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Breaking: Alleged blackface incident draws mixed responses from community

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Breaking, Community

A photo surfaced over the weekend on Instagram that reportedly shows Lincoln-Way Central students in blackface at the Speedway on Front Street and Wolf Road in Mokena.

The photo, reportedly taken Saturday, May 4,...

Breaking News: Mokena man dies after fire in apartment

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

John L. McGrath, 68, was pronounced dead at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Silver Cross Hospital following a structure fire at his residence at 11220 First St., according to information provided by Will County Coroner’s Office and...

Breaking News: Man again charged with sexual abuse of minor less than two weeks after jail release

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire, Community

Just 13 days after being released from jail for a similar crime, an Orland Park man was charged with sexually abusing a second teenager before his incarceration.

Philip W. Buroff, 25, of Orland Park, was charged March...