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Saturday, May 25, 2013
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Teens cited after tossing water balloons • Driver allegedly struck mailboxes before he was charged with DUI • Shopper sangs Nicorette gum and Sara Lee bread ... This week's roundup of weird crime news in the Southland.
May 10: For some mornings, it's better just to sleep in. Jacalyn Harvey-Jaconetty, 52, of the 7400 block of Choctaw Road, Palos Heights, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a crash and improper parking on the roadway, according to a report. Police responded at a about 9:20 a.m. to reports of a driver hitting several mailboxes. Witnesses stopped the vehicle in the 12800 block of South Winnebago Road, according to the report. The driver, Harvey-Jaconetty, appeared lethargic and had a strong odor of alcohol coming from her. She was taken to the hospital for treatment. Bail was set at $1,500. Harvey-Jaconetty is due on June 26 in Bridgeview court. Read more on Palos Patch May 19: Was it assault with a wet weapon…
The Frankfort pediatrician charged with molesting five women in his doctor's office appeared in court.
Dr. Kishor Jain—the Frankfort pediatrician charged with molesting five women in his Colorado Avenue office and named as a defendant in five civil lawsuits—appeared in court this week. This time, Jain, 59, was around for his criminal case. The special prosecutor appointed to Jain's case said he produced police reports and video evidence, but needs time to come up with more material for the defense. Here's a look at what else was going on in court last week: Check out all these stories and more on our Facebook page.
Friday, May 24, 2013
The mobile clinic will be stopping by Jewel-Osco in Palos Heights on Aug. 21 to offer cheap services on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you’re a pet owner looking to save money on pet vaccines, you’re in luck. On Aug. 21 the Cook County Department of Animal Control is sending out its mobile vaccine and microchip clinic to Jewel-Osco in Palos Heights, 127th St. and Harlem, from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. to offer the following services: Services will be provided on a first-come first-served basis. All pets attending must be on a leash. Check out the Cook County website more information and location dates
In less than a week, Patch will have a brand new design and a whole new way to connect.
Greetings denizens of Palos Park, Palos Heights and Palos Hills. I am a big believer that change is good. Change forces us to answer important questions, though it usually all goes back to can we do better? And the answer should always be yes. With that in mind, I have some exciting news to share about Patch – we’re getting a whole new look. It’s coming next week. We feel it will make Palos Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone. Here’s what you need to know: Our site is being rebuilt from the ground up. The news will look better and be easier to comment on. And, you’ll find more local voices to keep you in the loop with the latest know-how and …
Palos Heights and Palos Park will both hold ceremonies dedicated to our Armed Forces veterans.
Veterans of past and current conflicts will be honored Monday during Memorial Day ceremonies in Palos Heights and Palos Park. Palos Heights Location: Palos Heights City Hall, 7607 West College Drive Time: 11 a.m. Itinerary: The Fortress Brass Quintet will start with a musical prelude, followed by a call to order, presenting of colors, reciting of the Star Spangled Banner, Veterans of Foreign Wars invocation and a proclamation by Mayor Bob Straz. Kathy Lovitt will read an original piece of writing, followed by Ann Carlson and Susan Snow from Daughters of the American Republic, who will make a presentation. Robert White is the guest speaker this year. White will be followed by a tribute to departed veterans by the Reber Tesmond Orland Palos…
The Sandburg Eagles Varsity Boys Track team are competing in six events at Eastern Illinois University starting today, and looking for a strong finish to an already memorable season.
If the 2013 track and field season ended today, Coach Joe Nemeth would have plenty of reasons to celebrate. The Carl Sandburg High School boys track team is going into today’s Illinois High School Association state meet in Charleston to compete in five running events and long jump. The team has taken first place in conference at Joliet, followed by another first place at sectionals at Downers Grove North last week. The team has broken 12 total school records this season, seven of which were broken at the varsity level. Going into conference, the team had already broken the 4x200 relay school record, only to break it again while competing in Joliet. “You win conference and sectionals, and it’s a nice year,” Nemeth said while en route to …
Palos Heights police reports, May 12-16.
THURSDAY, MAY 16 Sean Geraghty, 21, of the 7300 block of Pueblo Lane, Palos Heights, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol level greater than 0.08, driving without insurance, illegal transportation of alcohol and disobeying a traffic sign, according to a report. He was stopped at about 3:06 a.m. in the 7300 block of West 127th Street. Geraghty was arrested after performing field sobriety tests, according to a report. Bail was set at $3,000. Geraghty is due on June 17 in Bridgeview court. Are you a fan of true crime? Like the Crime-n-Shame Facebook page for tales of mischief and woe from all over the Chicago area. Esam I. Kashkeesh, 18, of the 13700 block of South Tallgrass Trail, Orland Park, was…