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  • Two Cook County commissioners opt for pay cut after all

    Two Cook County commissioners opt for pay cut after all
    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....
  • Crestwood reaches deal in tainted drinking water lawsuit

    Crestwood reaches deal in tainted drinking water lawsuit
    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...
  • Are emergency water supplies safe? Fed and states can't tell for sure

    Are emergency water supplies safe? Fed and states can't tell for sure
    It took years for Illinois officials to discover that southwest suburban Crestwood was pumping contaminated water to its residents, in part because the state took village officials at their word that nothing was wrong. Such lax oversight is a problem...
  • Restrictions on sex offenders lack sense, common and otherwise

     
    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......
  • Crestwood mom, 3 daughters found safe

    Crestwood mom, 3 daughters found safe
    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...
  • 3 charged in masked stick-up in Crestwood

    3 charged in masked stick-up in Crestwood
    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...
  • John Williams' Peanut Butter and Jolly Drive!

    John Williams' Peanut Butter and Jolly Drive!
    After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
  • Feds ordered Chicago to clean up its river: How we found out

    Feds ordered Chicago to clean up its river: How we found out
    The Tribune’s scoop about the Obama administration’s order to clean up the Chicago River came after years of reporting about the urban waterway. Taking multiple trips on the river, reading scores of dry-but-important documents and conducting...
  • Crestwood board approves legal fees for indicted police official

    Crestwood board approves legal fees for indicted police official
    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...
  • Internet gambling takes its place at the table

    Internet gambling takes its place at the table
    Internet gambling, which could bring casinos to every home, office or smartphone, has moved from the periphery of Maryland's debate over expanded gambling to center stage. Speaker Michael E. Busch informed Democratic members of the House of Delegates...
  • Crestwood officials go on trial in tainted water case

    Crestwood officials go on trial in tainted water case
    A jury trial begins today for two former village officials of South Suburban Crestwood.   They're accused of lying to environmental regulators about the village using water from a polluted well for more than two decades to supplement its drinking water...