News about Frankfort, Illinois
One of the three suspects involved in the April 30 robbery in Frankfort was shot by a patron and pronounced dead by responding paramedics, police said.
A federal fraud case against former Lincoln-Way superintendent Lawrence Wyllie was continued to next year with no resolution in sight. Since Wyllie retired in 2013, he's been paid $3 million in pension benefits. He could lose his pension if convicted of the charges.
Joseph Shourek, 65, of Tinley Park, was pronounced deceased last week following a crash on Sept. 17 in Frankfort, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
Richard Reeves was identified as the suspect who altered a mechanism at a Speedway gas station pump in Frankfort that allowed the gas to pump freely, police said. Fifteen vehicles fueled at the pump, resulting in 225 gallons of gas being stolen.
Eisenhower Academy in Joliet was named a Blue Ribbon School for 2022. Eisenhower Academy also received the honor in 2016. Chelsea Intermediate School in Frankfort was also named a Blue Ribbon School for 2022.
Proceeds from Frankfort’s 13th annual Amateur Rib Cook-Off benefit the Frankfort Area Jaycees and Frankfort Lions Club.
Tiger TVis a new club at Hickory Creek Middle School in Frankfort, where nearly 50 sixth, seventh and eighth grade tudents produce weekly, 10-minute newscasts.
Lincoln-Way School District #210 board adopts $121 million budget