| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Just a year after taxpayers rejected a Palos Fire Protection District referendum seeking a higher property tax rate, the district is giving a similar request another shot on …...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Christina Verrelli of Devon, Pa., won the $1 million Pillsbury Bake-Off on Tuesday with her Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream. Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Homer Glen trustees this week passed an ordinance prohibiting video gambling, joining a number of other communities such as Orland Park and Palos Heights that …...
| Oct 29, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•A 19-year-old Manhattan male was charged with felony retail theft after he was caught stealing clothing valued at $476.50 from Macy's department store, 1 Orland Square Drive, on Oct. 6....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:44 AM
A 19-year-old high school student threatened to kill his classmate on Facebook last week and later told authorities he had been planning to do so for a year, Cook County prosecutors said Sunday.
Thomas Braasch, of southwest suburban Worth, told...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:09 AM
For nearly three months, bar and restaurant owners in Palos Heights have pleaded with City Council members to amend or repeal an ordinance that prevents installing video gambling machines in their establishments.
Owners took turns speaking before the...
| May 20, 2009
(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...
| Jul 19, 2009
Summer is about to reach its zenith. While you've been out firing up the grill, perhaps you've been admiring your private oasis.
Or maybe not so much.
No matter what state your landscape is in, summer offers an opportune time to cast a critical eye...
| Jul 30, 2010
On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun.
The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...
| Aug 20, 2010
Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland.
1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
St. Patrick's Day Events
Go to www.kidwinks.com to find St. Patrick's Day events and activities and tons of family friendly events and activities for kids throughout the Chicago area. Follow us on facebook for daily links to free events and...