| May 27, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Tinley Park's controversial 183rd Avenue roundabout project is moving into the next phase of its development, with construction possibly starting as early as spring of 2016.
Village staff presented a memo to trustees at the May 20 Public Works...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
A Tinley Park pit bull has been legally declared "vicious" under a settlement agreement approved by a Cook County judge that will spare the dog's life while adding restrictions on its movement.
Judge Mary Mikva approved the settlement Monday morning,...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Tinley Park officials are in the process of amending the village's video gambling license to prorate the $1,000 fee for latecomers despite a trustee's opposition.
Mayor Ed Zabrocki presented the proposal during a May 13 meeting of the Joint Finance...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:33 PM
As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon.
The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:51 PM
With housing demand on the upswing, Tinley Park is considering expanding its mix of high-rises, condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes this year to include what one trustee terms "a hot commodity."
Mokena-based RBT Development, Inc. is seeking...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Tinley Park, Lansing, Homewood and Lockport.
Tax the wealthy
Abraham Lincoln, considered by many the greatest president in U.S. history, believed government could do great things. Lincoln, the creator of our...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user.
He and many others followed during the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Public health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to the Jewel Osco store in Tinley Park after nine people recently became ill.
Amy Poore, spokeswoman for the Cook County Department of Public Health, said the county is investigating...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:19 PM
After seeing gains in 2013, Orland Park's sales tax revenues slumped in early 2014. Total sales tax revenues in January, nearly $1.84 million, were down 10.1 percent from the same month last year, according to data from the Illinois Department of Revenue....
| May 18, 2014
A Melrose Park pain specialist charged Medicare the highest rate allowed for more than 80 percent of her established patients' office visits in 2012, government records show.
That same year, a Chicago Heights internist classified every single patient...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Tinley Park officials are considering loosening zoning restrictions in the Duvan Drive Business Park in an attempt to breathe new life into the 40-acre light-industrial development near the village's center.
The changes, if approved, would eliminate the...