Week in Review: Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested, Election Day and More

See what headlines you missed this week.


Lipinski Reflects on Lessons His Father Taught Him

Continuing the Lipinski reign over Illinois's 3rd Congressional District, Dan Lipinski still considers himself a kid who grew up on Chicago's Southwest Side.

Chief Praises Detectives in Serial Property Damage Bust

A male juvenile faces several charges from Palos Hills police.


2012 Election Results: Find All Your Local Winners

Find out who won and by how much in all your local county and state races.

Pair Plead Guilty to Hate Crime

Akram Alshoweat of Oak Lawn and Mohammed Shaban of Hickory Hills each pleaded guilty to one count of felony hate crime Tuesday and were sentenced to 24 months of probation. Other charges were dismissed.

Illinois Tollway Streamlines Process to Contest Violations

Agency’s new online service helps customers contest violations for which they are not responsible, usually when a vehicle is stolen or sold, officials said.

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Suspect in Radio Shack Robbery Surrenders Peacefully After Standoff

Police have a man in custody they believe robbed the Palos Heights electronics chain Wednesday afternoon.

Live Blog Captures Election Day 2012 With Words and Images

South suburban Patch editors published updates and photos from their communities throughout the day Tuesday. Read the transcript to see what went down at polling precincts across the Southland.


Teen Girl Overdoses for Second Time: Police

The same man who gave her heroin last month also supplied the drug to her on Wednesday, Palos Hills police say.

Are Coyotes a Problem Where You Live?

A number of Palos-area resident said they've seen the wild animals over the years and some think they're a nascence.


Psych Evaluation Will Show Granat Murder Defendant is Nonviolent: Attorney

Joel Brodsky, the defense attorney for one of four young men charged in the murder of a Palos Township couple says a psychological evaluation of Mohammed Salahat will prove he isn't violent.

Election 2012: Did Palos Choose Obama or Romney?

President Obama got his second term but voters in Palos Township were looking for a different outcome on Tuesday.


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