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DreamBikes Dreams Big

DreamBikes is “a non-profit organization that strategically places used bicycle stores in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods to provide hands-on, paid job training to teens. Working in conjunction with local youth organizations, DreamBikes employs teens from the area to work in the store; teaching them how to refurbish bikes, use various computer softwares, and to deliver great customer service.” 337 more words

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2 Investigators: Cal City Pol Accused Of Misusing Campaign Funds

(CBS) — Thaddeus Jones, a Democratic state lawmaker, Calumet City alderman and a mayor hopeful, is accused of misusing campaign funds in a recently filed complaint with the Illinois State Board of Elections. 283 more words


Church Honors Daycare Worker Who Was Caught In Crossfire

CHICAGO (CBS) – A daycare worker caught in the crossfire earlier this week was honored at a Calument City worship service.

CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar has the story of the touching tribute. 266 more words


Stray Bullet Hits Daycare Worker In The Face In Calumet City

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 47-year-old woman was shot in the face Monday evening, when a stray bullet went through the window of a Calumet City daycare center. 288 more words


Daycare Employee Hit By Stray Bullet In Calumet City

(CBS) – A daycare worker was shot in the face Monday at a day care center in Calumet City – an unintended victim struck by a stray bullet, police said. 44 more words


School District Struggles Financially, Superintendent Earns High Salary

CHICAGO (CBS) — $400,000 in salary and benefits! That’s what the Calumet City School Superintendent earns even though the district struggles financially.

CBS 2’s investigator Pam Zekman has been asking at school board meetings for months why the board approved such a lucrative deal for Supt. 439 more words


Person Fatally Shot In Calumet City

CHICAGO (CBS) — A person died early Saturday after he was shot in south suburban Calumet City.

The male, whose age and identity were not immediately known, suffered a gunshot wound in the 200 block of South Bensley Street in Calumet City, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. 56 more words