1 hr ago
Niles man sentenced for molesting Wheeling teen
Citing a new set of sexual abuse charges, a Cook County judge Thursday nixed probation and sentenced Eduardo Patino to three years in prison for the 2012 molestation of a 15-year-old Wheeling girl he met on Facebook.
13 hrs ago
Memorial Day Ceremonies To Take Place
Morton Grove The American Legion Morton Grove Post 134 will hold its Memorial Day ceremony at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26 outside the American Legion Memorial Civic Center , 6140 Dempster, to be followed by a parade.
22 hrs ago
Rossini di Lucca Opens for Business in Palatine
Italian restaurant Rossini di Lucca is now open for business in Palatine, just in time for the upcoming holiday weekend.
Wed May 22, 2013
Niles Liquor Commissioner Could Get $150-220 Per Hour
As Niles trustees held a special meeting Monday to set guidelines for hiring a liquor commissioner, Village Attorney Joseph Annunzio mentioned that he attended a party recently and several attorneys chatted him up.
Jekot Resigns, D63 Seeks New School Board Member
John Jekot, a 14-year member of the East Maine School District 63 board, is moving on.
Sat May 18, 2013
Fire Destroys Niles Garage, Damages House
The Niles Fire Department is investigating the cause of a Saturday fire which demolished a garage in the 7900 block of Park Avenue, near Wisner.
Fri May 17, 2013
660 Students Graduate From Oakton Community College
More than 660 students received degrees and certificates at Oakton Community College' s 42nd Annual Commencement, held May 14, at the College's Des Plaines campus.
Thu May 16, 2013
Niles Mayor, Trustees Sworn In
The Niles board of trustees room was filled to capacity May 14 as Mayor Andrew Przybylo and Trustees George Alpogianis, Danette Matyas and John Jekot were sworn in.
Wed May 15, 2013
Pending felony charges against contractor cause CLC to ...
The College of Lake County has put a hold on a paving contract after the Lake County News-Sun learned that the top bidder for the project is under indictment in Cook County.
Marijuana Bill Presents Big Problems
The following is a letter to the editor from Park Ridge Police Chief Frank Kaminski, Des Plaines Police Chief William Kushner and Niles Police Chief Dean Strzelecki.
Tue May 14, 2013
Law Enforcement, Community Gathers at Police Memorial
Park Ridge residents and community groups gathered with elected officials and members of law enforcement to honor police killed in the line of duty on the steps of city hall on Monday.
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago and Local Police Assemble for Memorial in Park Ridge
Members of many law enforcement agencies including state and local police gathered with community members to honor those killed in the line of duty in Park Ridge on Monday.
Internet Sales Tax A Win, Say Niles and Morton Grove Chambers
The U.S. Senate has passed, 69-27, the Internet Sales Tax bill, which would require online businesses to collect the sames sales taxes as their brick-and-mortar counterparts, according to congress.org. The bill now moves to the Republican-controlled U.S. House, where it would need to pass in order to become law, according to cnn.com. Niles Chamber ... (more)
Callero, Preston, Hynes Honored As They Step Down
On May 14, Mayor Robert Callero and Trustees Louella Preston and Jim Hynes will be stepping down from Niles government, and the remaining village board members took the opportunity to salute them at the last village board meeting April 23.
Mon May 13, 2013
Chain Saw Thief Charged With Felony In Interstate Crime
Niles police investigated, and have charged the offender in, a theft operation in which a Niles man is charged with taking chainsaws, worth about $1,000 each, from a Williamstown, Mich.
Sun May 12, 2013
Man Arrested 3 Times Within 15 Hours
Jozef Komosa, 66, of the 7700 block of Dempster in Morton Grove, was charged with crimes in three separate incidents from about 11:30 p.m. May 4 to about 3:30 p.m. May 5. In the first incident, Komosa was charged with 10 counts of criminal damage to property at about 11:30 p.m. May 4. Niles police answered a call to find two men holding Komosa on ... (more)
Mysterious Backyard Activity and a Wet Motorcycle
A Buffalo Grove resident reported someone moved several items around her backyard but had no idea who moved the items.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Porsche 918 Spyder Is An Ultimate Grocery Getter
What's that in this grocery store parking lot? Oh you know, just a pair of Porsche 918 Spyders .