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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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Hometown Cop Accused of Shooting Dog Is Fired

Hometown Cop Accused of Shooting Dog Is Fired

Illinois State Police will conduct independent investigation of Friday's dog shooting, police chief says in statement.
Monday Manhunt: Have You Seen Vyacheslav Shastov?

Monday Manhunt: Have You Seen Vyacheslav Shastov?

Each Monday the DuPage Sheriff’s Officehighlights one criminal being sought for outstanding warrants. This week, it's Vyacheslav Shastov?
South Suburban Death Notices, Week of July 28

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of July 28

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.
Family Releases Photos of Dog Allegedly Shot By Police

Family Releases Photos of Dog Allegedly Shot By Police

Family says their dog allegedly shot by Hometown Police after he had gotten out on Friday was not aggressive.
Friends and Family Memorialize Teen Who Drowned Last Year

Friends and Family Memorialize Teen Who Drowned Last Year

Mom and Dad say their faith gets them "out of the darkness" that came with Matt Kocher's death. The Tinley Park teen died in Lake Michigan.
Dwyane Wade's Amazing One-Handed Catch from Brandon Marshall

Dwyane Wade's Amazing One-Handed Catch from Brandon Marshall

Check out this video from the weekend at the Dwyane Wade and Brandon Marshall Sports Academy.
Area Firefighters 'Fire Up A Cure' for Pediatric Cancer

Area Firefighters 'Fire Up A Cure' for Pediatric Cancer

Saint Xavier University the scene of third annual competition between area fire departments in family-friendly event benefiting pediatric ca
Congressman Lipinski To Host Town Hall Meeting in Oak Lawn

Congressman Lipinski To Host Town Hall Meeting in Oak Lawn

Illinois Third District residents invited to attend town hall meeting at Oak Lawn Community High School on July 31.

Holy Communion

Holy Communion

Holy Communion

Holy Communion

Pediatric Heart Specialist Warns Energy Drinks Could Be Deadly for Children and Teens

Pediatric Heart Specialist Warns Energy Drinks Could Be Deadly for Children and Teens

Recent studies show that energy drinks may be the cause of increased trips to the emergency room for children and teens, Advocate Children's cardiologist says.
'Theology On Tap' Continues at St. Bernadette This Sunday

'Theology On Tap' Continues at St. Bernadette This Sunday

"Discerning God's Call" topic for discuss at South Side "Theology on Tap" this Sunday at St. Bernadette's Church in Evergreen Park.
Come One, Come All to Hometown Days 2014

Come One, Come All to Hometown Days 2014

Hometown Days kicks off this weekend, Friday and Saturday, July 25-26, at the Hometown Shopping Center.