Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A man in his late teens or early 20s took an undisclosed amount of money in the early-morning armed robbery March 10.
Police are searching for the man who robbed the 7-Eleven on 183rd Street at gunpoint earlier this week. The armed robbery happened at about 3:29 a.m. on March 10. The suspect is described as a black man in his late teens to early 20s, according to police. He displayed a handgun during the robbery and took an undisclosed amount of money. Anyone with information can contact the Homewood Police Department at 708-206-3420. Follow Homewood-Flossmoor Patch on Facebook.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The man told the girl's mother he was a police officer trying to warn the girl about child abductions.
A woman and her daughter had a scary encounter with a man claiming to be a police officer in the parking lot of 7-Eleven on Sunday. The woman told police she was buying something at the store, located in the 3100 block of 183rd Street, while her 13-year-old daughter waited in the car. While the woman was still in the store a man approached the car and began talking to her daughter. Sign up for H-F breaking news alerts. The child told police the man asked her to roll her window down, but she refused. The mother saw the exchange taking place and went outside to confront the man. The man said he was trying to tell the child about how young girls are being abducted from vehicles, according to the report. The woman yelled at him, telling him …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
We're also giving a preview The Cottage on Dixie, Homewood's upcoming fine dining restaurant.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Get your caffeine on and celebrate with a free cup of coffee.
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains. Coffee was first brought to America in the mid-1600s in a shipment en route to “New Amsterdam,” now known as New York, according to the National Coffee Association. We have that shipment and the Boston Tea Party to thank for turning the nation into coffee drinkers. McDonald's restaurants in the Chicago area will be giving away free 12-ounce coffees …