Belleville News Democrat
Illinois Senate panel votes to ban sale, purchase of high-capacity gun magazines
The Senate's Executive Committee approved Senate Bill 1002 by a vote of 12-3. The bill now goes to the Senate floor.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Southtown Star
Police: Suspect used sweet talk to fleece lonely...
In past decades, Wooten, 63, was a pro at seducing lonely elderly women out of their savings and valuables, but he recently ran a phony business in Park Ridge - bilking people out of three cars, works of art and sports memorabilia, according to police.
Sat May 18, 2013
Meet the 'Face' of the Annie Ryan Run: 'He's Way Stronger Than We Are'
In January 2012, Lindsay Slovey got the news no parent ever wants to hear. Her 10-year-old son, Riley, has a an inoperable brain tumor.
Senate Democrats want more school money, not cuts
Illinois Senate Democrats are proposing a $156 million boost in primary and secondary education next year.
Thu May 16, 2013
Our View: Improved disclosure proposal a positive
But there's a proposal in Springfield that, if signed into law, would increase transparency about financial information for thousands of Illinois officials.
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.
CLC Parking Lot Project Delayed Due to Contractor's Indictment
A project to sealcoat parking lots at the College of Lake County's Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills that was set to begin next week will be delayed as school officials investigate revelations that the contractor hired for the job is under indictment in Cook County , reported the Lake County News-Sun , which uncovered the information.
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
The Indian Express
Four Indian Americans charged with healthcare fraud
Four Indian Americans, including a physician and three co-owners of a health clinic from Chicago, have been charged with healthcare fraud estimated to be running into millions of dollars.
Breast Surgeon: Angelina's Actions 'Impressive'
Dr. Heidi Memmel understands exactly why actress Angelia Jolie opted to have a preventive double mastectomy, which the actress announced 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.
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.
Interpreter works with cops' deaf helpers
For the last 35 years, Nicki Weigel has been a voice for the hearing-impaired as a sign language interpreter.
Mon May 13, 2013
ECW Stars Added to Chicago Premiere of Barbed Wire City
ECW Stars Added to Chicago Premiere of Barbed Wire City Posted by Larry Csonka on 05.13.2013 Raven and Saturn to appear... Resistance Pro Wrestling have officially added ECW legends RAVEN and SATURN to appear at the screening of "Barbed Wire City... The Unauthorized Story of Extreme Championship Wrestling", Thursday, May 23rd 7:30pm at the Pickwick ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Illinois Corruption, Mother's Day Fun and More: Local Voices
District 97 Schools Earn Top Awards in Global Virtual Classroom Contest : tudents from Percy Julian Middle School, Lincoln Elementary School and Mann Elementary School competed in the 2013 Global Virtual Classroom Contest , which is a free online collaborative learning project that fosters creativity, cross cultural understanding and helping ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
You Can Appeal To Lower Property Tax, Flooded or Not
Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios is coming to Maine Township Town Hall Wednesday, May 15 to answer questions and provide information to residents who want to appeal their property tax assessments.
Wed May 08, 2013
Driver Critical After Three-Car Crash
A minivan driver hit a tractor-trailer and then hit a third vehicle from the oncoming direction.
Tue May 07, 2013
Bogusz: Des Plaines open for business
Des Plaines Mayor Matt Bogusz, left, serves up a famous Choo-Choo milkshake to City Manager Mike Bartholomew, right, as Jim Ulett, chairman of the city's Economic Development Commission, talks to business owner Jean Paxton.
5 hurt, including 2 children, in crash in Portage Park
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning.