| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Park Ridge is looking for a new finance director after the Monday resignation of Kent Oliven, who nursed the city's fiscal health through a year and a half of budget battles, revenue woes and warnings from bond rating agencies.
City Manager Shawn...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:12 PM
It is clear that if Illinois had paid its full share when scheduled, in the current market the pension system would be doing pretty well. In any case, the following is true:
- Current workers should be paying more to help fix the Illinois pension...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Last week, Nancy Klimah, a 57-year-old Bolingbrook resident, set out to climb California's Mount Shasta, a 14,179-foot mountain, all in the name of raising money for the Breast Cancer Fund.
But on June 18, despite her best efforts, Klimah said she fell...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Name of owners: Caley Funk
Name of business: Funkie Fashions
Describe what you do/sell/serve:
We offer a unique, high quality style not found in the cookie cutter mall stores. We sell casual, maxi, evening dresses, tops, tunics,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Orland Park police are warning residents to be on the alert if people come to the house and say they're workers "from the county."
Tuesday's warning comes after a string of so-called "ruse burglaries" in Orland Park and Palos Park in late October and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A demolition crew member who was killed in a Thursday night worksite accident in Vernon Hills has been identified as 25-year-old Patrick O’Reilly, who grew up in southwest suburban Palos Park.
O’Reilly, who was a graduate of Stagg High...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:32 PM
An SUV was going the wrong way on a southwest suburban road early today when it hit a car head-on, killing an Orland Park man, police said.
John Anagnopolous, 64, died following the crash at 105th Street and La Grange Road near Palos Park, according...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:31 AM
This list is not all inclusive.
The Drama Group
This all-volunteer theater group has been bringing Broadway to the south suburbs since 1931. Its current season includes: "Avenue Q" in October,"12 Angry Men"in December, and "Superior...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 1:04 PM
A clerk at an Englewood neighborhood convenience store was shot and killed Saturday night, the second store employee killed there in the last 10 years, officials said today.
The 48-year-old store employee was shot in the back inside Max's Food Mart in...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:24 PM
An autopsy conducted today determined that a man who lived in a group home in unincorporated Palos Park was assaulted and his death was ruled a homicide, officials said.
Tremayne Yarbrough, 35, who lived at 13211 S. Adsit Rd., was pronounced dead at 3:08...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:05 AM
A man fatally shot a woman, then killed himself during a domestic incident in their southwest suburban Palos Park home, authorities said.
Walter Puk, 53, and Larisa Markewych, 55, were found dead Tuesday afternoon at their home in the 12300 block of...