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Crestwood

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  • 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...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Jeffrey A. Reed, 23, of Chesterfield, Va.; sergeant, Army. Reed died Monday in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was...
  • EPA Begins Testing Soil and Water Near Crestwood Well

    (WGN-AM)- Inspectors began testing soil and groundwater near Crestwood's contaminated well Monday, the first step in an attempt to determine how much of the toxic pollution people consumed for more than two decades. Using a hydraulic probe attached to...
  • State Sues Crestwood Officials Over Well

    State Sues Crestwood Officials Over Well
    (WGN-AM)- Already facing a federal criminal investigation, Crestwood Mayor Robert Stranczek and his father were sued in state court Tuesday and accused of repeatedly lying about their secret use of a community well contaminated with cancer-causing...
  • Madigan: Crestwood lied about tainted well

    When the state ordered Crestwood officials nine years ago to test their community well for toxic chemicals, they said it wasn't necessary because all of the village's drinking water came from Lake Michigan. "This sampling would not apply to our facility,...
  • We stand up for you

    We stand up for you
    Courageous reporting has the power to change the community and your life for the better. If you care that good students are being denied admission to the University of Illinois in favor of less qualified candidates admitted because of politicians' clout,...
  • 30 Animals Rescued in Oak Lawn, Man Accused of Cruelty

    (WGN-AM)- Thirty animals were rescued from an unlicensed breeder who operated out of an automotive business in southwest suburban Crestwood, according to the Cook County sheriff's office. Danny Vithoulkas, 44, of Oak Lawn, was charged with nearly a dozen...
  • Crestwood Firm Raided in Water Probe By Feds

    (WGN-AM)- Federal agents Thursday raided the offices of Crestwood's engineering firm, the latest step in a criminal investigation into the Cook County suburb's secret use of a community well contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals. Randy Chastain,...
  • Feds raid firm in Crestwood probe

    Federal agents on Thursday raided the offices of Crestwood's engineering firm, the latest step in a criminal investigation into the Cook County suburb's secret use of a community well contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals. Randy Chastain,...
  • No Toxins Found In U.S. Probe Of Crestwood Wells

    (WGN-AM)- Tests of groundwater and soil near Crestwood's contaminated well last month failed to detect any troublesome chemicals, according to results posted online today by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. A top EPA official told the...