Proviso coach named to HOF
A longtime wrestling coach at Proviso East High School will be honored this fall when he’s inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. According to a statement released by the school district, Bill Cartwright will receive a National Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award in October. He has been coaching at the Maywood high school since 1970.
Cartwright has collected more than 400 wins during his career with Proviso and led teams to six championships, 12 conference titles, 11 regional titles and nine sectional titles. In 1980, 1986 and 1991 he was named Illinois coach of the year. The National Wrestling Hall of Fame is located in Stillwater, Okla.
Suit from 2005 arrest settled
A lawsuit filed by a man arrested in 2005 has been dismissed from federal court after a settlement was reached between the parties. According to records maintained by the U.S. District Court in Chicago, a judge tossed the case on Aug. 26 after it was learned that Forest Park and plaintiff Jeams Potts had come to terms. Details of the agreement were not released and a village official cited a confidentiality agreement in declining to divulge specifics.
Potts had claimed that he was abused by police in October 2005 and filed his suit in April 2007.