MONDAY, DEC. 17
Man Accused of Giving Teen Heroin Sought County Drug Treatment
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.
Astro Stars: Shepard Students & Staff Make 'Call Me Maybe' Video
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
Man Arrested for DUI Threatened to Hurt Kids at School: Police
A Palos Hills man referenced the Connecticut shooting massacre while in custody Monday, police said. Officers have removed guns and ammo from his home.
Scenes From a Manhunt (Photo Gallery)
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
No Other Threats at Home of Man Who Referenced School Massacre: Police
Palos area schools will remain under a soft lockdown for the rest of the week.
THURSDAY, DEC. 20
Worry and Fear Grips Schools and Parents in Wake of Newtown Shooting and Local Threats
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.
2 to 6 Inches of Snow Coming Tonight: Forecasters (UPDATE)
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
Judge's Ruling Will Keep Teen Charged With Murder in Jail
A Cook County judge said Thursday he sees no reason to lift a no bail order for Mohammed Salahat.
Palos Heights Home Prices Jumped in November
The housing market in the south suburbs experienced growth last month.