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  • Inspectors begin tests near contaminated well

    Inspectors began testing soil and groundwater Monday near Crestwood's contaminated well, taking the first step in an attempt to determine how much of the toxic chemicals people consumed for more than two decades. Seeking to trace the path of dry-cleaning...
  • Crestwood taxpayers spend $1 million on legal bills to defend village leaders

    Crestwood taxpayers spend $1 million on legal bills to defend village leaders
    Crestwood taxpayers paid lawyers more than $1 million last year to defend village leaders accused of pumping contaminated water to residents for at least two decades. Hiring Loop law firms that specialize in white-collar criminal and civil defense cost...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (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,...
  • A polluters' paradise?

    Toxic sludge oozed out of rusty barrels, soaked through cardboard boxes and spilled over frothy vats inside a west suburban warehouse raided by state inspectors in January 2008. Even though the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency had plenty of...
  • Crestwood residents in dark on cancer

    Six months after state health officials declared their investigation of cancer rates in south suburban Crestwood was almost complete, they have yet to release the results. The Illinois Department of Public Health, which earlier had failed to notify...
  • Cancer fears taint Crestwood

    Like many residents of Crestwood, Frank Caldario has been worried about the water he drank for years without knowing it was contaminated. Caldario's concerns, however, were heightened when he was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year. The 30-year-old...
  • 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...
  • 1 Dead, 3 Injured in Crash Near Palos Park

    (WGN-AM)- One person died and three people were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries following a three-vehicle crash on Illinois Highway 83 near Palos Park, a fire official said. The crash, which happened about 8:20 a.m. about a half-mile west...
  • Sachs offers third workshop to help homeowners

     
    State Rep. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, is holding another workshop for homeowners struggling to stay in their homes. Sachs launched the H.O.P.E. for Palm Beach County task force in the summer as a local offshoot of Gov. Charlie Crist's Florida......
  • 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...