Buckshot From Dove Hunters Strikes School Bus Driver Near Homer GlenA school bus driver was hit in the cheek by buckshot fired by dove hunters last week near southwest suburban Homer Glen, but none of the students on the bus were injured.
Homer Glen Elementary School Cleared After Bomb ThreatAn unidentified person left a voicemail over the weekend saying a bomb was inside William Young Elementary School at 16240 S. Cedar Rd. in Homer Glen, according to Kathy Hoffmeyer, spokeswoman for the Will County sheriff’s office.
More Rabid Bats Found In Homer Glen HomeThe Will County Health Department says more rabid bats have been found in the garage attic of a house in Homer Glen, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
More Rabid Bats Detected In Southwest SuburbThe problem was discovered July 6 when one of the residents of the home on the 13000 block of West Little Creek Drive in Homer Glen saw a bat flop into his garage, then trapped it with a bucket and notified animal control.
Second Bat In Southwest Suburb Tests Positive For RabiesA resident in the 13000 block of West Little Creek Drive in Homer Glen watched a bat flop into his garage then trapped it with a bucket and notified animal control, according to a statement from the Will County Health Department.
Some Suburbs Also Holding Elections On TuesdayIn southwest suburban Homer Glen, five candidates are running for village president, five candidates are running for village clerk, and 13 candidates are running for three trustee seats. All 23 candidates are write-in candidates.
Child, 2 Adults Hurt After Accident At Bengtson's Pumpkin FarmFire department officials report injuries after a tractor ride rolled over at a popular pumpkin farm in the southwest suburbs.
Homer Glen Couple Rescues Wounded EagleA southwest suburban couple saved a wounded bald eagle from falling prey to coyotes after spotting the bird in their yard on Friday.
Doctor: Don't Arrest Kids For Sexting, Teach Them BetterAs Barrington police crack down on students caught sexting and two other suburban middle schools investigate their own sexting incidents, one psychiatry expert said authorities should not rely on criminal charges to punish youths who probably don’t know any better.
Police Investigating Sexting Incident At Homer Glen Middle SchoolCounselors were visiting a middle school in southwest suburban Homer Glen on Friday to talk to children about the dangers of sexting, as police investigated an incident involving sexually explicit images shared by 6th graders.
Officials Investigate Sexting At Homer Glen Middle SchoolThe investigation, which started Monday, involves multiple reports of sexting among sixth-grade students, according to a statement Principal Kristen Schroeder and Assistant Principal Candis Gasa sent to parents and posted to the school’s website Thursday.
Teen Driver Sentenced In Fatal Homer Glen CrashA teenager who was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that crashed, killing a 16-year-old passenger, in Homer Glen last fall has been sentenced to two months in juvenile prison, the SouthtownStar is reporting.