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  • Florida included in Franklin Farms Veggiburgers recall

    Florida included in Franklin Farms Veggiburgers recall
    Franklin Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Chili-Bean Veggiburgers because they may contain undeclared peanut. Franklin Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Chili-Bean...
  • Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics
    Remember that case the federal Department of Labor pursued against a couple of Oregon blueberry growers, accusing them of underpaying their pickers? And the growers pushed back? Well, the feds settled with the growers earlier this week, finally copping to...
  • Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 21-year-old Zion man was arrested at 3:41 a.m. Nov. 30 on Route 41 at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI, impeding traffic, improper lane usage and driving without insurance. A 20-year-...
  • Blotter: Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 54-year-old Long Grove man was arrested at 12:22 a.m. Dec. 3 on Route 41 at Route 60. He was charged with DUI and DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08. A 20-year-old Chicago man was...
  • Traffic, TIF among concerns over Laurel Avenue development in Lake Forest

    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake Forester reports: Traffic flow and the creation of a TIF district to fund site cleanup were two of the main concerns Lake Forest residents expressed Wednesday regarding a new residential development proposed on...
  • Hinsdale hires new public services director

    Hinsdale hires new public services director
    The Village of Hinsdale has hired a new public services director. George Peluso, who currently served as public works director for the Village of Flossmoor, will start the job Dec. 15. He will earn $128,000 a year. Peluso, will be responsible for...
  • Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Alcohol stolen in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports: Lake Forest A 29-year-old Waukegan woman was arrested on Dec. 14 at 3:19 a.m. at the scene of an accident on Waukegan Road at Inverleith Road and charged with DUI and failure to yield while turning. A...
  • Blotter: Food thefts lead to felony charges in River Forest

    Blotter: Food thefts lead to felony charges in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. A 39-year-old Melrose Park man was charged with felony possession of a fraudulent identification card after an officer saw him hide a sandwich in his...
  • Cancer center on track to open next year

    Cancer center on track to open next year
    A new cancer center is expected to be up and running by this time next year in Hinsdale. Construction is on schedule for the $48 million Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute to be completed in 2015 and to open in 2016, said Kathy Hall, director of the...
  • Blotter: Maywood man nabbed on warrant in River Forest

    Blotter: Maywood man nabbed on warrant in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. A 27-year-old Maywood resident was arrested on a Kane County sheriff's police warrant for aggravated battery to a police officer after being stopped on the...
  • Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries

    Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries
    A medical marijuana dispensary that could open near a residential neighborhood was narrowly approved Monday night in Forest Park over the objections of residents who cited safety and property value concerns. The proposed St. Fiacre dispensary at 7228...