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Cook County Forest Preserve

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  • Winnetka's Skokie pump station upgrade complete

    Winnetka's Skokie pump station upgrade complete
    The completion of the $1 million Skokie Pump Station reconstruction in Winnetka this month is expected to help stem flooding problems in the village, officials said.
  • Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles

    Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles
    Investigators long suspected Robert Rocco Serritella in the 1992 strangulation of Skokie teenager David Chereck, but they said they never had enough evidence to prove he did it — until now. Authorities arrested Serritella, 71, at his home in Los...

    Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price

    Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price
    Nearly every day in the last years of his life, Casimir Paugys drove to Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest, sat in his car, read the paper and enjoyed the placid pond and nature center there. He often remarked on his visits when talking to...

    Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest

    Man charged in shooting after soccer match in Oak Forest
    A Chicago man has been charged with shooting another man, grazing him, after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve over the weekend, officials said. The shooting happen at about 5:15 p.m. at the Bachelor Grove Woods Forest Preserve at 147th...

    Chicagoans camp out in the city

      Chicagoans camp out in the city
    Security guards stood a few feet away and the CTA's Green Line clacked in the background, but the trappings of city life didn't deter the dozens who had erected tents and roasted hot dogs around campfires on the lawn of Garfield Park Conservatory one...