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A 17-year-old Frankfort resident faces unlawful use of a weapon charges after another Frankfort teenager was fatally shot Sunday, Nov. 4 while the two teens were handling a loaded revolver, the Frankfort Police Department confirmed in a statement on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Officers responded to the 19900 block of Lily Court at about 6:13 p.m. Sunday in response to a report of a male juvenile with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the release. The 17-year-old victim was transported to Silver Cross Hospital via ambulance and later pronounced dead by medical staff.
The Will County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying two men who allegedly attempted to rob a Frankfort resident at gunpoint on April 9.
A 21-year-old Frankfort man contacted deputies at around 4 p.m. April 9 to report the incident, which he said took place on a walking trail roughly 150 yards from the intersection of Thistle Lane and Arran Drive, according to Will County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kathy Hoffmeyer.
A member of the Frankfort Village Board of Trustees announced today that he has officially resigned from the position that he held on the board for 14 years.
Thirty years ago, when Mike Holley asked his then-neighbor Alan Heath to play golf in the frigid cold before the Chicago Bears faced off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX, Heath asked him if he was crazy.
The Frankfort Police Department charged two Orland Hills residents with retail theft on March 11 after the individuals attempted to steal items from Mariano’s, located at 21001 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort.
Jackie R. Sweis, 37, and Rehab B. Sweis, 56, filled a grocery cart with assorted items that totaled more than $260, said Kevin Keegan, deputy chief of the Frankfort Police Department. Rehab went to a cashier and made a purchase of “just a small item” while Jackie waited by the exit doors with the cart, Keegan said.
He’s set fires, rode a Harley Davidson and smashed an expensive bottle of alcohol during his sermons. Now, Pastor Billy Knott hopes to do much more to bring ordinary people back to church.
Knott said he has fulfilled what he feels God called him to do by opening his own nondenominational church in Frankfort, dubbed Revolution Church. The church’s first service will take place Sunday, March 2, at the Founders Community Center, 140 Oak St.