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Video: Steve Kerr Demands Universal Background Checks, Calls Mitch McConnell ”Pathetic”

ENEWSPF- Referencing the deaths of children in Texas, the Blacks and Asians targeted and shot and killed in other mass shootings, Steve Kerr called...

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Schools

Recent Prairie State College Graduate Rebbie Davis Named Jack Kent Cooke Scholar

Recent Prairie State College (PSC) graduate Rebbie Davis has been named a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship. 

Community

Main Street Nights Returns June 8

Music and fun return to Park Forest with Main Street Nights. A full line-up of events will entertain on Wednesday evenings from June 8 through August 3.

Law and Order

Reported “Shoot-Out” on Westwood Under Investigation

A resident described it as a "wild shoot-out" on Westwood Drive Monday. So far there have been no official statements from police.

Carmel, Indiana Man Sentenced to 84 Months in Prison

George McKown, age 71, of Carmel, Indiana was sentenced before United States District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on his conviction for Wire Fraud and Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud.

Gary Man Convicted of Firearms Offense

Milton L. Harvey, Jr, age 42, of Gary, Indiana, was found guilty of a firearm offense following a 2-day jury trial in front of United States District Court Judge Philip P. Simon

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Opinion, Op-Eds, Commentary

All Bets Are Off: Federal Gun Control Now

All bets are off. As of this writing, 18 children and 3 adults are dead in a Texas mass shooting. I got to be 59 today. 18 children in Texas will never see that.

Heartstopper and Why Your Queer Friends Are a Bit More Cheery These Days

Do you have queer friends? You more than likely do, though they very well might have grown up trying to remain hidden, out of sight. That was the case for many of us who are part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Then came Heartstopper, only three weeks ago released on Netflix, and many of us felt joy, and cheer, and began to dream again, to hope, and heal.

Facing A Park Forest Future Without Non-Partisanship

CommentaryBy John A. Ostenburg Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Over the last few weeks, more than a few Park Foresters have given lots of time and discussion...

SNL’s Weekend Update on Will Smith and Chris Rock

ENEWSPF- In case you hadn't heard yet, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars 2022. Saturday Night Live had a blast with this...

Park Forest Police Chief Christopher Mannino Announces Retirement

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- After a quarter-century of service, Park Forest Police Chief Christopher Mannino will retire his badge. The Chief announced his plans Wednesday...

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COVID-19

Public Health Officials Announce 7,467 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week

Springfield, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Friday reported 7,467 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including...

Public Health Officials Announce 8,519 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week

Springfield, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Friday reported 8,519 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including...

Get Vaccinated Even If You Had COVID-19

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- You should get a COVID-19 vaccine even if you already had COVID-19, the CDC reports. No currently available test can reliably determine...

Maternal Health Bill, Funding for 10 Community Project Requests Included in 2022 Omnibus Package

The funding package includes Rep. Kelly’s Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, $50 Million in Community Projects, Violence Prevention Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- On Wednesday, March 9,...

Retiring Chief Mannino Reflects on his Career, the State of Policing in Park Forest

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- As retiring Chief Christopher Mannino prepares to leave office soon, eNews Park Forest sat down with him in his office for...

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