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Jpac to Present Standing in Mattoon, 1/10-2/1
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center will continue its 2013-14 Season with a new production of the comedy STANDING IN MATTOON by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, the creators of the Chicago cult hit Leaving Iowa.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
High-powered lawyer takes on new challenge: ethics in Cicero
He helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel get his job, helped former Gov. Rod Blagojevich lose his job and helped Cicero Town President Larry Dominick keep his job.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Wlodarczyk-Fragomeni III Results From Chicago
At Jr. Welterweight, 24-year old Adrian Granados , 143, of Cicero, Illinois, scored his fourth stoppage in five starts, dropping 33-year old Carlos Winston Velasquez , 140, of Managua, Nicaragua, twice in round five and forcing a retirement in the corner prior to the start of round six.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Coming soon: The lauded drug-war documentary Narco Cultura
Though it comes to Chicago with hardly any fanfare, Narco Cultura is one of the best-reviewed nonfiction features of the season .
Mon Nov 25, 2013
State regulators shutting down suburban radioactive waste broker
The ABC7 I-Team investigates radioactive waste flying under the radar in the Chicago suburbs, and why state regulators haven't done more to control it.
Police Blotter: DUI & Domestic Battery Arrests
The following incidents were reported by the Romeoville Police Department and the Will County Sheriff's Office: Nov. 24: Jamil F. Primous, 51, 1579 Sunflower, Romeoville, was booked by Illinois State Police on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, driving with a revoked/suspended license after ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Cicero gas leak closes 2 schools, sends kids to hospitals
Two Cicero elementary schools were closed and about 20 children were taken to hospitals as a precaution this afternoon after a crew planting a tree struck a gas main in the west suburb, authorities said.
New York Daily News
Chicago gas leak hospitalizes 40 students
Cicero East Elementary School, pictured, and Cicero West elementary school, were reportedly closed following the leak that hospitalized nearly 40 students as a precaution.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Driver Allegedly Under Influence of Drugs: Blotter
Renee A. Manns, 48, 228 W. Normandy Ave., Chicago Heights, was arrested at 7:40 a.m. for driving while license is suspended and speeding following a traffic stop in the 14200 block of Main Street.
Jpac to Present Love Story - the Musical, 2/14-3/1
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Jedlicka Performing Arts Center presents LOVE STORY, the musical inspired by Erich Segal 's best-selling novel and one of the most romantic films of all time - with book and lyrics by Stephen Clark , music and additional lyrics by Howard Goodall , directed by JPAC Managing Director Melanie Lamoureux and musical ... (more)
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Morales' attorney wants bond for defendant, says she's not a threat
According to Jesse Williams, the attorney, Morales' family, who is from Cicero, Illinois, is willing to re-locate someone to be with her in the Benzie County area.
The Southtown Star
Kadner: Wailing about new tornado sirens
A new emergency alert system that speaks four different languages failed to signal impending danger during Sunday's tornado warning, according to some Oak Lawn residents.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Chicago and its townships
Mr. Anderson is correct. Chicago did away with a lot of townships for a the simple reason Chicago annexed them into the city.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
North Shore DUI Roundup: Nov 16-22 Edition
Corey Davis. 20, of Waukegan was arrested Nov. 4 and charged with driving under the influence, possession of cannabis and driving while license suspended after being stopped by police in the 2600 block of Skokie Valley Road, according to Highland Park Police reports .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Jpac Presents Standing in Mattoon, 1/10-2/1
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to continue its 2013-14 Season with a new production of the comedy STANDING IN MATTOON by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, the creators of the Chicago cult hit Leaving Iowa.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
'Boots to books' path pays off for Plainfield Central grad
Roman Ortega was the student council president and valedictorian at Plainfield Central High School in the late 1990s.
Cook County Clerk Hands Out Awards To Best Election Judges
Cook County Clerk David Orr gave out awards to people he and his staff deemed some of the best election judges.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
School Bus Hits Stop Sign, Teens Urinating on Benches: Police
A school bus hit a stop sign at the intersection of Cossitt and Elmwood avenues about 3:15 p.m. No one was injured.