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Craft beer and wine boutique expected to open in late summer
Aleksandra Ivanisevic

No injuries were reported in a residential structure fire Tuesday, May 3, in Lockport Township, according to the Lockport Township Fire Protection District.

The fire reportedly occurred in the 21000 block of Renwick Road, near its intersection with Grand Haven Boulevard.

Firefighters responded to the scene at approximately 1:20 p.m., LTFPD Chief Dave Skoryi said in an email. When firefighters arrived, they discovered a fire in the attic of the house.

Danielle Tabor

A young Lockport resident’s accident on June 7 had left the entire community devastated.

Four-year-old Gabby Matlak had fallen into the pool at a friend’s house, sustaining life-threatening injuries, and was subsequently taken to the Lurie Children’s Hospital. After days of excruciating agony, Gabby’s condition has taken a turn for the better.

According to BeccaMatlack-Hodges, Gabby’s aunt,her breathing tube has been removed and that was “a very big step for her”. 

Abhinanda Datta
After opening their new local gym, the owners could not help but feel as if they were “born to win.” The four co-owners of the new CrossFit Natus Vincere gym in Lockport, with Natus Vincere meaning “born to win” in Latin, have brought a new type of exercise to the community that they grew up in. Mingled into that CrossFit exercise is a feeling of family bonds.
Eric Skalac
A 16-year-old from Lockport was involved in a collision Saturday, May 4, that resulted in the death of a 58-year-old woman, according to a release issued Monday, May 6, by Illinois State Police.
Max Lapthorne

The city of Lockport’s residents are known to band together in good times and in hard times. When one of it’s youngest residents had an accident, the whole town has gone pink.

Abhinanda Datta
Casy Haberkorn, 29, of the 100 block of E. 10th Street in Lockport, was charged by Lockport police with possession of a controlled substance Jan. 3 after police received a call regarding someone “doing drugs” in the library bathroom.
Max Lapthorne
Patricia "Pat" Talley, 53, of Tinley Park, was found safe Tuesday, Nov. 5 evening after she was reported to have gone missing Monday, Nov. 4, prompting a search on Tuesday.
Aleksandra Ivanisevic
Watching Jake Herman tear up and down the lacrosse field, it’s hard to imagine him as he was this time last year — around 20 pounds lighter and confined to a wheelchair. But even then, he knew his playing days weren’t over.
Erin Redmond

A man is dead as a result of a car crash that took place in the early evening Monday, Jan. 16, on the 500 block of N. State Street in Lockport, according to a Tuesday, Jan. 17, press release from the Lockport Police Department.

Armando Piemonte, 45, of Chicago, was pronounced dead at Silver Cross Hospital after his gray Chrysler Town and Country van collided with a tow truck, according to the press release.

Danielle Tabor