Week in Review: Granat Murder Defendant, Bank Robber Manhunt & More
Catch the big headlines you might have missed from last week.
MONDAY, DEC. 17
A Cook County judge refused to lower the bond for 19-year-old Matthew Lefebvre on Monday, a move that would have qualified him for the county's jail-based drug rehab program.
Shepard's Television Production teacher, students & staff came together for their version of Carly Rae Jepsen"s 'Call Me Maybe.' The song became an Internet phenomenon and has been frequently parodied.
TUESDAY, DEC. 18
A Palos Hills man referenced the Connecticut shooting massacre while in custody Monday, police said. Officers have removed guns and ammo from his home.
Patch captured the images from Tuesday's search in Tinley Park and the surrounding area by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies for two men who escaped a downtown Chicago prison complex.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19
Palos area schools will remain under a soft lockdown for the rest of the week.
THURSDAY, DEC. 20
Random and disturbing threats in the Chicago area followed the Newtown school killings, underscoring vulnerabilities and prompting discussions of gun control and guns for teachers.
The messy rain today is expected to turn into a heavy snowstorm, the National Weather Service warns. Check back with Palos Patch for updates.
FRIDAY, DEC. 21
A Cook County judge said Thursday he sees no reason to lift a no bail order for Mohammed Salahat.
The housing market in the south suburbs experienced growth last month.