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Family injured in porch collapse sues landlord

June 18, 2018 by Staff Report News, Breaking

A Highland Park family has filed a negligence lawsuit against their property owner after a porch collapse hospitalized three of them on May 26. 

Robert and Joellen Powell and their daughter Claire Powell, 19, suffered...

Porch collapse results in ‘severe injuries’ to three

by Joe Coughlin, Publisher and Brittany Kapa, Contributing Editor News, Breaking

Three people with “severe injuries” were taken to area hospitals after a wooden staircase collapsed outside of a private residence in Highland Park, according to City Manager Ghida Neukirch.

The collapse occurred...

UPDATE: D113 superintendent out after one year, gets $300K in severance pay

by Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Breaking, School

The District 113 Board of Education ended its relationship with embattled Superintendent Christopher Dignam during a special meeting Tuesday, May 22.

Board members approved 5-1 a separation agreement, which includes a $300,000 severance,...

Amid community concerns, D113 to vote on superintendent's future

by Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Breaking, School

The District 113 Board of Education will hold a special meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 22, to potentially end its relationship with superintendent Chris Dignam.

The meeting comes amid complaints from parents, staff members and community...