| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:32 PM
I wish I could tell Walt Teichen not to worry, that common sense will surely prevail in the sad, scary story of his son. But I would be lying. His son is a sex offender, and when it comes to......
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A candidate for the Moraine Valley Community College Board of Education was knocked off the ballot this week after she was found to have submitted …...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 3:48 PM
Crestwood will pay residents $500,000 to settle one of the class action lawsuits filed against the south suburb for secretly pumping contaminated water to households for more than two decades.
The deal, approved this week by a Cook County judge, also...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 12:10 PM
A south suburban Crestwood woman and her three daughters who had been missing since Easter have been found safe, police say.
Crestwood Police Chief Theresa Neubauer said Stephanie Owens, 42, and daughters Madison, 11, and twins Nicole and Kristin, 9 were...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 6:55 PM
(Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.)
Lake County's DNA doubts
What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:20 AM
A surprise storm Wednesday evening left behind quite a mess for some.
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There are numerous reports of tree limbs, power lines and backyard equipment strewn about the city of Wichita and...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Unwilling to fix leaky water mains in Crestwood, a south suburb known for its penny-pinching ways, village leaders secretly supplemented their supplies for more than two decades with a community well they knew was contaminated with cancer-causing...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:09 PM
Crestwood residents gave trustees and the mayor an earful Thursday evening after the board voted 3-2 to pay the legal bills for its police chief, who is on leave following allegations she was involved involved in a scheme to cover up the distribution of...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:13 PM
During a year when many unionized Cook County workers are taking 10 unpaid days off to help balance the budget, five commissioners are refusing to do so.
The commissioners, who make $85,000 a year, have asked the county comptroller for their money back...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Facing mounting political pressure, at least two Cook County commissioners reversed course Thursday and told Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s office that they will take a salary cut to help balance the budget, a source told the Tribune....
| Nov 20, 2011
| 9:01 PM
A teenager and two men were charged with robbing two businesses at gunpoint at a popular strip mall in south suburban Crestwood last weekend.
While police arrested one of the three suspects the same night as the Nov. 13 robberies, Crestwood investigators...