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41-Year-Old Romeoville Woman Arrested for DUI Drugs: Police Report
A 41-year-old Romeoville woman was charged with DUI/drugs, three counts of disobeying a traffic control device and driving without a valid license following an incident that occurred in suburban Riverside early Sunday morning, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said in a news release.
Driver held on $400,000 bond in bicyclist's death
Calling it a "tragedy of epic proportions," a Cook County judge Sunday ordered a Riverside man held on $400,000 in a collision that killed a bicyclist in the Lawndale neighborhood.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Driver charged in Chicago bicyclist's death
A suburban man faces multiple charges including driving under the influence in the death of a bicyclist who was riding on Chicago's West Side.
GOP, Dems now face pension vote fallout in 2014
Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill Thursday in Chicago.
Des Plaines Valley News
State lawmakers OK $160 billion pension bill
Finally, there is hope on the state's fiscal horizon. State lawmakers approved a pension-reform measure Tuesday that promises to cut $160 billion from the state's future pension liabilities and improve the state's impoverished financial standing.
The Southtown Star
Opponents dominate pro-quarry meeting
A citizens group that supports the proposed limestone quarry and mine in Robbins, now on hold pending a Cook County Sheriff's Department inquiry into the project, met with residents Thursday night in an attempt get its message out.
The Southtown Star
Robbins agrees to halt work on proposed quarry pending sheriff's probe
The development of the proposed Robbins quarry and underground mine has been suspended pending the completion of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's investigation into the project, the SouthtownStar has learned.
Scores turn out for Riverside tree planting
Tom Sisulak stepped outside to the cold reality of 24 degrees Saturday and wondered how many volunteers would be hardy enough to help with his annual 1,000 Tree Planting Project in Riverside.
Teachers Convention Hit by Vehicle Break-ins
St. Charles police are investigating two vehicle burglaries that occurred during a teachers convention Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at the Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. In the first instance, a Riverside, Ill., woman reported that while she was attending the convention, someone smashed the rear driver-side window of her Toyota ... (more)