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Crestwood

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  • 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,...
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn demands answers from state EPA on Crestwood's 2-decade use of tainted well

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn demands answers from state EPA on Crestwood's 2-decade use of tainted well
    Gov. Pat Quinn is demanding answers from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency about why residents of south suburban Crestwood weren't notified that the village had pumped drinking water contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals for more than...
  • Study finds elevated rates of cancer in Crestwood

    Study finds elevated rates of cancer in Crestwood
    Cancer rates are "significantly elevated" in Crestwood, according to a new state report that focuses on a south suburb where residents unwittingly drank contaminated water for more than two decades. Prompted by a Tribune investigation that revealed the...
  • Crestwood water contamination source remains a mystery

    Tests of groundwater and soil last month near Crestwood's contaminated well failed to detect any troublesome chemicals, according to results the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency posted online Wednesday. The EPA is considering more tests, a top...
  • 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,...
  • EPA seizes Crestwood files

    Federal agents raided government offices in south suburban Crestwood on Wednesday, less than two weeks after a Tribune investigation revealed the village had secretly pumped drinking water from a polluted well for more than two decades. Acting on a...
  • 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...