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  • Etel Billig, Chicago theater pioneer, dies after taking ill at her theater

    Etel Billig, Chicago theater pioneer, dies after taking ill at her theater
    Etel Billig, the co-founder of the Illinois Theatre Center in Park Forest, an indefatigable pioneer of professional theater in the Chicago suburbs and a Chicago actress with decades of work on the city's leading stages, died March 28, after suffering a...
  • Two women die in Will County traffic accident

    Two women were killed Sunday afternoon in a traffic crash in south suburban Crete Township near the Illinois-Indiana border, authorities said. The one-vehicle crash occurred just after noon in the 3000 block of East Bemes Road, officials said. The two...
  • Driver charged with DUI in crash that killed 2

    The driver of a car that veered off a south suburban roadway over the weekend in a crash that killed two women was charged with marijuana-related DUI charges, authorities said. Velar Mayfield, 23, of 700 block of Wright Road in University Park, was...
  • Autopsy: 3-month-old died from child abuse

    A 3-month-old boy injured at a Chicago Heights home this week died in a child abuse homicide, and authorities are investigating his parents for allegations of abuse, authorities said today. Aaron Sweatt, of the 200 block of Arcadia Avenue in Park...
  • Park Forest woman killed in crash on I-80

    A Park Forest woman was killed when two semi-tractor trailer trucks collided with her car on Interstate 80 in New Lenox, officials said. Mary E. Maher, 60, of Park Forest, was traveling west in a Toyota Corolla around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday when she...
  • Remembering Etel Billig, a leading light of local theater

     Remembering Etel Billig, a leading light of local theater
    In my job you hear a lot of curtain speeches — turn off your cellphones, subscribe now, blah, blah, blah. But in that sea of rhetorical predictability, there is one speech I will never forget. It took place about five or six years ago at the...
  • Man held on $2 million in fatal stabbing in Marquette Park

    Man held on $2 million in fatal stabbing in Marquette Park
    A 21-year-old man was ordered held this afternoon on $2 million bail in the fatal stabbing of a man who was found in a bedroom of a Marquette Park home, police said. Julian Williams, of the 6900 block of South Ada Street was charged with first-degree...