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A New Lenox man was arrested after reportedly attacking a woman Sunday, June 9, on the Old Plank Road Trail, according to the Frankfort Police Department.

Anthony M. Carbone, 18, of the 800 block of Spinnaker Drive in New Lenox, was charged with aggravated battery and taken to the Will County Jail.

Frankfort Deputy Police Chief Kevin Keegan said the woman was walking eastbound on the trail near Elsner Road around 7 a.m. when she was struck from behind. The force knocked her to the ground, causing abrasions to her shins and knees, police said.

Nuria Mathog

The Frankfort Police Department is continuing to investigate an alleged burglary to a Frankfort residence on June 24.

According to Frankfort Deputy Police Chief Kevin Keegan, the resident of a home in the 700 block of Cottonwood Road returned home and discovered the door was kicked in and the house was ransacked. Approximately $5,000 worth of items were stolen.

June 22

Nuria Mathog
Since 1987, Dr. Paul Volker Gottfried Bertrand treated and brought joy to lives in the Frankfort area through his role as a neurologist and a friendly, honest neighbor to all.
Kirsten Onsgard
One driver was killed and another was critically injured in a head-on crash Thursday afternoon.
Kirsten Onsgard

Lincoln-Way East senior running back Devon Williams knows that as long as he is on the same team as AJ Henning, he is not likely going to be the focus of an opponent’s defensive game plan.

That is just fine with him.

“Honestly, defenses don’t even really mention me,” Williams said. “I’m still kind of in the background. “But, hey, I’ll go with it. I’ll take it.”

Williams certainly warrants plenty of attention, especially after the show he put on Friday, Sept. 6.

Steve Millar

Lincoln-Way East hadn’t lost a game since 2016. 

With a streak like that, it was easy to understand the raw emotion as the Griffins football team headed off the field Saturday, Nov. 17, for the final time in 2018 one victory short of a return trip to the IHSA Class 8A state final. 

Nuria Mathog

A Frankfort resident spoke out against the location of a proposed Matteson casino adjacent to Frankfort during the Frankfort Village Board’s Oct. 21 regular meeting. 

Earlier this month, the Matteson Village Board approved the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma’s plans for a casino that would be developed at the corner of Lincoln Highway and Harlem Avenue in Matteson. The project would include features such as a high-end restaurant, a 200-room hotel and 36,000 feet of convention

Nuria Mathog

Village hopes to sell board-owned homes in downtown district

For someone looking to move into the Village of Frankfort — or someone interested in a rustic looking home — it may be the deal of a lifetime.
Two Village-owned homes are for sale in the downtown district, and the price could be as low as $19.99 to start.
Yes, that’s right.

Jon DePaolis
Will County Sheriff’s Officers arrested a 16-year-old male Lincoln-Way East student Friday, March 9, after a classmate reportedly told school officials the boy made a threat that included firearms against the school, according to Will County Deputy Chief Dan Jungles.
Nuria Mathog

The Lincoln-Way East football team walked onto Duchon Field Saturday, Nov. 3, at Glenbard West having never won a game against the Hilltoppers.

They emphatically changed that history.

The Griffins walked out with a decisive 45-0 victory, their seventh shutout of 2018, to advance to the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class 8A Playoffs.

Nuria Mathog