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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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Feds indict 2 over tainted Crestwood well

    Feds indict 2 over tainted Crestwood well
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 3 Chicago teens charged in Crestwood burglary

    3 Chicago teens charged in Crestwood burglary
    Three Chicago teens have been charged with burglary in Crestwood after police from eight suburban departments and Cook County pursued them Friday afternoon. Someone called police about a home burglary in the 5000 block of West 137th Street in Crestwood...
  • 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...
  • 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...