According to a press release from the Indiana State Police, a 2005 Freightliner driven by Reymundo C. Ramirez, 47 of Alsip, Ill., took the ramp from Interstate 80 eastbound to the Indiana Toll Road too fast, which caused his trailer carrying a rail container loaded with 35,000 pounds of pine wood to shift and roll over.
Emily Maxwell, of Mt. Greenwood, was one of five seniors at Marist High School to receive a prestigious Chick Evans scholarship -- a full, four-year housing and tuition scholarship.
The continually rising cost of getting Lake Michigan water from Chicago has so riled Mokena Village Trustee Don Labriola that he hopes to create a Suburban Water Task Force of local officials and residents to discuss their options.
Students returning to Shepard High School on Monday after spring break were stunned by the news that Cassie Hense, of Alsip, who graduated early after the fall semester, had died in a car crash that left another former student critically injured.
Sitting in a Penny's that opened last month in Crestwood, he said the cafes have "a bit of a softer feel" and appeal to women who, while wanting to gamble, aren't comfortable at a bar.