Fast food workers vow civil disobedience
Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine.
Rob Zombie's Halloween-Themed Great American Night...
Rob Zombie is bringing his brand of scary to the Chicago area this fall. The musician and filmmaker's Halloween-themed Great American Nightmare will take place on select nights from September 26 through November 1 at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois, with Zombie scheduled to perform on opening night.
More than 1,000 fast food workers gather to boost their fight for $15
Fast food workers from around the country are gathering outside Chicago this weekend to build connections and plan their continuing fight for a $15 an hour wage and the right to unionize, demands around which a series of one-day strikes have centered: About 1,300 workers will attend sessions Friday and Saturday at an expo center in Villa Park, ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Elks Club Bartender Skimmed Beer Sales: Cops
An Elks Club bartender pocketed the money from bottled beer sales, police said. The bartender, 54-year-old Karen Merker of 37 N. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park, was charged with theft in connection with the 3 p.m. Wednesday racket at the Elmhurst Elks.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Things to do around Hinsdale this weekend, July 18-20
Grab a bottle of wine and a paintbrush for a BYOB painting party or put on your dancing shoes for a ballroom dance party.
Northwest Side Ald. Cullerton won't run for re-election
Northwest Side Ald. Timothy Cullerton said Wednesday he won't seek re-election next year, raising the prospect that the 38th Ward won't be represented by someone from his storied political family for the first time in decades.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Pets rescued from Villa Park fire
A dog and two cats were rescued from a burning home in the Western suburbs overnight, ABC 7 News is reporting on their website.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Reuters: Berkshire woos Portillo's with $1 billion offer
Dick Portillo, founder of the Portillo Restaurant Group, talks while in his Oak Brook office.
Apparent lightning strike damages Lombard house Updated Jul 1, 2014...
No injuries were reported Monday night when an apparent lightning strike triggered a house fire that caused roughly $100,000 damage in Lombard.
Sat Jun 28, 2014