thank You to Mom After Becoming Navy Officer (Video)

In an interview before his April 5 officer ceremony at Tinley Park Village Hall, Dr. Zack Zaibak talked to Patch about why he enlisted in the Navy. We also capture Zaibak's emotion from last week's event after officially becoming a lieutenant.


Era Ends At Worth Township

Worth Township Community First Party picks up all township board seats except one.

Governor Quinn: Local Communities Should Have Control in Conceal Carry Law

The Chicago Tribune reported this week Gov. Quinn is looking for ways to tighten Illinois' impending conceal carry law.


Controlled Substance Charges for Palos Heights Woman: Blotter

Palos Heights police reports, March 20-25.


Metal Thief Thwarted in Broad Daylight: Police

John P. Doyle, 46, of Homer Glen, was charged with felony theft.

Cart Full of Detergent & Toilet Paper Stolen from Grocery Store: Blotter

Palos Heights police reports, April 6-9.


Also this week: Marist goes worldwide over Easter break and remembering Mary Frances Brush.

Income Taxes Leave You Feeling Flat?

State legislature may consider whether to move to a graduated income tax rate, meaning those who earn more would pay more.

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