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Burbank (Cook, Illinois)

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  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
  • New salon offers free haircuts

    New salon offers free haircuts
    Sports Clips, a sports-themed hair salon that caters to men and boys, will hold its grand opening on Friday at 7136 W. 183rd St. in Tinley Park. "We will offer free haircuts all day Friday," said salon manager Jodi Austin. "And not just haircuts. We'...
  • House Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi probe

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel. Pelosi’s...
  • Orlando auditions: NETworks tours of 'Beauty & the Beast,' 'Elf'

    Here's an audition notice for the NETworks tours Beauty And The Beast (domestic and international) and Elf (east coast and west coast). The auditions will be in Orlando on May 17. FOR DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International...
  • Man found in Burbank 28th cold-related death in Cook County

    Man found in Burbank 28th cold-related death in Cook County
    A 61-year-old man found unresponsive in southwest suburban Burbank died of hypothermia due to cold exposure, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. James S. Nanfeldt was found late Monday afternoon lying in a wooded area  near 75th...
  • 21st cold-related death in Cook County

    21st cold-related death in Cook County
    An Oak Forest man’s death Sunday was at least the twenty-first from cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, officials said. Frank Beck, 80, was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. Sunday at Advocate South Suburban Hospital, according to the...
  • Man gets 35 years in shooting of girlfriend's lover

    Man gets 35 years in shooting of girlfriend's lover
    A Burbank man who shot a teen who had been having an affair with his girlfriend was sentenced today to 35 years in prison, according to prosecutors and court records. Nikolas Gacho, who had been found guilty in December of attempted murder, also pled...
  • Gaps in some ride-sharing firms' background checks

    Gaps in some ride-sharing firms' background checks
    Chicago's new ride-sharing services market their drivers as friendly and safe, asserting they have passed stringent criminal background checks. But a Tribune investigation revealed that one of the companies, Uber, did not check some of the criminal...
  • 11-year-old killed in South Side crash was on his way to get a haircut

    11-year-old killed in South Side crash was on his way to get a haircut
    An 11-year-old boy on his way to get a haircut with his father died Saturday afternoon after a traffic crash involving a stolen vehicle in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood, family and police said. Donovan Turnage, of the 5900 block of South...
  • Man gets 50 years in 2009 road rage murder

    Man gets 50 years in 2009 road rage murder
    A Cook County judge has sentenced a man to 50 years in prison in the 2009 road rage shooting death of a Burbank man, according to prosecutors and court records. Mikel Pernell, 34, was found guilty in September of killing George Cruz, 30, on Sept. 18,...
  • California Secretary of State Debra Bowen encourages students in Burbank

    California Secretary of State Debra Bowen encourages students in Burbank
    Secretary of State Debra Bowen holds a political post today that she never had an inkling she would have when she was growing up, she told John Burroughs High School students on Thursday. Bowen shared her life story of growing up as a shy girl in...