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Week in Review: Deadly DUI Accident and Ruse Burglars

In the past week, you may have missed stories about an art record, the search for a new Sandburg athletic director, a defiant bathroom statement, local rentals, job openings and others in Palos and nearby.

MONDAY

Worth Township Denies Freedom of Information Request Seeking 102 Documents

Worth Township Community First slate claims incumbents are using stall tactics to keep information from being made public before April 9 election.

Chicago Man Tells Cops He Can Urinate Where He Wants: Blotter

Palos Hills police reports, Feb. 26 to March 1.

McCord Gallery Working Toward World Record for Art

The Palos Park art gallery is collecting pieces for an environmental awareness project.

TUESDAY

A 64-year-old Orland Park man died Tuesday morning after the car he was driving was struck head-on by a driver going the wrong way in the 10500 block of South LaGrange Road around 3 a.m., Sun-Times Media reports.

Elderly Couple Targeted by Ruse Burglars in Hickory Hills

Police are searching for two men who tried to lie their way into the couple's home.

WEDNESDAY

D230 to Start Search for Next Sandburg Athletic Director

Consolidated High School District 230 are looking within their ranks and outside for a new candidate to fill the large shoes left behind by Bruce Scheidegger. In the meantime, current staff are picking up the slack, according to The Regional News.

THURSDAY

Burr Ridge Teen in Deadly Head-on Palos Wreck Drunk & High: Prosecutor

The 19-year-old college student tested positive for cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, amphetamines and other drugs, a prosecutor said.

PatchList: Southland Rental Properties

Have you been frustrated with the lack of resources to help you find rentals in the Southland? Patch is here to help.

FRIDAY

3 DUI Stops and a Pot Possession Arrest: Blotter

Palos Heights police reports, March 6-9.

Need a job? Know someone who is looking? Check out Patch's weekly online listings for local job openings.

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