| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
A move by five southwest suburban towns to take control of a supply line that provides Lake Michigan water to the area has been delayed because of a legal issue.
Attorneys for the Northern Will County Water Agency have moved to voluntarily dismiss the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Bolingbrook will explore the feasibility of taking over the town's privately owned and operated water distribution system.
The Village Board voted unanimously on Nov. 19 to allow staff to review Illinois American Water's finances and infrastructure in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Homer Glen trustees this week tabled a vote on a liquor license request from a restaurant that's drawing heat from some residents opposed to its offering video gambling.
No explanation was provided at the Village Board meeting for tabling the vote. "I...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder after the victim of a hit-and-run accident last month died over the weekend, officials said today.
The accident happened on June 13 on the 5800 block of 73rd Street in Bedford Park, according to Cook...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:46 AM
The FBI arrested 150 people across the United States, including one in Chicago, for holding children against their will for prostitution, a three-day weekend sweep that officials on Monday called the largest-ever operation of its kind.
The suspects were...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Authorities today released a sketch and asked for the public's help in finding the driver of a Jeep SUV involved in a hit-and-run last week in Bedford Park that critically injured a man.
Officials from the Cook County Sheriff’s office, the South...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BEDFORD PARK, Ill. (AP) - Farming in abandoned warehouses has become a hot trend in the Midwest - with varying degrees of success - as more entrepreneurs worldwide experiment with indoor growing systems in attempts to grow more food locally.
| May 9, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Two Chicago men were arrested over the weekend in connection with a spree of armed robberies at several near west suburban cell phone stores in the last few months, authorities said.
Edgar Wallace, 37, of the 900 block of North Hamlin Avenue, was charged...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A customer at a Bedford Park go-kart racing facility is suing the company and its management, claiming she was injured earlier this year while racing a go-kart with a broken seat belt.
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Homer Township Public Library in Homer Glen has been given the green light to move forward this year on a $4 million expansion and renovation project. …...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:49 AM
A Chicago man was found dead this morning in a southwest suburban rail yard, crushed between two freight cars, officials said.
Killed was Andres Tapia, 34, of the 5600 block of South Keeler Avenue, who the Cook County medical examiner's office said was...