Week in Review: Apartment Fire and Worth Township Showdown

In the last week, you may have missed stories about the upcoming election, school renovations, two murder cases, moving hospital patients, ice cream, burglary and more in Palos and nearby.


District 230 School Board: A Pair of Incumbents Face 6 Challengers for 4 Seats

A guide to the April 2013 District 230 school board race, pitting eight candidates for four seats.

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 Central Palos: 2013 Spring Elections

Your guide to the local elections.

Markham Teen Charged in Tinley Park 7-Eleven Murder Held Without Bond

The alleged triggerman jailed in connection with last week's 7-Eleven parking lot murder appeared at the Bridgeview courthouse and was sent back to jail without a bond.


Palos Community Hospital Made the Big Move  

Sunday marked a long-awaited milestone for Palos Community Hospital as 120 patients were moved from the existing hospital to the Hospitaller Pavilion.

Meet the Merchant: Plush Horse (Video)

Palos Heights TV Channel 4 visits with the staple Palos Park ice creamery to learn about their homemade specialties.

D230 Approves $1.7 Million in School Renovations

The Consolidated High School District 230 board also gave the go ahead for IDOT to buy land to then widen LaGrange Road, which is expected to begin later this year.


Plumbing Renovations Lead to Apartment Building Fire

Heated pipes caused a fire in a Palos Hills apartment building Thursday morning, leaving two units uninhabitable, according to the North Palos Fire District.

Palos HIlls police reports, March 19-24.


Alsip Man Sentenced to 80 Years for Murder of FBI Informant

A weapons deal gone bad lead to the shooting death of the FBI informant.

Worth Township Incumbents Claim Opposition Faked Endorsements

The United Party of Worth Township claim two suburban mayors gave them thumbs up first in the derby to win political endorsements.


Township Reformers or Powerfully Backed Upstarts? 

One of this April's hottest races is taking place in Worth Township. A set of longtime incumbents is battling with political newcomers who are mounting an aggressive campaign.

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